BBE Records & Al Kent present “Disco Demands”
Disco Soul & Funk

BBE Records & Al Kent present “Disco Demands”

via BBE Records: The Disco Demands series started sometime in the early 2000s – I couldn’t give you an exact year because it didn’t feel like a big deal, so I never noted it. I simply wanted to put out a compilation of some records I really liked and maybe …

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Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions” (1982)

Going to be sharing a few of my favorite selections from our pretty insane adventure we called 24 HOURS OF VINYL. It was a pretty huge success and it was, at least for me, one of the best moments of my year. So many dj’s came through with their vinyl …

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Forgotten Treasure: Clyde Alexander “Got To Get Your Love”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Clyde Alexander “Got To Get Your Love” (1980)

This song reminds me of playing at Blizzarts on fridays around 2007 with good friend Dj Kobal. I discovered the song with a re-edit that Kenny Dope did on his Kay-Dee label. Hands down one of my favorite disco tracks ever… “Got to get your Love” came out in 1980 …

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Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2″
Dj Mixes
Disco Soul & Funk

Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2”

We’re back to the future like Doc Brown & Marty McFly! This time around dropping a sequal to ‘The Future of Funk’ mix. Me and Mr. Speak got so many positive reactions about the first one, we decided to do another one. It wasn’t very easy to keep the quality …

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Forgotten Treasure: Jackie Beavers “Mr. Bump Man”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Jackie Beavers “Mr. Bump Man” (1975)

Since I was talked about the CD release of the awesome collection of edits from Detroit’s Theo Parrish called “UGLY Edits” I figured i’d post at least one original version of one of those refixes. I didn’t know about this track before Christian Pronovost played it this summer at a …

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Theo Parrish “Slices DVD Feature”
Future Classics
Disco House / Techno Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Theo Parrish “Ugly Edits” (2CD Compilation)

When I used to work at Inbeat Records a few years ago, these Theo Parrish “UGLY Edits” on those mysterious white labels would come in a leave the shop in about a day. In fact most of them probably never made it to the floor because owner Christian Pronovost would …

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Future Classics
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Arthur Russell “This Is How We Walk On the Moon”

The more I learn about Arthur Russell the more captivated I become. The expression of an artist being “before their time” is used quite often but with him it is right on. In his very short career he touched on avant-garde, experimental music, folk, echo and drone and for a …

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Dj Mixes
Disco House / Techno Soul & Funk

Guest Mix: Jerome Derradji (Still Music, Chicago)

Still Music is based in Chicago, IL, and is the brainchild of Jerome Derradji. Now in its seventh year, Still Music has been instrumental in the worldwide proliferation of some of America’s freshest underground dance music. From raw disco to beautiful, refined techno, and stopping at every tempo and mood …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Gino Soccio “You Move Me” (1982)

To tie into the Forgotten Treasure theme this week which is forgotten Canadian Gems, I immediately thought of one track, Gino Soccio‘s jam “You Move Me” from 1982. I could easily find myself listening to the intro of this track on repeat! I love the plucky guitar track that pans …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Frida (ABBA) “There’s Something Going On” (1982)

Ok I gotta give credit where credit is due. My friend (and part mentor) Christian Pronovost put me on to this one. The dude is a living encyclopedia of club music of all kinds, from house, afro to electro rap. (Keep an ear out for his Lost Heroes productions and …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: The System “You Are In My System” (1982)

My homeboy Phil Larochelle (check his Mixcloud page!) sent me this nugget today. I knew the Robert Palmer version of this track but I don’t think I had ever heard that track. You can be pretty sure an act is gonna be an act is destined to be a one …

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Future Classics
Disco Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Nite Jewel “It Goes Through Your Head” (Dam-Funk Remix)

Dam-Funk gets on the boards and gives the remix treatment to fellow L.A artist Ramona Gonzalez aka Nite Jewel. All the fans of stuff like Chromatics, Caribou, Four Tet, Onhotrix Point Never should definitely check out Nite Jewel. It’s a lovely mixture of low-fi dreamy discoed pop. Well combine that …

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