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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Funky Rainbow “What I Want Is What I Get” (1979)

Who ever said that the US has the monopoly on great Disco Funk? This UFO all the way from Trinidad & Tobago circa 1979 is there to disprove that notion. I found this awesome record from Funky Rainbow in the 45’s collector bin of Mike Vault, the famous British record …

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Interviews
Boogie / Funk / Disco

MIMS Talks with: SARD BOOGIE (Australia)

B-Dub – I first came across you via Myspace about ’08/09 (remember that?!) and the 1st track I heard was Muthafunkagetsbeatdown, and that one still does it for me. That’s a solid Hip-Hop style banger, which is what your roots are. How’d it all start, Sard? SARD BOOGIE – Yes I …

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Amuzement Park "Groove Your Blues Away"
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Amuzement Park “Groove Your Blues Away” (1982)

Post Disco Boogie! I found the LP while browsing an online site, the original as kinda pricey, but I got instant happy in the pants to this tune. Uptempo groove, great bassline, glassy Funk guitar tones, and some killer horns. lot’s of little breaks and fills to mix in/out of/loop. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: The Cannibals “She Knows” (1981)

“Is there anything more anti-climactic than New Years?” my friend asked. Finding myself in King’s Cross Station at 5.30 am with nothing but a 6-inch Chicken Teriyaki sub under my arm, my response was a resounding, “No”. Sensing my rapidly increasing despondency, he rescued me with his iPod; “Here, listen …

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Steve Arrington "Beddie-Biey" (1983)
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Forgotten Treasure: Steve Arrington “Beddie-Biey” (1983)

Oh the things you can find in dollar bins! My favourite kind of digging is getting down in the crates no one touches and spend a whole bunch of money on overlooked gems you can buy just based on a hunch or simply because of the cover art. Well, this …

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Kleer "Tonight" (1984)
Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Kleeer “Tonight” (1984)

Kleeer is easily one of my favorite Boogie bands of all time, and I say this without hesitation; they’re up there with S.O.S. Band andImagination in my books, absolute classic 80’s Boogie. To me, Kleeer is a name that is all too familiar, however I get the impression that this …

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Forgotten Treasures Mixes
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

SWEATSON KLANK “Forgotten Treasures Mix #08″

It’s already the 8th edition of our Forgotten Treasures mixes series and we couldn’t be happier so far. Each mix has been magical! Well, this one fits in very nicely with the others as a mix that is very personal and full of nuggets you probably never heard, or at …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Peggie Blue “I Got Love” (1980)

We just released our fourth compilation of Forgotten Treasures (get it here). It’s filled with amazing selections as usual but I just wanted to fill you in on my person pick. I remember picking up this album from a bin and looking at the cover thinking “This girl knows what’s …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Boogie / Funk / Disco Jazz Soul

MIMS “Forgotten Treasures Compilation #4″

Here is fourth compilation of ”forgotten treasures” which is – if you’re new here – one of the pillars of this website. The idea is to ask our DJ and Producer and all around Music Junky friends to pick one track they’d like to share with you. The fourth volume …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Mix of the Day: Arni Kristjansson “Boogie Mixx 5″

I’ll never forget the first time I heard the very first Boogie Mixx, I was travelling and stuck in my hotel room in a sketchy part of town just waiting to be picked up the next day. I spent a good 6 hours listening to it back to back (on …

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Boogie / Funk / Disco

DJ Spiltmilk “Spiltmilk EP”

The good homie, Spiltmilk, dropped his new EP today. All three tracks are straight up dance floor fillers, laced with enough funk to get your body moving uncontrollably. Some may know him from his days DJing and throwing parties in Edmonton , or maybe you know him through his work …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Paul McCartney & Wings “Good Night Tonight” (1979)

Many years ago, my friend used to run a Post-Punk night at Korova Bar in Montreal during the same time I also did a night there. I’d go to her Post-Punk night and she’d come to my Disco Boogie night and we’d support each other while enjoying slightly different styles …

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