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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Positive Force “We Got the Funk” (1979)

Unless you were clubbing in the UK during the late 1970’s it’s possible this Positive Force disco jam slipped under your radar. Released in 1979 by Sugarhill Records, the mid-tempo groove opens with the quintessential party soundscape, complete with hoots & hollers of “parrrrtay..don’t stop, don’t stop.” Believe it or …

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Gadgets & Stuff
Boogie / Funk / Disco

The definitive Disco Record Cover Art – Book by Soul Jazz

via SoulJazzRecords: New 400-page 12″x12″ deluxe heavyweight book on Soul Jazz Records/Books. First 200 orders come with free world exclusive ltd. edition 12″ collectors disco single* + free large poster – only available here! Pre-order now for shipping end of October Foreword by Tom Moulton and Nicky Siano (The Gallery). …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Mouzon’s Electric Band “Everybody Get Down” (1979)

It seems I used to hear this song all over the place and it got stuck in my brain. Friends played it at work, I’d hear it at afterhours, and on tons of DJ sets and podcasts. Where it came from, I don’t know, I’m just happy it’s popular enough …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Laid Back “Bakerman”

I imagine or like to assume that most people have heard Laid Back’s classic dance floor hit White Horse. But I’m not here to tell you all about chasing that white pony or to discuss the many versions of who sampled what. If you don’t know it, go get familiar …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco Soul

Forgotten Treasure: J.J Barnes “You Owe It To Yourself” (1973)

I’m dedicating this write-up to Sam Shepherd (aka: Floating Points) as he’s set to spin a 5 hour set in Montreal this evening, which will most likely include (but not be limited to) quality gems from his enthusiastic and extensive collection of Soul, Funk and R&B. Born Again is an …

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Forgotten Treasures
Boogie / Funk / Disco

Forgotten Treasure: Sizzle “Keep On Tryin” (1984)

This Saturday, I’ll be making another little road trip to Quebec City with my homie Felix aka: Le Laitier / Packity Schplurps / Luigi E. Schlumberger (yeah, don’t ask, hahaha). We’ve been recently spinning some sweet disco and house vibes at La Cuisine (one of the few spots in the …

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24 HOV Mixes
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Soul

24 Hours Of Vinyl #9 Sets: RAHAAN (Chicago)

Set recorded during the 9th edition of the 24HOV event in Montreal. (@ Le Bleury) Presented by Mixcloud & 101 Apparel Download Link If you need track ID’s simply leave your request in the comment field. Check out all the pictures from 24HOV #9

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Guest Mix
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Soul

Guest Mix #21: WAXIST (Lyon, Red Stripe Disco)

Brand new edition in our great Guest Mix series following recent editions from Bolts, Dr. Kwest, Abjo and others. This one comes from WAXIST, our cousin from across the pond in France. We first heard of him through his great Red Stripe Disco mixes and then found out he also …

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Stephen Encinas “Disco Illusion” (Invisible City Editions)
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Stephen Encinas “Disco Illusion” (Invisible City Editions)

via Invisible City Editions: “For many this is the ultimate Disco Illusion; a record that should have been epoch making in its day, something that would have been a staple for David Mancuso, Larry Levan & Ron Hardy had it ever gotten distribution when it was originally released 34 years …

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24 HOV Mixes
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Soul

24 Hours Of Vinyl #8 – DJ CATALIST (Toronto)

This is mix recorded live from our 24 HOURS OF VINYL #8 event in Toronto presented by Jameson Irish Whiskey. This one comes from Toronto’s Alister Johnson aka DJ Catalist who has released great music under both monikers on labels like Wah Wah 45’s, Do Right Music, Bastard Jazz in …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco Soul

Mix of the Day: Claas Brieler (Jazzanova) “Soul, Boogie and Funk Mix”

Here’s a rather tastefully crafted mix by Claas Brieler, founding member of Jazzanova and Sonar Kollektiv Records. The mix, itself, is a nice fusion of funk, soul, boogie, disco and jazz. Definitely some serious heat throughout this sonic blender of soulful grooves; perfect for the headphones, entertaining guests at a …

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Mix Of The Day
Boogie / Funk / Disco Disco

Mix of the day: Invisible City “Beats In Space Radio Show #685″

Invisible City is a record label, DJ duo made up of Brandon Edward Hocura and Sesto Falconi (Gary). These two some of the deepest record collectors/diggers/connoisseurs you will probably hear about. They have also organized and played parties alongside some amazing djs such as Daphni, Optimo, Metro Area, Kon, Horse …

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