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Mix of the day: J Boogie “Vintage Diversity: A Tribute to Donald Byrd”

from J-Boogie: “Donald Byrd has been a huge influence to myself and several other DJs and producers in the game since the Blue Note era. He was one of the first to bridge the gab between jazz, funk, soul and hip hop over ...
by DJ EVO

 
 
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“The Godfather of Disco” Documentary on Mel Cheren & West-End Records

This documentary is more than just about the life of Mel Cheren, it’s a a great time capsule for what was a great era in New York City club culture; the burgeoning disco sound, unified dance floors consisting of every rac...
by DJ EVO

 
 
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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...
by Yohann Koshy

 

 
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24HOV Mixes: EDDIE C (Berlin)

Here is another great mix taken from our last edition of the 24 Hours of Vinyl (March 2nd 2013 in Montreal). This one comes from none other than Disco Don, EDDIE C! Not only did Eddie C deliver a killer 2 hour set but he stayed...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Positive K “I Got A Man” (1992)

I’m always a huge fan of tracks from the 90′s golden age of hip-hop that are slightly faster and more on the disco tip. Generally more at the front end of the 1990′s there are a bunch of classics like De La So...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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Future Classic: Mr. Tophat & Art Alfie “No Holdings” (Karlovak Records)

I often like to do this thing where I just order a bunch of records online on a whim and completely forget about them until they appear at my doorstep a couple of weeks later. This may sound like irresponsible, impulsive behavi...
by Sandy Tea

 

 
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Eddie C “Beats In Space Mix #665″

Great mix from Eddie C (Canada via Berlin) who is also playing at our upcoming edition of the 24 Hours of Vinyl in Montreal on March 2nd. Live on www.24Hov.com starting at 7pm (Eastern Time). I met Eddie a couple months ago an...
by Lexis (MIMS Founder)

 
 
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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 ...
by Devon Eve

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: The Jammers “Be Mine Tonight” (1982)

Disco is a goldmine for heart melting romantic themed music, and in light of this upcoming lover’s holiday, I thought I would share one of my favorites. It’s not a conventional Valentine’s Day song but I think the message...
by Devon Eve

 

 
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Forgotten Treasure: Donald Byrd “Love Has Come Around” (1981)

In Memory of Donald Byrd  Donald Byrd was a legendary and striking Jazz musician and has the longest discography, releasing albums since 1955. Mr. Byrd has been sampled over and over again, specifically within Hip Hop, and the...
by Devon Eve

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Don Ray “Got To Have Loving” (1978) + The Revenge Rework

Don Ray’s Got To Have Loving features one of my favorite Disco breaks of all time. This song was among my earliest encounters with classic Disco music, and was the beginning of my obsession with Disco breaks. When I used to D...
by Devon Eve

 
 
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Forgotten Treasure: Gino Soccio “Who Dunnit?” (1982)

I love listening to Gino Soccio. If you want to get into Italo Disco but don’t know where to start, I’d say Gino Soccio should be one of the first thing you get your hands on. Fellow MIMS writer Matt Englund already highlig...
by Devon Eve