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Steve Harvey "Tonight" (Francois K Remix) (1983)
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Steve Harvey “Tonight” (Francois K Remix) (1983)

Last night I came home after a long night of work and found a sweet new MIMS gem dug up by fellow disco homie Devon Eve. During the boogie breakdown I heard a guitar riff (4:02-4:09) that inspired a familiar-yet-mysterious melody in my head. The imaginary blend of both tracks …

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Jonattan Levingstone “Live on Bande À Part”
Dj Mixes

Jonattan Levingstone “Live on Bande À Part”

Here’s a great mix by a sweet new Montreal-based label that’s quickly gaining some well-deserved attention on popular download/vinyl charts from around the world. Jonattan Levingstone (Parages) was without a doubt one of the most genuine, fun-loving music lovers and party-throwers in the city (now chasing his dreams in Berlin). …

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Booty Based Mob Compilation (presented by Booty Bakery)
Future Classics

Future Classic: Booty Based Mob Compilation “Vol. 1”

I will never forget the fateful night my friends Bongiovanni, Sparkz and Compton Chic (Booty Based Mob) started their first weekly residency “Booty Bakery”, an MTL soiree devoted to rump-shaking tunes (or as they would call it “music for dem asses”). It was a really warm evening and the crew …

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Forgotten Treasure: Fortunado “Hats Off”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Fortunado “Hats Off”

I know, right? The the album title…the moniker…the album cover (including a shot of Fortunado in “mid-drink” hahaha). My ears contracted themselves in preparation of the next impending disaster, but curiosity levels were high and previous experiences with good music in bad packaging encouraged me to push forward. Needless to …

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Forgotten Treasure: Musiq Soulchild “Just Friends” E-Smoove Remix
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Musiq Soulchild “Just Friends” E-Smoove Remix (2000)

One of my favorite albums of this year (don’t worry, there won’t be a list) is undoubtedly Black Radio by Robert Glasper Experiment. I remember being stuck at the halfway mark because once I heard Ah Yeah (Feat. Musiq Soulchild And Chrisette Michele) I decided to get reacquainted with the …

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Forgotten Treasure: Cloud One “Flying High”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Cloud One “Flying High” (1981)

If you’re into soul/disco/boogie etc, chances are you know Patrick Adams (or you just don’t know that you know him). Theoretically, a DJ could play entire sets exclusively comprised of Adams’ releases 1) without anyone noticing and 2) have it sound just as fresh, diverse, and down-right enjoyable as any …

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Forgotten Treasure: Black Ivory “Mainline”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Black Ivory “Mainline” (1979)

I found this album (which has been on my Discogs wantlist for quite some time) at a local record shop just days before djing a disco-only after-party. It’s not rare, it’s not worth much, but it’s good (and that’s what counts). Once in my hands, I couldn’t stop romanticizing the …

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Future Classic: Lecrae “Long Time Coming”
Future Classics

Future Classic: Lecrae “Long Time Coming”

I spent the first 25 years of my life as a devout Christian, and the first 17 years growing up in a household that didnʼt let me listen to anything but “praise music” (and Lorrrrrrrrd knows it wasnʼt the “exciting” kind). I wouldnʼt even be complaining as much had I …

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Forgotten Treasure: Paul Hunter “Paulʼs Pal”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Paul Hunter “Paulʼs Pal” (1999)

OK, I donʼt have any time to do much research on this track, which leaves me having to choose between two realistic options: 1) Share it anyway in hopes it will simply be appreciated by most readers for itʼs beauty alone (while potentially sparking enough interest for the so-inclined to do their …

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Future Classic: Hesk “I Wonder”
Future Classics

Future Classic: Hesk “I Wonder”

I’m sure you’ve all experienced this: the joy of listening to a song for the very first time and immediately falling in love with it. I’m talking about the ones that only take a maximum of 5 seconds for your mind, body and soul to convene and announce it’s unshakeable …

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Forgotten Treasure: Delicious Inc “Eau De Chantè”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Delicious Inc “Eau De Chantè” (1995)

Awwwwwwwww yeahhhhh, this one is undeniable! It might be the DJ in me, but almost every time I hear a great song I tend to romanticize the ideal setting in which it would be played. While house classic Eau de Chantè could probably get any dance floor going, I know …

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Forgotten Treasure: Gloria Gaynor “Real Good People”
Forgotten Treasures

Forgotten Treasure: Gloria Gaynor “Real Good People” (1975)

If you’re like me, you may have a decent chunk of records in your collection that, for one reason or another, have yet to be discovered. When it comes to music I tend to bite off more than I can chew, but somewhere deep in my subconscious I know that …

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