Forgotten Treasures
Broken Beat Disco Eclectic Soul & Funk

Alex Attias Presents “LillyGood Party!” (BBE Records)

Even on the fourth installment of his “LillyGood Party” Compilation, Veteran producer Alex Attias is still cognizant of details that transform undetermined bodies moving, into a dance floor. About four minutes in on the forgotten 2009 foot-stomper ‘Midnite Magic’ by Tokyo based New Wave trio Cro-Magnon featuring Roy Ayers, the …

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Guest Mix
Afro Disco Worldwide Sounds

MIMS Guest Mix: Déni Shain (Atangana Records, Marseille)

Déni Shain is DJ, producer, and percussionist. After having travelled the world for almost 20 years searching for new music and artists, he discovered along the way a stash of rare musical pearls – in Europe, Africa and Latin America – music which he shares with us to enjoy in …

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Forgotten Treasures Compilations
Disco Soul & Funk

DJ Platurn “Breaking The Ice” (Needle To The Groove)

“Breaking the Ice” is an extended mix of rare – mostly never before heard – Icelandic tracks that are heavily underscored with Funk, Soul, Disco, and in-the-pocket rhythms, all of which are expertly mixed by renowned DJ and turntablist DJ Platurn. The music presented in the form of two mixes …

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Brazil Disco

Exclusive Premiere: Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra “Give It To Me”

Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra returns with Black Sun, its second full-length album of 100% original, unadulterated disco sophistication, featuring all three original members of pioneering Brazilian jazz-funk trio Azymuth; a full orchestra with arrangements split between Arthur Verocai and Azymuth’s late maestro Jose Roberto Bertrami; plus members of the …

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Guest Mix
Disco

MIMS Guest Mix: Dislocated Disco (London, UK)

Launched in 2013, Dislocated Disco is a London-based DIY dance party run by Thomas Theodore and Anton Spice. “We’ve been friends for years and have a developed a bit of a sixth sense for what makes the Dislocated Disco sound, but this is the first time we’ve distilled the free-form …

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Disco House / Techno

Exclusive Premiere: D. Lynnwood “Gospel Discotheque (feat. BodyMoves)”

D. Lynnwood’s latest shaker from his forthcoming “Connect” EP out soon on Shapes Of Rhythm. You’ve probably heard a few of D. Lynnwood‘s tracks without even knowing it. The South London-based Parisian has been releasing music on a number of UK labels for quite some time now, and has recently …

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Guest Mix
Disco Soul & Funk

MIMS Guest Mix: Andrea Dallera (Dualismo Sound, Italy)

Dualismo Sound Records is an independent vinyl-only label started in August 2017 specializing in reissuing forgotten Italian Funk jams. For this mix, Andrea digs into the period from 1975 to around 1981, one of the funkiest times in Italy’s music history where Italian Disco became a solid reality. “I’ve selected …

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Disco Soul & Funk

Exclusive Premiere: The Pumphouse Gang “Welcome Back Into My Life” (All City Records)

“Stating it softly… Irish music of the 1970s was simply not synonymous with groove music in any way. Avid music aficionados were totally ‘rockist’ then (to use an old tag from the same time!) That thread tends to follow with record collecting of vintage Irish music of that time, down …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco

Benita “Time For A Change” (Athens Of The North)

via AOTN: You probably don’t know this disco banger. There is about four or five known copies on 7″, and everyone who has a copy has been keeping it quiet. I first heard it from David Haffner about 4 years ago and had been after it since then. Time For …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Seaquence “Mix Faze” (1980, High Jazz)

via Juno: Seaquence was a short-lived Disco-Funk and Soul outfit from San Diego who only ever released one album via private press. That album, “Mix Faze”, has long been considered something of a slept-on classic amongst record collectors, so it’s little surprise to see it finally get the reissue treatment. …

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Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Atle Lauve “Atle Lauve” (1979-1983, Preservation Records)

Absolutely killer AOR track the forthcoming vinyl release on Preservation Records. The album consists of selected demos and tracks written and arranged by Atle Lauve between 1979 and 1983. Recorded in Fristad Studio (Sandefjord) when Atle was in his late teens. “It’s an old childhood dream come true,” says Lauve. …

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Disco Soul & Funk

Album Premiere: Galaxians “Let The Rhythm In” (Dither Down Records)

Within the music of Galaxians – the trio of Emma Mason, Matt Woodward and Jed Skinner formed in 2012 – lies a powerfully hedonistic strain that does much to loop a thread through the party lineage of their hometown of Leeds. Coupled with the first impressions of what the trio …

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