Future Classic: Cerrone “Hooked on you” (Kon Remix)
Future Classics
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Cerrone “Hooked on you” (Kon Remix)

Sometimes a DJ’s edit are so good that they trump the OG. More often this happens with disco edits since the best parts are reworked and the cliché filler is gradually thinned out. But there are a selected few that have become Edit masters and Kon (of Kon & Amir …

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Forgotten Treasure: Gloria Gaynor “Real Good People”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

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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Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Max Berlin “Elle et moi” (1987)

This is some serious sleazy disco action right here, straight out of Belgium from the gloriously cheesy 80’s. I discovered this record not that long ago and after about 5 seconds I was in love with it. Really simple, minimal disco à la Giorgio Moroder or Cerrone, actually Max Berlin …

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Music Documentaries
Disco Soul & Funk

“The Joy Of Disco” (a BBC Documentary)

Ever wonder where the idea of beatmatching and mixing songs together first came from? How about ye ol’ birth of the 12” record? Any takes on what started same sex liberation on the dance floor? Last night I watched BBC’s documentary The Joy Of Disco which provided a very basic …

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Forgotten Treasure: James Mason “I Want Your Love”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: James Mason “I Want Your Love” (1977)

I’ve been meaning to write about this one for a little while now. Even after 30+ years, “I Want Your Love” from James Mason remains a mythical track amongst funk & soul heads (and the 100$+ price tag on his LP is a proof of that). James Mason is an …

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BBE Records & Al Kent present “Disco Demands”
Disco Soul & Funk

BBE Records & Al Kent present “Disco Demands”

via BBE Records: The Disco Demands series started sometime in the early 2000s – I couldn’t give you an exact year because it didn’t feel like a big deal, so I never noted it. I simply wanted to put out a compilation of some records I really liked and maybe …

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Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Peter Godwin “French Emotions” (1982)

Going to be sharing a few of my favorite selections from our pretty insane adventure we called 24 HOURS OF VINYL. It was a pretty huge success and it was, at least for me, one of the best moments of my year. So many dj’s came through with their vinyl …

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Forgotten Treasure: Clyde Alexander “Got To Get Your Love”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Clyde Alexander “Got To Get Your Love” (1980)

This song reminds me of playing at Blizzarts on fridays around 2007 with good friend Dj Kobal. I discovered the song with a re-edit that Kenny Dope did on his Kay-Dee label. Hands down one of my favorite disco tracks ever… “Got to get your Love” came out in 1980 …

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Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2″
Dj Mixes
Disco Soul & Funk

Moovmnt “The Future of Funk 2”

We’re back to the future like Doc Brown & Marty McFly! This time around dropping a sequal to ‘The Future of Funk’ mix. Me and Mr. Speak got so many positive reactions about the first one, we decided to do another one. It wasn’t very easy to keep the quality …

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Forgotten Treasure: Jackie Beavers “Mr. Bump Man”
Forgotten Treasures
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Jackie Beavers “Mr. Bump Man” (1975)

Since I was talked about the CD release of the awesome collection of edits from Detroit’s Theo Parrish called “UGLY Edits” I figured i’d post at least one original version of one of those refixes. I didn’t know about this track before Christian Pronovost played it this summer at a …

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Theo Parrish “Slices DVD Feature”
Future Classics
Disco House / Techno Soul & Funk

Future Classic: Theo Parrish “Ugly Edits” (2CD Compilation)

When I used to work at Inbeat Records a few years ago, these Theo Parrish “UGLY Edits” on those mysterious white labels would come in a leave the shop in about a day. In fact most of them probably never made it to the floor because owner Christian Pronovost would …

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Future Classics
Disco Soul Soul & Funk

Forgotten Treasure: Arthur Russell “This Is How We Walk On the Moon”

The more I learn about Arthur Russell the more captivated I become. The expression of an artist being “before their time” is used quite often but with him it is right on. In his very short career he touched on avant-garde, experimental music, folk, echo and drone and for a …

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