With the onset of summer comes the big, feel good tunes and Seamus Haji and Michael Gray provide you all of that warm goodness with "Wish" out on Defected’s Big Love sublabel
Mainstream Disco Funk gathers together twelve disco/funk tracks from between '74 and '76, a particularly fertile moment in R&B history as funk and soul artists, producers and musicians either adopted or adapted the disco innovations of labels like Philadelphia International Records. Most of the tunes contained here are located right in that disco-funk / funky-disco sweet spot, where intricate-yet-loose funk rhythms melded with cosmopolitan sweeping orchestration and the emergence of that insistent 4/4 disco pulse.
Unpretentious, spacey, boogie-down disco jams from Artwork & Jon Solo's new More Amour project.
In Beyond Heaven, Mario Luna and publisher Brandon Johnson collect artwork from more than a decade of Chicago house music history, from the early days of legendary pioneers to lost icons of dance music.
This record is so good that record producers are going to hate Thierry Tomas and still make him a bit of coin when they buy two copies of it. Tomat is an album of jazz, funk, smoky lounge and hazy afterparty music, tied together under the theme of "rethinking the soundtracks of Soviet cinema and Polish jazz of the second half of the 20th century."
The third release from Funkyjaws' eponymous label passes the hat around and collects a wide variety of tracks from friends, who proceed to fuck the shit out of them with reconstructed 303s.
Sparks that continue to fly from Louie Vega's Expansions in the NYC album, even years later with these tasty extended cuts on wax and digital.
James Duncan on Italian house icons Don Carlos & S-Tone's "Dreaming the Future," a collection of four forgotten and recently rediscovered tracks firmly in the house side of the spectrum.
"Nightshift" and "Don't Look Down" are a pair of fresh dance floor tunes from More Amour (Artwork and musician Jon Solo) on the first release for their new label Hi Quality Records Inc.
The latest release from Dave Lee's lesser-traveled Lakeshore Commission alias is as fine as anything you'll find bottled up in a rich man's cellar.
The Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes remix featuring Teddy Pendergrass drops separately from the Produced With Love II album as a stand-alone single.
Sub-120 BPM disco-ish, deepish house on Cloud 9, made by Lanowa and released with love by Citizens of Vice.
Legendary soul and disco vocalist Gloria Scott takes on a stone cold house music classic on this 7" cover of "Promised Land" produced by Andrew McGuinness for Acid Jazz.
Cho and Random Impetus' sensational record gets remixed with Hugo LX's single-soul powered funk revival and DJ Spinna's icy electro fever dream of Brother Sister and Candlelight.
Manuel Sahagun's Boogie Sister is a lively EP of disco, disco samples and house that sounds a little like disco but weirder.
Part-Italo, part-disco, all-fun: "Music People" from Phonica White is another great and unique Ron Basejam EP.
Former club owner and author Mark Fleischman chose to end his life by assisted suicide in Switzerland.
Described as a love letter to New York, Louie Vega's Expansions in the NYC was made with the intent to "pass on some history and hold a space for the new."
Patchouli Brothers deliver two edits from the ultra rare Mary Mundy tracks "Love Me Love Me" and "Love Is Gone."