Disco is the precursor to House Music which reached its peak in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s. Disco is characterized by a fusion of funk, soul, R&B and pop music. (We also include Disco Edits in this category.)

Seamus Haji Wish album art

Seamus Haji & Michael Gray ft. Audrey Martells: Wish

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 Records album art

“Mainstream Disco Funk” is a quality mid-’70s compilation from Bob Shad’s Mainstream label

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.
More Amour Solar Flair album art

Hi Quality tracks from More Amour on Solar Flair / Heatwave

Unpretentious, spacey, boogie-down disco jams from Artwork & Jon Solo's new More Amour project.

Beyond Heaven: Discovering the hidden history of Chicago house music

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.
Thierry Tomas Tomat album art

Four cylinders of sweaty funk’n’jazz on Thierry Tomas’ Tomat EP

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."
Funkyjaws and Friends album art

Funkyjaws subscribes to the eternal truth that everything goes better with acid

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.
Louie Vega Chimi album art

Disco Forever: Louie Vega honors legends Larry Levan & Patrick Adams on “Chimi”

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.
Montego Bay album art

Freshness Sealed House: Razor-N-Tape reissues “Dreaming The Future”

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.
More Amour Nightshift album art

Artwork & Jon Solo launch their new Hi Quality Records

"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.
Lakeshore Commission ft Bluey into the light album art

Dave Lee and Incognito’s Bluey team up on In 2 The Light

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.

Dave Lee remixes the Philly disco classic “Don’t Leave Me This Way”

The Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes remix featuring Teddy Pendergrass drops separately from the Produced With Love II album as a stand-alone single.
Lanowa Cloud 9 album art

Cloud 9 is another great Lanowa EP from Citizens of Vice

Sub-120 BPM disco-ish, deepish house on Cloud 9, made by Lanowa and released with love by Citizens of Vice.
Gloria Scott Promised Land Joe Smooth cover album artvideo

Gloria Scott covers Joe Smooth’s house music classic “Promised Land”

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 Brother Sister Hugo LX DJ Spinna remixes album art

Hugo LX & DJ Spinna remix the fiery Brother Sister / Candlelight

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 Boogie Sister album art

Deep fried funk: Manuel Sahagun drops Boogie Sister

Manuel Sahagun's Boogie Sister is a lively EP of disco, disco samples and house that sounds a little like disco but weirder.
Souleance photo

Guili Guili is peak summer funk from Souleance

It means "tickle tickle": a weird 7" with an Art of Tones remix from French artists Soulist & Fulgeance.
Ron Basejam Music People album art

Ron Basejam delivers the slightly weird but highly danceable goods on “Music People”

Part-Italo, part-disco, all-fun: "Music People" from Phonica White is another great and unique Ron Basejam EP.

Mark Fleischman, ex-owner of Studio 54, has died today

Former club owner and author Mark Fleischman chose to end his life by assisted suicide in Switzerland.
Louie Vega photo

NYC House: Louie Vega on the making of Expansions in the NYC

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."

Dodo Records launches with straight fire on Love Me Love Me

Patchouli Brothers deliver two edits from the ultra rare Mary Mundy tracks "Love Me Love Me" and "Love Is Gone."


Brutal layoffs at Bandcamp as new owner slashes 50% of staff

A week after promising to preserve many of the site's most beloved features, Bandcamp's new owner has gutted the company's staff. The writing team at Bandcamp Daily is reportedly down to just 3 people.