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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.)

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Review: Emmaculate drops 7 minutes of “Cosmic Funk”

A packaged goods funk party from Chicago's Emmaculate featuring live drums, bass, keys and organ on Red Night Recordings.
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Dr. Packer remixes the Z Records classic “Love Fantasy”

Fantasy tracks: A sneak peek from Dr. Packer's forthcoming Operation Disco LP tackles the 1992 Z Records classic "Love Fantasy."
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Djoon, the Paris club that so often supports us, needs our support

Help one of the outposts of quality underground dance music re-open: Paris club Djoon is approaching a do-or-die fundraising goal.
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Hear the earliest ever recordings from a proto-Chic on Robert Cotter’s Missing You

Released on just a handful of copies by a scam label, Missing You features the first recordings of the Big Apple Band, which would become Chic.
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Review: Promo vol 3 from Robot84

Four cuts on vinyl from the mysterious funk android Robot84.
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Andrew Emil releases 34 track remix collection

New comp from S&S Records showcases Chicago producer Andrew Emil's remix work for the Steve "Silk" Hurley and DJ Skip-owned label's back catalog.

AOTN drop new edit of Mary Love Comer’s “Come Out of The Sandbox”

New edit of Mary Love Comer's "Come Out of The Sandbox" the Athens of the North house band East Coast Love Affair, with an original deep house track on the flip.
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Love Notes: John Morales Remixes Teena Marie on “Love Songs & Funky Beats”

"Teena Marie was the total package..." John Morales crafts a love note to the vocalist and the music she left behind on Love Songs & Funky Beats, out now from BBE Music.
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Vinyl Only boogie grooves from Yse Saint Laur’Ant on “Today”

Ant Plate of Rhythm Plate exercises their boogie muscles as Yse Saint Laur'Ant's on "Today" from Vinyl Only records.
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S E L E C T Playlist: Mark Wilkinson’s Life Remixed

Recovery playlist from former Ministry of Sound resident DJ Mark Wilkinson and his inspiring story.
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The Chicago Boogie Volume 2 is studded with rare grooves

This is second chapter of a secret history of Chicago's music scene, as told by two of its most tireless excavators for Star Creature.
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Amy Douglas is a singer, songwriter & professional bad influence

"Without singing, there is no me. I have no purpose, beyond singing and songwriting." Harold Heath profiles the powerhouse of talent that is Amy Douglas.
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Love is still the message: more 7″ edits from Danny Krivit

Mr. K's mixes of "Love Is The Message" and "I Can't Turn Around" is another up from the best edit series going today, on Most Excellent Unlimited.
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DJ Rocca reboots the future on Tropicale 17

The 1980s are dead but they buried a time capsule in the grooves of this 12" record Tropicale 17 from DJ Rocca and Whiskey Pickle.
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8 Funk & Disco gems curated by Chez Damier & Camille, edited by Nico...

The Makeup is a wild compilation of bright rarities from the '70s and '80s loved up by Adeen Records, Chez Damier and Camille and mixed by Nico Lahs.
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Trilaterals shake & stir Teena Marie on “Afro-LaTeena”

Adventurous 7" rework of a classic by Kristi Lomax and the Trilaterals.
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Razor & Cursor: Two Edits from Snips on “Sunfire”

Snips with a pair of 7" edits of some well-known classics on Barbershop.
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#PassTheMic – Why dance music needs its singers

Why have the vocalists become almost invisible in dance music coverage these days? The answer (probably won't) surprise you.
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Tom Moulton remixes Michael The Lion & Amy Douglas on Get It On

We're here for this. The legendary Tom Moulton reinvents the 2017 Michael The Lion and Amy Douglas collaboration into a new classic on Soul Clap Records.
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Cándido: Revolutionary, the Thousand Finger Man and the Hands of Fire

One of the most important percussionists in history has died. Cándido Camero changed popular music forever - and almost invented house music along the way.

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