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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.)

#ListenUp: Dimitri From Paris Remixes Chic: It Begins…

This white label 12" featuring Chic's "Le Freak" and Sister Sledge's "Thinking Of You" is the first chunk of disco funk to emerge from Dimitri From Paris' highly anticipated Chic Remix compilation out in June from Glitterbox.

#ListenUp: Faze Action Taps a Motherlode of Disco Gems for Under The Influence 6

Listen to the ultra-rare Oscar Perry disco groover Body Movements from Under the Influence Vol 6, compiled by Faze Action and slated for a May release from Joey Negro's Z Records.
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Funk Bass & Whacked Out Disco: Hotmood’s Discotheque Dependencies

Here's some funky black wax from Hotmood and Whiskey Disco.
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Dimitri from Paris Preparing Epic CHIC Remixes

Dimitri From Paris presents Le Chic Remix, coming in June 2018 from Glitterbox Recordings.
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The Radio Station Behind Disco Demolition Night Turns into Christian Station

WLUP took part in the infamous Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park in 1979. Now they're turning into a Christian broadcasting station.
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Soul Survivor: The Life and Times of John Morales

There hasn't yet been a history book written about John Morales. There will be. The legend of disco pioneer and mix savant John Morales
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Demuir, Snazzy Trax, Melodymann Show Us a Funky Good Time on Shake & Stir

Melodymathics builds on their legacy on vinyl with a five track various artists compilation featuring Demuir, Snazzy Trax, Melodymann and more.
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Adesse Versions: Pulp Fusion

Adesse Versions' latest release "Pulp Fusion" is a hunk of low-key genius.
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Dan Shake’s On A Plane!

More spit-shined disco vibes from Lumberjacks In Hell via Dan Shake and the comedic genius we're now gonna call "Magic Marcel."

Alexander Robotnick’s Snapshots of a Happy Time – 2.5 Hour Italo Disco Mix

Here's a two and a half hour DJ mix from 2012 of maestro Alexander Robotnick playing Italo Disco classics.

Edie & Zebo: Everybody Get Up

Interview and exclusive mix from Edie and Zebo about their Everybody Get Up party at East Room in Chicago.
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Ricardo Miranda ft. K Joy: The DJ Knows What I Like

Two Chicago icons: the legendary vocalist K Joy ("Like This") joins Ricardo Miranda for new disco & proto house tracks on Noble Square.

Louie Vega Brings the Disco Heat from Sylvester

Three remixes of Sylvester's "Dance (Disco Heat)" continues Louie Vega's romp through disco's attic.
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Horse Meat Disco’s Meat Me Down The Disco

Stomp through the Z Records archives with a 32 track selection of disco remixes and rarities on Horse Meat Disco's Meat Me Down The Disco.
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Chosen Few Picnic Weekend 2018 Dates, Lineup & Everything In One Place

Chicago's first homegrown House Music and Disco festival returns July 8 2018. Full line-up and details inside.

E. Live: Feelin Nervous

Bay Area funk warlock E. Live is casting lightning bolt spells at you on this Star Creature-affiliated 7" single.

Louie Vega Nets Grammy Nomination for Second Straight Year

Louie Vega's second straight Grammy nomination comes for the unearthed Loleatta Holloway song "Can't Let You Go."
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Italo Classics by KASSO Get Re-Edited by Jellybean Benitez

An Italo classic, New York and Chicago House staple from Best Record worked over by Jellybean Benitez with a magic that never loses its touch.
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Karizma’s “Work It Out” Stars in New Google Chromebook Ad

Watch the new 60 second spot featuring the Karizma gospel house smash from Lumberjacks In Hell.

Joey Negro & Sean P present The Best of Disco Spectrum

Revival of the revival: Joey Negro & Sean P select the best of BBE's own Disco Spectrum series from the early '00s.

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Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 18

Episode 18 of Cz's Boogie, 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani's podcast running down her 10 current favorite songs with House Music news & talk.

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