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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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Watch: New Documentary on “The Disco King of Skokie”

New film The Disco King of Skokie sheds new light on Carey Weiman and Chicago's '70s disco scene through House Music to EDM.

TK Disco Re-Edited Vol 1

Dimitri from Paris, Todd Terje, KON, Danny Krivit and Late Nite Tuff Guy bang on a double vinyl issue of TK Disco's burning disco heat.

Louie Vega’s NYC DISCO is a New Classic

When I heard Louie's confirmation that he was indeed going to release a disco album, I knew it would be good. Everyone did. But the usual pre-release hype aside, NYC Disco is a new classic.

Best Record Italy Found an Unreleased Edit of Klein & MBO’s The Theme

Klein + MBO was Chicago House before there was Chicago House. Best Record is reissuing The MBO Theme with an instrumental edit previously only heard on quarter inch tape.

Cranberry & Vodka – A 5 Mag Mix 62

New mix from Chicago DJ Cranberry & Vodka, recorded live at Remedy at East Room in Chicago.

KORT – A 5 Mag Mix vol 61

Tropical Velvet's DJ KORT takes over for the 61st volume of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's signature DJ mix series.

“Ghetto Disco” Is the Quintessential TK Disco Song

A former blues singer named Ted Taylor brings all the soul and pathos of a modern day electric troubadour to the disco smash GHETTO DISCO, just reissued from TK Disco.

#ListenUp Jamie 3:26 Drops a Sweet Stomping Remix of Calendar

Jamie 3:26's highly desired edit of Calendar's Comin' On Strong is reissued - and then the reissue is reissued - on BBE from the A Taste of Chicago sampler.

Exclusive: Dive Into Bruno Belissimo’s ITALA Mixtape

Take a glorious tour from space disco to the great beyond with Bruno Belissimo on a new mixtape in support of his new LP Ghetto Falsetto.

Over and Over, And Why Every Disco Artist Just Looks a Little Shabby Compared...

Sylvester is a livewire downed in the middle of the street, still trembling with lethal energy some thirty years (is it really?) since he left us. KON does the tracks justice on Over and Over on his KONTEMPORARY label.

#ListenUp Salsoul Gets Re-Imagined, Remixed and Remade

DJ Spinna, Kai Alce, Mark Grusane, Specter, Ge-Ology and Twice & Volcov make up Murderer's Row of remixers working over disco classics from the Salsoul Records catalog.
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#ListenUp John Morales Remixes Reel People’s Cover of Can’t Fake The Feeling

Disco lives on! Reel People cover "Can't Fake The Feeling" with Navasha Daya on vox & the legendary John Morales cutting tape.
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#ListenUp Funked Up Disco on Doc Link’s Southside Boogie

Doc Link's "Southside Boogie" is a hunk of funked up disco, soul with strings and a manic bassline groove.

thatmanmonkz is Rumblin’ Through Your Function

Deep house and soul producer thatmanmonkz from Shadeleaf Music delivers four funky edits on another Whiskey Disco release on vinyl so hot it melts down the wax.

#ListenUp Disco Heat from Louie Vega, Rochelle Fleming & Barbara Tucker

NYC Disco is in full effect with a staggering remix package of the Stevie Wonder-penned Love Having You Around, out now on Nervous.

#ListenUp: Detroit’s Filthiest Shake Your Booty Is an Assquake

The latest cut in a string of hits from Detroit's Filthiest is a straight-up love poem to Maggot Brain-era Funkadelic.
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Donnell Pitman’s Coveted “Love Explosion” Gets Reissued

Donnell Pitman's "Love Explosion" is one of the most coveted 7" records in history, in any genre. The 1980 track released on Arpco seemed like it was destined to be one of those always-bootlegged, never licensed records.
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The One “O” Ones: Radio Cosmo Disco

This strange curio out of Italy's disco past is one of the best reissues of the year, and one you didn't know you needed so bad.

#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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