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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.)

DJ Rocca Tropicale 17 album artwork

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.
Chez Damier Camille Nico Lahs photograph

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.
Trilaterals Afro-LaTeena album artwork

Trilaterals shake & stir Teena Marie on “Afro-LaTeena”

Adventurous 7" rework of a classic by Kristi Lomax and the Trilaterals.
Snips Sunfire Edits

Razor & Cursor: Two Edits from Snips on “Sunfire”

Snips with a pair of 7" edits of some well-known classics on Barbershop.
The Mic

#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.
Michael The Lion featuring Amy Douglas Get It On Tom Moulton Mix album artwork

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.
Candido obituary

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.
Kool & The Gang

Deep Cuts: the music of Kool & The Gang’s Ronald Bell

More than just a Celebration: Ronald Bell aka Khalis Bayyan passed away this week, leaving behind a catalog of funk and pop hits spanning nearly 50 years.
Cover art for Peter Croce's Social Distance Edits

A 30 Day Odyssey Through Peter Croce’s 25 Track Social Distance Edits on Rocksteady...

Peter Croce cleans out Rocksteady Disco's attic for a 25 track bandcamp collection.
Andrew Pololos

#StayHomeDisco with Andrew Pololos

A shot of disco adrenaline to your heart with this new mix from Montreal's Andrew Pololos.
DJ Pitto

#StayHomeDisco with Pitto

#StayHome tonight with a new DJ set from DJ and Heist Recordings recording artist Pitto.
Inner Life Self-Titled Album

Inner Life is a Lethal Disco Machine Screaming Against the End Times

The supergroup that saved disco's soul - Inner Life's self-titled album with Jocelyn Brown, Leroy Burgess, Patrick Adams, Greg Carmichael, Stan Lucas and mixes from John Morales, Larry Levan and more.
FSQ artwork by R Stozo

#StayHomeDisco with FSQ

Stay home with the marvelous music of funk collective FSQ in an exclusive new #StayHomeDisco mix.
Ralph Session

#StayHomeDisco – Ralph Session March 2020 Mix

DJing some soulful vibes under lockdown with DJ and producer Ralph Session.

#StayHomeDisco – DJs Under Lockdown

5 Mag is launching a new project to help hold our community together and feed our souls with good music. DJ sets every day, several times per day.
Samone dibs volume 1

#ListenUp Funk Monsters from Samone on dibs vol 1

Two funk and disco edits from the debut release Changes Presents: dibs volume one.
Nigeria 70 box set from Strut

#ListenUp Strut Reissues the Complete Nigeria 70 Series as a Box Set

The 9 LP set from Strut also includes a documentary on the full flower of Nigeria's 1970s music scene.
video

Z Records Releases the Scorching New Edition of “Attack The Dancefloor”

Leading off with straight fire: Joey Negro remixes Delia Renee's 1981 Airwave Records "You're Gonna Want Me Back," plus remixes from Dr. Packer and Grant Nelson on the 14th edition of Z Records' Attack the Dancefloor.
Disco producer Bob Esty has passed away

Legendary Disco Producer Bob Esty Has Passed Away

Decorated producer and songwriter Bob Esty worked with Donna Summer, Cher, DC LaRue and many others in the late 1970s through the 1980s.
No Fuss Records vol 3

No Fuss Vol 3 features Saison, Natasha Kitty Katt

Curated from the label's strong digital output, No Fuss Vol 3 shines a spotlight on deep house duo Saison and disco queen Natasha Kitty Katt.

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