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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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Soul Clap Edit of Benjamin Ball’s I Just Keep Dancing on Wax

Soul Clap's choice remix from the South African '80s synth-disco project Boogie Breakdown gets served up.

Can You Feel The Force?

Disco legend John Luongo gets his time to shine on this double LP collection of classic remixes from Groove Line.
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Karizma and Marcel Vogel: The Deadpool

Fierce, ferocious and sanctified: Karizma's "Work It Out" is a raw sucker punch of The Word right in the gut.
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Underdog Edits are Back!

Leonard Part Sixx releases Underdog Edits 16 with a pair of polished disco gems.
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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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#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.

Edie & Zebo: Everybody Get Up

Interview and exclusive mix from Edie and Zebo about their Everybody Get Up party at East Room in Chicago.

Vega Records Uncovers Unreleased Loleatta Holloway

The new release, "Can't Let You Go" was completed before her passing in 2011.

Matthew Kyle: Exclusive Interview and Mix

Officially released on vinyl on in February, Matthew Kyle's Diner City Sound Volume 1 was a sensation for fans of disco. In fact, it was a sensation even before it was released. As the...

Danny Krivit Celebrates 10 Years of 718 Sessions

Danny Krivit, who played for his first dancefloor four years before I was born, is celebrating a number of milestones this month. In preparation for one of them, Nervous Records is releasing a new...

Dimitri from Paris: The 5 Magazine Interview

ABOUT THE TIME you read this, Night Dubbin, the latest compilation from the world-renowned Dimitri from Paris, will be in stores and available worldwide. Dimitri has sold more than a million records in his...

Foundations: 14 Essential Disco Mixers

DEL combs though his collection to bring us 14 of the best of these curious, often anonymous and sometimes unloved Disco mixer records. Previously:   Big Apple 2 ('91) ('82-'83) - Post-disco "Prelude-era" with some of my favorite...

Dave Allison: A 5 Mag Mix vol 14

Dave Allison mixes volume #14 of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's flagship mix and interview series. Being named Mark Farina's favorite producer on Soundcloud is no small feat. Montreal's Dave Alison has amassed quite...
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5 Magazine DJ Series presents Leonard Part Sixx

Leonard Part Sixx mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.

Matthew Kyle’s In The Woods

Matthew Kyle and his downtempo disco machine.
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Z Records’ Attack the Dancefloor Vol 6

In so many words and in so many ways, House Music has been about fucking over the vocalist. It's tradition. It's old school to fuck over the vocalist. It's the Italian production team behind...

Al Kent: Disco Love

Scotland might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of Disco music. But just as surely as it spawned the inventors of hypnosis, deep-fried Mars bars and television, old...

Danny Krivit Celebrates 45 Years of DJing with 45s

The Funkanova/Sex split is the latest 7 inch of disco edits from Danny Krivit on Most Excellent Unlimited.

Joey Negro: Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 2

Joey Negro compiles the best Brit Funk tracks for Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 2, the UK's finest underground Soul Jazz-Funk and Disco.
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The Essential Quincy Jones Playlist

Timmy Regisford, Mousse T. and (of course) Michael Jackson make appearances in the essential Quincy Jones playlist, compiled by DEL for his Foundations column. Related: Foundations: Quincy Jones, the Genius   Razzamatazz ('81; #3 Dance-Disco / #17 R&B...

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