Disco/Edits

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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Salsoul Re-Edits Series One: Dimitri From Paris

Must-have disco edits from Dimitri From Paris in a few Salsoul specials leaking out of Record Store Day shops.
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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.

For Discos Only Collects the Disco Swerve of Sylvester, Fantasy & Vanguard

Backed by some 5,000 words of liner notes by Bill Brewster, For Discos Only documents when venerable jazz and counterculture labels Fantasy Records and New York's Vanguard "went disco."
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#ListenUp Disco Legend John Morales Preps a New Album for Quantize

John Morales' All Q'd Up Vol 2 features 3 new tracks, collabs with Thommy Davis, DJ Spen, Natasha Watts and vocals for dayzzzzz.
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Eat It, Celebrity DJs: Giorgio Moroder to Perform First Ever Live DJ Set

It was one of the strange paradoxes of the disco era that two of the giants - two of the people whose innovations were so breathtaking that you can segment music as it existed...

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...

Ashford & Simpson: The Warner Bros. Years

You can't go wrong with this double disc set. On Disc One you'll find most of their dance music classics, including hard to find original 12" mixes of "Don't Cost You Nothing," "Found A...

Eli Escobar: The 5 Magazine Profile

Who is Eli Escobar and why are people saying such wonderful things about his records? 5 Magazine's cover story with the NYC DJ/producer.
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Dimitri From Paris presents Salsoul Mastermix

A double pack of Salsoul classics edited by Dimitri from Paris, plus selections from Tom Moulton, Walter Gibbons, Frankie Knuckles and others.

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.

Athens of The North Reissues Funk Gold from People’s Pleasure

Do You Hear Me Talking To You? by People's Pleasure with Alive and Well is from the same group that made 7" magic as Everyday People.
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#StayHomeDisco with Andrew Pololos

A shot of disco adrenaline to your heart with this new mix from Montreal's Andrew Pololos.
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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...
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Jellybean Benitez on the Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Disco

August 2012 marks one year since the notorious Studio 54 re-opened its doors, this time as 24/7 Disco station on Sirius-XM satellite radio. To mark the occasion, we spoke with Studio 54 Executive Producer...

Remixed with Love By Joey Negro Vol 2

Behold: a twenty track double LP/double CD with a tracklist that reads like one of DEL's Foundations columns. From one of the most eclectic and vast record collections in the world, disco archaeologist Joey...

House Music All Stars Come Out to Support Boyd Jarvis

The Music Got Us Too: Timmy Regisford, Merlin Bobb, Francois K, Joe Claussell, Kevin Hedge, Barbara Tucker, Eli Escobar and Mark Francis lead a fundraiser in support of Boyd Jarvis.
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Watch Frankie Knuckles’ Full Uncut Interview with Nicky Siano

Nicky Siano posts the uncut 34 minute interview with Frankie Knuckles from his documentary Love Is The Message.

E. Live: Feelin Nervous

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

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.
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Lost John Morales Remixes of Marvin Gaye’s FUNK ME

Disco master John Morales' previously unreleased remixes surface on a DJ Spinna mix some 15 years after they were made and for what would have been the 85th birthday of Marvin Gaye.

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DJ and producer Erick Morillo has died

In shocking news, house music DJ and producer Erick Morillo was found dead by police this morning in Miami Beach.

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