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“Mainstream Disco Funk” is a quality mid-’70s compilation from Bob Shad’s Mainstream label

Mainstream Disco Funk gathers together twelve disco/funk tracks from between '74 and '76, a particularly fertile moment in R&B history as funk and soul artists, producers and musicians either adopted or adapted the disco innovations of labels like Philadelphia International Records. Most of the tunes contained here are located right in that disco-funk / funky-disco sweet spot, where intricate-yet-loose funk rhythms melded with cosmopolitan sweeping orchestration and the emergence of that insistent 4/4 disco pulse.

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Rooted: Laurent Garnier in the new issue of 5 Mag

Electronic music pioneer Laurent Garnier, Monty Luke, Petals In Sound, Henna Onna, Paul Johnson and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, released May 2024.