Tag Archives: disco

JAMES BROWN: It’s Too Funky In Here (CHARLIE BEALE Regrooved) (2016) Free download

James Brown Charlie Beale Regrooved Its Too Funky In HereLady punters jonesing for disco when you’re in the middle of a funk set? You need to sort that shit right out and fast! And Charlie Beale has the best solution since DJ Rebel dropped that JB’s Need Some Money rerub back in April. Say hello to Beale’s regrooved version of the Godfather of Soul’s late period 1979 hit It’s Too Funky In Here – oohh – give me some air. Now less funky and

KOJAKE: Elefunk (2016)

Elefunk Jayl Funk KojakeWho loves ya baby? Well, if your name’s Kojake, you hail from Curitiba Brazil, specialise in slap-bassy, nu-disco business and are the man behind new label Nudiscool, the answer is all manner of remixers – among them Spiltmilk and Stephane Deschezeaux. Not names frequently bandied around MB, it’s true, but then that’ll be because of the house connection. And while disco did

MAGIC SOURCE: Earthrising (2016)

Earthrising Magic SourceEarthrising by Magic Source? Are there any hippies involved in this? Surprisingly, despite the band name, the LP name and track names like Cosmic Awakening and Purple Galaxy, the answer is no. This is neither proggy psychedelia nor – er – proggy electronica, all indications to the contrary. There are only really three main things you need to know about the Magic Source project and the

CHRIS SULLIVAN presents: THE WAG Iconic Tunes From The Wag 1983-1987 (2016)

The Wag Chris Sullivan Iconic TunesForget Studio 54, surely the most debauched club in living memory has to have been Soho’s Wag club – the place everyone spent most of the 80s trying to get into despite a door policy so tight that a young KRS One even had trouble getting in on the night he was performing there. If you did make it in however, you could rely on a heady cocktail of music industry and showbiz alumni

SHAKA LOVES YOU: Summer Sessions Vol. 2 (2016) Free download

Summer Sessions Vol 2 Shaka Loves YouDisco biscuits, hotties in hotpants, skaters skating, chicks waxing their sticks, and emcee PRofit waxing lyrical – and that’s all just in the first two minutes of the audio-visual version of the latest full-length live mix marvel from Glasgow’s finest deck-nical chairmen of the board – Shaka Loves You! It’s Vol. 2 of what looks like becoming their regular festival season promotional effort Summer

HENRI PIERRE NOEL: The Reflex Revisions (2016)

Reflex Henri Pierre Noel RevisionsThe Reflex is many things – just ask Simon Le Bon – a lonely child waiting by the park, in charge of finding treasure in the dark and, if you’ve been even vaguely awake and at a funk and soul club in the last few years, a remixer with golden ear. Now he turns his attentions to revisions of the work of Haitian-Canadian keyboardist Henri Pierre Noel – specifically the latter’s Funky Spider Dance, Back

KOOL & THE GANG: Fresh (DJ INKO remix) (2016) Free download

Fresh DJ Inko Kool  The GangKnown for massive 1973 funk bump Jungle Boogie and other funk classics such as Chocolate Buttermilk, Hollywood Swinging and Funky Stuff, Kool & The Gang spent the greater part of the subsequent decade pumping out smooth and cheesy pop-funk. Among such 80s chart-botherers was Fresh – now rendered into a pneumatic slab of neo-disco courtesy of DJ Inko. It’s fresh, it’s

CHARLES BRADLEY: Ain’t It A Sin (ROCKNROLLA SOUNDSYSTEM edit) (2016) Free download

Aint It A Sin Charles Bradley Rocknrolla SoundsystemListen to what Rocknrolla Soundsystem have done with this cut by latterday soul king Charles Bradley and you might figure it’s a sin it ain’t been done sooner. It’s Bradley’s stank funk 2013 number Ain’t It A Sin of course which with the assistance of some RSS tinkering has now become a soul-heavy bit of pumping disco-boogie – most helpful for those looking to segue between funk

DJ REBEL: JB’s Need Some Money (2016) Free download

Doing It To Death DJ RebelMr Brown?
Mr Brown!
Say Mr Brown!
Give it to me!
How about a disco version of the JB’s 1973 hit You Can Have Watergate… from DJ Rebel!?

KATAKANA EDITS 41 (MORLACK): Vol. 41 (2016)

Morlack Katakana Edits 41Having ‘done’ disco for the last two volumes of its long-running and always quality series, the Katakana Edits team hire seasoned-dancefloor slayer Morlack to switch things up a bit. And switch them up a bit he does. Funk gets ready to roll on his uptempo Funk & Roll stomp which employs P-Funkisms left, right and centre while Ubirantan reworks afrobeat for the twenty-first