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MR DORIS & DAZZLER: Everything Is Anything

MR DORIS & DAZZLER: Everything Is AnythingMr Doris & Dazzler come through with an irresistable slice of disco here in the shape of their Ghetto Disco debut release Everything Is Anything. The track takes its title from the spoken word Bootsy Collins track of the same name but sets it to a pulsing and hypnotic four-to-the-floor beat. Which is low key enough to provide both enough space for Bootsy to skewer the
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PROSPER & STABFINGER: Lockdown EP

PROSPER & STABFINGER: Lockdown EPLockdown drive you mental? Wouldn’t be surprised if it had. Still, some people kept the stir craziness at bay getting creative – Prosper & Stabfinger for instance who came up with Lockdown to drive dancefloors mental when everything opened back up again. And what you’re getting here is three different mixes of the track in question along with instros for two of them. First up is the ‘House
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DJ DSK: DNA Edits Vol. 6 (Vinyl 7″)

DJ DSK: DNA Edits Vol. 6 It’s not immediately clear how the monkey managed to miss out on DJ DSK’s DNA Edits Vol.5 but here Vol. 6 is already – and not that long after last summer’s Vol.4. That’s quite a feat I can tell you, given how hard Covid has hit vinyl pressing schedules! If you’ve caught previous efforts though, you’ll know that the DSK name is a hallmark of edit quality and that DNA edits have
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BREAKBEAT PARADISE: Disco Paradise Vol. 2

Following up on one of the label’s many compilation series is Breakbeat Paradise’s Disco Paradise Vol. 2 – a BBP allstars effort that manages to top Vol. 1 in a couple of ways. It’s longer for one, with fourteen tracks to its predecessor’s eight and it’s even more pumpingly – well – disco. Having said that, there’s all flavours and eras of disco represented with Luke
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MADE TO DANCE: MTD Series 007 – Achili/ Yuda (Vinyl 7″)

MADE TO DANCE: MTD Series 07 - Achili/ Yuda Nu-disco business on this new 7″ from the Made To Dance label who seem to specialise in keeping the names of those involved on the downlow – though I can tell you that at least one of those involved on this also has a release out on another edits/re-press label very shortly. In this case, said business involves edits Achili and Yuda. The A-side and first of these reboots an old rumba classic
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THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE vs DJP : For Promotional Use Only

THE BREAKBEAT JUNKIE vs DJP :  For Promotional Use OnlyFor Promotional Use Only? Yes, it’s just The Breakbeat Junkie vs DJP’s little joke as they return to the party breaks scene after a lengthy period AWOL with a no-messin’ trio of disco-tinged mashups. Currently digital-only (but don’t be surprised if a ltd. 7″ or – who knows – even the traditional disco 12″ eventually manifests itself), the release finds our heroes begin proceedings by
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CANNON & MIRRORBALL: Hot Lovin’ (Don’t Stop Don’t Quit)/ Shack Attack (Vinyl 7″)

CANNON & MIRRORBALL: Hot Lovin'Despite the sad news today that Cannon & Ball’s Bobby Ball has passed on to the great light comedy channel in the sky, disco mash-up dons Cannon & Mirrorball are back in full effect with two more slabs of belt and braces disco megamix-cum-mashup business on 45. Side A is all about the Hot Lovin’ as the pair don’t stop or quit until they’ve spliced two veteran emcees to an uptempo disco
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LEXSOUL DANCEMACHINE: ‘Carambola Jelly’ video

LEXSOUL DANCEMACHINE:  Carambola Jelly Stand by for the Ugandan-Estonian funky disco-cinematic team-up that is ‘Ugandan Tarantino’ Nabwana I.G.G.’s new video for Lexsoul Dancemachine’s Lexplosion II LP track, Carambola Jelly. Carambola, is of course also known as ‘the star fruit’ and makes an early appearance in the video’s short tale of urban gangsterism with a ‘wife’ beginning to prepare
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DJ DSK: DNA Edits Vol. 4 – Bad Girls/ Need You Tonight (Vinyl 7″)

DJ DSK: DNA Edits Vol. 4 (Vinyl 7Told you we weren’t done with DJ DSK news this month and here’s the next item – which turns out to be nothing less that Vol. 4 of our man’s DNA Edits vinyl 7″ series. But what has he taken a scalpel to this time? Well, since you’re asking, side A has a crack at disco queen Donna Summer’s Bad Girls. This one’s more about tweaking the beat and arranging than lengthy extensions –
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KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 98 (MORLACK)

KATAKANA EDITS: Vol. 98 (MORLACK)MB regulars will know that nary a month goes by without a release from the super-prolific Morlack and equally that rarely do more than a few of the equally prolific Katakana Edits volumes come out without Morlack having provided the music. By happy coincidence, it seems that by the time the Katakana crew got around to planning Vol. 98 (yes, 98!) Morlack had more than enough edits
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