Archive | Disco

Welcome to Silk City: Diplo and Mark Ronson debut new disco project with ‘Only Can Get Better’

Imagine if Michael Jordan and LeBron James got the chance to play on the same team in their primes. That’s essentially what we’re looking at with the union of Mark Ronson and Diplo and the launch of their new vintage club fare-inspired collaboration, Silk City. We’re experiencing a team up of epic proportions — two […]

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Carl Cox & Eric Powell become ‘MD Funk Connection,’ share stories of their roots [Q&A]

Legends Carl Cox and Eric Powell remain heroes in the house and techno sphere. Despite clocking in three decades each behind the decks, their passion for their craft and drive to continually move forward musically allows them an endurance that has stood the test of time. Paired with this endurance is a profound connection with […]

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Destructo lays down his own house spin on Oliver’s ‘Last Forever’

Destructo is just on a different wavelength than us mere mortals. He helms one of the largest event production forces in the country, serves as one of dance music’s most trusted A&R forces, holds down a SiriusXM residency, and lives out the dream of being a world-famous touring DJ all at once. It seems like […]

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DJ Koze releases hypnotic disco EP ahead of May album release

DJ Koze is one of dance music’s most intriguing enigmas. Having moved from Hamburg to embrace simpler island living on the island of who knows where,  his music today is a far cry from his strange, experimental techno of the early 2000s. In less than one month he’ll be releasing his new album Knock Knock and in the spirit […]

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Exclusive: Mind Enterprises – S.H.A.K.E (Breakbot Remix)

Mind Enterprises served up a heavy dose of funk in his recent single, “S.H.A.K.E.” Now, he’s passed his tune off to French electro icon Breakbot to cast it in a brand new light. The original’s high nostalgia levels are kept in place in Breakbot’s remolding; however, the Ed Banger signee decides to conjure this sentiment […]

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Chromeo and D.R.A.M. are a match made in funk heaven on ‘Must’ve Been’

Chromeo‘s music is like fine wine. The longer Dave1 and P-Thugg carry the funk torch, the tastier their music seems to become, and by the sound of it, their upcoming Head Over Heels LP, might be the duo’s finest vintage yet. Joining forces with D.R.A.M. and renown Prince and D’angelo collaborator Jesse Johnson for “Must’ve Been,” Chromeo […]

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Husky ft Nat Conway – Can’t Shake It Off

Festival season begins next week with the kick off of Miami Music Week and Ultra Music Festival, which means summer music is coming. While many high profile producers use this time to release new tracks ahead of the start of festival season, a lesser known act, Husky, shines in his new original “Can’t Shake It Off.” Featuring the […]

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Bingo Players & Goshfather – Everybody

Back in April 2017, Goshfather released a disco-injected track called “Everybody.” Now, nearly a year later, the track has been re-released as a collaborative effort with legendary producer Bingo Players. The track takes off on a high note, ushering in a funky, carefree vibe right from the get-go. With cheery vocals that’ll take any party up a […]

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Palms Trax makes rousing Essential Mix debut

Cheekily dubbed as the west country-born, Berlin-based underground star by BBC‘s Pete Tong, Palms Trax has finally made his debut in the Essential Mix DJ booth.Real name Jay Donaldson, Palms Trax’ ubiquity in the dance world is becoming increasingly deserved as time carries on. He has bold sonic inclinations and an unabashed M.O. where he moves between […]

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MUST LISTEN: The Black Madonna makes her stunning BBC Radio 1 residency debut

The “riot girrrl” of dance music, The Black Madonna, has made her 2018 BBC Radio 1 residency debut.Marea Stamper kicked off her residency with zeal, digging into the crates and serving up an archetypically Black Madonna array of deeper cuts from the likes of Talamanca System, Detroit’s Parliament, and the groove-God Kiki Gyan.It’s going to be a […]

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Weekend Rewind: Jackmaster drops off the original Mastermix from 2006

Jackmaster‘s released his original Mastermix from 2006 to kick off the new year.Since the debut landed over ten years ago, Jackmaster’s Mastermix series has become a highly regarded institution in the dance music realm, as it’s one of the most dynamic collections of tracks in the scene. While it was believed to have been lost, the […]

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Good Morning Mix: Floating Points b2b Motor City Drum Ensemble live at Dimensions 2014

Few sets compare to the near six-hour showdown that took place on the final night of Croatia’s Dimensions festival in 2014.A huge lightning storm broke out as Motor City Drum Ensemble and Floating Points were poised to close out the night. In an effort to combat the uncertainty, the two decided to share the decks on the Eglo stage while […]

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Throttle and Niko the Kid unite on Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg’s hit collaboration ‘Signs’

Spinnin’ Records recruit Throttle is by all accounts closing out a breakout year, but as 2017 draws to a close, the Aussie beatmaker has one more gift up his sleeve as the “icing on the cake.” Teaming up once again with Atlanta’s Niko the Kid, the pair have joined forces on a new remix, honing in […]

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Lorde – Dynamite (Midnight Pool Party Remix)

Australia’s masterful funk duo, Midnight Pool Party, have been hard at work developing their dancefloor-shaking disco sound with their Dalliance EP earlier this year and latest single “Signals.” To cap off the year, the pair have flipped fellow Oceania native, Lorde, and her hit single, “Dynamite.” Layering Lorde’s tranquilizing vocals with sprightly piano chords and […]

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Good Morning Mix: Groove out with Detroit Swindle’s 2015 Essential Mix

Few acts are capable of breaking down the sonic barriers between jazz, disco, and deep house into a seamless sonic stream of consciousness like that of Detroit Swindle. The group, comprised of Lars Dales and Maarten Smeets, has been slinging out their Motown-leaning tunes for six years now. While it’s clear the pair is an […]

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Chris Lake flips Chromeo’s ‘Juice’ into a certified club burner

Chromeo are coming back strong in 2018 with the announcement of their next studio LP, Head Over Heels, and they’ve already teased fans with some fresh funk from the upcoming record with a leggy lead single “Juice.” The new track is quintessential Chromeo, tongue-in-cheek 80’s-inspired synth pop with a tasty singalong hook, though now the duo’s latest is being blessed […]

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MUST LISTEN: Jackmaster’s end of year Mastermix is here

Just in time for the weekend and the holidays around the corner, Jackmaster has shared his end-of-year Mastermix. Steeped in funk and oozing delectable disco anthems, the dynamic mix is masterfully crafted.Beginning in 2009, Jackmaster’s Mastermixes have since become an institution in the dance music world. This year, in near two hours, Jackmaster offers but a taste of the […]

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The Knocks & Captain Cuts – House Party (Oliver Disco Mixx)

LA-based duo Oliver have been consistently making a name for themselves with an array of innovative originals and funky remixes. Each release is fresher and more inventive than the last, and their most recent song is a perfect example.Oliver have released a “disco mixx” of The Knocks and Captain Cuts‘ “House Party,” which came out last month. The […]

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