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Duck Sauce announce first new music in six years

2020 started off with news that A-Trak and Armand Van Helden would be teaming back up to revive their beloved Duck Sauce side project, marked by impending comeback sets at this year’s edition of Coachella. Now, we’re about to get our first disco duck droppings of the year. Duck Sauce’s defunct Twitter account shared an […]

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New Hawaiian festival E Komo Mai releases full lineup packed with house and disco talent

Funky beats meet island paradise in the debut of Hawaii’s newest dedicated electronic music festival, E Komo Mai. Taking place February 14 – 17, the lineup boasts local and international talent such as Anabel Englund, Mark Farina, DJ Dan, and Hawaii’s own DJ Keoki. Festival goers looking for a premium event experience should reach for […]

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A-Trak offers tasty twofer with Loods and Friend Within on ‘Blaze,’ and ‘What Can I Do’ [Stream]

As the decade draws to a close and we flock to dance floors to celebrate a momentous ten-year span for dance music, A-Trak has dropped off two easy-going setlist enhancers to ring in the party with. First, grabbing Friend Within for “Blaze,” followed by a Loods-assisted “What Can I Do,” the Fools Gold figurehead delivers […]

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Boys Noize recruits Francis and the Lights for stylistic departure on ‘Why Not?’

Boys Noize may be a certified warehouse don, but his catalog of work, especially his 2019 output, undoubtedly proves Alex Ridha is much more than just a one-trick-pony. In fact, with recent work alongside Skrillex, Lady Gaga, A$AP Rocky, and Virgil Abloh to name a few, the gritty tech and electro fare has taken somewhat […]

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Boys Noize recruits Francis and the Lights for stylistic departure on ‘Why Not?’

Boys Noize may be a certified warehouse don, but his catalog of work, especially his 2019 output, undoubtedly proves Alex Ridha is much more than just a one-trick-pony. In fact, with recent work alongside Skrillex, Lady Gaga, A$AP Rocky, and Virgil Abloh to name a few, the gritty tech and electro fare has taken somewhat […]

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Boys Noize recruits Francis and the Lights for stylistic departure on ‘Why Not?’

Boys Noize may be a certified warehouse don, but his catalog of work, especially his 2019 output, undoubtedly proves Alex Ridha is much more than just a one-trick-pony. In fact, with recent work alongside Skrillex, Lady Gaga, A$AP Rocky, and Virgil Abloh to name a few, the gritty tech and electro fare has taken somewhat […]

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Boys Noize recruits Francis and the Lights for stylistic departure on ‘Why Not?’

Boys Noize may be a certified warehouse don, but his catalog of work, especially his 2019 output, undoubtedly proves Alex Ridha is much more than just a one-trick-pony. In fact, with recent work alongside Skrillex, Lady Gaga, A$AP Rocky, and Virgil Abloh to name a few, the gritty tech and electro fare has taken somewhat […]

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Mark Ronson dabbles in melancholy disco on new single, ‘Late Night Feelings’

Temporalities fold in Mark Ronson‘s latest release, “Late Night Feelings,” a production that wields the novelty of a new single, while simultaneously effecting an old-school feel. The second song off of Ronson’s next long-form project, Ronson’s self-professed collection of “sad bangers,” Late Night Feelings, the eponymous offering enlists Lykke Li. Tonally, “Late Night Feelings” is […]

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Good Morning Mix: The Aston Shuffle continues ‘Only 100s’ with July edition

In early 2017, The Aston Shuffle launched a new arm of their music project. The new monthly radio show entitled Only 100s would be a mix of the best of the best of the moment, delivered to fans via subscription/download, or just via Spotify. Now, the Aussie duo has returned with their July 2018 Only 100s […]

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Flamingosis releases a funky disco balled, ‘Think Back And Remember’

Multi-instrumentalist, Flamingosis has released the third installment off of Sundae Sauuce‘s Chocolate Drizzle funk compilation, “Think Back And Remember.” With a serenading electric guitar laying atop a bed of sultry synths, the the track is carried by a pleasing, jazzy drum arrangement. The hook picks up with a wailing guitar melody and sparkling synths, giving the new tune […]

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After a decade, Sammy Bananas has dropped his debut LP, ‘Someday’ on Fool’s Gold Records

Sammy Bananas hand long been a respected figurehead in the dance music scene. Fans of Fool’s Gold Records will know him as the less forward-facing A-Trak signee, frequently appearing in the label’s radio shows, remix duty, and on many of the imprint’s compilations over the course of a decade. But the Fool’s Gold OG has never […]

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Chromeo will stream their album launch party from NYC’s Terminal 5 in VR

At long last, Chromeo have shared their fifth studio album, Head Over Heels. An ode to all things disco, the album explores the sub-genres of funk — roping in synth pop, sultry R&B, and nu-disco sensibilities into a retro-inspired dance record built for the 21st century dance fan. And while Chromeo have always maintained a creative affinity […]

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WATCH: Nile Rodgers & Chic join forces with Mura Masa & Nao on funky new track

Nile Rodgers has proven his knack for writing hit songs over the past five decades, with collabs from Duran Duran to Daft Punk under his belt. Keeping up with the newest names in funky pop music, Rodgers and Chic have taken to the Jools Holland show on BBC Two with Mura Masa and NAO to […]

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A-Trak’s remix of Charlotte Gainsbourg’s ‘Sylvia Says’ is certified disco gold

Everything A-Trak touches turns to gold. There’s nothing even remotely fake coming from the Fool’s Gold label boss’ wheelhouse. Now, he’s continuing to excavate treasures — having already unearthed supreme dance remixes for artists like Kanye West, Miike Snow, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and more, A-Trak’s latest haul is a balmy disco rendition of Charlotte Gainsbourg’s perennially cool […]

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Catch a vibe with Colby J’s new ‘Mid Summer Night’s Dream’ mixtape

Colby J is building a name for himself concocting well-rounded blends of disco, funk, soul, and blog era house, bringing his deep crates together to create a growing series of dynamic mixtapes. While there’s no shortage of LA-based up-and-comers tinkering with 808 drum arrangements and 909 snares, Colby J rather draws his inspiration in the […]

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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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