If you ask any electronic music fan who has been into the scene since the mid to late 2000s, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who wasn’t a fan of the Electro/French Disco sound that defined that era. Fast forward to 2015 and we find Brooklyn producer LEFTI paying homage to the big sound of that glorious era. LEFTI’s remix of “The Business of Emotion” by Big Data takes that pulsating Electro Disco sound and modernizes it with a dash of feel good Electronic Pop. Paying tribute to an era of music while still making it modern & fresh is not an easy task. But LEFTI delivers a fantastic remix that surely stands on its own (and one that will make those who longed for the genre-defining sounds of Yuksek, Justice & The Twelves to return very happy). Primetime remix.
If there’s one thing we cal always count on from our pal Viceroy, it’s a wicked remix. Today, he set his sights on Jagged Edge‘s classic jam “Where The Party At?” A rolling bassline and bright melody are a recurring weapon in the producer’s arsenal, and he’s whipped them out in full force. Just in time for Summer pool parties, it would seem that Viceroy has hit full stride in his releases once again. Download this one for free below.
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Feel good ambassador, Falcon Punch, is one guy you can always count on to serve up some proper Disco. Whether it’s cocktail hour, a late night dance session or relaxin’ & tannin’, Falcon Punch always sets the right mood with the perfect type of Disco. His new track, “Square One”, samples the Brothers Johnson’s “You Make Me Wanna Wiggle”, and as expected…it has all the makings of a seasonal classic. It’s the type of breezy, Springtime funk that’ll make you wiggle up & out of your chair right onto the dance floor.
Music industry mogul Sean Glass has released his debut production in the form of a Robert Delong remix. While this is Sean’s first dip into music released under his own musical brand he is no stranger to the electronic music community. Sean is the brains behind Win Music whose debut release of Duke Dumont’s “Need U 100%” last year earned a Grammy nomination and chart topping positions across the globe. His disco infused remix of “Long Way Down” is an impressive start to a series of self-branded tracks coming this spring. Stream the tune below and be on the lookout for the full remix package coming March 31st on Glassnote Records.
Indie veterans Belle & Sebastian channeled their inner disco on their early 2015 hit “The Party Line” in fine fashion. It’s a direction that avid B&S fans seemed to welcome with open arms & dancing feet. With a reimagined bass hook & driving synths, Ride The Universe amp up the dancefloor juice, turning the track into an Indie Disco anthem. The Ride The Universe crew add just the right amount of funk & grime, giving the song a new found energy & edge. It’s a perfect brand of dirty Disco right in time for the LA pool party season.
Just in time for the Winter Music Conference in Miami, the crew at Toolroom Records has put together a doozy of a compliation album. 9 cuts from Cyclist, 5 Reasons, Boys Get Hurt and more make up a seriously groovy pool party arsenal. From more laidback vibes from Framewerk, to bigger dance sounds from LeSonic & Matvey, this album will keep you going from front to back. Listen below, and lets get stoked for WMC!
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Get to know newcomer Lefti a bit better with his first release, a remix of “Unreal.” The original track, a collaboration effort from Solidisco & Fireflowerz, is a huge disco tune that showcases the sounds of both parties. For his official remix, Lefti brings things a bit closer to the disco-house side of things, incorporating a bouncy bass line and some choppy vocal samples. This one is out just in time for Summer, so grab the free download now.
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Another Miami duo in the house, today. Dude Skywalker has been makes a seriously groovy disco house record. They’ve packaged up their latest two for a slick EP release, appropriately titled the “I’m The Dude” EP. One side disco, one side funk — I have a feeling both of these tracks will be sneaking their way into many-a-laidback house sets over the coming months. Grab a cool White Russian and kick back to the sounds of Dude Skywalker.
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I’ve been sorting through the onslaught of Odesza remixes for the past 48, and I can say with confidence that this one has seriously struck a chord. Haywyre nails his take on the popular track “All We Need,” and reverts to the groovier side of his production spectrum. After two hard hitting tracks — Insight and Everchanging — it’s refreshing to see a little step back to a more funk/disco and dance-centric sound. Let these bounce inducing synths pave the way to the weekend, y’all. Oh, free download too!
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Toronto music maker Cyclist has become a master in the art of Disco. From classic Disco to Disco House, from Boogie to Funk, from sleazy Disco to sensual Disco, Cyclist knows how to craft a proper modern Disco track. On his latest remix of the song “Light Breaker” by Neighbour (featuring Piper Davis), Cyclist unleashes a barrage of big sounds ranging from a squelchy synth bass to heavy guitars to pounding funk drums. The result is a funky, dirty dose of cosmic chaos and another standout tune from our man Cyclist.
The “Light Breaker” EP is out now via Homebreakin’ Records. [BUY]