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One of the founders of Italo disco, Carmelo La Bionda, has passed away. He was 73.


According to a report by Italy24 News, La...

Italo disco’s eternal evolution

Italo disco is everywhere again. But what does Italo even mean today, and is it at risk of being diluted into a catch-all term for anything with an '80s disco sparkle? Joe Roberts dives into the genre's history, and chats to some of its new devotees and longstanding champions about its ever-evolving sound

It now sounds like a DJ mix of the most widely-known Italo disco classics, but when it was released in 1999, I-F’s ‘Mixed Up In...

Perel looks off camera in a leather coat on faded red background

Perel has announced a new album, 'Jesus Was An Alien', which will be released via Kompakt on 13th May. 


You can listen to the title...

Palms Trax’s CWPT Tape Series returns with Cocktail D'Amore resident Budino

The second instalment in Palms Trax's 'CWPT Tape Series' has landed, with Cocktail d'Amore resident Budino in the mix. 


Italy-born, but rising to acclaim while...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

Paradiso Records founder REES joins our Fresh Kicks mix series with just under an hour of bubbling electro and disco groove

At just 22 years old and fresh off the back of a US tour, where he played in Detroit, New York, Los Angeles, and New...

House and disco infiltrator and Love on the Rocks label innovator Paramida steps up with a deliriously fun mix for her DJ Mag Podcast –...

For a person who once referred to herself as “Berlin’s most hated”, Paramida seems to be getting on just fine. As head honcho at the...

The method behind 'This City’s Local Italo Disco DJ Has A Crush On Me'

Johan Agebjorn is the Swedish producer behind Italo disco singer Sally Shapiro. Here he tells us how they recorded the strangely-titled 'This City’s Local Italo Disco DJ Has A Crush On Me'...