Irish label House Of Disco will release a four-track EP from burgeoning Irish producers on 16th September.
Marking the label founders’ return from London to Ireland, the ‘Home Turf’ EP features tracks from LPM, Mix & Fairbanks, Shee and Purple Ice, with each cut hopping about on the line between house and disco, boasting jazzy sampling, smooth melodies and bouncy grooves.
Toronto record store Invisible City is to shut its physical address “indefinitely”.
A statement sent to the retailer and label's email subscribers today explained the shop will continue to operate online while searching for new premises, citing differences with the business it shared its old address with as cause of the move.
Invisible City— which specialises in funk, disco and soul— opened for business late-2016 as an offshoot of the acclaimed reissue imprint, Invisible City Editions.
Dan Shake will release his ‘Freak’ EP via his own Shake label on 22nd April.
Since debuting on Moodymann’s Mahogani Music in 2014, the London-based DJ/producer has developed quite the reputation thanks to his boisterous take on disco and house fusion. Now he’s readying his latest 12” outing, comprised of two riotous cuts of dancefloor heat with clattering percussion and razor-sharp bass and vocal sampling.
Peggy Gou's new label, Gudu Records, will debut with her ‘Moment’ EP, which arrives on 19th April.
The first release on the independent imprint will comprise two tracks, 'Starry Night' and 'Han Pan', which combine house music, disco, the producer-cum-label boss' Korean heritage and now well-known vocal stylings.
Glitterbox have started a Change.org petition to encourage the creation of a disco ball emoji.
Asking that the emoji be introduced in the next iOS & Android, the beloved house and disco brand has described the disco ball as “a simple, but vital addition to the emoji keyboard”.
Giorgio Moroder has given a wide-ranging interview ahead of his first ever live tour, which is due to begin in April.
Speaking to The Guardian, he revealed that he doesn't like the tag of "the godfather of disco and electronic music" that he's picked up over the years. "It’s better than being called the grandfather, but I still don’t like it," he added.
Jayda G will release her debut album, ‘Significant Changes’, via Ninja Tune on 22nd March.
The album will land a month after she finishes up her four-week Phonox residency, and will feature nine original cuts of her joyous and off-kilter brand house, disco and funk.
“I can't speak for everyone, but here I see our queer community becoming stronger and more radical in the face of this harrowing moment in our history,” says Chris Cruse, DJ and promoter behind Spotlight, the L.A. party that has been running since 2012, the year he turned 30. Pushing a sound that’s “tough, sleazy, soulful and fun,” past guests include Honey Dijon, Prosumer, Tama Sumo, Lakuti, Daniel Wang and Mike Servito, illustrating an ethos that encompasses everything from ecstatic disco to corrosive acid bubblers.
Carl Cox is a man who knows his disco. Despite making his name playing techno over the last three decades, the legendary selector has always had a penchant for ‘70s sounds, spinning disco, funk and soul sets annually at Burning Man and even famously jamming out a live Stevie Wonder cover in Ibiza.
Jocelyn Brown 'Somebody Else's Guy (Original 12" Mix)'
Ce Ce Peniston 'Finally (12" Choice Mix)'
Earth, Wind & Fire 'Let's Groove'
First Choice 'Love Thang (Scott Tee Remix)'
Robyn S 'Show Me Love'
Gwen McCrae 'Keep The Fire Burning'
Gwen Guthrie 'It Should Have Been You (Original 12' Mix)'