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Disco/Edits

Disco/Edits

Disco is the precursor to House Music which reached its peak in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s. Disco is characterized by a fusion of funk, soul, R&B and pop music. (We also include Disco Edits in this category.)

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Salsoul Re-Edits Series One: Dimitri From Paris

Must-have disco edits from Dimitri From Paris in a few Salsoul specials leaking out of Record Store Day shops.

The Pretenders: Just Be Yourself (KON Remix)

DJ Kon parlays his mysterious soul connections to remix The Pretenders' classic "Just Be Yourself."

Verdo: Little Blue

Imagine Cosmic Disco had skipped about 30 years and emerged fully formed in 2017 and you are halfway to Little Blue, the title track of Verdo's EP from Hell Yeah Recordings.

Joey Negro’s Produced With Love Is His First Album in 20+ Years

Featuring collaborations with Linda Clifford, Angela Johnson, the late Diane Charlemagne and Melba Moore, plus Horse Meat Disco.
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Donnell Pitman and Wings of Sunshine: Do You Wanna/Need My Love

Tired of reading about Star Creature? We're not tired of writing about them. Records like this are why we're just getting started.
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Walter Jones: Instant Gratification

Walter Jones' Instant Gratification is a sterling collection of disco tracks out of time.
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Synthesize the Soul: Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica from the Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988

Ostinato's latest compilation profiles the world of electronic music developed by immigrants from Cape Verde and its influence on the wider European music scene.

Frankie Knuckles, David Morales Remix “My Love Is Free”

The Def Mix remixes of the Double Exposure classic appear on vinyl in their full length for the very first time on Salsoul.
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Karizma and Marcel Vogel: The Deadpool

Fierce, ferocious and sanctified: Karizma's "Work It Out" is a raw sucker punch of The Word right in the gut.
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Shiro Schwarz: Together/Boogie Ghost

Chicago's Star Creature releases another magical platter of synth boogie from duo Shiro Schwarz.
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Watch Frankie Knuckles’ Full Uncut Interview with Nicky Siano

Nicky Siano posts the uncut 34 minute interview with Frankie Knuckles from his documentary Love Is The Message.

Donnell Pitman Live: Universal Vibrations at Hideout April 15 2017

Legendary underground disco icon Donnell Pitman's first live performance in Chicago in more than 30 years.

Vega Records Uncovers Unreleased Loleatta Holloway

The new release, "Can't Let You Go" was completed before her passing in 2011.
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Phil Gerus: Make Time EP

A lethal EP of Phil Gerus' little masterpieces of lo-fi funk and piecemeal production virtuosity from True Romance.

The Essential Fatback/The Fatback Band Playlist

From street funk to raucous disco, R&B and even the seeds of hip hop: the 12 essential Fatback tracks.
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5 Years and 21 Tracks of Deep & Disco

A marvelous catalog of music compiled over 5 years of Deep & Disco's reign.

Razor-N-Tape Drops Some Nasty Eli Escobar Edits

Edits from Eli Escobar's personal arsenal served up by Razor-N-Tape on vinyl.

Michael The Lion vs Jay Airiness (Diggin Deeper)

Black wax with (partially) Philadelphia roots, this split EP by Michael The Lion and Jay Airiness makes disco heads turn.
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Magic Wand Edits Vol 12 (Magic Wand)

Four tracks, four remixers as Magic Wand reaches volume 12 of their irresistible disco edit series.

Memory Hole: Under the Surface

Before it was an R&B group, Surface was a dance band, with one of the best vocalists no one has ever heard of. What happened to Karen Copeland?

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Produced With Love: The Joey Negro Interview

The legendary producer on his first album in 20 years - and why sampling is becoming a dead end.

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