The Long Islanders hit the reset button and find their dark disco side.
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Mr Twin Sister’s (or Twin Sister as they were then known) debut album In Heaven was released in 2011 on Domino after two fine EPs of dream pop music. Featuring a more expansive version of themselves that took in synth pop, new-wave, indie-pop, disco and funk. Three years later, the band have returned to the… Read more »
A personal selection of 10 great '80s Italian disco hits.
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As featured in the Irish Independent’s Insider mag every Thursday. Spotify playlist below. This week, the Giro D’Italia, one of the most prestigious pro cycling events comes to Ireland starting in Belfast on May 9 and working its way down to Dublin on May 11. So to celebrate this majestic display of strength and endurance… Read more »
44 minutes of gerrymandered grooves for your favourite furloughed federal worker.
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New York’s 17-piece disco outfit Escort took inspiration for the U.S. Government shutdown last month with this 44 minute mix of disco tunes, made to dance your cares away. No track IDs, just the message below accompanies the 44 minute mix. They’re playing for Bodytonic on December 8th but it’s not quite sure how many… Read more »
More solid disco-funk from ever-deadly duo's White Women album.
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“I could be your boyfriend and your counsellor because tonight might damage ya.” sings Chromeo’s Dave 1 on the cheeky ‘Sexy Socialite’, a track which at first tries on a disco-funk bassline before morphing into the kind of synth pulse that Chromeo became known for on their breakout album Fancy Footwork. There’s a lady (the… Read more »
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A new track from Manchester-based Irish producer Krystal Klear fresh from his slot at Longitude this past weekend. He’s collaborated with Jenna G before on ‘More Attention’ but ‘Addiction’, which gets a release on September 1st through Rinse, goes straight in for a more disco vibe. The video features a commuting girl daydreaming she’s in… Read more »
The best new music/artist picks of the last week. As published in today’s Day & Night Magazine. Follow Day & Night on Twitter and Facebook. Bipolar Sunshine Manchester man Adio Marchant has been gaining attention with the three songs from his upcoming Aesthetics EP which have a sweet sensitive edge to the music’s electronic-assisted indie… Read more »
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The best new music/artist picks of the last week. As published in today’s Day & Night Magazine. Follow Day & Night on Twitter and Facebook. Py No not that Gangnam bloke. Jade Pybus is a vocalist who released the attention-grabbing mixtape Tripping On Wisdom and has worked with UK dance producers like Throwing Snow, Lapalux… Read more »
Let’s hit the beach(bar)! Todd Terje is back with another summer shaker in the form of ‘Strandbar’. The Norwegian producer follows up last year’s summer hit ‘Inspector Norse’ with a track that oozes holiday getaway times with its piano-led funky rhythm and lazer synths for a nine-minute disco workout. There’s also samba and bonus mixes…. Read more »
The best new music/artist picks of the last week. As published in today’s Day & Night Magazine. Follow Day & Night on Twitter and Facebook. Escort Thanks to Chic’s Nile Rodgers and Daft Punk’s Get Lucky, Disco is having a bit of a revival and that’s no bad thing if it means we get more… Read more »