Obscure

Ditongo – Same Old Samples (2015)

Outstanding and underrated mid 10’s House/Disco by Ditongo 12 inch released on small label Degustibus Music. The flip side «Delgado» is more cool in comparison with Side A but remains frightfully effective on a dancefloor!

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Obscure

Unknown Artist (Mark Seven) – Divine Edits (2007)

Ultra obscure and in-demand mid 00’s synth re-edits gem by Mark Seven released in 2007 on Creative Use. “Sermon” is the real deal on this record.

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Groovy

DJ Cole Medina – Medina’s Magic (2008)

Exceptional extended remix version of this classic cut by DJ Cole Medina. The single features the edit version of “Magic” by Olivia Newton-John and “Love You Inside Out” by Bee Gees.

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Floating

DFA – Microstructural Characterization (2001)

We usually don’t really present Tech House records but this one caught our attention!  “Microstructural Characterization” appears to be Deterministic Finite Automata (DFA) the third release on small label Surveillance Recordings in 2001.

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Floating, Obscure

Channel 83 – Tonight (2009)

Killer Disco/Acid House 12” by Channel 83 (Ben Rymer, Damon Martin) released on their own label in 2009. “Tonight” is an edit of Fern Kinney “Love Me Tonight” and Sho-Nuff “Tonite”.

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Obscure

C.O.S. – Come Into My Life (Promo) (1991)

Killer early 90’s proto-house by unknown German band C.O.S. released on small West Germany label PM Records. We’re presenting here the promo release.

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Floating

The Melody – Nice EP (1991)

Killer Dutch deep house gem delivered by The Melody (Jochem Paap, Phillipe Haex). Anyway this unknown EP delivers four tracks top quality as you can hear.

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Floating

Shawn Shegog – Living In The Dark Side (1989)

Outstanding and underrated late 80’s Acid House 12 inch by Shawn Shegog released on No Name Records in 1989.

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Floating

DJ Reckless Ron – Here’s Your Chance Now Dance (1990)

Brilliant Techno single by DJ Reckless Ron released on Metroplex Records in 1990.

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Bundled, Italo

Spaghetti Junction: The Sound Of Italian Disco 2, Part 2

Yes, it’s back again! Spaghetti Junction, our recap of bestest italo-disco releases… Behold part two.

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Italo

Kim – Jungle Love (1985)

Unknown mid 80’s piece of Italo-Disco by Kim released on tiny italian label Tanga Records. We could not find any info on this band (probably a one off studio project).

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Italo

Mark – Dreamland (1984)

Dreamland is Italian project Mark’s (Paradiso Gilioli, Luigi Stanga) very first release issued in ’84 on Discomagic Records. It’s actually a featuring two outstanding classy italo-disco tracks.  Enjoy! 

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Italo, Obscure

Hugh Bullen – Night Girl (1988)

Here is another great 80’s Italo-Disco/Boogie by Hugh Bullen production from 1988. Single it was issued on small Swiss record label Fantasy International Records.

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Nuggets

Various Artists – Music Basement, Volume Eleven (2020)

In the next episode of Music Basement’s excellent compilations, we alight upon soulful disco, all bound up in a soul music traditions and a generous helping of the right rhythms…

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Obscure, Spiritual

Ray Lynch – Let’s Jazz (Dance With Ray Lynch) (1982)

German composers Ray Lynch and Igor Gnadenlos (Hans Peter Ströer) recorded a bunch of hits throughout the 80’s. But “Let’s Jazz” is his funkiest album by far!

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Groovy

Alfie Silas – You Put The L In Love (1983)

Fourth single released by underrated singer Alfie Silas for the famous label RCA Victor Records.  Grab a digital copy while you can! 

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Groovy

Mad Dog Fire Department – Cosmic Funk (1979)

Killer Funk cut by Mad Dog Fire Department arranged and written by Thomas Stewart originally released on Miami based label T.K. Disco.

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Groovy

Subway – Ten Toes Up (1982)

SubwayTen Toes Up” is a classic 80’s Boogie Funk originally released on Score Records in 1982.  A must have in any 80’s Boogie collection! 

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Ethnic, Groovy

Ray Williams – Cosmopolitan London (1979)

Monster 12” by Ray Williams released in 1979 on small UK label Vasko Records. A true masterpiece. A must have!

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Ethnic, Groovy

Starlight – Picnic (1983)

Killer early 80’s Disco Funk cut from South Africa by Starlight (Emil Zoghby, John Galanakis).  A must have in your Soul Funk collection! 

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Groovy

Seduction – Video Games (1985)

Video Games is a sought after 80’s Electro/Hip-Hop record by Seduction, probably released in 1985 on small label Tee-Vee Records.

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Groovy

State Of Grace – Touching The Times (1983)

State Of Grace is a studio project created in 1981 comprised of Adrian Thomas, David Inglesfield and Pat Thomas. This is their third single released on PRT Records.

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Cosmic, Holy Grail

Ströer – Ströer (1979)

Ströer is a magical collaboration from Germany’s bassist Hans Peter Ströer and producer Reinhard Berndt. This eight song up-tempo album brings charismatic chord arrangements along with sophisticated and infectious basslines together for cosmic dance floor boogie.

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Groovy, Spiritual

Morris Wilson – Fantasy Island (1982)

Very Rare private press superb boogie jazz fusion album released in Minneapolis with Bobby Lyle in line-up. Great album by jazz/funk musician Morris Wilson.

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Chill, Organic

A. R. Luciani – L’acqua N. 1 (1971)

Patterns holds a lot of jewels. Among them ten wonderful ambient jams and then there’s that easy listening cut. Wonderful library with a touch of orchester music by A. R. Luciani.  Heavily recommended! 

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