Category Archives: Disco

SONG OF THE DAY Super Elcados – Afro Funk

Aside from its rather enticing and attractive name, Togetherness is Always a Good Venture just also happens to be one very funky record; and a highly sought after one at that! Initially released as an album by EMI Nigeria in 1976, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Swithold – Slowburner

Born and raised in Dayton Ohio, Swithold were a psych rock band led by Ed Lamb (the band’s only constant member over their nearly 10 year career). Slow Burner was to be their first and only 45, recorded at Cyberteknics and released … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Ebo Taylor – Yen Ara

You may recall me writing about Ghanaian artist, Ebo Taylor back in February this year after UK label, Mr Bongo reissued Ebo Taylor and the Pelican’s self-titled album in November 2017.  Fusing highlife with soul, funk and jazz, Ebo Taylor was … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Patti Jo – Make Me Believe in You

Ok, so I’m straying into the realms of disco for today’s song and this is all thanks to blackbeltjonez and his burnt toast radio show (which I’ve spent the day catching up on).  Not a genre I’ve explored extensively its … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hanni El Khatib – . Paralyzed (Discothèque Refix)

“I’ve always collected 12” disco edits of some of my favorite songs. Sometimes the 3 minute radio version isn’t enough. I wanted to contribute to the tradition and rework my own track. Here’s an extended version of “paralyzed” complete with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steakfry – Torn Apart

It’s been a while since I featured something unsigned and emerging so I was more than happy to find today’s song waiting for me in a stack of blog submissions. Ryan Costelloe, aka Steakfry, is an 18-year-old singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Loose Meat – Edge Of Love

Now here is a track that I am getting rather excited about today! With its striking and unusual sound, this record instantly became a prominent musical feature of my day! Loose Meat are an avant-disco collaboration between Archie Bronson Outfit’s Mark … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Majid Bekkas – Mrhaba (Cervo Edit)

Today’s song was an instant YES PLEASE for me with its inviting, uplifting and upbeat feel; this is the kind of slap in the face that you welcome when you are feeling tired after a long day, this is the vibrant … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Hamilton Bohannon – Save Their Souls

Funky, loveliness!  Don’t you love it when you hear the first few seconds of a song and just know that you are going to like it!  I’m not always right but a good 95% time I can tell within the … Continue reading

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