12 posts categorized "disco house"

04/27/2011

Steed Lord - Don't Hurt Love

We'd previously always sometimes been a little on the fence about Steed Lord. At times, elements of their nu-disco-housier than thou flare shone through whilst other electrobanger qualities suppressed our urge to give them a rad heaping of support. Don't get us wrong, songs like You and It's What You Do 2 Me are great... and frankly, their feature on Crookers' Transilvania was the highlight of the Italian DJ's debut long player. But it's a new upcoming EP that's got us in the grip of the quivers, and oh yeah, it's great.

 

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Cut to the summer of 2011 and we see Steed Lord cooking up some amazing disco house tunes with their upcoming Eddie House EP. The troupe went back to their house roots on this mini album of theirs and released the first track a few months back on their Soundcloud page, so yeah, we're late on this, but geeeebs Louise it's a dandy ditty.

 

Give your full attentive ears to Don't Hurt Love.

 

Summa smash!

 

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mp3: Steed Lord - Don't Hurt Love

 

04/21/2011

Jessica 6 (ft Antony) - Prisoner of Love (new!)

Last month, we wrangled in NYC trio, Jessica 6, into the EVR studio on our weekly radio show, Belly of the Beast. (let's beat that fact over the head, as in, AHEM, you guys... it's Thursday, and the show is tonight at 8pm ET, so you should be listening right on ok thank you) Anyway, we dig them, and now they are offering up a new song, a free one if you will, from their forthcoming debut album, See the Light, which is due out June 7.

 

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Prisoner Of Love [which] bridges electro and freestyle, featuring a soaring vocal melody that finds Nomi and guest vocalist Antony weaving their voices around each other to a stunning effect.

 

Those are some words from the press release.

 

Here are some from me: "I LIKE THIS A LOT". (and also ps: speaking of prisoners, and love, I was reminded of Colonel Abrams' Trapped... which talks about being in a cage, like a thieving bastard, and sounds nothing like this new song, but I really enjoy in this housey rework, and so you're getting that as well. pps: COFFEE RAMBLES!)

 

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mp3: Jessica 6 (ft Antony) - Prisoner of Love

mp3: Colonel Abrams - Trapped (DJ Tonka Remix)

 

04/19/2011

Moullinex and Xinobi - X Marks the Spot

It took them 8 hours from "Hey, let's hit the studio!" to "Track finished". There are no samples. It's Moullinex and Xinobi singing, laughing, whistling, playing bass, guitar, wine bottles and hippie percussions. Basically, doing what they do best... and churning out the new fun cut, X Marks the Spot.

 

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We'd like to suggest you give this one a go.

 

Now.

 

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mp3: Moullinex and Xinobi - X Marks the Spot

 

10/07/2010

BURNS and Fred Falke - YSLM (You Stopped Loving Me) [new video!]

DOGS DOGS DOGS DOGS DOGS! BURNS and Fred Falke team up on the new collaborative single, YSLM (You Stopped Loving Me), which will appear on the former's debut album, due out in the summer of 2011.

 

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Dogs > everything.

 

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mp3: BURNS and Fred Falke - YSLM (You Stopped Loving Me)

 

 

08/02/2010

Miami Horror to Release Debut Album, Illumination, on August 20

Electro-house disco-pop throwback-heads rejoice...Melbourne's Miami Horror are releasing their debut album, Illlumination, on August 20 via Virgin. Long a staple of disc-spinners whence the Braxe/Falke production quota was at a feverish high two years ago, the Aussie foursome are now prepped and primed to unleash their original productions, and boy are we ever ready.

 

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In April, the blokes released the first single, Moon Theory, and subsequently followed the release of the track with their same-named tour across their homeland. US dates are popping up as we speak, and they'll climb behind the decks at Webster Hall on September 10. Info here.

 

Alternately, this post was almost serviced as an introduction to the velvet-voiced Kimbra, who appears on the MH song, I Look To You, which serves as the album's second official single. You're getting it for freezies below, but definitely check out the solo work of the New Zealand singer too. Stellar!

 

Get in on the track list (which comes with a bonus disc of fine fixes). Buy Illumination here.

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Infinite Canyons
I Look to You
Holidays
Summersun
Sometimes
Moon Theory
Echoplex
Imagination (I Want You To Know)
Grand Illusion
Soft Light
Illumination
Ultraviolet

Remix Disc
Don't Be On With Her (Treasure Fingers Remix)
Make You Mine (Fred Falke Remix)
Sometimes (Hook'n'Sling Remix)
Moon Theory (Sam La More Remix)
Make You Mine (Death Metal Disco Scene Remix)
Sometimes (G.L.O.V.E.S. Remix)
Moon Theory (Baby Monster Remix)
Sometimes (Shazam Remix)
Moon Theory (Punks Jump Up Remix)
Moon Theory (YACHT Remix)

 

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mp3: Miami Horror (featuring Kimbra) - I Look To You

 

 

06/22/2010

Hercules and Love Affair Announce Tour Dates

Back in March, news sprung forth that Hercules and Love Affair had completed their new record. Excellent bit of info for all of us discopophouseheads. With new tunes to look forward to soon (hopefully), we can also get all sorts of sexcited because they New York troupe is ready to take their show on the road.

 

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Who's ready to get up with the get downs? All tour dates are below. 

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July 9 - Kent, UK @ Lounge On The Farm
July 10 - Murcia, Spain @ MTV Murcia Night 2010
July 11 - Hrvatska, Croatia @ The Garden Festival
July 14 - Berlin, Germany @ Lido
July 15 - Hamburg, Germany @ Neid
July 16 - Munich, Germany @ TBA
July 17 - Berlin, Germany @ Melt
July 18 - London, UK @ Lovebox
July 26 - Toronto @ The Mod Club
July 27 - Montreal @ Le Belmont
July 29 - Boston @ Great Scott
July 31 - Moscow, Russia @ Afisha Picnic
August 3 - Washington, DC @ Rock n' Roll Hotel
August 4 - New York @ Central Park (with Hot Chip)
August 10 
- Vancouver @ Venue
August 11 - Seattle @ Neumos
August 12 - Portland @ Doug Fir Lounge
August 14 - Los Angeles @ Echoplex

 

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mp3: Cut Copy - Far Away (Hercules and Love Affair Remix)

 

06/10/2010

Win a Dimitri From Paris Prize Pack and Check Out Discovery on Saturday June 12!

For the June Discovery party, the kiddos have teamed up with BBE Records to do an early and special listening/release party for Dimitri From Paris' new disco compilation, Get Down With The Philly Sound. The 2 CD set documents the birth of disco in Philadelphia and the work of the unsung musicians who played on the numerous hits that came from the scene, including: Harold Melvin & Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass, The Trammps, and The Jackson 5.

 

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After the release party, Discovery will go into full gear with Codebreaker straight from Milwaukee. The midwestern disco producers known more for letting their bass guitar do the driving and less for their handclapping have decided to let the synths take over this time. Get ready for a heavy dreamy disco night!

 

Details on the who's and what's and how's to get your groove on can be found here. Hint: it's this Saturday, June 12, and it's free and it's awesome.

 

BONUS! I'm giving away five (5) prize packs that include the Dimitri From Paris compilation as well as stickers. Yes, stickers!! Details on entering below. (US residents only)

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Simply copy, paste and send me the below message via twitter and you're entered. I'm dishing out one pair of tickets so get tweeting! Contest will remain open until 5pm this Friday, June 11(hint: you have to be following me on the birdaliciously rad social app, so I can Direct Message winner with all the pertinent info)

 

yo @sheenabeaston hit me wit dat prize pack from dimitri (from paris) and @discoveryparty right now!

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mp3: Harold Melvin - The Love I Lost (Dimitri From Paris Edit)

 

05/14/2010

Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (O-God Remix)

What's your favorite Barbra Streisand movie? Rather, what's your fave song by the legendary lady of voice? How's about we forget all that nonsense and move on to what your new obsession riddled tune of the rapidly-approaching summer months is going to be? Yeah!

 

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Duck Sauce, the duo known properly as A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, follow up the success of aNYway with another dandy fine disco-tinged tune that's sure to make your knees buckle from the absurd amount of dancing it will initiate.

 

The original track Barbara Streisand is super plus, but if it's something a bit shiftier with an amped up pace and beat, then grab the O-God remix. For something a bit truer to the initial trek, g'wan'n'git the One Duran fix.

 

Either way, they've got this funny girl dancing. (puns on film names! or are you all to young to get that...)

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mp3: Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (O-God Remix)

mp3: Duck Sauce - Barbara Streisand (One Duran Remix)

 

04/19/2010

Au Revoir Simone - Only You Can Make You Happy (PUNCHES Remix)

Earlier this month, we got introductorially down with PUNCHES, a BK troop of boys who we know from one realm, act, party or the like. Together, they've come together to smack us with a hit of drippy disco dancers and while we initially had to wait to drop this official mix, today we wait no more.

 

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Want to know more about these cool cats? Here's their legit bio, aside from my beastly ramblings: PUNCHES was born during a cab ride one cold, Brooklyn December night, with thoughts of warm weather and the perfect summer soundtrack. Composed of twin brother DJ’s Finger on the Pulse, Alan Astor and The Kid Robb, PUNCHES is united by a common goal to get you moving. The sound is dynamic and fresh, heavily influenced by disco vibes with indie elements. They have produced original tracks featuring Alan Astor on vocals, as well as an official remix for indie pop sweethearts Au Revoir Simone. Based in Brooklyn, PUNCHES plan on setting the night ablaze in a club near you.

 

After getting some rad responses to their mixtape, Somebody Has to Help You, the lads finally let loose their remix of ARS's Only You Can Make You Happy. We love this fixed up jaunt...but think the title doesn't befit the mix any more. Not only YOU can make yourself happy...but this tune is pretty much guaranteed to make you feel great too.

 

Reminder: As if I've not obsessed enough about this, but April 24 sees the live debut of PUNCHES, with rad guests Xinobi, Moulinex, VDRK and our main man, Justin Faust! More details here.

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mp3: Au Revoir Simone - Only You Can Make You Happy (PUNCHES Remix)

  

 

04/06/2010

Introducing: PUNCHES

4 Friends. 3 Tracks. 2 Lofts. 1 PUNCHES. 0 Regrets. This sounds like a barrel of disco-tinged dude fun and hell, I'm jumping on board this rad train immediately. PUNCHES, in essence, is an endeavor holding the likes of Alan Astor, Kid Robb and our favorite twin spinners, DJ Never Forget and Terry Diabolik of Finger on the Pulse-fame. There's simply no way this project can go wrong...this is all so right.

 

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Back in the early stages of the year, we were given word that something was a'brewin' between these four pals, and alas, we're finally privy to give a listen and lovin' to the power of their productions. 

 

While we can't quite yet give you their debut original track, Let Go, along with their slinky remix of Au Revoir Simone's Only You, we can drop a tidy treat on  you...in the form of a mixtape. (don't worry, the aforementioned tunes get tossed in this mix, so you'll get to whet your whistle)

 

Check out the full track list below, grab the mix for free...and mark your calendar for April 24, when PUNCHES debuts their live showing on a bill with Moulinex, Xinobi, Justin Faust and VDRK. Commence the sweat-fest now.

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Romanthony - Hold On 
PUNCHES - Let Go 
Panther Hands - Young Gifted and Brown 
Chicane ft Tom Jones - Stoned In Love (Young Punx Remix) 
Swick - Grow Up (Cassian Remix) 
Au Revoir Simone - Only You (PUNCHES Remix) 
Classixx - I'll Get You (Treasure Fingers Remix) 
Ellie Goulding - Starry Eyed (Russ Chimes Remix) 
Figure & Sleepy T - It's Only Love 
Haritas - Your Love 
PUNCHES ft Alan Astor - Feeling Right

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mp3: PUNCHES - Somebody Has To Help You (mixtape)

mp3: Bagraiders - Fun Punch (Whitenoise Remix)


 

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