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From our friends in grooved out/funked up/disco outfit FSQ we received this alternate and extended DJ dub version of their remix for Los Angeles producer B Bravo. The original version of the remix appears on B Bravo’s “Paradise Remixed” album (also on the “Paradise Remixed” compilation are remixes from XL Middleton, Simbad, Pillowtalk, Captain Planet, Teeko, Jaël and Grandfeather) which was recently released via the Bastard Jazz label.

The original version of the track is a super smooth affair but the FSQ crew put in a very different “Caribbean Disco” sounding remix of the track with member GKoop spearheading the production of the remix. GKoop has been busy this year as the co-writer of platinum-selling hip-hop hits like “It’s a Vibe” by 2 Chainz and “Bad and Boujee” by Migos. Fortunately, he took time out of his hectic schedule for FSQ and brought in drummer Marquisse Moore and pianist Graham Richards to give the remix a strong dose of Borinquen flavor and highlights the percussion we peppered the mix with: woodblocks, congas, bongos, and clappers in order to make everyone dance.

Let the beat play on and enjoy this special exclusive FSQ “Caribbean Disco Dub” of B Bravo’s “Freak It”!

More balaeric influenced greatness from the people over at Gothenburg label West Coast Recordings, this time it’s the debut release “DIMΞTHYLTⱤYⱣTΔMIƝΞ” from Gothenburg producer Northern Tropic (AKA Oscar Andersson).

With a wide range of influences from Atlanta hip hop, early 90’s Manchester pop music and West African funk combined with a strutting guitar and good old Swedish melancholia this one really hits the spot. We’re proud to premiere the last track off the EP, here’s “ƝѲⱤƮHҼⱤƝ ƮⱤѲⱣIϾ!”!

Up and coming Brazilian duo Balako just released their debut EP “Hora De Balako” for the fine people over at the excellent Greco Roman label and we here at Discobelle are extremely pleased that they wanted to contribute to our mix series.

Balako AKA Diogo Strausz and Rodrigo are producers and multi instrumentalists out of Rio De Janeiro. The pair has a knack for mixing up rare samples with their own unreleased, genre-spanning edits with their styles ranging from techno and house to salsa and carimbo and to blending that with ’70s disco/funk in order to create something both retro and current which their mix for us is a smashing testament to.

Tracklist for the mix after the jump.

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The Future Disco brand has been renowned for their iconic compilations since 2009 and the third release on the UK based label comes from Belgian producer Vhyce and his “The City EP” which brings out the funked up disco sound that’s made him a staple within the underground dance scene and is catapulting him to being one of the leading names within nu-disco.

The EP consists of three original tracks that all come with a retro disco reference and glimmering production work. We at Discobelle can premiere “Now You’re Gone” which is a groovy stomper.

Parisian tag team CLAAP! & SANTANA announce their new EP “Dune” which will be available tomorrow June 16th via Yuksek’s Party Fine label. The EP arrives in perfect time for the summer heat where it’s destined to be a staple.

The label boss himself treats us to an amazing and banging afro funk sounding remix of “Summertime” that’s filled with an irresistible groove and it will definitely turn up the heat even higher.