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Swiss label À table presents their second release (drops on June 12th) and it comes from fellow countrymen in Psycho Weazel, and they’ve created a track on which drums were created solely through the mythical Korg MS-10 synthesizer.

We here at Discobelle are glad to be able to share the exclusive premiere of the remix of “Melodrama” from NYC producer turned Berliner Curses. His remix sounds like it’s taken inspiration from the likes of Cerrone, Vangelis or, Moroder, it’s an 8+ minute long fast-paced stomper with epic italo disco breaks that have been run through a post-punk filter.

Parisian powerhouse Teki Latex with THE essential summer mix.

“With this summer mix I tried to bring back memories of amusement parks on the French riviera. The rush of experiencing your first summer love, thinking that everything is possible as you and your friends ride bumper cars into the night.

This mix is the spiritual successor to 2017’s Marina Baie des Anges
Influenced by many things such as playing dark disco temple La Dame Noir in Marseille, playing that infamous Jacquemus aftershow in the middle of the lavender fields in the south of France, my recent back to back with La Mverte on Rinse France, and most importantly finding out about Big Time Tommie and DJ Vinnie Dice’s latin freestyle-fueled instagram antics and reflecting on Hi-NRG and Freestyle’s common origins in Italo (you know the kind of musical connections I constantly obsess over).
Hope you dig!”

Italo disco still has a place on dancefloors – just as Dutch duo Kraver. The act has had a long and sparing run of high quality releases keeping the genre ticking, but finally break their silence this motnh with ‘Moorea.’ The track sits somewhere between a retro video game soundtrack and a melodically charged ode to the genre, marking a surprise return from Kraver and a sound that refuses to admit defeat.

On April 14th legendary Swiss electronic duo In Flagranti present their pre-internet-record-buying-phoneline-concept-album-come-mixtape “Sprezzatura” which will be released via Codek Records.

“Back in the early 80s when I lived in Switzerland, I use to travel to Italy a lot for clubs and record shopping. In Rimini there was a great store called Disco Piu. They had this service where if you were out of town or from another country, you could sign-up and get a cassette of all the new releases in the post every week. Each new track was recorded for about a minute and there was a voice counting – so you could write down the tracks you liked – then phone or fax the track numbers and the date of the cassette, they’d send you the records and you’d pay on delivery, which was amazing”, says In Flagranti’s Sasa Crnobrnja on ‘Sprezzatura’s inspiration, concept and format. He further explains, “So this album will be available as a mix on cassette with each track playing for a minute or two. You’re basically listening to it like a mixtape and in the same manner as the tapes from Disco Piu. You’ll be able to choose your favourite tracks from ‘Sprezzatura’ and buy the full versions as downloads.”

We here at Discobelle can premiere the superb and hypnotic disco stomper “My Sordid Little Affair”.