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Italian-born but now London-based producer/musician/songwriter Soul Island released his first album single “Ocean” on October 5th, the single track is taken from his upcoming debut LP “Shards” (due to be released on December 7th via Loyal To Your Dreams).

“Ocean” is a shimmering synth pop track that handles intricate melodies, a vast atmosphere of ambient sounds and lush vocals. We’re glad to premiere the David Chambriard directed video for the single.

“It’s a track about true and false hope, spiritual and together very concrete. It’s a call to caring about the earth. I now realize I programmed the synth ARP as water movement with filter sweeps mimicking the tide, or that’s how I like to see it.”

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”.

New Zealand artist So Below has beein hailed as the queen of goth pop and has been poised to be one of the artists to watch in 2017. She has already received support from outlets such as i-D, Neon Gold and HillyDilly etc. and she’s racked up streams on Spotify since being part of the New Music Friday playlist.

Her dark electro pop offering “Hard” receives a remix done by 80’s electro-pop master Memoryy (who also happens to be the composer of the music on the “Chelsea Handler” show on Netflix). Memoryy transforms the vibe from the original version of the track to a more infectious and danceable, synthfilled groove.

Synth pop London quartet Clock Opera are unveiling their second album “Venn” (via League of Imaginary Nations and !K7) on February 10th, as a prelude for the album release they’re offering up the single track “Whippoorwill” and we here at Discobelle can premiere the funky and strutting, soulful sounding dance pop remix from UK trio NZCA/Lines. It’s available as free download in exchange for signing up to the Clock Opera mailing list.

PS: They’re heading out on a European tour to support the album, check them out via the dates listed after the jump.

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Tomorrow Thursday May 12th sadly marks the release of the last ever single from Swedish italodisco queen Sally Shapiro, “If You Ever Wanna Change Your Mind” is released via London based Fika Recordings and contains the original version of the track along with an acoustic cover of David Guettas “Dangerous”.

We here at Discobelle are proud to present the premiere of the somewhat harder hitting and more dance friendly remix from French synthwave producer Tommy ’86.