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Dropping in for this weeks installment of the Discobelle mix is Shreveport, Louisiana based producer, Walter Jones. Mr. Jones has been composing music since the late Seventies and has amassed a solid catalog of work spanning multiple decades and genres. His heavily lauded debut on Westbound Music, “All God’s Children,” cemented his place in modern dance circles and subsequent outings for Permanent Vacation, Supersoul and DFA only went on to expand his audience.

We’re super stoked to present this new mixtape from the man… an impressive, 80 minute foray into deep and groovy sounds, mixed live and offered to you here. Stay up and keep your eyes peeled for his upcoming 12″ ep on the Whiskey Pickle label.

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Folamour has been setting the stereos ablaze here at the Discobelle offices since he burst onto our radar last year with an incredible missive for the new minted, Make Believe Disco. Since then, the French beatsmith has been hard at work with his hands in not one, but two labels; Moonrise Hill Material and For Heaven Use Only. FHUO is a solo operation, helmed by Folamour, nee` Bruno, and here we feature a super jazzy cut from the label’s forthcoming, second release.

A split disc that sees Folamour on the a-side and label mate, Parviz, handle the b-side, the “Alerte A Babylone EP” bears all the hallmarks that have come to be associated with Bruno and his ilk. Chunky drums, bulky synthesizers and deftly manipulated samples all blend together to create some lovely, deep house jams. On “Very First Touch,” live drum loops and crowd noises are greeted by ethereal pads while Rhodes riffs and squawking trumpets filter in and our of this uptempo groove.

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Italian duo, DJ Rocca & N2B drop in for UK edit label, To Rack & Ruin, with a quad-tracker of scalpel works. Here, we premiere “Mister Cheryl,” a boogie-laced, house stomper that features chunky loops and lovely, vocal chants. Things kick off subdued and hypnotic before opening up to full riffs of the sample source. Horn stabs, janglely guitars and syrupy grooves greet us next before launching into an energetic barrage of chopped vocals and robotic drum programming. This track deftly walks the line between boogie banger and peak time house tackle… a feat that is rarely achieved and unique when executed as such.

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Ah, yes….always an exciting moment when Razor-N-Tape promo’s land in your inbox! This latest from MFR Collective, an anonymous, super duo of legendary producers comes correct with some lovely business and we instantly jumped at the A-side, “Your Love Is Saved.” Rock-steady rhythms and percussion riffs greet you at the onset, joined shortly by a groove laden bass line and dub flourishes. Over the next seven minute, a gospel tinged, dance floor work out unfolds punctuated with drum breaks and organ solos.

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Danny Worrall, aka 80’s Child, head honcho at the renowned, Masterworks Music, drops in for the latest in our exclusive mix series with vol. 147. Having positioned himself on one of the upper most echelons of the global, disco edit scene over the last several years, it was only natural for the formation of his own label to occur. Under the Masterworks banner, Mr. Worrall has hosted the likes of Dr. Packer, Pontchartrain, Closed Paradise, Ziggy Phunk and many more.

Expect heavy doses of funk, soul, disco and deep vibes throughout this hour long mix… DIG IT!

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Straight out the gate comes upstart, D.C. imprint, Better Listen Records. Founded by local DJ/promoter/blogger, Martin Miguel Fernandez, the wee label puts it’s best foot forward with an inaugural release from City Fly cohort, The Last Trip To Gandahar and his “Echoes Of Paradise EP.” Here, we take the A1 for an exclusive premiere in “Bartz Groove,” a jazzy, piano driven cut that blends saxophone loops and vocal refrains to a lovely result.

Hypnotic vibes abound on all four of the EP cuts which should be available for preview coming soon. From what we’ve learned of the label, 2017 has some big things in store and we’re super excited to watch this imprint grow into one of our new favorites. Follow them below of future release dates, guest mixes and more.

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Deep and sensuous vibes abound on this fresh premiere from Mancunican producer and Secret Reels cohort, Loz Goddard. The man just dropped his forthcoming “Sunset Vista EP” for Quintessentials on us to cherry-pick a premiere track and we couldn’t resist the loveliness of “Flavour.” Give us a funky bassline and Rhodes piano and we’re in heaven…obviously, this tune features both prominently along side some soulful, Gladys Knight-tinged vocals and a shuffling, low-slung rhythm.

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Dicky Trisco, the inimitable, globe-trotting disco-jock and head honcho (alongside the legendary Pete Herbert) at such luminous labels as Disco Deviance, Secret Squirrel, Special Edition, and File Under Disco is on deck for our latest installment of the Discobelle Mix. His insatiable touring schedule and world class productions have made him a legend in his own right and we’re grateful that he was able to squeeze us into his busy calendar.

The boogie is thick on this one as Mr. Trisco laces us with almost 2 hours of pure, funk power. Dig in and let the man provide a soundtrack that is sure to carry you through your hump-day and all the way into the weekend.

 

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