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FSQ is a New York outfit headed up by Discobelle family member Chuck Fishman together with Grammy-nominated GKoop, Morgan Wiley, Chas Bronz, and One Era. FSQ have a slew of amazing releases under their belt and they’ve shared the stage with funk legends such as George Clinton, Parliament-Funkadelic!

We here at Discobelle are extremely proud to be able to offer up the exclusive premiere of FSQ’s epic 10 minutes long rework of the Ozgood and Sa’d The Hourchild Ali single track “No Couture” (drops tomorrow January 17th via Soul Clap Records and which also features close friend/collaborator, the supertalented Jamaica-based producer/artist David Marston).

The rework pits a tight, strutting disco rhythm against ethereal sounding guitar chords that intertwine with Sa’d Ali’s booming house music vocal sermons and a stomping bassline. The track is the perfect companion on a cold, dark January weekend and will immediately lift your spirits.

Discobelle premiere in the house!

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”!

Another Discobelle premiere, this time the awesome NYC outfit known as FSQ (stands for Funk Style Quality, check their Discobelle mix here) delivers a Caribbean disco tinged remix and breathes new life with the aid of a warm, late night disco atmosphere and funked up horns to the track “Giving Up On You” from Jamaican artist David Marston.

The remix is part of the remix package to last years much lauded “Kindness of Bearer” EP (released on Soul Clap Records) which captured the laidback atmosphere of David Marstons island home.

Australian producer Inkswel is as most of you already know a major production talent across 80’s boogie funk, early hip hop, soul, disco, house, smashing edits and more.

He offered our friends in NYC funk outfit FSQ an opportunity to do a remix for his next remix EP single. The track “Together” is taken from his latest album “Unity 4 Utopia” (which was recently released on https://soundcloud.com/bbemusic“>BBE Music) and features the amazing jazz/funk/soul vocalist Colonel Red on lead vocals. The remix EP drops June 3rd.

The FSQ remix was recorded in Greenpoint, Brooklyn in early April 2016 at the studios of Soul Clap Records artist Midnight Magic in a collaboration together with label mate and Jamaican native David Marston.

The track is transformed in a typical FSQ Caribbean Disco style, “a la Sly and Robbie” with a warm, funked up feel, a tasty guitar skank and some sweet reggae piano – making this something we’ll blast at all our upcoming outdoor parties and you should too.

We’re super excited to present this weeks Discobelle exclusive mix, especially since it’s coming from longtime friends of ours – namely FSQ who in order for us to survive winter brings us a mix that’s filled to the bring with sunshine and funk.

“A selection of sunny jams from FSQ (Funk Style Quality) to keep the light and warmth going in the middle of the winter. We added some FSQ track exclusives like “SMDH” and “Vibe Out” which will be on our upcoming album this year, with versions here remixed by LA’s Color Vision and NYC’s Dopeshoes respectively.

We also feature some of our FSQ members who turn in their own solo works, like Chas Bronz (“Renegades of the New Age Funk”), Sa’d Ali (who’s group, AtomicHeadz delivers a new remix from Thugfucker), and GKoop (who produced most of the new Funkadelic album and offers an unreleased track from it).

In our mix for Discobelle, we like to flaunt our diversity in styles, and go from 80’s smoothed out jams (Style Council, Curiosity Killed The Cat, Thomas Dolby) and head into deep boogie funk cuts (Jimmy Bo Horne, Tara, Cutty), then jump into really new entries from Vanilla Ace, Brother In Arms, Luca C and Brigante, Breach and many others. Some tracks are so hot and new we can’t reveal the names yet.

We also like everything coming from Latin America right now so we added some flavor from our favorites, Future Feelings (Mexico) and Schoolbell (Brazil).

Produced by FSQ with special co-production by Soul Clap Records label mate David Marston.”

About a year ago US indie/dance/electronica one man band Robert DeLong released the album “Global Concepts” and we here at Discobelle premiered the Them Jeans remix of the title track.

Our friends in FSQ got hold of the stems to the Robert DeLong track “Happy” and have patiently been waiting on clearance for their remix. Well, that day has arrived and we now get to hear a fabolous, summery 80’s new wave/disco remix that should have you strutting away into the sunset.

The fabulously named outfit FSQ (Funk Style Quality) just released their excellent debut EP “Zulu Congo Call” on the mighty Soul Clap Records. The EP comes equipped with a veritable armada of discofunk. Today we here at Discobelle can offer up this exclusive download of the not featured on the EP remix from super talented producer Vanilla Ace. You might have a heard a very early version of this remix on his Discobelle mix back in August.

The London based producer gets down and dirty with this sinister, partystarting 7 minute remix that combines the bass, guitars, horns, and synths of the original version into a seriously funked up frenzy that will have any crowd shake like there’s no tomorrow.