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French label Moveltraxx are back with the 6th edition of their “Da Movelt Posse” compilations, the compilation is about a melting pot of the best in club music tunes from a large list of the label friends, special guests and extended family such as DJ Tameil, Big Dope P, DJ Earl Feadz, MikeQ, The Eternals, Moony, Jayhood, DJ Tim Dolla, Kozee, EQ Why, Dudley Slang, BF Hoodrich, Mighty Mark & TT The Artist, K Rizz, DJ Fresh, J Heat and DJ Joker.

Early support comes from big players such as Buraka Som Sistema, Nightwave, Treasure Fingers, Crookers, Brenmar, Willy Joy, Ben Mono, Lucid, Wildlife, Flore, Don Rimini, Niki Belucci, Hickup, Rob Threezy and lots more.

We at Discobelle are proud to premiere a free download of the huge techno track “Phantom” from producer Dudley Slang.

Check out snippets of all the tracks from the compilation below.


“Wanna Party” is the first single from the Future Brown project which consists of some of the most interesting producers/dj’s to emerge from the US as of late – Fatima Al Qadiri, Nguzunguzu along with J-Cush of Lit City Trax.

“Wanna Party” happens to be one of the best tracks we’ve heard in a minute, straight up fire. A collaboration with Jersey vogue/ballroom champ MikeQ and on it the quartet take on a clattering bass and an atmospheric vibe underlined by a synthline that soars through the background, Chicago rapper Tink gets in and basically raps about a night out and getting fucked up.

“When Madonna came out with her hit “Vogue” you knew it was over. She had taken a very specifically queer, transgendered, Latino and African-American phenomenon and totally erased that context with her lyrics, “It makes no difference if you’re black or white, if you’re a boy or a girl.” Madonna was taking in tons of money, while the Queen who actually taught her how to vogue sat before me in the club, strung out, depressed and broke.”

- DJ Sprinkles, on his inspiration for the track Ball’r “(Madonna-Free Zone)”

Madonna’s recent performance at the Super Bowl sparked a lot of debate about her ‘involvement’ in vogue music – as a popstar who brought a certain level of mainstream recognition to voguing in 1990, there are still a varying opinions about whether her participation was more of a contribution or appropriation.

Now it’s 2012. Twelve years later. Vogue music is undergoing somewhat of a resurgence, thanks in no small part to the Qween Beat soundcrew, made up of thirteen members including Producers, Dancers / Instructors, Video/ Graphic Artist, Commentators, MCs, Vocalists, & A DJ. One of these members is MikeQ, maybe you know him for his latest Fade To Mind EP, or maybe from a stream of consciousness pop culture thoughts on his twitter page.

But, while it’s interesting to note the way the track is credited, (MikeQ FEATURING Madonna), I’m not quite sure what this re-edit of vogue is saying politically. Maybe it’s better to just listen to it for its spine crackling stabs and cymbal crashes and follow Qween Beat on facebook and twitter or face the risk of MikeQ. As he puts it:


Finally, bell hooks’ cultural criticism of Madonna is seriously on point. Also grab a B.Ames and MikeQ remix below too!

MikeQ ft. Madonna – Vogue 2012 (mediafire)