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Play It Like Papa (15 Years of Papa Records 2002 - 2017):  Various (Papa Records)

Play It Like Papa (15 Years of Papa Records 2002 - 2017) [Papa Records]

In contemporary clubland 15 years is quite some innings, and Papa’s consistently polished output explains much of that longevity. The major moments are all represented...

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Purple Disco Machine: Soulmatic (Sweat It Out)

Purple Disco Machine: Soulmatic (Sweat It Out)

On Soulmatic, Dresden DJ-producer Tino Piontek straddles vintage disco and modern dance with deep authenticity and pop panache in equal, stirring measure...

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Ronnie Size: New Forms (20th Anniversary Edition)

Roni Size & Reprazent: New Forms (Deluxe Reissue) [UMC]

We’re now 20 years on from his debut...connects contemporary audiences to a truly formative moment in drum & bass (and electronic music) history in all the right ways...

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Patrick Topping: Be Sharp Say Nowt (Hot Creations)

Patrick Topping: Be Sharp Say Nowt (Hot Creations)

The titular opener’s arrestingly crisp fusion of muscular kick-drum house and sizzling gospel vocal (courtesy of the ‘on heavenly fire’ LaShun Pace) says everything about its creator...

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RITON, MNEK, HOUSE GOSPEL CHOIR: DEEPER (Ministry Of Sound)

Riton, MNEK, House Gospel Choir: Deeper (Ministry of Sound)

Hit-making DJ-producer (hits including Rinse & Repeat) plus super-slick vocalist (think Gorgon City’s "Ready For Your Love" and Zara Larsson collabo "Never Forget You")...

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Jessie Ware: Alone (Toddla T Remix)

Jessie Ware: Alone (Toddla T Remix) [Universal-Island Records]

Homegrown singer-songwriter Ware has complimented her excellent third album "Glasshouse" – a perfectly-poised balance of intimacy and power – with some killer remixed singles...

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John Luongo

John Luongo Disco Mixes: Can You Feel The Force?

The beat goes on with the U.K. Pitting against the U.SA. British disco pioneers steal the show with a mighty remix of 'Can You Feel The Force'- oh those golden years will all come flooding back with this type of dancefloor dynamite!

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Crowd Company

Crowd Company: Stone & Sky

Bandleader, singer and top guitarist Rob Fleming has assembled some red hot tuneage for this his band's sophomore stunner...

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Nicole Willis

Nicole Willis & UMO Jazz Orchestra: My Name Is Nicole Willis

It's been a while since we last heard of her but rest assured, Finnish based Nicole Willis is back in style, "My Name Is Nicole Willis" gets down to business from the off with a smorgasbord of styles and moods...

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Brandon Allen: The Gene Ammons Project

Brandon Allen: The Gene Ammons Project

There never was another tenor player quite like Gene Ammons, often overlooked by the likes of Dexter Gordon and Sonny Stitt but tenor man Brandon Allen, who is unequivocally at the top of his game, aims to redress the balance with this fine homage.

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