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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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Dax On Sax: My Vision (Discopolis Recordings) @bluesandsoul.com

Dax On Sax: My Vision (Discopolis Recordings)

It's not very often a Sax player in the field of contemporary dance music release an album so we were delighted, to say the least, to hear the debut offering from saxophonist Dax On Sax...

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Sam Skilz ft. Grace Ashaye:

Sam Skilz ft. Grace Ashaye: Stay Together (GaGa Records)

Every so often a track comes along ripe to give the dance floor a massive hug...this is one of them! Luxembourg's hugely versatile producer Sam Skilz reveals his gorgeous new single, Stay Together...

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Sandy Turnbull Night Talk Series One: Tonight (Inc. Future Wildstyle  Christian B Remixes) Galleria

Sandy Turnbull Night Talk Series One: Tonight (Inc. Future Wildstyle Christian B Remixes) Galleria

"Tonight" sees Sandy join forces once again with vocalist Mr. Bailey (known for his work with Toddla T), who delivers a super uplifting soulfulful vocal over Sandy's peek time House bomb...

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