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Single of the Day: Miroslav Vitous – New York City

Single of the Day: Miroslav Vitous – New York City

November 15, 2010 3:15 pm / muzak / No comments

After a weeklong sojourn to the Big Apple, we decided that we need something to keep the holiday memories burning bright and to ease ourselves back into the groove of things, sigh. So to cheer ourselves up, here’s a classic NYC groove from former Weather Report member Miroslav Vitous. Released [...]

 
Single of the Day: Material – Ciguri

Single of the Day: Material – Ciguri

August 26, 2010 9:50 am / muzak / 2 comments

Taking their cue from Antonin Artuad and his studies of ancient Mexico solar culture, Material’s Ciguri is a dark and warped piece of ‘punk-funk’ disco. Released on Red Records in 1981, this special disco mix 12” combines one wicked bassline from one of the stalwarts of the New York ‘Downtown’ [...]

 
Downtown Week: Top Ten Blanks -The Best of Bob Blank

Downtown Week: Top Ten Blanks -The Best of Bob Blank

February 17, 2010 1:47 pm / muzak / 2 comments

It’s impossible not to mention Bob Blank when one discusses the music of New York during the seventies and eighties. A true maverick producer, Blank was the man who harnessed the creative energy of the City and channelled it through his famous Blank Tapes Studios. Having worked with an whole [...]

 
The Ivan Drago School of Excellence: ZE Records Special

The Ivan Drago School of Excellence: ZE Records Special

July 29, 2009 3:25 pm / muzak / 3 comments

THE IVAN DRAGO SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE: ZE RECORDS SPECIAL!!! Hello and welcome to the first ever edition of THE IVAN DRAGO SCHOOL OF EXCELLENCE!!! Before we look at the first inductee, you may be wondering who the hell is this Ivan Drago and what does it all mean?   Basically, [...]

 
Single of the Day – T.W Funkmasters – Love Money (1981 remix)

Single of the Day – T.W Funkmasters – Love Money (1981 remix)

June 23, 2009 8:09 pm / muzak / 2 comments

  Coming out of the early-’80s Britfunk movement, London’s Funkmasters may seem an unlikely source for a New York disco classic. Though this record did not do well in good ol’ Blighty when released. ‘Love Money’ was a firm favourite with Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage.  Levan even used [...]

 
Single of the Day – Cat Stevens – Was Dog A Doughnut

Single of the Day – Cat Stevens – Was Dog A Doughnut

June 16, 2009 1:57 pm / muzak / 2 comments

Cat Stevens In A Weird-Disco-Record Shocker Alert!! By the late seventies, Cat Stevens managed to annoy the majority of his fanbase by going through a crazy ‘electronic/disco’ phase.  As most established stars experimented with the ‘new disco craze’ (Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart, Kiss, etc etc), today’s SOTD is Cat Stevens’ wonderful [...]

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