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Tag Archives: Disco

Material – Secret Life


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? 80s punky jam art rock Thoughts Interesting and full of energy, slightly abrasive at times which gives it a nice edge. Sounds like a number of things from the era but manages to carve a distinct sound. Little in the way of structure, seems a whole bunch of […]

Deetron – DJ-Kicks


★★★☆☆ = Good! What’s it sound like? Energetic house mix Thoughts A dynamic mix that builds in intensity. This is decidedly modern house but incorporates a number of styles and takes large influence from 90s golden age. The later half isn’t quite as good, track selection trades sexy for energy that I don’t particularly like. […]

Roy Ayers – Virgin Ubiquity (Unreleased Recordings 1976-1981)


★★☆☆☆ = Eh, fine What’s it sound like? Roy Ayers signature funk jazz constructed with pop/r&b vocalists. Thoughts I’m not intimately familiar with his catalog but this veers to the lighter side as an r&b album. I found the singers lacking in personality but roys funk is in full effect. I like the instrumental tracks […]

Patrice Rushen – Now


★★★★☆ = Quality release and suggested listening What’s it sound like? 80’s Low-key funk / r&b. Thoughts Show’s it’s age at times but this is top notch songwriting, has a chill purple-one vibe to the tracks at time. This is the first album I listened to of hers but the songs are generally sparse: synth, […]

Patrice Rushen – Straight From The Heart


⭐⭐ What’s it sound like? 80’s R&B Thoughts Some good tracks, forget me not is the standout here, but the album is showing its age. More Info: Listen! Spotify: Youtube:

Greeen Linez – Izu King Street


⭐⭐⭐ Vaporwave inspired electro with a constant ‘house’ bump. This is probably their best and most accessible album so far. More Info: Listen! Spotify: Youtube: #VALUE!