Whether you’re on winter break or not, Disco Diaries is here to get your holiday started off on a cheerful note. As our gift to you, most of this week’s tunes are free downloads as well. Happy Holidays, fellow groovers!
Ben Macklin & Nude Disco – Jealous
When it comes to disco meets house jams, Ben Macklin is surely one of the best hidden treasures. Together with Nude Disco, the British producer has managed to take cuts of Brandy and Monica’s famous 1998 hit That Boy Is Mine and incorporate an ultra catchy beat, adding old school R&B to his list of conquered sounds. Grab the free download here.
Zoot Woman – The Stars Are Bright (Knight One Remix) [Embassy One]
2014 was quite the year for Dutch producer Knight One, with his Swords Cry EP out at the top of the year and a handful of mesmerizing disco-infused remixes throughout. The latest is this very pleasant edit of The Stars Are Bright by Zoot Woman–purchase the full remix EP here.
Sailors – Carnival
Looking for a mid-winter mental vacation? Well, Carnival is just what the doctor ordered. With a satisfying blend of tropical, indie, and nu disco sounds, the Mexico-based duo–who also happen to be brothers–show a very promising trajectory for the new year. Catch your free download here.
Rick Astley – Never Gonna Give You Up (Rémi Caumont Remix)
In the wonderful world of pure nu disco, Rémi Caumont is definitely on the rise. The young French producer boasts several stellar releases this past year, and this modern remix of Rick Astley’s 1987 Never Gonna Give You Up is the latest. Free download available here.
Dear David – I Don’t Care
With captivating guitar chords intertwined with unique synths, Dear David’s I Don’t Care definitely puts the Swedish producer on the map. You can get the free download here.
MIX OF THE WEEK – Solé Fixtape Vol. 30: Indian Summer
Shortly after unleashing the wildly hypnotic Loveweights a couple weeks ago, Aussie duo Indian Summer gave fans yet another treat with thier Solé Fixtape, filled with tunes similar to their own. Check out the tracklist below, press play, and enjoy!
1. Wayward ‘Belize’
2. Indian Summer ‘Loveweights’ (Plastic Plates Remix)
3. Stevie Wonder ‘Do I Do’ (U-Tern Edit)
4. Kraak & Smaak ‘Back Again’ ft. John Turrell (Hot Toddy Remix)
5. Klaves ‘Oh No’
6. Indian Summer ‘No Use’
7. Durante ‘Slow Burn’
8. Sammy Bananas ‘Money Time’ ft. Antony & Cleopatra (Dub Mix)
9. Indian Summer ‘Foreign Formula’ (Cosmo’s Midnight Remix)
10. Just Kiddin ‘Thinking About It’ (Crom & Thanh Remix)
11. Motez ‘Own Up’ (POOLCLVB Remix)
12. Indian Summer ‘Shiner’ (Mike Metro Remix)
13. Rook Milo ‘Bleached’
14. Little Dragon ‘Paris’ (TEED’s Holiday Edit)
15. TCTS ‘Games’ (Josh Butler Remix)
16. Henry Krinkle ‘Stay’ (Justin Martin Remix)