Sweden’s resident disco master Oliver Nelson (pictured) tries his hand at Stephen Bruner’s, aka Thundercat’s, Them Changes to deliver an edit that takes the original’s sex appeal to slick new heights. Bringing the circulating layers of Bruner’s enigmatic bass guitar riffs to the forefront, Nelson somehow makes the already funky track [...]
Thundercat - Them Changes (Oliver Nelson Treatment) [Free Download]
Mondays suck. Disco Diaries doesn’t. Get your groove on with this week’s selection of nu disco heavyweights and budding newcomers alike! Rationale – Fast Lane When your first-ever release racks up over 200K plays in one week, hits number one on Hype Machine, and Bastille personally compliments your vocals (0:31), it’s safe to assume that [...]
Tep No - Please Me [Tep No]
Our beloved Disco Diaries series has reached its one-year anniversary, and we can’t help but feel nostalgic as we look back at all of the brilliant tracks covered during the past year. With a strong resurgence of the funky, soulful, and groovy sounds that most of our parents grew up on, it’s been a great year for the genre of nu disco, [...]
Fred Falke’s Pick: Maroon 5 - Coming Back For You [Interscope]
Durante's Pick: Sage Caswell - Luv [Archie Pelago]
If you are even remotely familiar with the wonderful world of nu disco, you must know the name Oliver Nelson. As a masterful creator of an endless array of high-quality, groove-time tunes, the Swedish producer is easily one of the leading pioneers and top household names of the genre. Hence, it seemed only natural that we ask Oliver [...]
Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover [Warner]
Jamiroquai - You Give Me Something [Sony]
Oliver Nelson knows how to navigate his way through indie music tracks to create a perfectly mixed piece of production. This holds true for his latest remix, a take on Forgive & Forget, the brand new single from British rock battalion The Kooks (pictured). Nelson rewires Forgive & Forget from a raucous indie rock anthem into a [...]
For proof of up-and-coming Swedish producer Oliver Nelson’s disco mastery, look no further than his latest release–an explosively groovy remix of Ella Henderson’s Ghost. Though he keeps former The X Factor singer Henderson’s superb vocals completely intact, Oliver Nelson transforms nearly every other aspect of the track in his spin. He [...]