The new edition moves from New York classics by Liquid Liquid and Bill Laswell's Material to early Detroit machine music, Belgian New Beat and a healthy dose of UK originals from Pigbag, Quando Quango and more on seminal labels like Y and Factory. Watch out too for rare gems from unexpected sources including Sisters Of Mercy side project The Sisterhood, '70s prog collective Isotope and free jazz legend Ornette Coleman.DISCO NOT DISCO is packaged in a deluxe digipak with full booklet featuring sleeve notes by Bill Brewster, author of 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life', extensive track by track notes and rare photos.
The founding member of THE POINTER SISTERS, BONNIE POINTER began her performing career in San Francisco nightclubs in 1969. Soon joined by youngest sister June then by elder sisters Ruth and Anita, The Pointer Sisters released a string of hits on Blue Thumb, trailblazing from genre to genre, including funk and jazz, and won their first Grammy award for the country song FAIRYTALE, written by Anita and Bonnie, which would be recorded by ELVIS PRESLEY two years before his death.
The Brooklyn Dreams classic 1979 eponymous album finally makes it to CD for the first time anywhere in the world! The album is highly regarded amongst disco fans. The album was was a huge cult disco hit on it's original release on Casablanca Records. Singles include Make It Last, Street Man as well as the top ten Pop hit duet with the Queen of Disco Donna Summer, Heaven Knows. This newly remastered edition features extensive liner notes and two bonus remixes including the unreleased 12" Disco mix of Donna Summer's Heaven Knows. This long sought-after CD re-master is a must for all Seventies Pop, Soul and Disco fans.
Think of it as smoothness for a tense world. Glorious, even shameless, musicianship from before computers replaced real players in the studio. Another amazing collection of songs by the most talented back-room gals and guys. DJ Supermarkt’s mission remains the same: to excavate some of the finest lost songs from the recording business’s imperial phase. From groovesome to mellow, sinful to spiritually yearning, all of these tunes deserve a second chance at the limelight.