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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT British import and out musician Bright Light Bright Light (Rod Thomas) just released a new remix album, Life is Hard - The Remixes, which features re-worked tracks from his 2014 release: Life is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM José Padilla: Day One Although Ibiza is world renowned for its nightclubs and the electronic and techno music emerging from this scene, the famous Cafe Del Mar is still going strong as one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Ron Basejam feat. Danielle Moore: ‘We Know How To Work It' Crazy P's producer Ron Basejam and vocalist Danielle Moore collaborate once again on a new release titled ‘We Know How To Work... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT Belgian producer & DJ Stephen Fasano, a.k.a. The Magician, is an artist we've enjoyed since the inception of Occupy The Disco. He originally caught our ear with his brilliant remixes and his long... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Tove Lo: 'Talking Body (Jax Jones Remix)' Swedish electro pop singer Tove Lo says her biggest influences are Robyn, Charlotte Gainsbourg, and Lykke Li, and at this juncture she's poised to be just... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES King So So: 'Disco in the Sky' The disco scene is frequently presented with mysterious producers who prefer to hide behind a moniker and let their music speak for itself. This has been... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT French producer Marc Cerrone needs no introduction and neither does the The Gossip's Beth Ditto. When the latter produced a wild cover of Cerrone's hit track, 'Supernature' alongside The Shoes late last year,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Robert Owens: 'This Time' Even though house music is as well known today as mainstream genres like pop, rock, and R&B, it has not always been so commonplace or well-regarded as it is... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Vanessa Daou: 'Love Is War (Severino & Terry Farley Dub Is War Mix)' Vanessa Daou’s 1996 single 'Two To Tango' became a 90’s club staple after getting a popular rework by New York... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT Today's column starts with a "Throwback Thursday" moment, back to 2013 when we initially shared 'So Good,' by Mayer Hawthorne & Jake One's combined act, Tuxedo. The duo just released their eponymous full... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Róisín Murphy is finally back big time. Last month, the Irish singer teased us with the Paris is Burning-inspired 'Gone Fishing,’ followed by last week’s killer dance track ‘Jealousy’ (which has both a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT Regular readers of this column know that Occupy The Disco was conceived at a Monarchy concert way back in 2011. We convinced our friends to come check out this band that they had... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Brett Johnson Featuring Mikey V: 'Falling' Dallas-based DJ Brett Johnson might be an up-and-comer on the house music scene, but his new track with vocalist Mikey V (Velazquez) sounds as slick as some... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Alixander III feat. Kim E & Gingy: '(She's So) Young' Although the acclaimed house quartet Azari & III is no longer (sad face), one of the masterminds behind the Toronto group is still... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT Scissor Sisters' guitarist Del Marquis (Derek Gruen) has been cultivating his own brand ever since the band took an indefinite hiatus after their 2012 release, Magic Hour. Marquis released Cosmos under the Slow... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Róisín Murphy: 'Gone Fishing' Róisín Murphy is one of those rare artists that can seamlessly float between different styles and yet always sound distinct and still play to her musical strengths. From her... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Hot Chip: 'Huarache Lights' Hot Chip’s sixth studio album is on the way with an expected release scheduled for May, and the first single, 'Huarache Lights,' is already prime material. The song includes... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT My last column delved into the realm of deep house, showcasing the darker elements of house music. Today we take a significant departure and invite you to relax and chill out with some... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Andy Butler is the mastermind behind the rotating disco house act Hercules and Love Affair, and the man behind the group's three full studio albums released between 2008-2014. The group, comprised mostly made... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES Originally conceived by Erol Alkan as an exclusive track for his FabricLive 77 Mix, ‘Sub Conscious’ received a new acid treatment by ones of my favorite producers in 2014, Tin Man, which is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT EDM may have ruled the airwaves in 2013, but 2014 saw a shift to all sorts of house music, both mainstream and otherwise. The resurgence of deep house is a trend Occupy The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM Fiorious: 'Fever' We first introduced you all to electro funk/disco/pop artist Fiorious back in 2012, and his queer disco sensibilities and New York style immediately struck a chord with us. The Bronx-born artist... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2015 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / TAD HAES It gives me great pleasure to look back at my favorite releases of 2014 and realize so many of the disco/house sounds brought from the gay community's past are once again so prominent... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2014 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / RU BHATT It's that time of the year again when we look back and list our favorite tracks of the year. Given the plethora of amazing music on the disco and house scene this year,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2014 at Towleroad
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BY OCCUPY THE DISCO / JOSH APPELBAUM It's that time of the year again for those 'best of 2014' lists, and the three of us will all be sharing our top tracks from this past year over the next 3... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2014 at Towleroad