Russian producer Vita La Jess has a simple message on his Soundcloud profile: "making beautiful music for you". There's certainly plenty of beauty to be found on this sumptuous four-tracker of MPC style cut-ups of little known instrumental soul and soaring disco jams. For dancefloor plays, look no further than the bright-eyed sweetness and bumpin' hip-hop beats of "Is It Because I'm White", or the Love Unlimited Orchestra-meets-DJ Cam gorgeousness of "Never Ever". There's plenty of unfussy joy to be found elsewhere, though, with the folksy, semi-acoustic "Back2Back" particularly impressing. That said, the confirmed head-nodder "Paris" is pretty tasty, too.
Greece-born, Paris-raised, Bremen-based DJ/producer KS French has previously impressed with his tasty reworks of classic disco and electrofunk jams. Here he delivers four more tried-and-tested edits for Diggin' Deeper. These range from the familiar (a loopy, filter-heavy take on "You Used To Hold Me So Tight", which sounds like the sort of thing House of Disco would release), to the little known (the similarly filter-heavy '80s soul bump of "Lovers"). Here, though, he's at his best when hitting the more straight up disco flavours hard, as the bass-heavy disco-funk bump of "Make Your Body Groove" and hands-in-the-air anthem "Wear It Out" more than prove.