Home  Artists  

Fingerman

   
Alan Mooney - "Every Time" - (6:33) 113 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Fingerman - "Knockin" (Soulful Beatdown) - (8:53) 108 BPM
   
Bachteen - "Coffy Is The Color" - (5:24) 120 BPM
   
Jski - "Can You Get Down" (Universe City Super Tribute) - (9:33) 123 BPM
Review: We Mean Disco's All Star Nuggets series of re-edit and rework comps have proved something of a hit in recent times. There's a third installment coming soon, and ahead of that the Austrian imprint has put together a four-track taster EP. There's much to enjoy, from the rush-inducing Balearic sweetness of Fingerman's "Knockin' (Soulful Beatdown)" - all head-nodding bottom end and enveloping soul melodies - and delay-laden disco-soul shuffle of Alan Mooney's "Every Time", to the loopy heaviness and celebratory vibraphone solos of Bachteen's "Coffy is the Colour". Best of all, though, is the 10-minute disco-funk wig-out that is JSki's "Can You Get Down (Universe City Super Tribute)", which makes great use of the source material's hustling groove and bustling breaks.
WMD 018
15 May 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Everybody Loves A Good Thing (Chewy Rubs & Fingerman edit) - (9:08) 120 BPM
   
Power (Chewy Rubs & Fingerman edit) - (8:39) 116 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Hit On You (Chewy Rubs & Fingerman edit) - (8:36) 117 BPM
   
Take You Home (Chewy Rubs & Fingerman edit) - (8:10) 120 BPM
Review: Everybody loves a good collaboration and Chewy Rubs is happy to oblige, hooking up here with fellow acclaimed producer, Fingerman. We get four meetings of minds here, covering feelgood piano stomps ("Everybody Loves A Good Thing"), strings 'n' guitar jams ("Power"), cool and sparse low-slung bass workouts ("Hit On You") and discofied electro-funk ("Take You Home"). More please!
CR 007
09 Dec 13
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Disco Quavers - (6:12) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Theory Funker - (6:31) 118 BPM
   
Maintain The Groove - (7:36) 118 BPM
   
Maintain The Acid - (6:06) 118 BPM
Review: For those who didn't live through the '90s, it was once the done thing to refer to ravers by their rhyming slang title: "Quavers". Therefore this collaborative EP from Chewy Rubs and Fingerman is aimed fairly and squarely at disco ravers. The title track brilliantly sets the tone, peppering a low-slung disco-house groove with intergalactic electronics, echoing spoken word samples and delay-laden string stabs. "Theory Funker" is a lesson in disco-tech heaviness - all swirling samples and acid-fired electronics - while "Maintain the Groove" is a lolloping dance into hazy dub disco territory. The most "disco-rave" cut of all, though, is closer "Maintain The Acid", a mind-altering re-make of the above cut smothered in psychedelic TB-303 acid lines and echoing disco samples.
BAN 014
26 Jul 19
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Evil Smarty - "4 Love" - (7:25) 117 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Fingerman - "Boogie Change Up" - (7:26) 114 BPM
   
P Sol - "Let It Go" - (5:53) 120 BPM
Review: New York City's Wall Of Fame was established in August of 2014 by P-SOL. They really live up to their name on their new various artists release, which features an all star cast if we've ever seen it! Starting off with Aussie legend Dr. Packer who serves up some instant funk (see what we did right there?) on his truly burning "Instant Groove" while Guildford's Evil Smarty serves up a new rendition of a certain Ms. Vega classic on "4 Love". Elsewhere, Brighton's Fingerman gets down with a deep disco joint for lovers in the form of "Boogie Change Up" and finally the label boss himself - the always reliable Patrick Sullivan aka P SOL gets down with some hazy '70s rock swagger on "Let It Go". This follows up some great releases by UK's Andy Buchan and Napoleon, Munich's Alkalino and Javi Frias. For those of you that are chasing some 'respectful edits' look no further!
WOFL 002
23 Oct 17
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Feel The Beat - (6:22) 128 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Game Over - (6:23) 128 BPM
BMWX 016
24 Mar 10
Electro House
 Buy
from $1.05
   
Hey Yo! - (7:22) 101 BPM
   
Button Pusher (main version) - (8:49) 110 BPM
   
Spunky Funk - (7:55) 115 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Way U Move - (8:16) 114 BPM
   
Button Pusher (Situation remix) - (5:07) 102 BPM
   
Button Pusher (James Rod Hipnotick remix) - (6:50) 110 BPM
Review: Brighton based nu-disco imprint pays tribute to old school essentials on their latest release by label boss Greg Holmes aka Fingerman and it totally kicks butt! First track "Hey Yo!" hears the drummer get wicked on this James Brown sampling, soul funk hoe down. On the title track it's a true disco classic from wayback that's sampled, but we're not giving it away;
keep digging! There's more of the same on "Way U Move" but it's the two remixes of the title track which are the real shiners on here. The "Situation Remix" is a slowed down tool version with lovely Rhodes piano, while the "James Rod Hypnotick Remix" is more on the energetic tip with funk bassline and killer synth lead to boot!
HOTDIGIT 015
14 Sep 15
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Button Pusher (Dr Packer remix) - (6:48) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Button Pusher (LTJ remix) - (7:44) 108 BPM
   
Button Pusher (Martin Hayes remix) - (5:31) 116 BPM
   
Mainliner (Bonus Tool) - (7:37) 118 BPM
Review: "Button Pusher", Gregg 'Fingerman' Holmes' hot-to-trot 2015 disco edit, remains one of Hot Digits' best-selling tracks. It makes perfect sense, then, that Holmes has decided to get it remixed. Aussie maestro Dr Packer steps up first, filtering out the swirling strings and adding wavering TB-303 lines on a superb disco-acid interpretation. Predictably, Italian slo-mo don LTJ takes the opposite approach, dipping the tempo and wisely sticking closer to Holmes' sumptuous source material. The final version comes from deep house sort Martin Hayes, who turns "Button Pusher" into a stomping chunk of filter-heavy disco-house energy. As if that wasn't enough to get you to part with your hard earned cash, Holmes has also included another disco-house smasher in the shape of "Mainliner (Bonus Tool)".
HOTDIGIT 026
24 Oct 16
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Fat Like U Know (Fingerman's Disco Beatdown) - (8:29) 103 BPM
   
Start Tha Groove Thang (Fingerman's Disco Beatdown) - (7:34) 111 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Get Enuff (Fingerman's Disco Beatdown) - (8:00) 105 BPM
   
Catch 2Nite (Fingerman's Disco Beatdown) - (8:49) 117 BPM
   
Keep On Luvin' (Fingerman's Disco Beatdown) - (8:43) 112 BPM
Review: The man known for his pinkies as well as his disco edits, Fingerman's latest smorgasbord of funk bears the portentous title "Grooveskool Beatdown Vol 2". The epic vibes don't stop at the title, with he of the digits applying larger than life swooshes, thumps, whizzes and bangs to the likes of Fat Larry's Band's "Act Like You Know", Leon Haywood's "I'm Out To Catch" and The Whispers' "Keep On Lovin' Me". Dance action guaranteed.
DD 011
18 Sep 13
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
I Know It's Mine - (7:03) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Lenny's Disco - (7:51) 115 BPM
   
Outta Sight - (8:12) 116 BPM
   
Honk Honk - (9:44) 120 BPM
Review: Trust us, in our experience when encountering someone who goes by a nickname like Fingerman, it's usually best not to enquire as to how they came to be christened so. Here though he seems intent for us to know his true story, and luckily for us he's explaining it through the language of music. "I Know Its Mine" is a snazzy, brassy anthemic jam, "Lenny's Disco" is super camp fun of the Carl Bean variety, "Outta Sight" is more low-slung stuff, and "Honky Honk", with its incredible sliding bassline, is the sound of a roof being raised!
CHOPDIGI 022
05 Apr 13
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.89
   
2 Remember (Beatdown dub) - (9:36) 114 BPM
   
I Like The Sounds (Spanked edit) - (9:20) 108 BPM
   
Just A Little Luv & Disco (Disco Beatdown) - (9:41) 113 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Move That Bottom - (8:44) 108 BPM
   
Stronger Love (Disco Beatdown) - (7:30) 113 BPM
Review: Having been in the game since 1996, Portsmouth-based nu-disco DJ Gregg Holmes knows a thing or two about slick disco re-edits. Here, under his Fingerman alias, he treats us to five vintage reworks. "2 Remember" takes good old Shalamar, stretches them out and wraps them in disco swishes, with more claps than a standing ovation. Elsewhere, Teena Marie's "I Need Your Lovin'" gets gently teased and filtered on "Just A Little Luv". Bloodstone get extra electronic percussion on "Stronger Love" and The Chi-Lites get a dirty house workover on "Move That Bottom".
DD 006
24 Oct 12
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Dance Is Thru (original) - (8:54) 106 BPM
   
Dance Is Thru (Hotbox Boogie dub) - (7:03) 107 BPM
   
Be Wit U (original) - (7:55) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Le Diner Et Le Danser (original) - (8:04) 111 BPM
Review: In recent times, Gregg "Fingerman" Holmes has approached Rayko levels of productivity, dropping EP after EP of floor-friendly, house-centric disco edits. Here he's at it again, giving a bunch of boogie classics the filter-heavy, house-friendly treatment. "Dance With You" turns Krystol's "After The Dance Is Through" into a slinky deep house chugger. Label owners Hotbox Boogie deliver a chunky, late night dub of the same track that should please those looking for a more "heads down" take on Holmes' interpretation. Elsewhere "Be Wit U" is looser and groovier in a chiming, synth-heavy '80s soul style, while "Le Diner et La Danser" bumps along on a wave of synthesized bells, flecked guitars and sultry vocal cuts.
HB 005
27 May 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Unexpectedness - (5:05) 130 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
The Shining Sun - (6:09) 130 BPM
BMWX 042
13 Mar 11
Electro House
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Don't Leave, Yeah? - (6:26) 113 BPM
   
Brass Monkeys - (7:12) 116 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
High Priorities - (7:46) 110 BPM
   
The Feel Good Factor - (7:30) 120 BPM
Review: According to our records, "Back2ThaBeatdown" marks Hot Digits boss Fingerman's first solo single for almost three years. As the title suggests, the music on the EP was inspired in part by Detroit Beatdown, a mid-tempo style more associated with deep house than the disco cuts the British producer has used as his source material. Our pick of a strong quartet of cuts is "High Priorities", a rolling disco instrumental re-imagined as a toe-tapping slice of mid set dancefloor dreaminess. That said, other listeners will rightly gravitate towards the excitable, string-laden disco-funk of "Brass Monkeys", the even heavier and hazier "Don't Leave Me, Yeah?" and the rubbery disco-house grooves of "The Feel Good Factor".
HOTDIGIT 064
16 Dec 19
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Fingerman - "Norman's Disco" - (8:50) 118 BPM
   
Peza - "Set It" - (6:46) 117 BPM
   
Pontchartrain - "Funk Down" - (6:14) 110 BPM
Review: The nu-disco world loves a good split EP and here's another, this time from the Hot Digits crew. First up is re-edit champion Fingerman, whose "Norman's Disco" is nine minutes of swirling bass twisting retro funk fun. Elsewhere we get more elongated funk joints on Dr Packer's "Feel Like Dancing" and Pontchartrain's "Funk Down", whilst Peza decides to slip Harlequin Four's electro classic "Set It Off" some nasty acid for some bonkers party action.
HOTDIGIT 001
05 May 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
P-Sol - "The Closed Door" (original mix) - (5:55) 98 BPM
   
Raw-Artes & Jack Whitey - "Keep On Ducking" (original mix) - (6:04) 96 BPM
   
Casual Connection - "Sun Glider" (original mix) - (6:31) 115 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Summertime Stringz" (original mix) - (7:00) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
Review: Brighton's Hot Digits have managed to generate a roster boasting some pretty established names on the re-edit scene. Here, on Hot Jints Vol 2, they've rustled up some newer names to mix with the old. P-Sol delivers some swishy sun bleached laid back grooves on "The Closed Door", "Keep On Ducking", by Raw Artes & Jack Whitey, is a jauntier affair - all clavinet-fuelled funk, Causal Connection's "Sun Glider" opts for a fine duel between elastic slap bass and linear guitar licks, and finally Fingerman closes the show with the uplifting orchestrated harmonies of "Summertime Stringz".
HOTDIGIT 005
29 Sep 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Seamus Haji - "Cup-A-Soup" - (6:54) 118 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Pretty Flowers" - (7:22) 114 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
C Da Afro - "Warning" - (5:14) 112 BPM
RLVD 012
29 Oct 18
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Seamus Haji/Various
   
C. Da Afro - "Warning" - (5:14) 112 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Pretty Flowers" - (7:22) 114 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Bunch Of Grapes" - (7:43) 116 BPM
   
C. Da Afro - "Pleasure Project" - (6:12) 116 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Aux Natural" - (6:22) 118 BPM
   
Seamus Haji - "Cup A Soup" - (6:54) 118 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
BIRDEE - "Hold Out Reach Out" - (5:24) 118 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Everybody Disco" - (5:57) 118 BPM
   
Seamus Haji - "Xmas Wrapping" - (6:36) 118 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "It's Not Over" (Seamus Haji edit) - (6:46) 118 BPM
   
BIRDEE - "Shake Avec Frites" - (6:35) 119 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Doing It" - (9:04) 120 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Too Much, You Know" - (6:44) 120 BPM
   
Mystic 2 - "Hang On In There" - (6:58) 120 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Everybody" - (8:37) 120 BPM
   
BIRDEE - "Ain't Enough" - (7:42) 121 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Space In Raver" - (7:20) 120 BPM
   
BIRDEE - "Dancin'" - (7:32) 121 BPM
   
Mystic 2 - "Real Dreams" - (6:32) 123 BPM
   
Mystic 2 - "Breaking My Heart" - (6:38) 123 BPM
   
Seamus Haji - "Seamus Haji Presents Re-Loved Volume 3" (continuous DJ mix 1) - (1:01:56) 117 BPM
   
Seamus Haji - "Seamus Haji Presents Re-Loved Volume 3" (continuous DJ mix 2) - (1:07:49) 121 BPM
RLVD 016
11 Jan 19
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
   
Situation - "Kim Sun" - (5:46) 115 BPM
   
Carrot Green - "Me Recuso" - (5:01) 105 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Boogie Beatdown" - (6:27) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
The Silver Rider - "George Gio Metro" - (7:15) 115 BPM
Review: For the latest ChopShop missive, label boss DJ butcher has taken a back seat in order to let his roster shine. This third installment in the Summer Is Early series pits four re-edit heroes against each other for a disco bloodbath with no losers. First up Situation tackles the immortal Betty Davis Eyes riff on "Kim Sun", while Carrot Green ventures down Mexico-way for the Latino acid disco of "Me Recuso". Fingerman channels some vintage Larry Levan vibes on "Boogie Beatdown" before The Silver Rider wraps things up the funky guitar and slap bass frenzy that is "George Gio Metro".
CHOPDIGI_ 056
16 Feb 15
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.89
   
Alkalino & Tony Johns - "Windy City" - (5:16) 110 BPM
   
Jay Negron & Tony Johns - "Fire & Water" - (5:55) 120 BPM
   
Choci Roc & Tony Johns - "Needle In A Haystack" - (8:42) 120 BPM
   
Discobody & Tony Johns - "Soup For One" - (9:25) 116 BPM
   
Db Pressure & Tony Johns - "Soultrain" - (6:45) 117 BPM
   
Rob Ouimet & Tony Johns - "Boogie Business" - (6:06) 127 BPM
   
Pied Piper & Tony Johns - "Firefly" - (8:29) 115 BPM
   
Gg & Tony Johns - "Friday Night Dancin" - (6:02) 120 BPM
   
DJ Karim & Tony Johns - "All Over Your Face" - (8:06) 120 BPM
   
Db Pressure & Tony Johns - "Stars In Your Eyes" - (6:52) 117 BPM
   
Dynamicron & Tony Johns - "Try It Out" - (6:19) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
80S Child & Tony Johns - "100%" - (7:22) 112 BPM
   
DJ P-Sol - "My Love" - (6:16) 116 BPM
   
Fingerman & Tony Johns - "Borrowed" - (8:33) 105 BPM
   
Maxine & Tony Johns - "Twisted" - (7:12) 88 BPM
   
Tony Jacalone & Tony Johns - "Baby Come Back" - (5:02) 84 BPM
   
Appo & Tony Johns - "Christian" - (7:43) 95 BPM
023
28 Mar 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Coutel - "Stop That" - (6:13) 114 BPM
   
80s Child - "Closer 2 Your Luv" - (7:29) 110 BPM
   
Tomas Malo - "After The Rain" - (7:18) 106 BPM
   
Casual Connection - "Love Like This" - (5:45) 106 BPM
   
Dave Gerrard - "Automatic" - (8:05) 111 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
B-Jam - "Yes It Is" - (5:33) 111 BPM
   
Yam Who? - "Find Out" - (7:26) 115 BPM
   
Rayko - "No Favours" - (8:54) 115 BPM
   
Kiu D - "Don't Stop" - (5:09) 115 BPM
   
Deadly Sins - "Make Me Feel" - (5:54) 100 BPM
   
TV - "Love Situation" - (8:03) 118 BPM
   
Shit Hot Sound System - "Steady Rockin" - (6:51) 118 BPM
   
Dr Packer - "Name Of Your Game" - (6:15) 105 BPM
   
Re Nu - "Turn You On" - (7:42) 117 BPM
   
Brevil - "Promise" - (5:46) 107 BPM
   
Pontchartrain - "Hurrikane" - (7:17) 123 BPM
   
Hotbox - "All Night" - (6:05) 96 BPM
   
Ziggy Phunk - "Fallin For You" - (6:27) 108 BPM
   
Rob Jam Web - "Delicious" - (6:50) 100 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Don't Beat" - (6:36) 101 BPM
   
Disco Tech - "Let Go Of Me" - (6:48) 120 BPM
   
Ash Reynolds - "Thing For You" - (5:18) 115 BPM
   
Ruben N Ra - "Feelin So Special" - (7:39) 115 BPM
Review: Having already carved a decent name for himself in the nu-disco universe, 80s Child (aka Danny Worrall), now turns his hand to running labels. Masterworks is his new imprint, and this eponymous compilation is its debut release. It's a total all-you-can-eat buffet of contemporary disco, featuring a whole host of familiar names. There are a whopping 23 tracks on here, some of the best include Tomas Malo's sultry grinder, "After The Rain", Yam Who?'s bouncy sunkissed disco joint "Find Out" and the digi-freestyle breaks of TV's "Love Situation".
MMD 001
19 Jan 15
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
P-Sol - "Walter" - (5:16) 89 BPM
   
Vigi - "I'll Be Right There" - (4:38) 95 BPM
   
Frank Virgilio - "Dee Smile" - (5:23) 100 BPM
   
Vibes4YourSoul - "Acaraje" - (5:00) 103 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Picklejam - "Untitled Love" - (7:35) 106 BPM
   
Ross Fitz - "Keep Movin'" - (8:03) 107 BPM
   
J.B. Boogie - "Give Your Luv" - (6:08) 109 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Now Is The Time" - (6:15) 108 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "I Feel Free" - (5:16) 111 BPM
   
Ed Ayers & Sunner Soul - "Your Mind" - (5:08) 115 BPM
   
Lasso D'amore - "The Way We Used To Do It" (Reprise mix) - (5:58) 114 BPM
   
Noil Rago - "Adventure" - (6:07) 115 BPM
   
James Rod - "Zreef Love" - (6:48) 115 BPM
   
Stephen Richards - "Curves" - (6:54) 116 BPM
   
Dave Mathmos - "Hide Luv" - (7:12) 120 BPM
   
Dexter Jones - "Swing Thing" - (5:28) 120 BPM
   
I Gemin - "Really Love" - (4:56) 120 BPM
   
Monsieur Van Pratt - "Let's Dance" - (6:26) 120 BPM
   
Paul Older - "Your Time" - (7:11) 120 BPM
   
Sauco - "Keep The Spirit Alive" - (7:00) 120 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Funky Bee Bop" - (6:44) 121 BPM
   
C. Da Afro - "Reflective Jam" - (6:24) 124 BPM
   
Vince Delano - "Serious Feeling" - (6:52) 121 BPM
   
Tomas Malo - "Depaysement" - (6:37) 122 BPM
   
Down Under Disco - "Can't Stop Now" - (7:40) 121 BPM
   
Don Dayglow - "Kakapo" - (7:47) 122 BPM
   
Ian Upfold - "Night Walking" - (7:07) 122 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Do It Again" - (6:46) 125 BPM
   
Boogietraxx - "Nothing But U" - (6:39) 126 BPM
   
The Funk District - "Everybody Say Hey!" - (6:31) 130 BPM
Review: Having recently notched up a sixth year in business, Fingerman's Hot Digits imprint is in a celebratory mood - hence this all-action round-up of recent delights and unheard treats from the disco-loving label. Encompassing no less than 30 tunes, the collection giddily skips between warming beatdown disco (P-Sol's "Walter"), Mark E style slo-mo loop jams (Vigi's "I'll Be There") and glassy-eyed Balearic nu-disco (Picklejam's "Untitled Love"), before raising its hands skywards as the peak-time party-starters begin to appear thick and fast. Highights in this category include the vibrant jazz-house flex of Dexter Jones' "Swing Thing", the bustling boogie re-edit business of Monsieur Von Pratt's "Let's Dance" and the hearty disco-funk heaviness of Chewy Rubs' "Funky Bee Bop".
HOTDIGITMAXI 006
01 Jun 20
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Leon Sweet - "Summertime Groove" - (8:30) 110 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Nine Oh Nine" - (6:44) 116 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Voodoo Whiskey - "Chop Suey" - (5:17) 116 BPM
   
Jayl Funk - "Do It Baby" - (4:22) 115 BPM
   
Ten Different - "Capital Woody Cats" - (5:09) 118 BPM
   
TWOGOOD - "We Need To Move" - (7:31) 120 BPM
   
Situation - "Weekend" - (5:41) 122 BPM
   
Ramsey Hercules - "JOB" - (5:29) 125 BPM
   
Tom Drummond - "Saturday" - (6:10) 124 BPM
   
Leftside Wobble - "Messages" - (6:27) 124 BPM
   
DJ Butcher - "Who's Watchin" - (5:27) 124 BPM
Review: The Chopshop juggernaut - driven by DJ Butcher - shows no signs of slowing down. Here we have Jammin, a bulging compilation express featuring 12 sizzlers by many label favourites. There's a lot to boogie to here, and it'll all get the job done, but the best include Alkalino's cheeky house remake of Prince's Get Off ("23 Positions"), Jayl Funk's sensuous electro-boogie bomb "Do It Baby" and Butcher's own rework of Rockwell's '80s office party fave "Somebody's Watching Me". Basically all your party worries will be sorted in one with this package!
CHOPDIGI 052
05 Dec 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.89
Various
   
Ex Friendly - "Love Is Not Lost" - (7:42) 101 BPM
   
Wish & Consyn - "Abrassive Spoke" - (6:25) 114 BPM
   
Shit Hot Soundsystem - "Girls" - (5:20) 114 BPM
   
B Jam - "Later" - (4:45) 90 BPM
   
Ilya Santana - "Love Me Madly" - (5:12) 116 BPM
   
Peza - "Do You Have Any" - (6:15) 98 BPM
   
Rayko - "Take It To The Top" - (5:44) 110 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Kiss The Skylife" - (9:52) 120 BPM
   
Get Down Edits - "Make Me Wanna Holla" - (7:22) 96 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Ruben & Ra - "Furry Love Affair" - (6:05) 118 BPM
   
Stupid Human - "Simmer Down Robbie" - (6:47) 114 BPM
   
Boogie Cartel - "Love Games" - (8:45) 111 BPM
   
Inkswel/Suzi Analogue - "Like That" - (4:29) 102 BPM
   
Lonely Smoker - "Frontin" - (6:35) 104 BPM
   
Panorama - "Don't You Know That" - (7:54) 105 BPM
   
Love Bites - "Got To Let You Know" - (6:37) 100 BPM
   
Dynamicron - "Monster" - (6:11) 100 BPM
   
Sleazy McQueen - "Live Without It" - (6:23) 102 BPM
   
Jimmy The Twin - "Interlude 707" - (7:14) 120 BPM
   
Low Slung - "Mama Day Ooh" - (9:52) 100 BPM
   
Mosaik - "Through My Life" - (6:19) 107 BPM
   
Deadly Sins/Yam Who? - "The Way" - (5:55) 110 BPM
MR 005
10 Dec 12
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
BG Baarregaard - "Vilt" - (8:26) 114 BPM
   
Rayko - "Excitation" - (6:15) 120 BPM
   
Caserta - "You" - (5:24) 120 BPM
   
Chip Chabralle - "Thru The Night" - (7:01) 110 BPM
   
GMGN - "The One After Two" - (5:17) 115 BPM
   
Buzz Compass - "Don't Give It Up" - (5:20) 116 BPM
   
LTJ Experience - "Take Me Or Leave" - (5:51) 116 BPM
   
Qwestlife - "Can't Stop" (Yam Who? remix) - (6:33) 115 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Tell Me Luv" - (7:00) 106 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Beaten Space Probe - "We Dance" - (7:28) 125 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Just Let It Lay" - (8:25) 116 BPM
   
Marathon Edits - "I Know All About You" - (9:03) 96 BPM
   
Niccolo Cupo - "Beyond Love" - (6:19) 112 BPM
   
B-Jam - "More Please" - (6:18) 96 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Brown Baby" - (7:50) 115 BPM
   
80's Child - "In Your Life" - (7:23) 112 BPM
   
Alex In Wonderland - "Take Me Down" - (7:22) 106 BPM
   
Yam Who? - "What The People Say" - (7:46) 112 BPM
   
Shmlss - "Feelin Good" - (8:19) 120 BPM
   
Peza - "Neptune" - (5:49) 114 BPM
   
Ex-Friendly - "Yeah" - (6:17) 113 BPM
   
Jad & The Ladyboy - "Alabama Eddie" - (5:51) 114 BPM
   
Wish & Consyn - "Astronomical" - (6:59) 118 BPM
   
Als Ich Kan - "Baby Its So Broken" - (7:20) 118 BPM
   
Bachteen - "Just Us" - (5:58) 107 BPM
   
Gerrard - "A Few More" - (6:13) 75 BPM
MRVOL 5
14 Oct 13
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Peza - "On It" - (6:43) 115 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Bittersuite - "Working Now" - (5:36) 122 BPM
   
Gazeebo - "Sunsets & Rayguns" - (6:41) 52 BPM
   
George Kelly - "Trip To Jupiter" - (5:15) 120 BPM
   
Fingerman - "It's Got Me Level Dropped A Bit" - (7:55) 113 BPM
   
Black Bridge - "Disco Pete" - (7:56) 120 BPM
   
Vampire Disco - "Orbit" - (4:47) 120 BPM
   
Rayko - "Querer Es Poder" (Hypnotic mix) - (7:36) 110 BPM
   
Goshawk - "What Will I Do When You're Gone" - (5:54) 120 BPM
   
Ourra - "Can't You See" - (7:30) 122 BPM
   
Alkalino - "Trigger" - (7:43) 117 BPM
   
Dom Thompson & Jon Gray - "Matson Dd" - (6:32) 122 BPM
   
Alec Hole - "The Alchemists Supper" - (5:09) 75 BPM
   
Compton - "Love Someone" - (6:40) 120 BPM
   
Situation - "Straight Up" (Mr Mulatto remix) - (3:49) 122 BPM
Review: Situationism is run by a mysterious 'collective of DJs and producers from the five valleys'. Although little is revealed about their identities, we do know that this compilation is their biggest release yet and it boasts the mighty "On It" by Peza. The track's clever fusion of a boogie sample (Starguard's High On The Boogie) and some subtle 303 work has got people talking and dancing already. The quality stays high over the remaining tracks too, highlights including George Kelly's melancholic Italo gem, "Trip to Jupiter", Vampire Disco's moody synth prowler "Orbit" and the chilled cocktail grooves of Alkalino's "Trigger".
ISMLP 001
21 Mar 16
Funky/Club House
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Fingerman - "Burnin' Sanders" (original mix) - (8:31) 114 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Rayko - "Toxic Avenger" (mix 1) - (6:11) 114 BPM
   
Kris Ramea - "King" (original mix) - (6:51) 118 BPM
   
Minus The Majors - "The Mast" (original mix) - (7:20) 115 BPM
   
Feverfew - "Them Persians" (original mix) - (6:27) 115 BPM
   
Belabouche - "Random Events" (original mix) - (5:48) 115 BPM
   
Fantasy Love Affair - "Music Saved My Life" (original mix) - (5:39) 103 BPM
   
From Beyond - "Old Steel" (original mix) - (5:48) 117 BPM
   
K-Effect - "Controversy" (original mix) - (6:41) 117 BPM
   
Bruno Belissimo - "Handsome Music" (feat Cyen - extended mix) - (6:46) 122 BPM
   
Kooky & Damoon - "Why Do You Always Take Your Time?" (original mix) - (6:12) 114 BPM
   
Marma Boog - "Crazee" (original mix) - (5:10) 112 BPM
   
Seven People - "Tekakwitha Elevator" (Obscure Italo version) - (6:25) 120 BPM
Review: It's been almost eighteen months since the last instalment in Paper Recordings' superb Trash The Wax series, so this fifth volume is well overdue. As usual, bosses Ben Davis and Chris Massey have done a terrific job gathering together a sterling selection of hot-to-trot modern disco cuts from a mixture of heavy hitters and rising stars. Highlights include the Balearic bustle of Rayko's rubbery and groovy "Toxic Avenger (Mix 1)", the strobe-lit Italo-disco throb of Fever Few's "Them Persians", the Barry White style slow disco sensuality of "Music Saved My Life" by Fantasy Love Affair, the body-popping electrofunk/nu-disco fusion of From Beyond's "Old Steel" and the glistening, Clavinet-heavy bounce of Kooky and Damoon's standout "Why Do You Always Take Your Time?"
PAPDLA 234
25 Jan 18
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
80's Child - "What Would You Do" - (7:45) 121 BPM
   
Ronsta Trax - "Free To Be Me" - (7:05) 122 BPM
   
Hotmood - "This Is How I Do" - (6:24) 118 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Missin' Luv" (Vip Soul edit) - (6:54) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Dr Packer - "What I Got" - (6:57) 120 BPM
   
Kiu D - "City Lights" - (6:02) 112 BPM
   
The Funk District - "Holiday Action" - (6:05) 123 BPM
   
Platzdasch, Dix - "Opposites Attract" - (7:00) 115 BPM
   
Pete Le Freq - "Let You Go" - (6:38) 117 BPM
   
Downunder Disco - "Party Down" - (7:31) 120 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "Take The Wild Ride" (Barrabas edit) - (6:19) 112 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Just Be Thankful" - (7:50) 98 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Future Love" - (7:28) 116 BPM
   
Chuggin Edits - "Midnite Madness" - (6:19) 120 BPM
   
Rafael Fernandez, Sould Out - "Diamond Dance" - (6:47) 107 BPM
   
Kornum, Karma - "Leaving You" - (4:47) 116 BPM
Review: We should probably think of this tasty compilation as an early Christmas present from Danny Worrall's Masterworks Music imprint. Removing the gift wrap reveals a veritable selection box of disco, boogie and nu-disco treats. Worrall kicks things off with the wiggly synth lines and looped grooves of "What Would You Do" (a re-edit of a well-known, singalong synth-disco anthem) before handing over the reins to a succession of well-regarded re-editors and producers. Highlights come thick and fast, from the sax-laden disco-house bounce of Hotmood's "This is How I Do" and the Clavinet-sporting disco-funk throb of the Funk District's "Holiday Bounce", to the soaring peak-time disco of Downunder Disco's "Party Down" and Chewy Rubs' cheeky, Moodymann-meets-Todd Terje loop jam "Future Love".

MMD 044
11 Dec 17
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Situation - "Tequila Sun Down" - (4:46) 89 BPM
   
Karim - "Woman Of The Ghetto" - (7:18) 101 BPM
   
Hotmood - "I Need A Drink" - (6:55) 100 BPM
   
Deelicious - "Stayin' Alive" - (6:33) 105 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Stephen Richards - "Head Lights" - (7:00) 106 BPM
   
Chuggin Edits - "Billy Whizz" - (6:39) 112 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Searchin' 4 Yo Luv" - (9:10) 115 BPM
   
Luxxury - "Uh Huh! I Like It!" - (5:01) 120 BPM
   
Kitchens Inc - "Loops & Roundabouts" - (7:17) 118 BPM
   
REz - "Forget Me Nots" - (7:18) 114 BPM
   
Charlie Brown Superstar - "Insane" - (6:18) 112 BPM
   
That Needs An Edit - "Aaaaaay!" - (5:56) 116 BPM
   
JoBu - "Stainless Steel" - (6:24) 120 BPM
   
Judge Funk - "Black Rose Shakes" - (6:16) 123 BPM
   
Pontchartrain - "I'm A Man" - (7:35) 120 BPM
Review: York might not be the disco capital of the world, but the way the gang at Alpaca Edits carry on it might just as well be! They've been trotting out world class soul, disco and funk edits for a good while now, and here they deliver the second instalment of their compilation in aid of testicular cancer support. There are 15 quality scalpel jobs this time around, with highlights including the rumbling, evening poolside boogie of "I Need A Drink" by Hotmood, the punchy electro-disco of "Head Lights' by Stephen Richards and the white-hot 70s disco rock of "I'm A Man" Pontchartrain.
ALPACA 40
03 Jul 17
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Digital Human - "Youre My Last Chance" - (6:10) 117 BPM
   
Late Nite Tuff Guy - "Wonderland" (Lntg Muscle mix) - (7:22) 123 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
80s Child - "Contagious" - (6:01) 117 BPM
   
JJ & GG - "Hearts Not Innit" - (7:07) 118 BPM
   
Ziggy Funk - "I'm Searching" (For Your Love) - (7:24) 115 BPM
   
Wonkars Edits - "Get Up" - (7:12) 106 BPM
   
Hi 5 Orchestra - "Your Game" - (9:27) 115 BPM
   
G & D - "BOH" - (6:40) 115 BPM
   
Ro Lo - "Nights To Makin" - (7:25) 106 BPM
   
Hold Tight - "Fly Away" - (6:39) 116 BPM
   
Phil Jaimes - "Leroy" - (5:52) 120 BPM
   
Glen Groovement - "Shine" - (6:47) 110 BPM
   
Korama - "Pretty Baby" - (6:20) 110 BPM
   
Boogiemann/Stan Tropic - "Trotting Hotly" - (6:34) 114 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Try Makin Luv" - (6:42) 114 BPM
   
TV - "Disco Scene" - (5:49) 118 BPM
   
Rayko - "One" - (6:24) 105 BPM
   
George Summers - "Discoklubb" - (6:29) 110 BPM
   
Wish & Consyn - "U Know How To Love Me" - (7:21) 113 BPM
   
Weedyman - "Keep On" - (5:47) 105 BPM
   
Voodoo Whiskey - "Poolside" - (6:58) 102 BPM
   
Mista Shifta - "Can't Lose" - (3:08) 111 BPM
   
Tony Johns - "Girl Meets Boy" - (6:04) 120 BPM
   
Berry Juice - "A Real Mother" - (4:37) 110 BPM
MIDRIOTVOL 7
23 Jun 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
The Dead Rose Music Company - "Running Back" - (7:36) 105 BPM
   
Late Nite Tuff Guy - "Its The Being In Love" - (6:12) 106 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Fingerman - "Strobin" - (7:26) 117 BPM
   
80s Child - "Hot" - (7:30) 118 BPM
   
Rayko - "Easy Money" - (10:50) 105 BPM
   
Beaten Space Probe - "Night Moves" - (6:35) 113 BPM
   
Moplen - "26th St" - (7:24) 118 BPM
   
Chip Chabralle - "Truth" - (7:41) 115 BPM
   
Quentin Quatro - "Whatever Jody Wants" - (6:00) 123 BPM
   
Ugly Drums/Chesney - "Father" - (6:46) 113 BPM
   
Mannmademusic - "Afternoon Of Rhodes" - (10:36) 118 BPM
   
JJ & GG - "Youll Never Find" - (7:44) 120 BPM
   
Jad/The Ladyboy - "Respect" - (6:12) 106 BPM
   
G&M - "Missing" - (6:15) 100 BPM
   
Bachteen - "NYC Life" - (5:48) 103 BPM
   
Black Amex - "Take A Chance" - (4:01) 120 BPM
   
Digital Human - "Over You" - (6:35) 114 BPM
   
Sunner Soul - "Give You My Love" - (5:26) 119 BPM
   
We Mean Disco - "Carry You Away" - (8:04) 120 BPM
   
Marathon Edits - "Looking So Good" - (6:56) 118 BPM
   
Weedyman - "My Super Lover" - (5:28) 100 BPM
   
Alan Mooneys Edits - "If You Want My Love" - (6:48) 106 BPM
   
Dan Butler - "Leave This Planet, Pt. 2" - (5:38) 101 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Something Wrong With Superman" - (6:34) 95 BPM
MIDRIOTVOL 6
03 Mar 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Get Down Edits - "S Punk" (Deo Groove) - (6:30) 118 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Too Much" - (7:00) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Get Down Edits - "Heaven Sent" - (6:52) 103 BPM
   
Deadly Sins - "I Left My Heart" - (6:35) 114 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Nothing" (in this world) - (7:04) 93 BPM
   
Dave Gerrard - "People Of The World" - (6:51) 105 BPM
GDE 004
02 Sep 13
Deep House
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Mosquito Motor - "I Want You" (original mix) - (5:00) 128 BPM
   
Misha Jet - "Flashing O&A" (original mix) - (6:13) 129 BPM
   
Fingerman - "The Shining Sun" (original mix) - (6:09) 130 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Unexpectedness" (original mix) - (5:05) 130 BPM
   
Optimum - "World Of Doubt" (original mix) - (6:50) 128 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Salvia" (original mix) - (4:59) 130 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Fingers" (original mix) - (5:00) 128 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Trip House" (original mix) - (4:33) 128 BPM
   
Gipper Punks - "Impacts" (original mix) - (8:32) 127 BPM
   
Gipper Punks - "Impacts" (club mix) - (8:18) 132 BPM
   
Distorted Robocops - "The Existence" (progressive mix) - (9:19) 132 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Aron La Rock - "Black Sun" (original mix) - (6:37) 128 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Crumped Up" (original mix) - (5:30) 128 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Especial Condition" (original mix) - (6:00) 128 BPM
   
Freezy Kiss - "Especial Condition" (intro mix) - (4:00) 128 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Feel The Beat" (original mix) - (6:22) 128 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Game Over" (original mix) - (6:23) 128 BPM
ATHQED 1
12 Aug 11
Electro House
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
P-Sol - "Just Love" - (7:05) 95 BPM
   
Disco Tech & ChangED - "Funky Rom" - (7:28) 99 BPM
   
Dr Packer - "Always" - (5:44) 100 BPM
   
Voodoo Whiskey - "Hot Dogs & Hot Sauce" - (5:42) 112 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Shine Yo Litez" - (7:37) 110 BPM
   
Shit Hot Soundsystem - "Nothing Left 2 Lose" - (7:57) 114 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
James Rod - "Night To Making Love" - (6:46) 117 BPM
   
Groove Motion - "Party Now" - (6:46) 114 BPM
   
Labor Of Love - "Searching" - (6:08) 115 BPM
   
Dario Piana - "Your Dreams" - (6:41) 116 BPM
   
TV - "Deep Space" - (5:55) 116 BPM
   
Ex-Friendly - "Within A Smile" - (7:34) 116 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Let It Go" - (5:07) 118 BPM
   
Pontchartrain - "Cass Cruising" - (6:32) 115 BPM
   
Werkshy & Chuggs - "Just A Groove" - (5:54) 114 BPM
   
Twisted Soul Collective & Wonder Wheel - "1979" - (6:12) 120 BPM
   
Olivier Boogie - "Time" - (6:03) 125 BPM
   
Situation - "Reincarnated Feeling" - (8:30) 118 BPM
   
Various - "Hot Digits Year One Showcase" (continuous mix by Fingerman) - (1:11:35) 115 BPM
Review: Fingerman's Hot Digits imprint has always reflected his production style, delivering releases that gleefully blur the boundaries between re-edits, remixes and original material, and blend elements of disco, funk, soul, boogie and deep house. This groovy, warm and floor-friendly formula is much in evidence on this first anniversary compilation. Featuring a blend of previously released gear, exclusives and a bonus DJ mix from Fingerman, Hot Digits: Year One is an effortlessly entertaining collection. There's naturally much to admire, from the subtle house beats and P-funk synths of Fingerman's own "Shine Yo Litez" (a rework of an old Grangers tune), and the disco-funk chunkiness of Groove Motion's "Party Now", to the compressed, dubbed-out disco house madness of Chewy Rubs' "Let It Go".
HOTDIGITMAXI 001
18 May 15
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Frank Virgilio - "Seven Swords" - (6:49) 110 BPM
   
Dr Packer - "Feel Like Dancing" - (9:00) 108 BPM
   
The Funk District - "Close To The Ground" - (7:00) 108 BPM
   
B-jam - "Sundog" (Fingerman's Acid Doge Rework) - (6:45) 103 BPM
   
Deelicious - "Ridin' High" (Fingerman's Luv Junkie rework) - (8:29) 106 BPM
   
Pontchartrain - "Monkey See" - (6:58) 108 BPM
   
Casual Connection - "Such A Feeling" - (5:57) 106 BPM
   
Melon Bomb - "Sheets" - (7:28) 110 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Button Pusher" (Dr Packer remix) - (6:48) 110 BPM
   
Chuggin Edits - "Love Me No More" - (6:45) 112 BPM
   
Massimo Vanoni - "I See You" (Fingerman's Disco Odyssey Re-edit) - (9:20) 111 BPM
   
Kellini - "Picture Off Delight" - (6:24) 111 BPM
   
Smashed Atoms - "Cut This Way" - (7:10) 113 BPM
   
Stephen Richards - "Making Music" (Get Down Edits remix) - (6:02) 113 BPM
   
Shit Hot Soundsystem - "Talk" - (7:43) 116 BPM
   
Dave Gerrard - "Something That You Do" - (6:23) 114 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Spunky Funk" - (7:55) 115 BPM
   
Tomas Malo - "Body Magick" - (6:41) 116 BPM
   
C Da Afro - "Secret Sounds" (Natasha Kitty Katt remix) - (6:01) 118 BPM
   
Kiu D - "Jazz Or Funk?" (Twisted Soul Collective remix) - (8:32) 117 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Chewy Rubs - "Shake It Now" - (8:02) 117 BPM
   
Mix & Fairbanks - "URD1" - (6:26) 118 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "Spectral" (Dr Packer's Acid Disco mix) - (6:47) 120 BPM
   
Down Under Disco - "Horn Bag" - (7:30) 120 BPM
   
Goldboy & Bachengaur - "We Are Serious" - (7:00) 121 BPM
Review: Fingerman's Hot Digits label has now notched up 50 releases. To celebrate this landmark occasion, the man himself has selected 25 of his favourite cuts from the label's rapidly expanding back catalogue. As a showcase for everything that's good about the imprint, it does a bang up job, gleefully jogging between exotic mid-tempo disco and disco-funk (Frank Virgilio, Dr Packer, The funk District), slo-mo disco-acid (Fingerman's tremendous rework of B-Jam's "Sundog"), kaleidoscopic, reworked '80s boogie business (Casual Connection, Melon Bomb, the hard-tweaked filters and heady loop business of Chewy Rubs), tried-and-tested party-starters (Smashed Atoms, Get Down Edits remixing Stephen Richards) and giddy peak-time workouts (Shit Hot Soundsystem, Dave Gerrard, Thomas Maslo, Kiu D). As the old saying goes, this is all killer, no filler.
HOTDIGIT 50COMP
17 Dec 18
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Old Chap - "Hey Mister" - (4:37) 98 BPM
   
Peza - "I Gotta Little Love" - (6:18) 103 BPM
   
Shit Hot Soundsystem - "Sweetest Feeling" - (7:26) 104 BPM
   
Ruff Diamond - "Get Higher Baby" - (6:10) 107 BPM
   
Cuz Electric - "Corner Pocket" - (6:08) 112 BPM
   
Limpodisco - "Rush Hour" - (6:57) 114 BPM
   
Picklejam - "The Effect Of Cosmic Rays" - (6:26) 112 BPM
   
Smashed Atoms - "Say It Again" - (8:32) 114 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Stephen Richards - "GoGo" - (7:44) 110 BPM
   
Andy Kidd - "The Dope Cube" - (5:16) 118 BPM
   
Thoma Cher - "I Got What You Need" - (6:20) 113 BPM
   
JB Dizzy - "Everybody Dancin'" - (7:39) 112 BPM
   
SR Edits - "Feelings" - (6:25) 112 BPM
   
Tomas Malo & Rafa Navajas - "The Chosen One" - (6:15) 115 BPM
   
That Needs An Edit - "Luv Won't Wait" - (7:29) 116 BPM
   
LUP INO - "You Stop Fooling" - (5:39) 116 BPM
   
Ross Fitz - "Found Dub" - (7:37) 120 BPM
   
Dr Packer - "Win Your Love" - (6:20) 120 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs & North Laine - "Let Your Body Go" - (5:35) 120 BPM
   
Labor Of Love - "Stargazer" - (6:22) 116 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Family Ties" - (7:02) 117 BPM
   
Lego Edit - "Dance Girl" - (5:27) 119 BPM
   
Chuggin Edits - "Fly Robin Fly" - (6:37) 117 BPM
   
Rayko - "Tribaldome" - (6:02) 120 BPM
   
Vincenzo De Bull - "The Bruce Line" - (8:05) 120 BPM
   
Frank Virgilio - "B. Blood" - (6:17) 121 BPM
   
Down Under Disco - "Reach Out" - (7:23) 117 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "Ignition" - (6:44) 117 BPM
   
Manuel Costela - "Feelings Of Guilt" - (7:21) 115 BPM
   
Lasso D'Amore - "Island Life" - (5:56) 120 BPM
   
Massey & Reeta - "Feel The Rush" - (5:53) 125 BPM
   
Doctorsoul - "Spirit Of The Night" - (6:54) 120 BPM
Review: Every 12 months, Fingerman's prolific Hot Digits imprint serves up an epic compilation entirely made up of exclusive, previously unheard re-edits, reworks and original productions. They're invariably excellent and this year's edition - the fifth in total - is even more epic than usual. There's naturally plenty to set the pulse racing amongst the dancefloor focused 32-track selection, from the throbbing Italo-disco style electronic sleaziness of Peza's "I Gotta Little Love" and the bouncy, acid-flecked cheeriness of Limpdisco's "Rush Hour", to the angular nu-disco heaviness of Andy Kidd's "The Dope Cube", the sparkling 80s boogie goodness of LUP INO's "Don't Stop Fooling" and and disco-funk-goes-house pump of Fingerman's "Family Ties". Keep an eye out too for rock solid rubs by Dr Packer, Chuggin Edits, Rayko and Andy Buchan.
HOTDIGITMAXI 005
27 May 19
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
80's Child - "All She Needs" - (8:13) 85 BPM
   
Chuggin' Edits - "Let It Go" - (5:40) 88 BPM
   
Frank Virgilio - "It's Your Boogie Baby" - (7:46) 97 BPM
   
Antton - "Back 4 More" - (7:07) 100 BPM
   
Sould Out - "Fun Kit" - (5:53) 101 BPM
   
JB Dizzy - "Find A Way" - (6:21) 106 BPM
   
Tony Disco - "Rolling Paper" - (5:13) 108 BPM
   
IO - "Midnight On The Bay" - (6:42) 105 BPM
   
SR Edits - "Just Us" - (8:03) 105 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "Life's So Ordinary" - (6:00) 110 BPM
   
Le Visiteur - "No Stoppin' Us" - (7:17) 113 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Stephen Richards - "When It Comes To Funk" - (7:51) 111 BPM
   
Ash Reynolds - "Cold Girl" - (7:27) 119 BPM
   
Hotmood - "Montuno" - (6:38) 120 BPM
   
Ed Mahon - "Monty's Nemesis" - (7:38) 116 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Wick-A-Dee-Wack" - (7:20) 116 BPM
   
DJ Moar - "Love Situation" - (6:10) 118 BPM
   
ThatNeedsAnEdit - "Norwegian Friend" - (7:26) 116 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Ace Values" - (7:04) 113 BPM
   
Don Dayglow - "Many Things" - (6:14) 114 BPM
   
Cuz Electric - "Dan Tada Riddem" - (6:44) 120 BPM
   
Jarle Brathen - "Ai Ai Cabron" - (6:26) 117 BPM
   
EditR & Dimitry Soul - "On My Mind" - (7:39) 119 BPM
   
Parissior - "Corrupted" - (6:06) 117 BPM
   
Bizcutz - "She Don't Want" - (7:54) 120 BPM
   
Kellini - "Earthship" - (5:52) 121 BPM
   
Down Under Disco - "Say More?" - (7:24) 122 BPM
   
Kiu D - "Twenty One Eight" - (8:28) 122 BPM
Review: To kick-start a fourth year of disco-fuelled madness, Hot Digits chief Fingerman has put together this sizeable compilation of previously unheard exclusives. As you'd expect, there's far more killers than fillers to be found amongst the 28-track deep selection or re-edits and original productions. Highlights include the clarinet-laden electrofunk-meets-disco bounce of Frank Virgilio's "It's Your Boogie Baby", the disco-goes-hip-hop flex of Tony Disco's delicious "Rolling Paper", the sparkling nu-disco goodness of "When It Comes To Funk" by Stephen Richards, the driving disco-house bump of Ash Reynolds' "Cold Girl" and the fuzzy electrofunk wobble of Don Dayglow's "Many Things". Throw in fine contributions from Chewy Rubs, Le Visiteur, norse man Jarle Brathen and, of course, Fingerman, and you have a must-buy collection of cuts.
HOTDIGITMAXI 004
28 May 18
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Saskin S - "Yes, You Know I'm Right" - (6:45) 100 BPM
   
C Da Afro - "Get Over" - (6:38) 109 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Mind Fonk" - (7:07) 119 BPM
   
Gluv - "Goes Disco Right" - (5:24) 121 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Disco Funk Spinner - "Fascinating Strike" - (7:03) 117 BPM
   
Jarle BrAtthen - "Gonna Make A Change For Once In My Life" - (7:07) 121 BPM
   
Hotmood - "I Try To Do The Best" - (6:26) 115 BPM
   
Rayko - "Heat" (Rayko edit) - (5:06) 110 BPM
   
Kellini - "Helt Uten" - (6:26) 120 BPM
   
Funk Hunk - "After Dark" - (5:22) 128 BPM
   
Saskin S - "My Pnoop" - (6:03) 95 BPM
Review: An 11-track compilation of modern day funk and disco here from Norway's Walking Disco stable. While Rayko and C Da Afro are both represented, the emphasis generally is on lesser-known names, but there's still plenty of quality on offer. Fingerman conjures the classier, jazzier end of 80s boogie nicely on 'Mind Fonk', while equally convincing are the mid-70s velvet-suited disco vibes of Disco Funk Spinner's 'Fascinating Strike'. Funk Hunk apes classic Moroder on 'After Dark', while label owner Saskin S bookends the collection with two slow-moving funk jams, 'Yes, You Know I'm Right' and 'My Pnoop'. Classy stuff.
WDR 0332019
11 Sep 19
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
BSP & FriendsEXCLUSIVE
   
Dicky Trisco - "Bug On A Drug" - (5:40) 105 BPM
   
Deep&Disco - "Don't Wanna Dance" - (6:39) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Get Down Edits - "Double Lines" - (7:00) 126 BPM
   
KenWood - "Monster" - (9:30) 120 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "I Know That U Been" - (7:23) 101 BPM
   
InnerWestSoul - "Oops" - (7:47) 110 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Like 2 Baby" (Fingerman's Boogie Beatdown) - (6:59) 112 BPM
   
Yam Who? - "So Much Fun" - (6:37) 116 BPM
   
Beaten Space Probe - "Midnight Groove" - (7:18) 118 BPM
Review: Every now and then we get a faint signal from this Beaten Space Probe, lost in the depths of the nebulous disco cosmos. It usually crackles through on our radio about once a year and is unanimously greeted with whoops of delight and much dancing on our analogue space consoles. This missive contains nine galaxian edits, presumably all peak time bangers on the hottest alien dancefloors. Highlights include the elasticated bass frenzy of "Double Lines", the Kool & The Gang redux "Don't Wanna Dance" and Fingerman's electro-boogie blaster, "Like 2 Baby". Far out!
BSP 003
12 Mar 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Get Down Edits - "S' Punk" (Deo Groove) - (6:30) 118 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Too Much" - (7:00) 112 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Get Down Edits - "Heaven Sent" - (6:52) 103 BPM
   
Deadly Sins - "I Left My Heart" - (6:35) 114 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Nothing (In This World)" - (7:04) 93 BPM
   
Dave Gerrard - "People Of The World" - (6:51) 105 BPM
Review: It seems that the nu-disco trend of re-edits is one that just keeps growing. Everyone from Siberia to Greece is doing it, and now the fever has spread to Ireland too in the form of the Get Down Edits label. Thankfully these guys don't (usually) pick the obvious stuff - Fingerman samples Luther Vandross' "Never Too Much" on "Too Much" so they lose points for that, but generally it's all good jazzy, funky retro jams.
GDE 004
20 May 13
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Alan Mooney - "Every Time" - (6:33) 113 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Knockin" - (8:53) 108 BPM
   
Bachteen - "Coffy Is The Color" - (5:24) 120 BPM
   
Butch Le Butch - "Hes So Shy" - (8:15) 120 BPM
   
DJ Prime - "Sweeter As The Days Goes By" - (6:36) 104 BPM
   
Disco Tech - "Lovin Daddy" - (8:26) 108 BPM
   
Frico - "Find My Way" - (6:47) 124 BPM
   
G & D - "Double Express" - (7:37) 119 BPM
   
Get Down Edits - "Boogie Magic" - (7:25) 109 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Keith Dumpson - "Love Never" - (7:01) 118 BPM
   
Ken At Work - "Lets Groove" - (5:14) 116 BPM
   
Max K - "Stop The Bajon" - (6:39) 104 BPM
   
Pied Piper - "Love Is The Message" (MFSB Superbreak Tribute) - (8:16) 115 BPM
   
Ramsey Hercules - "I Want You For Myself" (Tribute To The Duke) - (6:56) 120 BPM
   
Revivra aka Estephe & Vulzor - "Fire" (Ohio Players Tribute Rework) - (9:01) 123 BPM
   
RLP - "Weekend" (Larrys Jam Tribute mix) - (8:00) 126 BPM
   
Tim Zawada - "Get Up And Boogie" - (6:39) 125 BPM
   
JSKI - "Can You Get Down" (Universe City extended Tribute) - (9:33) 123 BPM
   
Tony Johns - "Boogie Jungle" - (7:30) 105 BPM
   
80s Child - "Only You" - (6:30) 113 BPM
   
We Mean Disco - "Get Yourself Together" (Movin Brass Deconstruction) - (10:13) 117 BPM
   
Ronnie Hudson - "West Coast Pop Lock" - (5:19) 120 BPM
   
Rayko - "I Love You More" (Dragon Soul Rene&Angela Tribute) - (12:22) 106 BPM
   
Dany B - "We Still Look For Love" (LW Tribute mix) - (8:54) 120 BPM
   
Womack Reworks - "Follow Me" - (8:18) 112 BPM
Review: We Mean Disco! deal in quality and they also like to tease - they released a short preview of their latest comp a whole month ago, whetting appetites to a frenzy. Well, Allstar Nuggets Volume 3 is finally here and it's bursting with a whopping 26 pumpers including the chrome and carpet slap-bass jam "Double Express", the breezy Eurodisco of Butch Le Butch's "He's So Shy" and Max K's uplifting retweak of Tullio De Piscopo's hazy classic "Stop Bajon".
WMD 020
15 Jun 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
I Got The... (Karim One-O-Nine edit) - (7:16) 85 BPM
   
Richard Rossa - "Get It Out" - (6:23) 87 BPM
   
B-Jam - "Now I'm Back" - (4:29) 100 BPM
   
Get Down Edits - "Desire" - (7:05) 100 BPM
   
Bachteen - "Holdin' Love" - (6:23) 110 BPM
   
Disco Tech - "Too Funkay" - (6:27) 110 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Rayko - "Strings" (Subwoofer Killer edit) - (6:30) 113 BPM
   
VinylAddicted - "Your Life" (Graceful edit) - (5:43) 113 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Get Some Cash" - (7:42) 114 BPM
   
Belabouche - "Family Plan" - (6:40) 115 BPM
   
Dave Gerrard - "I Hear Music" - (8:14) 115 BPM
   
Buzz Compass - "Super Jock" - (5:16) 116 BPM
   
JM Jackmaster - "Girls" - (6:07) 116 BPM
   
Funk Hunk - "I Wanna Freak" - (4:03) 119 BPM
   
RaBo & SnoB - "Psychic Powers" - (5:16) 120 BPM
   
The Kingsdown Connection - "I Said Freak" - (8:39) 122 BPM
   
Alien Disco Sugar - "Hanging On" - (7:23) 127 BPM
DD 016
21 Feb 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.89
Various
   
Dynamicron - "So Well" - (7:43) 120 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Hydraulic Fonk" - (7:33) 113 BPM
   
Disco Tech - "Out To Get You" - (6:53) 105 BPM
   
Sunner Soul - "One Game" - (5:28) 120 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Karim - "Don't Tell It" (Karim secret dub) - (6:29) 111 BPM
   
DJ Brevil - "Can't Wait To CU" - (7:02) 116 BPM
   
Nicko - "Electronic Disguise" - (7:51) 108 BPM
   
Rabo & Snob - "New Man In The Man" - (6:06) 102 BPM
   
Futurewife - "Suffering & Smiling" - (7:37) 120 BPM
   
Mr Moustache Love - "El Coca" - (5:55) 120 BPM
   
P-SOL - "Mysterious Vibes" (P-SOL disco mix) - (4:28) 106 BPM
   
Jay Ru - "Over To My Place" - (7:23) 97 BPM
   
That Couch Funk Collective & Bica - "Return Of The Pack" - (6:46) 102 BPM
   
Keita - "Does She" - (8:43) 89 BPM
   
Plastic Fantastic - "Beyond The Horizon" - (9:02) 78 BPM
Review: Dynamicron's Los Grandes label is fast becoming one of the more reliable sources of contemporary disco. Their Black Lace compilations, which feature tracks that sit somewhere between straight-up edits and disco-tinged house productions, have proved particularly popular. There's predictably plenty to enjoy on this sixth instalment in the serious, from the righteous rubbery bass and space synths of Sunner Soul's "One Game" and heavyweight Italo pulse of Nicko's "Electronic Disguise", to the bouncy cut-up disco house antics of Mr Moustache Love's "El Coca", and Plastic Fantastic's dreamy downtempo gem "Beyond The Horizon". While the latter stands out like a sore thumb next to such boisterous dancefloor fare, it arguably provides the album's most startling moment.
GRAN 026
03 Mar 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Neil Diablo - "Give It Up" - (6:13) 115 BPM
   
2 Billion Beats - "See Us Through" (feat Mariette Smith) - (8:28) 105 BPM
   
Late Nite Tuff Guy - "I've Been Thinkin Bout You" - (6:49) 117 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Richard Seaborne - "Is This Acid?" - (8:17) 117 BPM
   
Keep Schtum - "Holding On" (original mix) - (5:11) 118 BPM
   
Chris Massey - "Howards Hardware" (original mix) - (6:20) 119 BPM
   
Pablo & Shoey - "Raw Human Emotion - Part 2" - (7:09) 119 BPM
   
Rubberlips - "Inspiration" (feat Jessica Frank) - (5:54) 100 BPM
   
Gran Turismo - "The Peach" (original mix) - (5:01) 106 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Feel The Groove" - (9:18) 113 BPM
   
Ste Spandex - "Into Myself" - (6:39) 110 BPM
   
Mezman - "Dead Line" - (6:15) 114 BPM
   
Check The Guns - "Slave To Me" - (5:05) 110 BPM
   
Daco - "Something For The Weekend" - (7:41) 111 BPM
   
Research - "Shape The System" - (5:32) 115 BPM
   
Leon Sweet - "So Hot" - (7:14) 116 BPM
   
Various - "Trash The Wax - Volume 1" (continuous DJ mix) - (1:04:28) 117 BPM
Review: Paper Recordings' reputation precedes them in house circles. Now however, they've bitten the bullet and dived into the deep end of the disco pool with this compilation (on sub label Paper Disco) of current nu-disco producers and edit heroes. It's a brave comp that tackles every interpretation of disco, including 2 Billion Beats' deep '80s synth groover "See Us Through", Richard Seabourne's bizarre funk-goes-doomy 303 workout "This Is Acid" and Mezman's bass heavy, dream-pad odyssey. We're looking forward to plenty more disco thrills from this new stable!
PAPDLA 164
06 Mar 14
Disco/Nu-Disco
 Buy
from $1.49
Various
   
Andy Kidd - "Mellow Choice" - (6:09) 100 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
   
Rare Cuts - "That's What You Say" - (4:35) 87 BPM
   
Twinzz - "On Broadway" - (7:03) 100 BPM
   
Bad Barbie vs Evil Smarty - "Come On" - (8:02) 104 BPM
   
Rabo & Snob - "Vero Dance" - (4:44) 100 BPM
   
DJ Steef - "Lust Of Dust" - (5:54) 100 BPM
   
Dr Packer - "Gonna Make It Right" - (6:03) 102 BPM
   
Mosaik - "New York" - (6:04) 111 BPM
   
Down Under Disco - "If I Was" - (7:07) 110 BPM
   
Woodhead & Bikes - "The Shuffle" (edit) - (6:10) 114 BPM
   
Get Down Edits - "Melt Your Heart" - (6:32) 104 BPM
   
Stephen Richards - "Work It Just A Little" - (7:01) 110 BPM
   
Dawn Again & Franco Lobo - "Ex Bikie" - (5:45) 111 BPM
   
Beatboy - "Yes Child" - (5:53) 110 BPM
   
Hotmood - "Juicy Groove" - (6:52) 108 BPM
   
Tomas Malo & Rafa Navajas - "Mezcalero" - (6:39) 107 BPM
   
Joseph Terruel - "Turca" - (5:15) 111 BPM
   
SR Edits - "What You Say?" - (8:24) 110 BPM
   
Cordycep - "Let's Go Back" - (6:15) 118 BPM
   
James Rod - "Every Time I See" - (6:02) 114 BPM
   
Touchsoul - "Foreign Love" - (6:28) 115 BPM
   
That Needs An Edit - "Take Yo' Acid" - (7:32) 105 BPM
   
Shit Hot Soundsystem - "Slow Down (Do It Tonight)" - (6:53) 118 BPM
   
Fingerman - "Embrace U Give" - (7:45) 117 BPM
   
The Starkiller - "Acid Baby" - (6:12) 116 BPM
   
Appo - "Shante's Vibes" - (8:41) 120 BPM
   
Chewy Rubs - "Memory" - (6:48) 120 BPM
   
Andy Buchan - "This Love" - (6:11) 116 BPM
   
Ooft! - "Burnin' Love" - (6:37) 116 BPM
   
Tripmann - "Julian In London" - (6:22) 121 BPM
   
Chris Shennan - "Can't Shake" - (5:47) 119 BPM