Yam Who? – Disco Juice – March 2021


Yam Who? – Disco Juice – March 2021

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Taking the 2021 bull by the horns Yam Who has been guiding his Midnight Riot label on it’s constant steady ascent to the disco pinnacle. Hitting the chart high points regularly since the start of the year the labels latest release saw the fourth edition of Take It To Church landing packed full of gospel edged goodies. The album also had the added bonus of featuring all time classic I shall Not Be Moved by underground Ministries which saw a full EP release side by side with the album featuring unreleased mixes from Brazilian maestro Dj Meme. It’s a trully exciting release, you can check the stunning dub below.

Yam Who? is back with his essential disco gems for March and it’s packed with outstanding music from across the disco spectrum, a testament to just how vital disco is right now.

Yam who essential tunes

Rhyze – Do Your Dance (Moodena Remix)

This classic was originally released in 1980, the heady days of downtown disco on Sam Records, now returns with a new lease of life on parent label Nervous with the wonderful Moodena providing the remix magic. Working from all the original parts with Timmy Vegas adding some additional sexy keys this will be available from March for your pleasure on both vinyl & digital formats.

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Rare Pleasure – Super Fine Feeling (Ashley Beedle Edit)
A’s and Bees

Only previously ever pressed on an almost unattainable acetate, rare as rocking horse shit and changing hands for a mere £400 upwards, this 1977 modern-soul-tinged disco classic from Rare Pleasure will now be available for those on a leaner budget. It’s all about the soaring vocal harmonies, jamming guitars and big band sections and who better to provide the modern edit than Ashley Beedle himself, offering up some delicate tweaking & dubbing, editing out to over 10 minutes for maximum dancefloor bedlam.

Grab the 12″ from: https://www.phonicarecords.com/product/rare-pleasure-superfine-feeling-pre-order-as-and-bees/171951

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Teena Marie – Love Songs & Funky Beats (John Morales Mixes)
BBE Music

Producer & DJ extraordinaire John Morales returns to BBE Music, celebrating the life and work of legend Teena Marie with a double album of new remixes. Crafted from the original studio tapes, entitled Love Songs & Funky Beats this is a lovingly curated insight into Lady Tee’s expansive catalogue, packed with expertly sculpted music that she continuously created right up until her untimely passing in 2010.

Grab the album via: https://www.juno.co.uk/products/john-morales-love-songs-funky-beats-remixed/807153-01/

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Al Kent – Loneliest One
Million Dollar Disco

Al Kent, Scotland’s foremost Disco aficionado and founder of the Million Dollar Orchestra, returns again with the Loneliest One. It’s yet another impeccable soulful dose of wizardry from the studio alchemist. Prepare yourself for an onslaught of goosebumps as Al induces another beauty that is bound to find favour with more discerning DJs. From those who like it deep to the disco dons, this one will have them all hooked.

Grab the 12″ via: https://www.juno.co.uk/products/al-kent-the-loneliest-one/803958-01/

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Fire Island feat Loletta Holloway – Shout To The Top (Hifi Sean Remixes)
Plastique Recordings

In 1998 Fire Island (aka Pete Heller and Terry Farley) hit the No 1 spot in the US ‘Hot Dance Music Play’ chart with Shout To The Top. Originally recorded by Paul Weller back in ‘85, Hifi Sean was recently granted permission to get his hands all dusty from the original tapes containing the golden vocals of Salsoul royalty Loleatta Holloway. Hifi brings this beauty into the present with these 3 versions including a soulful string laden soul groover, a real late night pumping gospel house jam and a swooning orchestral reprise.

Grab the 12″ via: https://www.juno.co.uk/products/fire-island-shout-to-the-top-hifi/804068-01/

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Phil Fuldner & Dan Dinsing – Colors
Midnight Riot

DJ and producer extraordinaire Phil Fuldner makes his long overdue 2021 Midnight Riot debut. Alongside one of his closest friends & his brother in spirit, Dan Dinsing, a multi-creative designer and musician, Dan has been instrumental in many of Phil’s greatest hits. Colors is an ode to all things deep, sensuous and serious. Part Detroit banger, mixed with a classic jazz theme that documents the direct ancestors of jazz and disco up to house music, with its heavy off kilter rhythms and body melting keyboard riffs that will wrap themselves around you & not let go.

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Situation feat Venessa Jackson – Time

Situation team up with South African Vocalist & Songwriter Venessa Jackson for their next release on Situationism. Time sees Venessa’s unmistakable vocals soar over a Rhodes laden funk fuelled Situation groove with a line up consisting of James Payne on lead guitar and Phil Campbell on keys ensures us of a solid future classic in the making. As a little bonus track, on the flip we are treated to a tasty instrumental version.


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Sense Of Sound Singers – Show Me (Qwestlife Remix)

Liverpool based Duo-Tone initially made a name for themselves with a series of club nights in the city before evolving into the label dynamic with a series of eclectic mix of House, Electronic and Nu-Disco releases. Once again team up with the Sense Of Sound Singers collective to produce the brand new single Show Me. With Amber Kuti on lead vocals Show Me carries an infectious party atmosphere. With a slamming remix courtesy of London Glitterbox duo Qwestlife, who pour their retro infused dance energy into Show Me to create the perfect track for the dancefloor.

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Blue Dream – A Trip To LA
Tangential Music

Andy Compton is undisputedly one of the hardest working producers in dance music. The Bristol-based producer is a master of creating profoundly funky and vibey music. His latest long player for Tangential Music is a collaboration with LA artists Irantzu Pujadas and Brad Kent under the name Blue Dream. Think of the sun-facing vibes of Shuggie Otis, Eddie Chacon, Bobby Caldwell at his most relaxed and add a passionate knowledge and experienced grasp of electronic forms. ‘Trip To LA’ is a much needed balm for these times.

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Yam Who About the author

Andy Yam Who

Yam Who?

Yam Who is a DJ, producer, label boss at Midnight Riot and ISM Records and one half of Glitterbox signed Qwestlife.

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