Alexander Robotnick - Problèmes D'Amour

Alexander Robotnick – Problèmes D’Amour

It’s thursday, so we go back in time and we listen to great music that makes history of italian electronic scene.
For our weekly #ThrowbackThursday, this time we have choosen a song: “Problèmes d’amour” by Alexander Robotnick.

“Problèmes d’amour” is a cult track produced by Maurizio Dami in 1983. It quickly became an international hit, bringing italo sounds all over the world.
“Problèmes d’amour” has been remixed among others by François K, Carl Craig, Kenny Dixon Jr aka Moodymann.
After over 30 years is definitely one of the most important and most played track of italian electronic music production.
A real timeless classic.

Listen to the B side of the 12″, probably a less known version, but very charming!

Here a free download to celebrate its 30th anniversary

 

DJ Rocca – Destination To The Sun

DJ Rocca - Destination to the sun

DJ Rocca – Destination to the sun

Is about to leave a new cosmic journey by DJ Rocca toward the sun.
A pressing bassline and drums rhythm guide us into this spatial trip, surrounded by a carpet of synth.
DJ Rocca masterfully blends mechanical structure of italo disco with fluffy and soft feature of synth pop using a perfect Cosmic attitude.
Includes also a version by Leo Mas and Fabrice, that have rivisited the song with their classical touch.

The EP is out now for Italian records and distributed by Kompakt.

 
Marcello Giordani Italo Deviance Dax dj Family House Music is the key Dario G italo disco

Marcello Giordani Italo Deviance Dax dj Family House Music is the key Dario G italo disco

If you like disco, house music or italo disco #MUSICISTHEKEY is a perfect event for you!
Thursday 24 april @ Qubò Café, Vicenza, thanks to Dax DJ, we could dance all night with a great dj and producer as:

Marcello Giordani

Marcello Giordani is one of the key figures of the blooming Italian Disco scene. Being a producer, Dj and collector of rare Italo-Disco vinyls, he is on the very front of the exploding Disco movement in Europe with his “Italo Deviance” Blog and Label.
He’s member of various project as Supersonic Lovers with DJ Rocca or the mysterious Marvin & Guy.

Listen to his latest rework of a classic 80s song:
Goldie Alexander – Show You My Love (Marcello Giordani Extended Mix)

His latest djmix in perfect house style:
Marcello Giordani – Burnin’ Houze (Jan. 2014)

 

Dario G [italo disco 80 legend]

 

Dax DJ
His slogan is “may the funk be with you!” that’s saying a lot about a boundless passion Dario Bedin, DAX DJ at turntables, has for the music that he essentially defines as something religious.
A dj and collector of a ton of vinyl records who has created/promoted Jazz Not Dead festival and some of the most interesting realities of the contemporary underground scene – including also Music Is The Key – which highlight Vicenza as a sounding-board for electronic independent music followers .

Listen to his djset @ Crocodiles In Venice party on 27.11.2013

 
Kumano - You Got It (Stephen Purple Got The Edit)

Kumano – You Got It (Stephen Purple Got The Edit)

We love Stephen Purple edits!
This time Stephen re worked Randy Kumano’s song “You Got It”. He has cut male and female vocals and re-built the bassline. The result is this italo funky disco floorfiller!

 
Dj Rocca & N2B - Mr Rossi's Backpain [disco, funk, italo,edit, Vasco Rossi]

Dj Rocca & N2B – Mr Rossi’s Backpain [disco, funk, italo,edit, Vasco Rossi]

An awesome disco edit of a Vasco Rossi‘s song includd in his 1982 album “Vado al massimo”.
Who made this fantastic edit? Obviously 2 great producers and djs as DJ ROCCA and NIC2BIRILLI.

We can’t stop to dance to this incredible disco sound!

 

Daniele Patucchi - People Come In (Stephen Purple Piano Sinth Edit)

We already know Stephen Purple passion for rare italo disco and funky stuff.
This time he reworked “People come in” by Daniele Patucchi and made it mixable!

 

Cristalli Liquidi


Last thursday we were in Milan at Replay Laserblast Party. Obviously we had so much fun, in particular when James Murphy (DFA / LCD Soundsystem) was mixing awesome music for the crowd.
The day after we were searching for cool new music and we found this great italo disco tune inspired by LCD Soundsystem song “You Wanted A Hit“:

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Wow! “Volevi Una Hit” is a song by Cristalli Liquidi, a new mysterious project.
We haven’t so much information about it.
We only know that there’s the magic touch of Bottin on the production, the song will be released for Mashhh! Records on 2th may and will be available in digital format and in a limited edition on 7″.
We also know that James Murphy and Justin Miller from DFA appreciated…

 

Dancealot Paul has made a fantastic podcast for 2012 new year’s eve.
This year we have a lot of disco music to dance

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Download: Dancealot Paul / The Italo Job Podcast (Dec 2011)

Tracklist

01 Linosaur – Got It
02 Golden Bug – Lord Of Pleasure
03 Max Sedgley – Superstrong ft. Tasita D’Mour (Faze Action Remix)
04 Andromeda Orchestra – West Coast Lady
05 Moullinex & Xinobi – X Marks The Spot (Drop Out Orchestra Remix)
06 Brioski – Radio Anatomy (Emperor Machine Stretched Version)
07 Frank Agrario – Upgrade
08 Things Happen – Lingerie
09 Indulgence feat. Alexander Robotnick – Double Malt Night
10 Fifteenth – Tomorrow

Paul recently created a Tee dedicated to the Italo Disco era for the streetwear brand 55DSL, as Turbokrapfen. He also wanted to give us a small present, a simple re-edit of one of the most recognizable song of that era, Mozzart’s Money. Enjoy it !

Mozzart – Money (Dancealot Paul “Magic Italo” Re-Edit) by Dancealot Paul

 

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