Ayup – been a while ain’t it…

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Been ages, people! What y’all been up to?

Bit slack updating our little blog. Been playing out a few times since we last touched this. Been to Alley Cafe, The Angel Microbrewery and Rough Trade a few times. Set lists and other juicy gubbins are all up at facebook.com/dirtydiscosound.

Next up is the first sesh in a wee residency at The Angel Microbrewery on Friday 3rd February (thanks Steve ‘n Ben!). All vinyl night-time sesh. 9pm ’til late. We’ll be dropping sweet nuggets on the first Friday of every month. Handy that. Maybe see ya’s for a cheeky boogie by the dex.

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Frisky Mixed Crate Disco…

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Bleeding’ eck! What a frisky Mixed Crate Disco on Friday 11th November at The Angel Microbrewery, Notts. Steaming. Thanks to all the people who bopped, hung out and said hello. We had a proper blast, people.

Big nods to Steve for the slot and and his crew for looking after us all night. We’ll be back, folks…

What we dropped:
So Long, Marianne-Leonard Cohen//Candyman-Terrier Callier//Stratus-Billy Cobham//Halleluwah-Can//Gimme Shelter-Merry Clayton//Time Is Tight-Booker T And The MGs//Troglodyte-Jimmy Castor//Crosstown Traffic-Jimi Hendrix//Walking On Sunshine-Eddy Grant//Congo Man(edit)-The Congos//Anthracite-Cymande//The Message(edit)-Grandmaster Flash//Liquidator(edit)- Harry J Allstars//Moses-The Crystalites//The Grunswick Affair-Dennis Bovell//Bad Things-Session In Session//Bankrobber Dub-The Clash//Lunatics-Fun Boy Three//What We All Want-Gang Of Four//Coup-23 Skidoo//Satisfaction-Devo//Shack Up-A Certain Ratio//Grapevine-The Slits//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Mirror In The Bathroom-The Beat//Papa-Pigbag//So Hungry, So Angry-Medium Medium//Reasons-Ian Dury//Sore Lip-Rital//Beat The Street-Sharon Redd//Everyman-Double Exposure//Buffalo Girls-Malcolm Maclaren//Al-Naafiysh-Hashim//Dancer-Gino Soccio//Seventh Heaven-Gwen Guthrie//Take Me Out(mix)-Franz Ferdinand//Drunk Girls-LCD Soundsystem//Minha Menina-Os Mutantes//Melo Da Tagarela-Gang Do Tagarela//Me And Baby Brother-War//Elephant Man-Bo Diddly//Hot Seat-The Third World Connection//Gangster Boogie-Chicago Gangsters//Let There Be Drums-Incredible Bongo Band//She’s Crafty-Beastie Boys//I Know You Got Soul-Eric B And Rakim//Been Caught Stealin’-Jane’s Addiction//1969-The Stooges//I’m Waiting For The Man-Velvet Underground//24 Hour Party People-Happy Mondays//Undercover Of The Night-Rolling Stones//Radio Clash-The Clash//Out Of Space-The Prodigy//Police And Thieves-Junior Murvin//Protection-Massive Attack

What a Twisted Disco sesh!

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Cheese ’n bread! What a TwistedDisco sesh at The Angel Microbrewery on Saturday 8th October that was. Juicy nods to everyone who bopped, hung out and said hello. We had a proper blast, people.

Big thanks to Steve for the slot and and his crew for looking after us all night. We’ll be back, folks…

Tunes. Well, most of ‘em:
Strange Funky Games And Things-Jay Dee//Moonlight Lovin’-Issac Hayes//We Rap More Mellow-Younger Generation//Girl You Need A Change of Mind-Eddie Hendricks//Love Has Come Around-Donald Byrd//I Got My Mind Up-Instant Funk//Gangster Boogie-Chicago Gangsters//Let’s Get Funktified-Boiling Point//Some Like It Hot-Dennis Coffey//Hollywood Swinging-Kool And The Gang//Love Ain’t Just-Carol Meriwether//Hooked On You-Cerrone//Makin’ Love-Marvin And Guy//Sweetness Is My Weakness-Barry White//Try It Out-Gino Soccio//When You Wake Tomorrow-Candi Stanton//Get Up And Do It Again-Suzy Q//Behind The Groove-Teena Marie//Who You Been Giving It Up To-Leon Haywood//Evelyn King-I’m In Love//Inside Out-Odyssey//Do It To The Music-Raw Silk//Tonite’s The Nite-Take Three//Disco Connection-Issac Hayes//Rapp Payback-James Brown//Double Dutch-Frankie Smith//I Wanna Be Your Lover-Prince//Sexy Lady-Fantastic Four//Love Vibration-Joe Simon//You Got Me Running-Lennie Williams/Bad Girls-Donna Summer//Is It Love You’re After-Rose Royce//Let’s Start The Dance-Bohannon//Everything’s Gonna Be Alright-Clark Sisters//It’s Serious-Cameo//Do The Beat-Sweet Talks//Can You Feel The Force-The Real Thing//Bus Stop-Fatback Band//Rock With You-Michael Jackson//Groove Me-Fern Kinney//Forget Me Nots-Patrice Rushen//I Want Your Love-Chic//More Than A Woman-Bee Gees//Take Some Time Out For Love-Salsoul Orchestra//Gotta Give It Up-Marvin Gaye//Strange Games And Funky Things-Love Unlimited Orchestra

Twisted Disco returns to The Angel on 17th September…

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Marvellous! We’re proper made up to be back spinnin’ leftfield disco cuts at The Angel Micro Brewery on Saturday 17th September.

Dropping all kinds of disco tunes on sweet black wax in the main bar downstairs between 9pm and 1am.

Had a fantastic session for Notts Pride back in July. Should be fun again we reckon. Hope to see ya.

That’s another Beats ‘n Treats sesh bagged…

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We had a real blast spinning vinyl at Rough Trade Nottingham on 3rd September.

Nods to everyone who popped by and said hello. Hugs to big Kyle and his crew for having us. Hoping to do another Saturday afternoon very soon.

Wax we dropped that day. Well, most of it:

Sly (dub)-Massive Attack//7 Seconds (dub)-Youssou N’Dour and Neneh Cherry//Channel One Suite-Cinematic Orchestra//Focus-Automato//Loser-Beck//Inner Meet Me-Beta Band//In The Beginning…-The Slits//Silicon Chip-Basement 5//Downing Street Rock-Winston Edwards And Blackbeard//Bad Things-Session In Session//Rat Race-The Specials//Let’s Push Things Forward-The Streets//Get A Move On-Mr Scruff//Better Must Come-Delroy Wilson//Waterhouse Rock-Big Youth//Pick Up The Pieces-ABBB//Grupo…-Anabacoa//Everybody Get Down-Deepstate II//Pulse-Hextastic//Soon (Weatherall mix)-My Bloody Valentine//The Message (mix)-Grandmaster Flash//Wilmot-Sabres Of Paradise//Frankie Sinatra-The Avalanches//Viva Disco-Tunde Mabadu//Masimbaele 89 (Sherwood mix)-The Unknown Cases//Television-Disposable Heroes//Super Bad-Jabba//No Omega-Eric B And Rakim//Rap Payback II-James Brown//I’m The One-Material//Get On Down-King Sporty//Money (dub)-The Flying Lizards//Running Irie-Joe Gibbs//Electric Boogie (dub)-Marcia Griffiths//Truth Don Die-Femi Kuti//Disco Maniac-Tirogo//I’m An Indian (mix)-Don Armando’s 2nd Avenue Rhumba Band//The Groove Machine-Hamilton Bohannon//Clean Your Bean No’1-Dinosaur L//The World According To-Sly And Lovechild

A bit of Twisted Disco for Notts Pride…

Image of disco records and Angel pub, NottinghamAfter a rollicking Blackwoods Scouts’ beer fest session earlier this month, we’re made up to be back in spinning action on Saturday 30th July. This time we’re dropping some leftfield disco (and more) at the rebooted Angel Microbrewery, Hockley for Notts Pride ’16. 

We’ve got the 6 ’til 9pm slot in the downstairs bar. Sweet one, we reckon. The Notts Pride party will be in full flow and the sun should be setting as we hand over the dex over. Lovely.

Come join us – ya know ya wanna…

Keep it #BeatsnTreats…

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We had a right blast spinning #vinyl at Rough Trade Nottingham on 16th July! Nods to everyone who popped by and said hello. Hugs to big Kyle and his crew for having us. Planning to do another Saturday #beatsntreats ‘noon sesh in August ’16.

Vinyl we dropped or kinda thereabouts:

Drops-Ibliss//From The Devil To The Deep Blue Seas-Disco Inferno//Don’t Die Just Yet- David Holmes//Dirge-Death In Vegas//Valley Of Paradise-Psychemagik//You’re God-Ana Rago//Sleighride/Blizzard-Timothy J Fairplay//A Cabbala SKy-Fripp and The Grid// Deep Horst-David Hasert//Green And Gold-Roy Ayers//Magic-General Lee//Outer Space-Atmosfear//Brothers On The Slide-Cymande//Got To Be Right On It-Oneness Of JuJu//Houses In Motion-Talking Heads//Biting Tongues-Meat Mask Seperatist//The Unknown Cases-Marimba Bele//Tunnel Music-Zongamin//Let The Rhythm Pump-Doug Lazy//Everyday-The Avalanches//Casual Friday-Black Leotard Front//Do It Any Way Ya Wanna-Louie Ramirez//Take Me To The Metro-Lindstrom//Space Conqueror-Dogs Of War//Shoot The Pump-J Walter And The Loose Jointz//Wild Luv-Roach Motel//Monkey Star-Arpadys//Disco Computer-Transvolta//The Love-Linus Loves//Dub Me Crazy-Boom Boom Satellite//Universal Everything-Leftfield//Ten Tigers-Bonobo//Diagram (remix)-Beyond The Wizards Sleeve//Disco/Very(edit)-Warpaint//Cosmic Partices-Daniele Baldelli//Take U Down-Padded Cell//Number One(remix)-Playgroup//Divine-Golden Teacher//Blind(dub)-Hercules And Love Affair//I’ve Got A Feeling-Larse//Creation(remix)-Beyond The Wizards Sleeve

DirtyDiscoJamm To Beats ‘n Treats…

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Crackin’ night. Big shout out to everyone who bopped ’n boozed with us at The Lord Roberts. Good to see you. Even bigger hugs to our DirtyDiscoJamm hardcore who just keep coming back for more. Appreciate your support, people. Honestly.

What now? The Lord Roberts as we know it shuts on 30th September. Many thanks to Shaun and his pub crew for looking after us this last six months. We’ll try to find a new home for our DirtyDiscoSoundsystem parties so hopefully we’ll be back spinning early 2016.

Don’t forget – we’ve got a Saturday afternoon black wax residency thing happening at Rough Trade Nottingham. Our next sesh’s on 24th October then 28th November. Always fun spinning vinyl. Pop in to say hello, why doncha.

Of course. Cuts we dropped on y’all. Loads of big Jamm party fav’s in here:

Night Fever-Bee Gees (Luxury edit)//The Right Stuff-Noel Gallagher (Psychemagik edit)//Papa…-Temptations//Strange Games And Funky Things-Love Unlimited Orchestra//Love The Way You Love Me-Marti Caine//It’s Only Love Doing Its Thing-Barry White//Pay The Price-Stevo//Good Love-Issac Hayes//Sunday Morning People-Honey Cone//I Wanna Be With You-Doc Severinsen//Superstition-Stevie Wonder//The Vulture-Labi Siffre//A Case Of Too Much Love-Gloria Scott//Nothing But A Heartache-The Flirtations//I Gotcha-Joe Tex//Express Yourself-Charles Wright//Stone To The Bone-James Brown//Last Night Changed It All-Esther Williams//Its Great To Be Here-The Jackson 5//Disco Queen-Hot Chocolate//Do The Bus Stop-Fatback Band//Winner Takes All-Isley Brothers//I’ll Never Forget-Dexter Wansell//Shake Your Booty-KC And The Sunshine Band//You Should Be Dancing-Bee Gees//Let’s Go Around Again-Average White Band//Boogie Wonderland-Early, Wind And Wind//Gimme..-Abba//Alright-Jamiroquai//Heart Of Glass-Blondie//Grapevine Boogie-Leftside Wobble//Step It Up-Stereo MCs//Once In A Lifetime-Talking Heads//Too Blind to See-Kym Sims//Situation-Yazoo//This Is Radio Clash-The Clash//Love Can’t Turn Around-Farley Jackmaster Funk//Do You Wanna Funk-Sylvester//For What You Dream Of-Bedrock//24 Hour Party People-Happy Mondays//Rocks-Primal Scream//I Got A Feeling-Larse//Get Lucky-Daft Punk//Uptown Dinosaur-Was Not Was X Mark Ronson//Stuck In The Middle…-Stealers Wheel//Pull Up To The Bumper-Grace Jones//Back To Life-Soul2Soul//Loaded (Terry Farley edit)-Primal Scream

What a Jamm that was! And there’s more to come…

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What a night that was! Right sweaty dancing of the best kind. We had a blast and it looked you lot did too.

So a massive cuddle to everyone who joined us, danced lots and got messy. Thank you so much. We’re doing it again on Saturday 26th September. Same place. Get it in your diaries.

But if you can’t wait, we’re made up to supplying the party tunes at The Lord Roberts’ Pride weekend disco knees up on Saturday 25th July. Expect classics, disco, pop, soul and a juicy dollop of cheese too. Everyone’s welcome and it’ll cost you nought to walk in.

Tunes too. Cos you want to know doncha:

Supernatural Thing (edit)-Ben E. King//Love to Love You Baby-Donna Summer//All Night Long-Mary Jane Girls//I Get Lifted-George McCrae//It’s Only Love Doing It’s Thing-Barry White//Shame-Shirley and Company//Let Me (Let Me Be Your Lover-Jimmy Bo Horne//I Got A Man-Positive K//I’m Coming Out-Diana Ross//Love Has Come Around-Donald Byrd//Ain’t Nobody-Rufus & Chaka Khan//Just An Illusion X Last Night A DJ Saved My Life-Imagination X Indeep//Can You Handle It-Sharon Redd//I Got My Mind Made Up-Instant Funk//Do I Do-Stevie Wonder//Do The Bus Stop-Fatback Band//That’s The Way-KC And The Sunshine Band//Gotta Get Out Of Here-Lucy Hawkins//Glad You Could Make It-Archie Bell//September-Earth Wind & Fire//Boogie Oogie Oogie-A Taste Of Honey//Bad Girls-Donna Summer//I Wanna Be Your Lover-Prince//Get Down Saturday Night-Oliver Cheatham//Got To Be Real-Cheryl Lynn//Taste The Groove-Joey Negro//Solo Dancing-Indiana//Strict Machine-Goldfrapp//Romeo-Basement Jaxx//You & Me-Disclosure//Missing-Everything But The Girl//You’re So Pretty-The Charlatans//Sing It Back-Moloko//Lost In Music-Sister Sledge//Uptown Dinosaur-Mark Ronson X Was Not Was//Living In America-James Brown//Dance, Dance, Dance-Chic//Yes Sir, I Can Boogie-Baccara//Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough-Michael Jackson//What Time Is Love?-KLF//Open Up-Leftfield//Promised Land-Joe Smooth//You Make Me Feel-Svlvester//Unfinished Sympathy-Massive Attack

Our next #DirtyDiscoJamm party’s just around the corner…

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Not long now ’til our next DirtyDiscoJamm party in NG1, people.

Some of you have asked again “So, what’s it all about?”. Quick answer is we just wanna give people a fun night out. That’s it.

We know plenty of you are up for some booze and a boogie but don’t fancy the mess that’s some parts of town on a weekend – we don’t. So we’re having a stab at giving you and us that night out. The timings are babysitter-friendly if you got little ‘uns while The Lord Roberts’ good for cabs ’n buses (and dodgy post-party nibbles!).

The tunes are a massive part of our nights and we dig all sorts but lean towards that cuts will hopefully get people moving. Check out our mixtapes and past set lists for a taste. Some right bombs in there but we would say that…

And thanks for all your support. Some people have been with us since day one way back and it’s much appreciated.

Hopefully, we’ll keep the party going. We’re up for it, if you are…