Friday, August 29, 2008

Cash Money

Obscure and very rare album, Disconnection is one of the most sought after releases on the Prelude Record label! Great, warm and soulful disco in the best 70's Prelude mode!

All the tracks were written and produced by Robert Holmes, and they're simple clubby numbers with a high-stepping groove and a nice dose of boogie-heavy funk. Some tracks have vocals by unnamed singers, but overall the strength of the set is its instrumental approach, especially on the tracks with keyboards that groove out in solos! Among the tracks: "Dead On The Case", the superb "Cash Money" and "Straight Up" with the 60s italian soundtrack style. A must have album!!

Disconnection - Cash Money

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Hold Me, Touch Me

The Canadian singer Caroline Bernier is an early protege of Canada's famed Tony Green, known as producer of Geraldine Hunt, Freddie James and of course, France Joli. His 1977 album with Carolyne however was not nearly as successful.

Caroline Bernier, her name also written on US releases as "Carolyne Bernier", is best known for "Hold Me, Touch Me", "Love (I Don't Wanna Hear About It)" and her stunning 16:40 track "Secret Agent Love". Her album is also noted for being orchestrated by Denis LePage (Lime) and recorded at Markos Studios. The same studio that would bring us Carol Jiani's mega-smash "Hit And Run Lover" a few years later. Caroline co-wrote two of the tracks with Tony Green and supplied the backing vocals.

Carolyne Bernier - Hold Me, Touch Me

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Summer Rain

Bebu Silvetti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since he was a little kid, he knew clearly what he wanted to do: devote his life to music. At age 15 he formed his first Jazz Trio, and at 18 he left on a cargo ship for Barcelona, Spain. There he worked in several Jazz Clubs and met the love of his life: Sylvia. He came to the US, then Mexico where he started doing some jingles, and struggling to launch his carreer as a composer and arranger.

Bebu Silvetti Bebu went back to Spain where he wrote "Spring Rain", (produced by Tom Moulton), and life changed. He arranged, composed and conducted LP's for Rocio Durcal, Rocio Jurado, Raphael, Daniela Romo, Pandora. Created original scores for several TV Series in Mexico, and finally started producing for his own company "NGS" and for others, reaching the peak of his carreer when working with Placido Domingo for whom he produced 3 albums, Luis Miguel, Vikki Carr, Vic Damone and Engelbert Humperdinck. He was the best when arranging strings.

Silvetti - Spring Rain

Friday, August 22, 2008

Back In The Business

Been a long time since my last post... For multiple reasons i have to stop for a while; Divshare allows only 10gb of download and my account is all the time blocked, (now i am a pay user, so problem fixed); I was playing in Glasgow (Amazing town to drop disco beats!, lovely people), and Barcelona (playing / vacations); And working really hard for my next releases...

I think now on i will have more time to keep sharing some of the tunes i really enjoy.

To compensate the loose time, where's one 320 kbps edit i finish today:

The Earons - Land Of Hunger (Social Disco Club Edit)