After establishing his reputation as one of the re-edit scene's deepest diggers a few years back with a series of 12" singles on Ambassador's Reception, Swedish producer Albion Venables recently returned with an excellent EP of unlikely edits on Macadam Mambo. Here he returns home to Ambassador's Reception with another collection of high-grade disco reworks. As usual, you'd be hard-pressed to guess the source material, but there's plenty to enjoy. "Burnin' Disco" re-cuts a wonky Balearic pop gem as a startling fusion of dub disco, exotica and tough electrofunk, while "Flamingo" twists a similarly eccentric cut into a winding, Flamenco-disco gem. Finally, "Mustang" provides some deep, soulful and stretched out instrumental disco complete with evocative guitar solos, rubbery bottom end and killer synth solos.
Joe's Bakery, Guillaume Des Bois (Macadam Mambo), Baggy [Emotional Pop], Jac The Disco, Erik Skantze, Cut & Shut Disco, Shawn Ryan (Universal Cave), Sleazy McQueen, Juno Recommends Disco, Frank Booker, Eddie C, I Love Disco!, Midland, Justin Gg Green, Tokyo Matt, PBR STREETGANG, The Keeper (Nemas Problemas), De Los Miedos, Jean Claude Gavri, Martin Hayes (Mating Rituals Rec.), Sacha Mambo (Macadam Mambo), Alan Dente, Anaxander, Terrence Pearce, LesYeuxOrange
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