Tag Archives: nu-disco

Holy Ghost! – Bridge & Tunnel

Brooklyn synthpop duo Holy Ghost! today released the third video from their critically-raved album, Dynamics, which got lots of play due to their first single, Dumb Disco Ideas. Holy Ghost! opened for New Order on their recent tour. (The video’s splash screen may appear blank.)

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Company Freak – Sexaholic

There’s a ton of 70s-style disco coming out lately. The press materials for this track declare that it’s “reminiscent of the liberating sound and era of Studio 54, the Paradise Garage and Salsoul Records.”

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Shit Robot – Do That Dance

Stereogum reviews: Between her work with Shit Robot and the Juan McLean, 2013 was the year Nancy Whang began her ascension to becoming one of the great current dancefloor divas. And 2014 — the year both those projects drop long-awaited new albums — seems to be her chance to really claim that title. Whang’s great strength, as this video for ...

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Clean Bandit – Rather Be

Frankie was #1 thirty years ago with Relax and this bit of lovely nu-disco is what is topping the charts this week in Britain. The band met while undergrads at Jesus College. Seriously.

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Heroes – First Be A Woman

JMG reader Eric tips us to this lovely cover of Leonore O’Malley’s 1979 disco semi-classic, which was also covered to little notice by Gloria Gaynor in 1993. The latest rush of nu-disco releases have been quite good.

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