Tag Archives: dance music

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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Tweet Of The Day – Sia Furler

As I noted on Saturday, Furler is an openly bisexual, liberal, vegan, animal rights activist who has appeared in ads for PETA. Palin’s exit music at her CPAC speech was Furler’s global smash Titanium, which has been certified as multi-platinum in eleven countries including the United States.

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Out!rage & Panti Bliss – Oppression

Pet Shop Boys aren’t the only ones to have put music to Panti Bliss’ now-legendary speech. The track below is from Out!rage Dublin and download proceeds go to BeLonG To, which works on behalf of Ireland’s LGBT youth.

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Pet Shop Boys Turn Panti Bliss Speech Into Dance Track: The Best Gay Possible

Simple, spare, and leaves the speech intact. Love it.

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The Presets – Goodbye Future

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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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Matt Zarley – Somebody 4 Everybody

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JMG Exclusive: 30th Anniversary Remix Of Cyndi Lauper’s Classic Time After Time

Sony Music has given JMG the distinct privilege of the exclusive hosting of the Bent Collective Remix of LGBT icon Cyndi Lauper’s classic Time After Time, which comes from a brand new package that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of She’s So Unusual. Music icon Cyndi Lauper will celebrate the anniversary of her groundbreaking, record-setting debut album with …

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Potpourri Of Pearls – Sochi 2014

From the download site: Sochi (sô′chĭ) n. A delightful anus v. To do butt sex With our new release, SOCHI, we infiltrate internationally sanctioned homophobia by redefining the very site of the 2014 Olympics. Sochi is no longer the location of the 2014 Olympics; it is a gay club banger about doing it in the butt. Humorous, sexy and….. dangerous? …

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Free Download: Scissor Sisters’ Ana Matronic & Bright Light Cover PSB

Get it here. (Tipped by JMG reader Dwight)

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Kylie Minogue – Into The Blue

A bootlegged version leaked onto YouTube last week but was yanked after a few hours. It’s back today on Minogue’s official channel.

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Tensnake & Nile Rodgers – Love Sublime

Via press release: “Love Sublime” is a delicious slice of disco pop adorned with the beguiling vocals of Fiora and the unmistakable guitar grooves of Nile Rodgers. The one-track single is out January 28th on Astralwerks and will be followed by a remix package out March 4th featuring remixes from super-producers Duke Dumont, Le Youth, Ewan Pearson, Jonas Rathsman, plus …

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British Headline Of The Day

When Margaret Thatcher died last year, a social media campaign succeeded in pushing Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead to #2 on the British single charts. This week there’s a similar campaign after a now-suspended member of Britain’s far-right UKIP party declared that God was sending floods because of gay marriage. A Facebook campaign has been launched to get 80s …

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Disclosure & Mary J. Blige – F For You

This a reworking of a single from their Grammy-nominated album Settle, this time with vocals by Mary J. Blige, who surprised a Manhattan audience on Sunday when she joined the band to perform this at Terminal 5. Released to iTunes today. (Tipped by JMG reader Robbie)

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Kylie Minogue – Into The Blue

Via Idolator: Kylie Minogue‘s “Into the Blue” has leaked, proof positive that she was perhaps too good at building anticipation for its January 27 release date. Following a hashtag tease, a snapshot from her video shoot, and interviews, her new single popped up hours after Amazon revealed its artwork (above). While launched by piano chords and a wash of strings, …

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Disclosure – Grab Her

A new video from their Best Dance Grammy-nominated album.

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Duke Dumont – I Got U

Pitchfork raves: Duke Dumont’s “Need U (100%)” topped the UK charts earlier this year and vaulted the producer from the ranks of low-level remix aficionados everywhere to a new level of prominence. “I Got U,” featuring producer and new Blasé Boys Club signee Jax Jones, is the second single from Dumont’s forthcoming debut. This is the kind of music you …

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The Final Blowoff?

It appears that next week’s Blowoff party in DC may be the last one. Saturday, January 18th will be the last Blowoff for the foreseeable future. We’re taking an indefinite break to focus on other projects. Eternal thanks to everyone who has made Blowoff a success for the past 11 years. It has been important to many people — us …

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JMG Top Ten Tracks For 2013

Culled from my Spotify favorites playlist, here’s my annual roundup of the tracks that got the most play this year at Casa JMG. Some of them appeared here during the year, some did not. 1. John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts (Openly gay, openly HIV+, very Dead Can Dance.) 2. Boy George – King Of Everything (One of his loveliest …

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