Purple Disco Machine: Emotion

Purple Disco Machine (aka Tino Piontek) has been touring his one-man show since 2009—but with the new track “Emotion” Piontek has elevated his sound to greater heights. Sampling The Emotions’ 1976 track “I Don’t Wanna Lose Your Love,” he fuses disco, house and plenty of funk. The result is a track that transcends eras—incredible production value aside. Catch Purple Disco Machine at dozens of festivals …

Cassius: Cassius 1999

DJ, producer and pioneer of the French electronic music scene, Philippe “Zdar” Cerboneschi has sadly passed away. Cerboneschi formed Cassius with Hubert Blanc-Francard (aka Boom Bass) in the late ’80s, releasing original sparkly house music, and also producing and remixing music for Phoenix, Beastie Boys, Robyn and others. The duo’s upbeat, luminous production saturated everything they touched, and they are set to release Dreems—their first …

Róisín Murphy: Incapable

Teaming up with longtime collaborator DJ Parrot (aka Crooked Man), Róisín Murphy releases “Incapable”—a house banger about being emotionally inept. The prolific singer/songwriter/producer offers flawless vocals that sashay over the twitchy beat and groovy bass line. The song ebbs and flows gloriously for almost nine minutes of immaculate production.