Lapsley: Operator (DJ Koze’s Disco Edit)

If ever there was a modern-day disco anthem that makes listeners imagine what Studio 54 must have been like the night Bianca Jagger rode in on her white horse, then this is it. German DJ/producer Koze’s perfect and unabashedly disco remix of Lapsley’s pop track “Operator” sounds timeless in all the right ways. Soaring strings, cowbell flourishes, glorious tambourine, a driving kick-drum and the voice …

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Carly Rae Jepsen: Emotion Side B It will come as no surprise that Carly Rae Jepsen’s E•MO•TION Side B (a collection of eight songs that didn’t make it onto her powerhouse 2015 album) is an ’80s-influenced delight. Available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify, the flip-side album was shared as a celebration of E•MO•TION‘s first anniversary and from the sweet “First Time” to the …

Låpsley: Operator (DJ Koze Radio Edit)

With a disco-glam radio edit from DJ Koze, English singer Låpsley’s “Operator” makes for a club-ready dance party all on its own, but the music video sets the bar even higher. Inspired by a night Låpsley had spent celebrating among Berlin’s drag scene, the song picks up speed as a drag performer prepares for, and then unleashes, a rousing rendition. Together, the track and video …