DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
01 Jan 1970 |

Miami Disco Project

Lime……  Disco with a ” Twist”

Lime…… Disco with a ” Twist”

When I first heard ” Your Love” in 1981 I knew that ” Disco Music” would never be allowed to die as it had been reported in the media. The song captured the uplifting and positive vibe that Disco had provided , but updated the sound to fit fit the ...

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May 26th, 2015

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“Funky Nassau ” Still Funky !!

“Funky Nassau ” Still Funky !!

I was 11 years old when I first heard ” Funky Nassau” and saw the teenagers at the party I was at, go wild. They formed one line of girls and one of guys and proceeded to dance down the middle ( I had not seen Soul Train yet) it is one of my earliest musical ...

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May 21st, 2015

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The Dance Music Bandwagon

The Dance Music Bandwagon

One of the reasons I believe the Disco backlash occured back in the late 7os was mainstream artists trying to cash in on the popularity of the genre. Trying duplicate it’s sound without immersing themselves into the culture and actually feeling the music. The majority ...

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May 19th, 2015

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THE NIGHT PEOPLE  “Again” (1980)

THE NIGHT PEOPLE “Again” (1980)

I actually discovered this 1980 track in 1983 when I received a copy of Hi Gloss’s ” You’ll Never Know” simply by flipping over the 12″ There’s a fine line here between Disco and ” Cheese” ( never been a big fan of talking in a

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May 13th, 2015

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Lenny Fontana feat. D Train – Raise Your Hands  – Karmic Power Records / RFC Records

Lenny Fontana feat. D Train – Raise Your Hands – Karmic Power Records / RFC Records

You haven’t seen a good friend for a long while , yet when you see each other again it’s like if you hang out everyday. This is the way I felt when I heard the new track by Lenny Fontana feat D Train – Raise Your Hands . Sure they updated the sound for ...

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May 5th, 2015

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Alex Newell The New Voice of Disco?

Alex Newell The New Voice of Disco?

Alex Eugene Newell is an American actor and singer. He is best known for his role as transgender student Wade “Unique” Adams on the television musical comedy-drama Glee ( He played the show’s first trans-identifying character, Unique) . I have never seen one ...

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May 5th, 2015

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Blonde – All Cried Out ft. Alex Newell (Oliver Nelson Remix)

Blonde – All Cried Out ft. Alex Newell (Oliver Nelson Remix)

I’m going to sleep…..I hear the muffled sounds of a song playing in the distance ,welcoming me to Dreamland and then it begins the soulful voice, the funky ,poppin’ groove , AHHHHHH I hope this lasts forever. That;s the way the track made me feel when I ...

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May 5th, 2015

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” Give Me ” – I- Level

” Give Me ” – I- Level

I discovered this track while in California in 1983 , where the Disco sound had all but faded and was replaced by this mellow funk with some shades of 70s Disco. Tracks such as ” So Fine” by Howard Johnson and Mtume’s ” Juicy Fruit” were laid ...

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May 5th, 2015

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Electronic Disco

Electronic Disco

I was always a ” Pretty Disco ” fan. I wanted my Disco music to be heavenly and uplifting,to speak of Love and Happiness so when I started hearing tracks released around 77 to 80 with a particular sound and futuristic imagery on the covers I was a bit resistant ...

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May 4th, 2015

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