38 years after disco allegedly died in a baseball stadium, the genre continues to influence the beloved house genre. Take for example a few of this week's best tunes to pop onto the landscape like Sandy Rivera's soulful excursion on Defected, Full Intention's sparkling remix of a Ralphi Rosario classic, and a huge new disco floor-filler on the rarely-used ReGraded imprint. Plus of course this week's top tune which from Gorge & Homm which blends the energy of tech-house with the flair of disco.
1. "DIZZ-CO" - GORGE & HOMM [8BIT]
2. "SURRENDER" - GERD JANSON & SHAN [REGRADED]
"Surrender" is a huge, floor-filling disco jam from Gerd Janson and Shan. Out now on Midland's rarely-used ReGraded imprint.
3. "WANNA GIVE IT UP (FULL INTENTION REMIX)" - RALPHI ROSARIO WITH LINDA CLIFFORD [GLITTERBOX RECORDINGS]
4. "KHAYA" - JONATHAN KASPAR [OBJEKTIVITY]
Jonathan Kaspar's "Khaya" is a fire-hot party-starter that is guaranteed get you dancing up a storm thanks to it's hypnotically, percussive elements.
5. "HEBE XVI (CHARLES WEBSTER MIX 4)" - LUKE SAMBE & FILTER BEAR [LOST & FOUND]
Luke Sambe & Filter Bear put together this lush and hypnotic tune for Lost & Found but house legend Charles Webster got a hold of the tune and created a mind-altering version that goes impressively deep.
6. "ASPEN (RINZEN REMIX)" - ATTLAS [MAU5TRAP]
Back in 2007, Deadmau5' prized Mau5trap imprint kicked off with the monumental "Faxing Berlin." Ten years and a whole lot of Mau5heads later, the label-boss himself continues to curate music from not only himself but also from artists who share the same forward-thinking visions that trump style and trend. Exhibit A: The ten-year anniversary release which include 33 progressive-leaning tunes including this genre-bending remix from up-and-coming L.A. producer, Rinzen!
7. "MELODIKA" - VINCE WATSON [SOULFOOLED]
Amsterdam-based producer, Vince Watson is capable of nothing less than melodic brilliance when it comes to house and techno and his newest release on Alex Niggemann's Soulfooled imprint exemplifies the sort of quality that the man achieves.
8. "SECOND STATE" - DANNY SERRANO & REHMARK [TRUESOUL]
Madrid's Danny Serrano lands in the second consecutive house chart after last week's appearance with "Baby" on Relief Records. This time around he really goes in though with fellow Madrileno, Rehmark. Out now on Drumcode's very dependable little brother, Truesoul!
9. "TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS" - SANDY RIVERA [DEFECTED]
Sandy Rivera isn't just known for churning out some of house music's biggest classics, he's also known for never losing his edge and supplying Defected with an endless supply of groovy new ones including this immaculate stunner entitled "Try A Little Tenderness."
10. "RAYGUN RAVE" - MIHALIS SAFRAS [HOT CREATIONS]
Material label-boss and tech-house hitmaker, Mihalis Safras makes a long-overdue debut on Hot Creations with The Raygun Rave EP which is led off with the title tune as featured here on this week's best of the best. Now only if I can recall which early 90's techno hit this samples...
Stream the entire top ten house music chart via the playlist below: