The first trailer for our forthcoming documentary on the history of Norwegian dance music is now live featuring Bjorn Torske, Idjut Boys, Annie, Bill Brewster, Mental Overdrive, Rune Lindbaek, James Hillard (Horsemeat Disco), DJ Strangefruit (Mungolian Jetset), Olle Abstract, Joakim (Smalltown Supersound), diskJokke and Mikal Telle with a few others chucked in.
Mathias Stubo’s disco project continues to forge its way ahead in 2014 with a nomination for Drift Days & Disco Nights as best dance album of last year in the equivalent of the Norwegian Grammys.
How Does It Feel featuring Lido Lido is the third single to be taken off it and is the perfect combination of 80s, disco and pop with good times written in to its DNA. With Rhodes, sparkling synths, a healthy dose of NRG and a killer hook it’s been all A-listed on Norwegian national radio and is as perfect a 4 minutes as you’d ever want to spend.
Veteran disco merchant Pete Herbert brings dancefloor know-how, giving his version a solid 4/4, nagging bass and killer riff that sounds like an instant classic. Recently road tested at Paper’s Christmas party it was the biggest tune of the night and as the break kicked in the cheers were worthy of a cup final!
Paper stalwart Richard Seaborne takes a different path with a mix that is all about the acid and the jack. With a bouncing bass and drums that swing it works a groove for those underground floors that are the best parties.
Roberto Rodriguez – Excellent tune with great remixes! Count me in!
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Pete’s mix is well chunkeh duck.
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Good stuff and definitely digging the Pete Herbert mix though I am a little allergic to ’80s synths. The original is pretty hot, too.
Olle Abstrakt – Really like the original and Pete´s mix. Will play both a lot. Great to hear LidoLido´s voice on some proper stuff. HeÂ´s a big popstar in Norway with silly tracks on the radio.
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – PETE HERBERT is the man .. Great Richard Seaborne mix too
DJ Rocca – Pete Herbert Mix for me…full support!
Black Mighty Wax – Original Mix is good for airplay and Pete Herbert Mix will be my guest several times along my DJ sets!!
Da Wiseguy – The original and the Pete Herbert Mix have their charm….but it’s the Richard Seaborne Mix which really hoofs it. Feels good to me!
Bootsy – All about the remixes for me. Seaborne’s remix taking it straight to a dirty basement, whilst Mr Herbert’s trademark sound flows his remix turning the track into a bona fide Disco winner!
Cowbell Radio – Pete Herbert’s mix is the winner for me, liking the break, the way it kicks back in and then the added synths afterwards!
Dan J – Richard Seaborne mix is wicked. Pete Herbert is well tasty too. Full support!
This Is Why We Dance – Pete Herbert mix for me.
Justin Harris (Freaks) – Love Richard’s mix!!
Mike Burns – The Pete Herbert Mix is the one for me. Nice n funky!
Chris Massey – Pete Herbert once again has the Midas touch here and creates a bass bin, boat party rocking sunshine infused banger! Ace!
Phuturelabs – Love the Original and Herbert mixes. Will play out for sure!
DJ Tomas – Nice clean, soulful and shimmering productions. The Seaborne and Herbert mixes seal the groove quite nicely, nice tracks overall!
Craig Woodrow – Herbert worth a nod!
Leri Ahel – Peter Herbert remix is standout track for. Love other 2 tracks too.
Get Down Edits – Excellent stuff, Pete`s Remix stands out on first listen but looking forward to testing all these.
Frank Lihaug – Nice original track. The Pete Herbert Mix is of the hook :)
Feodor Allright & Elena Mechta – Pete Herbert remix is wicked! Count us in the radio and club support.
Bottin – good mood vibes from Pete!
Neil Diablo – Great release. richard seabourne mix is really good but the pete herbert one comes out on top for me
Sleazy McQueen – What’s not to love about this package?! nothing. Seaborne and PH remix to delight.
Aldrin Zouk – Diggin’ How Does It Feel & Remix!
Wrighty (Soul Buggin’) -best Proviant Audio so far, that Pete Herbert mix is just made for our dancefloor
Reza Athar – Richard Seaborne is the winner again!
Stuart Knight (Toolroom) – Pete Herbert smashes it with a proper disco work out ….NICE
Justin Harris feat. Laura Vane – 1,2 3 Breathe
2. House Mix
3. House Dub
4. Down Tempo Mix
Justin Harris, an acid house warrior since 1987 finally arrives on Paper with his debut release 1,2,3 Breathe. His CV boasts gigs at clubs like Panorama Bar, Fabric, The End, Back To Basics and Robert Johnson and remixes for The Human League, Tiefshwartz and Mathew Herbert on labels like Classic, SWAG, Crosstown Rebels and 20 20 Vision. Amongst his many collaborations, Freaks with Luke Solomon is best know for their leftfield take on house and groundbreaking label MFF.
Breathe 1,2,3 is deep house with a soul that has a stamp of quality running through it like a stick of Blackpool rock. Minimal drums, analogue bass, piano and synth strings set things up for Laura Vane’s heart felt and timeless vocals.
The house mix ups drive and tempo but retains the deepness. Along with additional classic house stabs, the piano and strings give the track some nice chord progressions as the vocals tell their story.
The dub strips things back even more with the vocal stabbing and out as the music unfolds.
Finally, the down tempo mix breaks things right down for a lush version that aims at the hairs on your back of you neck and hits.
Sean Johnston (A Love From Outer Space) – Very good indeed!
Sleazy McQueen -I ‘m feeling the midtempo vibes, for sure!
Nick Holder (DNH) – Im digging this!
Tensnake – Nice to have back such a legend!
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – Quality!
Stuart Patterson – Proper variations on the mixes .. enjoying it all especially main house mix and the down tempo mix.
Olle Abstract – Glad to see Justin back in full form! Really dig both house mixes. The downtempo mix sounds healthy. And slow!
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Nice one … it’s the mid-tempo mix for me. Thanks!
Billy Scurry – Solid beats and production, digging the mid and down mixes.
Lil Mark – Brilliant productions here from Justin.
Harri (Sub Club) – House dub for me.
Stuart Knight (Toolroom) – Nice release, always liked Laura’s voice since One Eye Shut, top work
Danielle Moore (Crazy P) – Prefer the dubbier housey versions.
Untitled Music – House mix doing the business.
Chinny (Cowbell Radio) – Nice work Paper folk x
Tunnel FM – Dope house mixes… absolutely support.
Paul Corey – The house mix and dub esp.
Chris Da Mentalist – Love This. House mix doing things for me.
Benoit C – Cool EP
Nathan Detroit – Love Mr Freaks always.. nice EP
Pete Gooding – V nice!
Chris Massey – House mix all the way for me. Big sing-a-long vibes at 5am on the dancefloor.
Steve Parry – Uber cool houser, loving the vocal too. Really good.
Wrighty (Soul Buggin’) – Excellent stuff, loving both house mix and the mid tempo mix, the type of quality I expect from paperecordings.
Sam Divine (Defected) – Very good!
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