VA – Westbound Disco (2018) FLAC & 320kbps
Category: compilation, disco
…For all intents and purposes, disco was invented in New York in the first half of the 1970s, in a series of clubs where those on the edge of society went to forget about their troubles and have a good time. It was in this frenzied atmosphere where seamless mixing became part of the DJ’s repertoire and where the enterprising could edit tracks to extend their most dancefloor-friendly elements.
But what has this got to do with Westbound, a Detroit-based indie famed for the mainstream soul of Denise LaSalle and the Detroit Emeralds and the downright out there records of Funkadelic? Well, in 1975 Westbound signed up producers Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore, both of whom knew something was going on in the clubs of New York. When they presented their new…