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You (Todd Edwards Remixes) - Etienne De Crecy - Pixadelic

What's not to love here — French luminary Etienne De Crecy's late night electro anthem 'You' picked apart and re-tooled with extra pianos by the one and only Todd The God. Solid.

Resonate EP - Mr G - Just Jack Recordings

Mr G hasn't put a foot wrong in about a decade, so you'll be entirely unsurprised to find that he's sure-footed as a mountain goat here for vinyl-only imprint Just Jack Recordings. 'TT Rum Bar' is full of wide-open space, hemmed in by white noise hi-hats and pinned to the ground with a rumbling kick (oh and a thoroughly bumping mix from man of the moment Seven Davis Jr). 'What They Think' is an unstoppable, masterfully simple groove, while bulbous dub 'Yo' is a delight.

Parody/Progresso - Bottin - Bear Funk

Unstoppable disco machine Bear Funk keeps turning out these quality releases, and over the years we’ve heard some gems from the likes of Todd Terje, Idjut Boys, Brennan Green and Lexx. Now, Steve Kotey’s label makes some more room for one of its longest-serving members, the giallo-disco operator, Bottin, who is back with two tracks of tense, atmospheric, electronic disco; including a collaborative effort with familiar, Rodion. Ace.

Jealousy - Roisin Murphy - Crosstown Rebels

She’s always had a knack at finding and working with some of the more interesting producers; take for example the leftfield pop smash, ‘Overpowered’, that she wrote with the brilliant Seiji. This time, the ex-Moloko frontwoman Roisin Murphy colludes with umbral production stalwart, Parrot, who over the years gave his Midas touch to Sweet Exorcist, All Seeing I and his own Crooked Man project. Ahead of a new album project, her Crosstown Rebels debut is a heady brew of potent, disco hedonism — brash, sassy and unyielding — whilst being an effortlessly sophisticated piece of music. Top marks.