Brighton-based scalpel fiends Soft Rocks have never been your average re-edit mercenaries. As this excellent album proves, they're far more interested in breathing new life into dusty flamenco weird-outs, forgotten dub cuts and obscure progressive disco than tinkering with the tried and tested. It's a refreshing approach that pays dividends time after time. Over the course of 13 delightfully leftfield selections, we're treated to a kaleidoscopic selection of druggy power pop, deep-fried disco-funk, lo-slung cosmic rock, oddball afro-disco and, most delightfully, a stupidly Balearic disco-reggae cover of "In A Gadda Da Vida". It's utterly bonkers, but also very, very good.
Hannulelauri, Nik Weston Mukatsuku Records, Giulio DJ, Andy Ticker, Richard Gateaux, DiskJokke, Manu•Archeo, Soft Rocks, Pat Les Stache (Cabana Disco), Discomendments, Faze Action, Jose Manuel, Ritesh (Adult Contemporary), Juno Recommends CD Albums, Eddie C, Chicago Damn, I Love Disco!, Steve Lee
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