You likely won't have heard of John Morales, but he's one of those behind-the-scenes innovators who was at the forefront of shaping the disco genre we know today.
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Late Nite Tuff Guy's edits are some of the best around. Always adding his trademark 'muscle' (i.e. BIG drums) to classic tracks, he never fails to provide more modern sounding, yet respectful versions of some of the biggest party tunes in history.
It's been a genuine struggle to choose my favourite (the guy's prolific, there are 40+ edits on his soundcloud!), but I'm going to go with this... his slow burn take on the much edited all-time-disco-mega-hit 'I Want Your Love' from Chic:
Greg Wilson is one of the greatest disco DJs to have ever come out of the UK. His history is incredible, and despite a large (20 year!) career break that lasted until 2003, he remains a huge source of inspiration for us. Greg is massively eclectic and always ahead of the game with the best edits - the most recent live set on his Soundcloud features a Kendrick Lamar edit as the second track!
Plus, his blog - 'Being A DJ' - is a must read.
I always try and catch him when he comes to London, and his sets at Glastonbury are legendary. His closing set on the Genosys stage at the 2013 festival is still one of the defining disco sets I've ever witnessed. Anybody who drops 'Inspector Norse' at 6am on the final day of the best festival in the world is alright by me!
Needless to say, a Greg Wilson DJ set would be a dream booking for us.
Check it out below, and the accompanying blog-post about his first experience of Glastonbury is definitely worth a read.