Think of it as smoothness for a tense world. Glorious, even shameless, musicianship from before computers replaced real players in the studio.
Too Slow To Disco Vol. 3 is another excursion into those late 1970s West Coast delusions of grandeur, sure...but in the company of songs that are also brimming over with soul, wit and passion. Killer tunes, penned and played by virtuosic instrumentalists, backroom gals and guys who were often also Grammy-winners in their own right. All the elements that have made Too Slow to Disco Volumes 1 and 2 (and “The Ladies” Edition) so beloved from New York to London to Barcelona to Bottrop, are back for another round of near-danceable lushness.
DJ Supermarkt’s mission remains the same: to excavate some of the finest lost songs from the recording business’s imperial phase. From groove-some to mellow, sinful to spiritually yearning, all of these tunes deserve a second chance at the limelight.
As ever, he has somehow prised open another box of obscure gems keeping to his usual concept: all killer, no filler, selected and sequenced to bring out the mood of the era. Lyrically the focus remains on slightly difficult love affairs backed by grooves gentle enough to mix cocktails to. Slow dancing is encouraged, fast dancing...well you know our views on that.