Representing the Pacific Northwest chapter of the worldwide AOR brotherhood dj Shmeejay has long been one of this site's most excellent and regular contributors.  Here he presents another smooth, club-orientated mix of a dozen re-interpretations of soft rock, pop and disco classics.

Peter Green - For You (T2MM Rainy Autumn Day Edit)

LTG Exchange - Gemini Girl (Beam Me Up Edit)

Genesis - Way of the World (Space Duke Edit)

Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al (Flight Facilities Edit)

Malcolm McLaren - Double Dutch (Flash Atkins Ingensteds Dub)

Echo & the Bunnymen - Bring On The Dancing Whores (Young Edits)

Temper Trap – Sweet Disposition D.C.D.
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"Christian Contemporary Music (CCM) is a genre of AOR music I've delved into since the mid 2000's and collected," says Mark 'Good Vibes' Taylor of La Homage and Reference Point. "I've found the genre to contain some great hidden musical nuggets, and hope you'll find a few beauties in this mix." Many thanks to Mark for another classy exclusive mix for AOR Disco.

EAST OF EDEN : TWO WORLDS. DAVE HOLLEN : THIS COULD BE THE DAY. GERRY LIMPIC & MARK RAYBURN WITH DAVE POLLARD : SAMUEL.

Welcome back to Paul Hillery aka pH for another supreme session of the deepest soft rock rarities from the 1970s.
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DJ Same starts off July for us with his latest superlative mix which delivers smoothness with a kick. It features new tracks and edits by much-loved AOR Disco regulars such as Kauf, Luxxury and Flying Mojito Bros, as well as golden '70s classics by Exile and Boz Scaggs in all their original glory.
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This is what happens when Santana's Black Magic Woman meets Blue Oyster Cult's Don't Fear The Reaper during a live remix set by Luxxury...
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"This is a collection of unique and fun covers of classic yacht rock and AOR tracks that I've gathered over the years.," says Melbourne's Dave Mack. "Pure vinyl.
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"Sound of Summer 2016. We did this one for the express purpose of getting people sweaty when we're DJing out," say Flying Mojito Brothers. "Love George Plasketes' description of the track in his biography Warren Zevon: Desperado of Los Angeles: "the pulsating song was Zevon doing disco noir; more shadow than strobe, boogie or mirrorball." Amen to that.
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Who does D.D Dumbo sound like? Is it Al 'Year of the Cat' Stewart? Are there  shades of Michael Franks here?  Or even Sting? Decide for yourself but one thing's clear: D.D Dumbo has a voice to rival many of the best artists of soft rock's golden age and we can't say that about many new indie artists. Also the production and arrangements here are the most inventive - and borderline eccentric - we've heard on a new release for while.
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Hamilton Bohannon is best known as a disco pioneer but arguably his finest work came in an earlier era with his 1973 psychedelic soul album Stop and Go. A highlight of that album is Save Our Souls and it's also a highlight - in its remixed form - of Contact High, the excellent new mixtape by in-demand Los Angeles daytime disco merchants Poolside.

"Enjoy this new chapter of West Coast Sounds of The Netherlands," says Martijn Soetens, music director of NPO Soul and Jazz in Holland and the man behind our much-loved Jeff Porcaro series. "A collection of soulful pop, yacht rock and smooth fusion jazz grooves from Holland. Dutch artists as well as artists with a close connection to the Netherlands.
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