We attempted to shortlist our favorite releases from 2016… and still ended up with 80, refusing to scale down any further. Have a listen to some amazing stuff you may have missed this year…

1. Sfire – Sfire 2 (Kris Baha ’86 Remix) [Emotional Especial/Cocktail D’Amore]

 

2. Eskimo Twins – The Fridge Click [Beachcoma]

 

3. Pixelife – Chimeras in the Matrix (Tronik Youth Remix) [Samo Records]

 

4. MR BC – Parenchyma (Unisex Audio Club Remix) [Sub:Sonic Records]

 

5. MIJO – ‘Merica

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 12/29/2016  Features, Listen/Watch, Lists, News Comments Off on 2016: Our Favorite 80 Tracks
 

We know, we know… Yes, we completely fell off with the monthly charts earlier this year. To make up for it a bit, we’ve compiled our favorite 40 tracks from the last several warm months of 2016. (We also hope to resume monthly charting in September!) Hope your ears enjoy the following tracks.

 

1. Sfire – Sfire 2 (Kris Baha ’86 Remix) (Emotional Especial/Cocktail D’Amore)

 

2. Pixelife – Chimeras in the Matrix (Tronik Youth Remix) (Samo Records)

 

3. Legowelt – ThIs iS NoT AmEricA (Smackos EMAX DiscoRemix)

 

4. Lauer – Mausback (Fabrizio Mammarella Remix) (Permanent Vacation)

 

5. Tone of Arc – Sundust (Lokier Remix) (Roam)

 

6. Antoni Maiovvi – Autoguerra (Lurid Music)

 

7. Tiga – Blondes Have More Fun (The Black Madonna Immaterial Girl Remix) (Counter Records)

 

8. Tensnake – Freundchen (True Romance)

 

9. Bryan Ferry – Midnight Train (Man Power Remix) (BMG)

 

10. Cabaret Nocturne – Wrong Tragedy (Undo Remix) (Factor City)

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 08/23/2016  Features, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 40 Tracks of Summer 2016
 

Check out what we’ve been listening to this month:

1. Populette – Another One (Golf Channel)

 

2. Heretic – For Whom the Bell Tolls (Rock to the Beat)

 

3. Jex Opolis – Studio E (Running Back)

 

4. Offset – Moist (Morgan Hammer Remix) (Factor City)

 

5. Rodion – Allee Der KosmoNauten (Heretic Remix) (Nein)

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 01/29/2016  Features, Listen/Watch, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 25: January 2016
 

Ready to ring in the new? As we hit the tail end of 2015, important decisions arise, like Where to Spend New Year’s Eve. Read on for some suggestions on where to start ’16 in the best way possible.

1. glitterballnyc.com presents NYE 2016
Lineup: The Horrorist, Alex From Queens, Andi, Facets
Hours: 10:00pm-late
Location: The Graham — 151 Meserole Street, E. Williamsburg, BK
Cost: $20 advance (1st release) / $25 advance (2nd release) / $30 at doors (all tix include champagne toast)
Expected vibe: Excellent vibes, deliciously dark and dirty beats from some of NYC’s finest, wallet-friendly bar
2. Good Room x Tiki Disco New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Eli Escobar, Lloydski, Andy Pry
Hours: 9pm-6am
Location: Good Room — 98 Meserole Avenue, Greenpoint, BK
Cost: $100 (includes 5-hour premium open bar, champagne toast, early morning food buffet)
Expected vibe: Feel-good dancefloor favorites, a crowd that loves to get down, friendly staff, one of NYC’s most magnificent discoballs
3. NYE with Kaviar Disco Club & Discovery
Lineup: Free Magic, Beto Cravioto, Higgins, Will Martin, John Barera
Hours: 9pm-3am
Location: Black Flamingo — 168 Borinquen Place, Williamsburg, BK
Cost: $20 at doors
Expected vibe: Expert-level house and disco on an intimate subterranean dancefloor
4. Rinsed 5: NYE 2016
Lineup: Dinamo Azari, Jacques Greene, Morgan Geist, Parris Mitchell, Todd Edwards, Dan Wender, Blacky II, Lust Fund, Sophia MA, David Kiss, Luka Tacon, Jefferson909
Hours: 9pm-6am
Location: Secret location
Cost: $60 advance (includes open bar 9pm-10pm)
Expected vibe: Big name talent and local favorites, pro audio and visuals, dancefloor decadence
5. Mahogani Music x 808 NYE
Lineup: Kai Alce, Andrés, Rick Wilhite, Flo Real, Turtle Bugg
Hours: 9pm-4am
Location: Sugar Hill Disco — 609 Dekalb Avenue, Bed-Stuy, BK
Cost: $35-$65
Expected vibe: Detroit as f*** vibes, sweaty dancefloor, food available all night
6. The Bunker LTD New Year’s Eve
Lineup: LA-4A, Patrick Russell, Bryan Kasenic, Nihal Ramchandani, Ken Meier + C//TY CLUB with Gavin Russom, Lauren Flax, Ron Like Hell, Zachery Allan Starkey
Hours: 10pm-6am
Location: Trans-Pecos — 915 Wyckoff Avenue, Ridgewood, Queens
Cost: $20-$30 advance
Expected vibe: Intimate dancefloor, superior techno
7. Le Bain New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Tony Humphries
Hours: 10pm-5am
Location: Le Bain at The Standard —  848 Washington Street, Meatpacking District, Manhattan
Cost: $75 and up
Expected vibe: Stunning views, glam crowd, deep extended set from a house legend
8. Mutual Dreaming NYE 2016
Lineup: NewWorldAquarium, Gunnar Haslam (live), Young Male, Umfang, Ital & Halal
Hours: 10pm-8am
Location: Secret location
Cost: $15 advance / $20 doors
Expected vibe: Eclectic techno, killer sound and visuals, loft vibes with rooftop access
9. Unter New Year’s Eve
Lineup: Morgan Louis, Volvox, Physical Therapy, Max McFerren, Modest Glesman
Hours: 11:45pm-9am
Location: Secret location
Cost: $15-$20 presale / $15 cash before 2am, $20 after
Expected vibe: Heavy techno, rooftop access, Tsunami Bass sound
10. Nicky Siano’s The Last New Year’s Eve Disco Extravaganza
Lineup: Rochelle Fleming, Melba Moore & D.C. LaRue
Hours: 10pm-6am
Location: El Dorado — 1216 Surf Avenue, Coney Island, BK
Cost: $75 advance / $150 at the door (includes champagne, beer, and food)
Expected vibe: Classic disco by legendary performers, superb sound system in a former Coney arcade

Check out our calendar for lots more ideas for your NYE ’16!

 12/24/2015  Features, Lists, News Comments Off on NYE 2016: 10 Best Places in NYC to Ring in the New Year
 

Check out what we’ve been listening to over the last month or two (and stay on the lookout for our best of 2015 lists!):

1. Beato Cozzi – Killer (Magic Feet)

 

2. Club Bizarre – Breakfast At Tivoli’s (Factory City Records)

 

3. Bird of Paradise – And The Half Light (Correspondant)

 

4. Pink Skull – Eb Acid (Undo Remix) (Melomana)

 

5. Heretic – Trite Progression (Matt Walsh Mix) (Nein)

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 12/10/2015  Features, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 25: November/December 2015
 

Check out what we’re listening to this month:

1. Tunnel Signs – Cracks (Emile Strunz remix) (Have a Killer Time)

 

2. Jori Hulkkonnen – Songs of the Eastern World (Heretic remix) (My Favorite Robot)

 

3. Jacques Renault – Touch You (feat. The Emperor Machine) (Let’s Play House)

 

4. Aphex Twin – IWantToBeWithYou (Street-Side-Boyz cover)

 

5. Klanken – Twee (Under the Covers version) (DEEWEE)

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 10/28/2015  Features, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 20: October 2015
 

Check out what we’re listening to this month:

1. Jacques Renault – Goodnight Moon 004 (feat. Mark Verbos) (Let’s Play House)

 

2. Pink Skull – Poly Mono (Beachcoma)

 

3. Black Spuma (Fabrizio Mammarella & Phillip Lauer) – Black Spuma (International Feel)

 

4. Gavin Russom – Punisher (Curle)

 

5. Vito & Druzzi – It’s EZ (Throne of Blood)

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 09/24/2015  Features, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 20: September 2015
 

Check out what we’re listening to this month:

1. Tunnel Signs – Ballast (Lokier Remix) (Have a Killer Time)

 

2. Jimi After – The Letter (Crackboy Remix) (Throne of Blood)

 

3. Bicep & Hammer – Dahlia (Feel My Bicep)

 

4. William Earl – Chemical Love (Nein Records)

 

5. Italo Brutalo – Spydor (Tunnel Signs Remix) (Nein Records)

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 08/26/2015  Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 20: August 2015
 

Check out what we’re listening to this month:

1. Dark Strands – Slide (Inigo Vontier Mistic Mix) (Nein Records)

 

2. Jacques Renault – Psyched Up (Sisterhood Remix) (Let’s Play House)

 

3. Pin Up Club – Beat Nympho (Emile Strunz Remix) (Nein Records)

 

4. Timothy J. Fairplay – The Cat Prowls Again

 

5. Gemini Brothers – Eridu Eridu (Duncan Gray Remix) (Tici Taci)

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 07/24/2015  Features, Listen/Watch, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 20: July 2015
 

Check out what we’re listening to this month:

1. Kim Ann Foxman – Creature (a/jus/ted remix) (Firehouse)

 

2. Daniele Baldelli & DJ Rocca – Pink Ghost (Man Power’s One More Week Remix) (Nein)

 

3. Lokier – Gate Masters (Have a Killer Time)

 

4. Tornado Wallace – Ferntree Gully (Beats in Space)

 

5. Gemini Brothers – Bazar Dilem (Nein)

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 06/23/2015  Features, Listen/Watch, Lists, News Comments Off on glitterballnyc.com Top 20: June 2015