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  1. Disco is a genre of music that originated in discoth--ques.
  2. Disco was largely succeeded for younger listeners by rap, which had started, by rapping over disco tracks.
  3. Disco is a genre of music that was first played in dance clubs commonly known as discoth--ques. (Web site)
  4. Disco is to funk what a steer is to a bull. (Web site)
  5. Disco was also popular among the gay subculture. (Web site)


  1. The group most associated with the Disco era was The Bee Gees, whose music for the 1977 Paramount film Saturday Night Fever marked the pinnacle of the era.
  2. Disco fever reached a peak in South Asia after the release of the Bollywood film Disco Dancer in 1982.
  3. Disco's popularity peaked between 1976 - 1979, driven in part by films such as 1977 's classic Saturday Night Fever and 1978 's Thank God It's Friday.


  1. Rick Dees, at the time a radio DJ in Memphis, Tennessee, recorded what is considered to be one of the most popular parodies of all time, Disco Duck.
  2. The anti-disco movement culminated in the disco demolition riot in Chicago during the summer of 1979.
  3. After disco became popular, certain urban DJs, particularly those in gay communities, altered the music to make it less pop-oriented. (Web site)
  4. Dance Net Radio - Weekly disco mixes with over 16 hours of continuous dance music. (Web site)
  5. As any commercial product, of course, disco was exploited by some producers when they took it to banality. (Web site)


  1. Going to clubs and dancing to disco music meant putting one---s worries behind. (Web site)
  2. As a side effect, disco gave rise to an increased popularity in Line dancing. (Web site)


  1. By the year 1989, with the phenomenal explosion of the UK club scene, disco was well and truly back.
  2. The club also played a wider range of music than just disco.
  3. As disco clubs filled there was a move to larger venues.
  4. Unlike its counterparts in America, however, the word "Disko" in German nowadays usually refers to any dance club, and not just ones that include disco.
  5. Disco returned to the smaller clubs like the Warehouse in Chicago. (Web site)

Italo Disco

  1. In Germany, a style of Italo disco known as Discofox developed.
  2. Regrettably, lyrics played a minor role in Italo Disco songs. (Web site)
  3. Your songs makes me incredibly happy and I know they have positive influence on all my friends who listen Italo disco as well.
  4. Spacesynth originated from italo disco. (Web site)
  5. The big accomplishment for electro fused to Italo Disco in 1982 would have to be "Bad Passion" by Steel Mind.


  1. The explanation why disco sucked depended on the role of the criticizer. (Web site)
  2. The emergence of the punk and goth scenes contributed to disco's decline.
  3. Groups such as Kraftwerk and Blondie were played along with the "Disco" songs.

Disco Music

  1. Elements of disco music appear on records from the early 1970s such as the 1971 theme from the film Shaft by Isaac Hayes.
  2. Disco music and dancing fads were depicted as not only silly (witness Frank Zappa 's satirical song "Dancin' Fool"), but effeminate.
  3. Still today, the trademark sound of Boney M is seen as emblematic for late 70's German disco music.

House Music

  1. Italo house is a form of house music popular in Italy in the late 1980s that fuses house and Italo disco. (Web site)
  2. Britain founds its House music on the Disco elements of the 70's, so that new trends arrive, bearing the names of Kinky Disco & Neo Disco. (Web site)

Disco Records

  1. Manu Dibango 's 1972 " Soul Makossa " is considered one of the first disco records [2] [3]. (Web site)
  2. Oh yeah, there is plenty of Italian Italian disco but some of the biggest Italian Disco records are from Canada.

Frankie Knuckles

  1. Frankie Knuckles, who opened The Warehouse, mixed old disco classics and new Eurobeat pop.
  2. The resident DJ at The Warehouse, Frankie Knuckles mixed classic disco, European synthpop, new wave, industrial and punk recordings.

Record Labels

  1. RAFF's "Self Control" started it, which of course was originally an Italian disco record, and Laura Branigan covered it.
  2. - Record labels, remixers, clubs, producers and audio clips for popular and rare disco music of the '70s and '80s. (Web site)
  3. Discomagic, Lombardoni, IL Discotto and many other record labels were born from the main Disco music importers out of sheer economic necessity. (Web site)
  4. Its renewed popularity is inspiring re-releases and new mixes on many of the record labels that initially released Italo Disco.

Were Often

  1. Lyrics in Italo Disco were often just outright gibberish. (Web site)
  2. Record sales were often dependent on, though not guaranteed by, panic at the disco - i write sins floor play in clubs.


  1. The term Euro disco developed into Eurodance.
  2. Christopher's played prerecorded non-stop continuous Italo and euro disco music.
  3. In 1982 Euro disco began to develop in Italy by groups like Gazebo, Kano and Lectric Workers. (Web site)
  4. Dance and Discoitalo disco and euro dance music, mixes, dvds and more Chicago Dance and Music Alliance Disc Jockey Service.

Electronic Dance

  1. This early form of electronic dance music is unofficially called "space disco" due to its odd sounds and sci-fi stylings.
  2. Electronic Dance music or House Music had now emerged as its own genre, and this became the new "disco", even though it was not addressed as such.


  1. Most recently, Madonna has used disco themes in her latest album, Confessions on a Dance Floor (2005).
  2. MW: Compare the sounds on the dance floor of 1979 with those at disco's roots during the French resistance, and there appears to be little in common. (Web site)
  3. Dj lorenzo papiko jumps between dubstep, crunk, dirty baile funk, obscure italo disco and the most crazy basslines, four to the floor, UK garage ever.


  1. This is a very distinctive feature of Eurodance that separates it from Hi-NRG disco. (Web site)
  2. Italian-produced Eurodance artists, such as Alexia and Double You, show a strong Italo-Disco influence. (Web site)


  1. The first 10 volumes of Super Eurobeat are mostly italo-disco, which is quite different from the modern eurobeat. (Web site)
  2. The term Eurobeat also used in Japan (around 1987) to describe all Italo Disco and Eurobeat imports.

Involved Exploding Disco

  1. The event involved exploding disco records, and ended in a near-riot.
  2. The event involved exploding disco records, and ended in a riot with riot police making numerous arrests. (Web site)


  1. En 1983 desde Italia se creo un nuevo estilo: el Italo-Disco, tambi-n conocido como Spaghetti.
  2. Junto a "Sound of C", de Confetti-s, el tema de Amnesia, "Ibiza", se convirti- en el disco por excelencia de 1989, el a-o del New Beat.
  3. Este nuevo estilo ten-a sus ra-ces en el sonido Disco y tom- su nombre en Chicago.


  1. Additionally, the 808 drum machines pounding beats and pure sounds were heavily used in Rap, Disco and Funk music.
  2. In New York, DJs like Kool Herc played records of popular funk, disco and rock songs. (Web site)
  3. Also see Disco Circus by Martin Circus, 15 minutes of french funk.

Gloria Gaynor

  1. According to Gloria Gaynor and others in the industry, the music industry was behind the destruction of Disco because Rock music producers were losing money. (Web site)
  2. Gloria Gaynor released the first disco mix album, a remake of The Jackson 5 's "Smack That" a year earlier in 1974 and other great hits.

Recorded Disco

  1. Many non-disco artists recorded disco songs at the height of its popularity, most often due to demand from the record companies who needed a surefire hit.
  2. Many other European artists also recorded disco music; in Germany, Frank Farian formed a disco band by the name Boney M around 1975.

Disco House

  1. Several clubs like Amnesia with DJ Alfredo were playing a mix of rock, pop, disco and house.
  2. S'Express 's "Theme from S'Express" (1988)is an example of a disco -influenced, funky acid house tune.
  3. French house, Italian house, Disco house, Latin house and many other types of house have all contributed greatly to what is today known as Funky house.
  4. In the mid nineties I started to seek out the origins of house and techno music and (re)-discovered disco. (Web site)
  5. The influences about my dj sets comes from many directions: electro, disco, space disco, techno, Chicago house.


  1. This catchy name, decorated in the colors of Italo disco music with a large and loyal base of fans.
  2. An outgrowth of disco, Dance-Pop featured a pounding club beat framing simple, catchy melodies closer to fully-formed songs than pure dance music.

Disco Era

  1. Anthems, downloads, lyrics, tributes, radio stations, and links of the '70s and '80s disco era.
  2. Beats per minute became common terminology in popular music during the disco era because of its usefulness to DJs, and remain important in dance music.
  3. HUSTLE or SWING HUSTLE - A fast but smooth-moving dance which originated in the nightclubs of the 1970s disco era, as a modified version of swing.


  1. Giorgio Moroder 's hit singles such as "From Here to Eternity" (1977) introduced electro-disco music for audiences.
  2. To develop successful hit singles, some argued that the record industry developed "handbag house": throwaway pop songs with a retro disco beat.
  3. In 1975, disco broke further into the mainstream with hits such as Van McCoy 's " The Hustle ", Donna Summer 's "I Wanna Love You" reaching audiences.
  4. Laserdance and its creator Michel Van der Kuy, and Rofo and his mega hit "Flashlight on a disco night" are the two best representatives of this genre. (Web site)
  5. Now, I can experience again the great music that spun from the Italo Disco scene and search on line for the Artist bio and another hard to find Disco hits.


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