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Introducing: Goldroom

Inspired by summers spent in Cape Cod and the classic “French touch” of producers Alan Braxe and Fred Falke, Los Angeles-based producer Goldroom is now being touted as a future King of Disco thanks to a sun-kissed tropical twist on the genre revived earlier this year by Daft Punk. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Josh Legg first began to use music as a form of escapism as a youngster, learning […]

Super Saturday Night Fever ( Film Review)

The impact that John Badham’s seminal 1977 film ‘Saturday Night Fever’ had on global culture cannot be understated. The film ostensibly established disco as a near fail-proof commodity and rocketed it’s star John Travolta into global icon territory.   What few people realize is that Saturday Night Fever is a super hero movie.   For the twelve people who haven’t seen Saturday Night Fever, the film chronicles the daily troubles […]

Pop Rewind: Blondie “Heart Of Glass”

Here in the twenty-teens, it’s easy to look back and view the disco craze of the 1970s as an anomaly, a musical style unto itself that lived a short but interesting life. But 1979’s “Heart of Glass,” put out by punk/New Wave outfit Blondie, serves as a reminder that even back then there was bleedover between genres—sometimes more than people thought was appropriate. When “Heart of Glass” came out, it […]

Elton John vs Pnau – Good Morning To The Night

Casablanca (2012)

An aging piano man more renowned for throwing tantrums than throwing shapes and perhaps the most eccentric act to emerge from the thriving Australian indie-disco scene? On paper, a collaboration between Sir Elton John and Sydney duo Pnau seems as unlikely as the pop legend’s previous forays into hip-hop with Eminem and Tupac. However, Good Morning To The Night (set for a July 17 release) is far from a random hook-up. […]

Remembering Robin Gibb (1949-2012)

This morning, the world is grieving the loss of yet another music icon. Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees passed away May 20 after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 62. Eerily, Gibb is the second icon of the disco era to leave us in the past three days, following Donna Summer, 63, who died of cancer on Thursday. Besides his work with the Bee Gees (which included […]