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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Chris Blackwell Island Records Jerry Rappaport Ken Kutsch Afropop ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Michael Zilkha ZE Records Ed Bahlman 99 Records Chris Blackwell Island Records ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... ZE Records Island Records Chris Blackwell Peech Boys “Life Is Something Special ” Konk ...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The thriving live music scene appeared to dip during 1982, perhaps because of the way electronic sounds were coming to the fore. ZE Records continued to be productive, however, while Island continued to build a diverse roster that saw Chris Blackwell mix the recognizable (the dub reggae of Black...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
...” and went on to invite no wave artist James Chance to make a record that combined disco and punk. Chris Blackwell’s Island Records and Ed Bahlman’s 99 Records also championed a hybrid sound that combined elements of rock, punk, no wave, reggae, dub, and disco. Artists and lineups, including Blondie...
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... In this chapter, Mapfumo is working with American management and the biggest international record deal of his career, with Mango, a division of Chris Blackwell’s Island Records. The chapter details Mapfumo’s first U.S. tour in fall 1989. This tour, recalled in vivid and sometimes humorous detail...
Book Chapter

By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... record deal of his career, with Mango, a division of Chris Blackwell’s Island Records. The chapter details Mapfumo’s first U.S. tour in fall 1989. This tour, recalled in vivid and sometimes humorous detail by road manager Thomas Terrell, is presented as a kind of object lesson in the complexities...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... electronic sounds were coming to the fore. ZE Records continued to be productive, however, while Island continued to build a diverse roster that saw Chris Blackwell mix the recognizable (the dub reggae of Black Uhuru, Gregory Isaacs, and Pablo Moses along with the conventional rock of u2 and Steve Winwood...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... of disco and punk. Oxford graduate and CBGB regular Michael Zilkha became a key figure in the development when he launched ZE Records in 1978 with “Disco Clone” and went on to invite no wave artist James Chance to make a record that combined disco and punk. Chris Blackwell’s Island Records and Ed Bahlman’s...