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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 Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... Chris Blackwell Island Records Jerry Rappaport Ken Kutsch Afropop ...
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 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
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
....” In return, de Benedictus asked Levan to join his band, the Peech Boys. A year in the making and released by West End, the band’s first single, “Don’t Make Me Wait,” combined soul, disco, dub, and rock. During 1981 Levan also began to work with Island Records, reworking Gwen Guthrie’s “Seventh Heaven...
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
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... single, “Don’t Make Me Wait,” combined soul, disco, dub, and rock. During 1981 Levan also began to work with Island Records, reworking Gwen Guthrie’s “Seventh Heaven,” “It Should Have Been You,” and “Getting Hot” for the subsidiary label 4th & Broadway and also completing unreleased remixes of Grace...
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...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
.... Island’s showcasing of the interlocking efforts of Black Uhuru, Grace Jones, and Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare contributed to the breakthrough of a set of Jamaican sounds that had previously enjoyed only an episodic presence on the New York party scene. Liquid Liquid ESG ZE Records mutant...
Published: 23 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375890-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7589-0
... and conduct commerce on the island. There was also a number of so-called unattached residents. After the prohibition against women was relaxed, members of all these social categories brought their families and dependents with them, and there was no small number of children in the population. identity...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 08 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375692-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7569-2
... between 1530 and 1585 reflected incursions into new areas, especially the Rio de la Plata, Brazil, parts of India and Africa, China, and the Molucca Islands. An examination of three case studies of slaves in the Moluccas, Rio de la Plata, and Myanmar reveals the entangled nature of slavery from...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
.... Island’s showcasing of the interlocking efforts of Black Uhuru, Grace Jones, and Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare contributed to the breakthrough of a set of Jamaican sounds that had previously enjoyed only an episodic presence on the New York party scene. Liquid Liquid ESG ZE Records mutant...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... federation into an expansive imperial force in the southern Andes, they likewise revised their myth of origin: a modest tale of having emerged from a cave in the Cuzco area became one in which their ancestors first appeared through divine intervention on an island on Lake Titicaca and thereafter migrated...