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Published: 22 July 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390893-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9089-3
... One Soundtracks of Selenidad: ​“Disco Medley” and “Como la Flor” I do believe that the experience of performance, and the intellectual, spiritual, and affective traces it leaves behind, can provide new frames of reference for how we...
Published: 11 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390558-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9055-8
... Daphne Carr Dancing, Democracy, and Kitsch Poland’s Disco Polo For some, Polish disco is the ultimate sonic oxymoron. 17 First, there’s the Polish. Polka-dancing, pierogie- eating, and Pope-loving Poles in the United States have for...
Published: 09 November 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002079-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0207-9
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
... The Message of Love and the 5. visibility Disco Mix Kenny Gamble, the singer-songwriter of r&bband Kenny Gamble and the Romeos...
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
... Disco 9. dominance Takes Over The future of Nik Cohn’s New York story on suburban discotheque cul- ture in Brooklyn lay at the bottom of several thousand wastepaper baskets...
Published: 12 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386414-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8641-4
... shanti a. parikh From Auntie to Disco: The Bifurcation of Risk and Pleasure in Sex Education in Uganda All those social...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397441-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9744-1
... In Defense of Disco Richard Dyer j\ II my life I've liked the wrong music. I never liked Elvis and rock 'n' roll; I always preferred Rosemary Clooney. And since I became a socialist, I've often...
Published: 09 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... discotheque Studio 54. But as the backlash against disco gathered pace during 1979 and as punks grew weary of the anti-dance outlook of pioneering venues such as CBGB, the Mudd Club became a place where the opposition between disco and punk collapsed. With Mass integrating live music, DJ-ing, immersive...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... label also released a compilation album—titled Mutant Disco: A Subtle Discolation of the Norm in the United Kingdom—that captured the zeitgeist. David Byrne and Brian Eno contributed to the mutant moment with the release of My Life in the Bush of Ghosts. Arthur Russell joined in with 24 → 24 Music...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Eyeing the backlash against disco and never wholly convinced by disco in the first place, major-label record companies unceremoniously reversed out of disco and closed down their disco departments. Only Warner Bros. held its ground. The head of the company’s disco department, Ray Caviano...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... An alternative sound for the changing downtown scene began to emerge when musicians started to combined the previously discrete sounds 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...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385110-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8511-0
... August 1974. 17 ‘‘Gallery Sets Pace Again Melting Pot, 1, 5, December 1974. 18 Vince Aletti, ‘‘Disco File Record World, 28 December 1974. 19 George, Death of Rhythm & Blues, 129. 20 ‘‘God Bless Billy Smith Melting Pot,1,1,August1974. 21 Ibid. 22 Is Horowitz...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... Running since 1970, David Mancuso’s Loft sailed through the backlash against disco unscathed. After all, Mancuso had never restricted his selections to disco, plus his capacity crowd viewed Saturday nights as the highlight of their week. Meanwhile the Paradise Garage, opened by Michael Brody as...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... production values with a rhythm and blues groove, Kevorkian completed his own flurry of releases. The new wave of releases carried dance music into terrain that was grittier and tougher than anything occupied by late disco. Sugar Hill held onto its vanguard position in rap when it released “The Adventures of...
Published: 14 September 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391098-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9109-8
...h Musical Works Cited Chico Lobo. 1997. No Braço dessa Viola. Kuarup Discos. Chitãozinho and Xororó. 1982. Somos Apaixonados. Copacabana. Edson and Hudson. 2005. Galera Coração. emi. Gino and Geno. 1981. Os Xonados. Copacabana. Leandro and Leonardo. 1985. Leandro & Leonardo—Vol. 1. wea...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391319-038
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9131-9
...Josefina BÁez Excerpt from Dominicanish Aquí los discos traen un cancionero. Discos del alma con afro. Con afro black is beautiful. Black is a color. Black is my color. My cat is black. But first of all baseball has been very very very good to me Repeat after me repeat after you...
Book Chapter

By Tim Lawrence
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... The backlash against disco during the second half of 1979, combined with the shift from stagflation to recession, led many to forecast that the 1980s would amount to a decade of restraint, hard work, and joylessness. However, none of the talk discouraged hardened revelers from heading out to a...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... discotheque Studio 54. But as the backlash against disco gathered pace during 1979 and as punks grew weary of the anti-dance outlook of pioneering venues such as CBGB, the Mudd Club became a place where the opposition between disco and punk collapsed. With Mass integrating live music, DJ-ing, immersive...
Published: 09 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373926-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7392-6
... the Dust” indicated that dance music could still cross over, the majors declined to develop these records beyond a pop context. The corporate exodus presented the city’s independent labels and record stores with an opportunity; Vinyl Mania emerged as a particularly influential store. As national disco...