An ode to Donna Summer's 'I Feel Love' -
MixmagAn ode to Donna Summer's 'I Feel Love'MixmagWhere do you start to give the most important song in dance music history its due respect? Do I start with Donna Summer's effortlessly beautiful vocals? Do I wax lyrical about Giorgio Moroder's unique vision? Should it be that it sounded like the ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 8:32 am
Rolling Loud features hip hop music's
Miami's Community NewspapersRolling Loud features hip hop music's biggest namesMiami's Community NewspapersUltimately, disco died and got caricatured, and while Donna Summer, the Village People, and Bee Gees remain beloved, Public Enemy and A Tribe Called Quest get respect. To boot, Ice T, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and LL Cool J are established personalities, ...
Posted on 28 April 2017 | 2:25 am
@ThePalace: As close to Chicago as you can
Manchester Ink Link (press release) (registration) (blog)@ThePalace: As close to Chicago as you can get without a plane ticketManchester Ink Link (press release) (registration) (blog)The group consists of some of New England's top musicians who have shared the stage with the likes of Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Donna Summer and Steve Winwood. The band's percussionist, a two-time Grammy winner, has performed regularly ...
Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:12 pm
Musical's lively chorus of nuns is
Musical's lively chorus of nuns is habit-forming | www ...Simi Valley AcornFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT—Deloris Van Cartier (Daebreon Poiema), center, leads FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT—Deloris Van Cartier (Daebreon Poiema), ...and more »
Posted on 27 April 2017 | 7:03 pm
Some Songs for Tax Day - The Good Men
The Good Men Project (blog)Some Songs for Tax DayThe Good Men Project (blog)This chart-topper from Donna Summer's album of the same name was inspired by a brief encounter Summer had with a weary, hard-working bathroom attendant at Chasen's Restaurant. With this song, Summer not only honored the unsung service employees ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 6:35 pm
Jazz trumpet player with rock pedigree to
Oatts toured with Wilson Pickett and has performed with the Temptations, Four Tops, Donna Summer, Sammy Davis Jr., Four Lads, Johnny Ray, Cab Calloway and Stallion. As a jazz musician, Oatts toured and recorded with the Stan Kenton Orchestra and the Grammy ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:26 pm
5 minutes with Giorgio Moroder
Not a bad career, right? Now Giorgio Moroder, the man responsible for discovering and launching Donna Summer, is adding another notch to his already well-notched belt: DJ. We caught up with the music legend during Luisaviaroma's Firenze4Ever event in ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:22 pm
With ‘friends’ like these, solitude
For the information of those aging disco denizens for whom Donna Summer’s “Last Dance” may have been just that, we pause to explain that a rave is a large-scale shindig featuring powerfully amplified music, visual effects of various kinds and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:10 am
5 questions for: We Are Your Friends’ Zac
Who did the math on this? Max: I did. Not all disco was at 120 bpm. A lot of Donna Summer’s music was actually at 128 bpm, such as “I Feel Love.” But the 128 thing is actually just a popular myth. Zac: Isn’t it in utero (the fetal heart rate)?
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:20 am
Donna Summer’s ‘Love to Love You Baby’
A good curator is well aware of the old adage that sex sells. A great curator is one that is able to package it and present it to the public in a provocative, yet tasteful manner. While sex being a magnetic force traces back to the beginning of time, few ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:42 am