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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Disco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Disco is an up-tempo style of dance music (generally between 110 and 136 beats per minute) that originated in the early-1970s, a derivative of funk and soul music, popular with audiences in larger cities all over the world.
Initially, most disco songs catered to a nightclub/dancing audience only, rather than general audiences such as radio listeners, but there are many aspects proving opposite tendencies as well; popular radio-hits were being played in discothèques, as long as they had an easy to follow rhythmic base-pattern close to 120 BPM (beats per minute).
Disco music diverged from the rock of the 1960s, elevating music from the raw sound of 4-piece garage bands to refined music composed by producers who contracted local symphony and philharmonic orchestras and session musicians.
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 Learn more about Disco in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Disco is an up-tempo style of dance music that originated in the early 1970s, mainly from funk popular originally with gay and fl audiences in large U.S. cities, and derives its name from the French word discothèque.
Instruments commonly used by disco musicians included the rhythm guitar, bass, strings (violin, viola, cello), string synth (a type of organ), trumpet, saxophone, trombone, piano, and drums (sometimes using an auxiliary percussionist as well as somebody on a drum kit).
Disco music diverged from the self-composed and performed rock of the 1960s, seeing a return (though not universally) to the influence of producers who hired session musicians to produce hits for different artists whose role was purely to sing and market the songs.
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 Disco Summary
Disco ushered in a new post-1960s concept of hedonistic weekends, holidays, and exciting after-hours activity that was open to anyone with a reasonable income, a basic sense of rhythm and a good body.
The disco beat was the anthem of the dancers, the disco floor a wonderland of sexual promise where anything might happen, providing the perfect environment to indulge the pursuit of one's fantasy.
Though disco's dreamland of sexual fulfillment is often remembered as the longing of the heterosexual male libido, the real origins of disco's sexual imagery lie in the gay club scene of New York and San Francisco, where its camp atmosphere of sexual reverie was first born.
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 Disco Costume   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
List of disco artists (A-K) - The following lists groups or individuals primarily associated with the disco era of the 1970s and some of their most noteworthy disco hits.
Numerous artists, not usually considered disco artists, implemented some of the styles and sounds of disco music, and are also included.
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 Disco Music and Vinyl Records: the laughing papillon
Among the most popular disco artists of the 1970s were Abba, The Bee Gees, Chic, Sister Sledge, Michael Jackson, Donna Summer, Gloria Gaynor, Boney M, The Village People, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Voyage, Salsoul Orchestra, The Trammps, and Barry White.
As the minority audiences that originally created and consumed disco watched its appropriation into the mainstream many of them changed their interests and affiliations to other forms of dance music, sometimes simply disco with a new name.
Avid disapproval of disco among some rock fans, who perceived rock as more serious and valuable, existed throughout the disco era, growing as disco's influence grew, such that the expression "Disco Sucks" was common by the late 1970s.
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 Disco at AllExperts
Initially, most disco songs catered to a nightclub/dancing audience only, rather than general audiences such as radio listeners, but there are many aspects proving opposite tendencies as well; popular radio-hits were being played in discothèques, as long as they had an easy to follow rhythmic bass-pattern close to 120 BPM (beats per minute).
Disco fever reached a peak in South Asia after the release of the Bollywood film Disco Dancer in 1982.
Disco was largely succeeded for younger listeners by rap, which had started, by rapping over disco tracks.
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 Lists of musicians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Various Artists: Mutant Disco: Pitchfork Record Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Mutant disco was not a genetic fluke in the disco DNA.
As the squadrons of recent reparative 80s NY compilations attest, it was exactly the opposite: a small clubhouse of brash intellectuals, avant-garde crackpots, and underground flotsam calculatedly engineering a disco insurrection.
To list only a few of the credentials: James Chance was on the original No New York comp; Bill Laswell's Material featured Sonny Sharrock and Fred Frith; and Was (Not Was) littered their early singles with stream-of-consciousness surreal rants.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /article/record_review/16734/Various_Artists_Mutant_Disco   (830 words)

  
 Finance Choices - Personal Finance Wiki
Disco is referenced in the longest running animated cartoon, The Simpsons, by their character Disco Stu.
Disco music diverged from funk, soul and jazz of the 1960s, progressing music from the sound of 4-piece garage bands to more primal, visceral music, refined and sometimes composed by producers.
The use of the term "disco" is fairly commonly used in the UK to refer to dance music and nightclubs, with few or none of the negative connotations associated with the word as in North America.
www.financechoices.co.uk /personal-finance-wiki.php?title=Disco   (5159 words)

  
 Site Contents at the free Online Encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Disco
Initially, most disco songs catered to a nightclub/dancing audience only, rather than general audiences such as radio listeners, but there are many aspects proving opposite tendencies as well; popular radio-hits were being played in discothèques, as long as they had an easy to follow rhythmic bass-pattern close to 120 BPM (beats per minute).
Disco music diverged from funk, soul and jazz of the 1960s, elevating music from the raw sound of 4-piece garage bands to refined music composed by producers who contracted local symphony and philharmonic orchestras and session musicians.
Strong disapproval of disco among many hard rock fans existed throughout the disco era, growing as disco's influence grew, such that the expression "Disco Sucks" was common by the late-1970s among these fans.
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 Disco Music, Records, Downloads, Charts and History @ DiscoMusic.com
Since 1996, DiscoMusic.com is the ultimate FREE resource for getting hard-to-find Disco classics and the premiere gathering place for 12" record collectors, world famous Disco DJs, remixers and artists along with hustle dancers and fans of 70s and 80s nostalgia to interact, discuss and immerse themselves in dance music.
Instantly relive those adrenaline-pumped hedonistic moments on the Disco dance floor, feeling the pounding bass, hearing a flawless killer DJ mix set or being hypnotized by the spinning Disco ball and the flashing lights as you learn the newest hustle dance steps.
Get that rare Disco record or CD now with our direct links to used Disco records, dealers and live auction listings all on one page.
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 Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
With an uninterrupted flow of releases since 1997, he has unleashed explosive tracks ranging from funky disco workouts to tribal, through the depths of house and minimal techno.
Angel has become one of the pioneering artists in today’s dance scene, having helped carry techno and house music into the new millennium as he continues to push the boundaries of dance music into the future.
Their music and production skills have not only found a home on today's most pumping dance floors but have also transcended the music industry and made their way to genres that include video games, network television, and film.
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 100 Greatest Disco Artists
Criteria: - Artists were chosen for this list based on their popularity over the years, and on their overall
The disco era ran roughly from the early 70s through the early 80s.
To be eligible for this list, an artist must have had a significant disco record released before 1985.
www.digitaldreamdoor.com /pages/best_disco-artists.html   (119 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Disco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Disco also gave rise to line dancing; many line dances can be seen in films such as Saturday Night Fever.
After 1980, however, disco music morphed into other forms, including house and Hi-NRG which, combined with an often overt racist and anti-gay backlash, caused much of the general public to lose interest in disco, giving rise to the phrase "Disco is dead," and accompanying demonstrations in America.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=disco   (721 words)

  
 VN Boards - Best disco song by a 70's rock band
Strong disapproval of disco among many hard rock fans existed throughout the disco era, growing as disco's influence grew, such that the expression "Disco Sucks" was common by the late-1970s among these fans.
However, many of these artists were viewed as sell-outs by there once fiercely loyal fanbase and were mocked by there rivals within the hard rock genre.
On the other side of the coin, many all-disco radio stations on the FM dial continued to serve the fl community by evolving into urban contemporary formats.
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 Disco Music List
Disco history, discography / pictures on Disco records of the 70s / 80s, Top 700 Disco songs charts, DJ / artist interviews and a Disco message board for chat and vote for...
Disco Dance Music List for Disco dances such as the Hustle, Night Club or Disco Two Step, Disco Line (Like the Bus Stop, Electric Slide etc) Dances and others.
Elements of disco music appear on records from the early 1970s such as the 1971 theme from the film Shaft by...
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 The DJ List - Italy: Treviso - Nervesa della Battaglia: Disco Palace
The DJ List was reset for 2007 on January 1st.
The DJ List is not be liable for inaccuracies, omissions, or other types of errors that may exist.
The posting of events on the Events Calendar does not constitute an endorsement of the event by The DJ List, the Artists or the Venue.
www.thedjlist.com /world/Italy/Treviso_-_Nervesa_della_Battaglia/Venues/Disco_Palace   (204 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Disco Spectrum 1: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This 2 disc set is one of the very finest disco compilations to be found.
It represents the dance music of the late 70's and early 80's that was played in clubs, not on radio.
It is for disco and dance music lovers a bargain at 3 times the price.
www.amazon.com /Disco-Spectrum-1-Various-Artists/dp/B00005EBHP   (907 words)

  
 Jan Garbarek Discography
At present, this document is not much more than an incomplete list of albums in which Jan Garbarek appears.
The list is separated into albums "led" by Garbarek and those where he is more an accompanist (admittedly, the distinction isn't always clear-cut).
Sudo, which I've incorporated here, and a considerably more comprehensive list by Johann Haidenbauer, which I've not yet incorporated.
www.wnur.org /jazz/artists/garbarek.jan/garbarek-discog.html   (328 words)

  
 Disco Artists, DJs, Producers... | DiscoMusic.com
Disco 101 is the place to find articles on the history of Disco music and the nominations to the Dance Music Hall of Fame as well as technical how-to articles for the DJ and home audio buff.
We are also the home to the world famous Unlikely Disco Artists list.
We've divided the Disco 101 into categories shown on the right.
www.discomusic.com /101-index   (192 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Pure Disco: Music: Various Artists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
There's disco funk: Celebration, That's The Way..., Oops Upside...; Minimalist electrodisco: Funky Town, I Feel Love; Latinodisco: Cuba; Wailing Diva Disco: Knock On Wood, the anthemic I Will survive and Don't Leave Me This Way; Popdisco: YMCA, I Need Your Lovin and Rock Disco: Hot Stuff and I Love The Nightlife.
Whether its 'pure disco' is debatable...but this is a first rate compilation of Classic Disco songs...every single one on this disc has 'outlived' the era just listen to Knock On Wood, Dont Leave Me This Way, Dancing Queen and of course I feel Love...fantastic compilation the first in the series.
I use this Disco 1 CD when I am working out on the Tread Mill.
www.amazon.com /Pure-Disco-Various-Artists/dp/B000002GKN   (739 words)

  
 700 DJ Certified Top Disco Dance Songs DJs from America and abroad were asked to tell DiscoMusic.com their top Disco ...
As a DJ and one that provides Disco Theme parties to my clientele, I didn't see some of the largest disco songs ever that are requested all the time.
Otherwise, the list is pretty impressive and as a matter of fact I found a few songs I didn't have.
The 700 song list changes depending on who is asked, but they are all fun and exciting to dance to.
www.discomusic.com /charts-more/2664_0_8_0_M   (9117 words)

  
 How did the fiasco riots, at Comiskey Park in Chicago in 1979,...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In addiiton, Disco wasn't just for the enthusiasts anymore - it wasn't special for us and many people dropped away from the club scene and the music.
The beat keeps going and will never stop until all human life has ended, because at the core of Disco is the beating of the human heart - this is Disco.
Disco was just a passing fad — an inferior collection of noise passed off as “music” — that went the way of all such passing fads.
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 Disco Artists
Disco doesn't only take you back to the silly group songs like "YMCA" or "I Will Survive", there is a large selection of disco music to be seen and heard.
Whether you are looking to throw a 70's disco party or just looking to spice up your reception or house party.
GandS Music Entertainment has the disco selection to put a smile on everyone's face.
www.gandsmusicent.com /musiclistdiscoartist.html   (134 words)

  
 Filmtracks: Gladiator (Hans Zimmer/Lisa Gerrard)
So without unreleased cues from the film comprising the highlights of this second album, the alternative mixes and unused cues are the ones which steal the show.
With so many artists from Media Ventures involved with this score (and believe me, the number is vast), there were countless alternative cue contributions, remixing, trial runs, and even the occasional donated cue from another composer.
It's amazing what people are willing to dance to these days, though it's not as bad as the disco mix of the Star Wars theme.
www.filmtracks.com /titles/gladiator.html   (2754 words)

  
 Heavy Disco Recording Artists
LBJ - AKA Finnish DJ and Producer Jonas Verwijnen was voted one of the rising stars of international breaks by iDJ and with releases on Botchit, Heavy Disco and Ministry of Sound.
Munchies is the new breakbeat face of producer Petteri Huoma whose productions in Ghettotech, electro and bigbeat (under names including PJVM and PJ Vähämieli) are gaining a strong reputation, including featuring in DJmag´s cover mount cd mixed by Atomic Hooligan in april 2004.
Audio Terrorists, mashup artists house remixers and breaks boys "The Young Punx" are part of the AandR team for Heavy Disco, and have some scorching remixes of Heavy Disco tracks lined up...
www.heavydisco.com /artists.htm   (364 words)

  
 Kalel's Top 50 Disco List Member submitted Disco songs chart DiscoMusic.com
Love this list; anyone who puts "Spacer" and "When I'm with you" - plus Call Me Tonight and "I'm specialized in You" on the same list is really talking my lingo..
I don't knonw "fascination" by fat larry's band and I didn't know it was written by bowie and luther vandroos but if somebody doesn't knonw somme songs of my list, I can give advices of.
But to be sincere I didn't this song and this band " over and over" from disco circus.
www.discomusic.com /charts-more/2742_0_8_0_C   (344 words)

  
 Stunt Rock
As for reasons for the retirement, at commencement of the final live set a list was handed out that featured the fifty reasons for the retirement.
Friends and fans that want to be guest listed.
Perhaps the tape was just a product of Midwest boredom and youthful ambition, but whatever the case, let us introduce you to the confusing and zany world of Stunt Rock, the most legendary, reclusive, and talked about artist to rise from the ashes of the Midwest-USA Breakcore scene.
www.cockrockdisco.com /CRD2/artists-stuntrock.html   (1138 words)

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