Rod Temperton has died at age 66, after rising to early fame as a songwriter for Heatwave.
Post Tagged with: "Disco"
College student Matt Bray demonstrates the power of anyone with a little imagination and a whole lot of time can have to single-handedly put a long-forgotten dance floor hit back in the spotlight.
The shocking and tragic death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has put a spotlight on a growing heroin epidemic in America.
There have been, of course, subtle changes to the Kiss costumes over the years — most of which have been well received. Still, the period surrounding 1979’s Dynasty stands out as a garish misstep.
I’d like to say that Lady Gaga (or is it Stefani Germanotta now?) is a very interesting person, making a bold attempt to fuse art with pop music, a resurrection of Pop Art…but I just don’t see it.
Stephen Stills’ surprising guest turn on a Bee Gees smash hit: ‘I knew it was going to be a monster’
Crosby Stills and Nash was at work on the long-awaited follow up to 1970’s Deja Vu, when Stephen Stills ducked across the hall to take a guest turn on a song that would become a multi-chart smash
Last month we got a taste of UK acid jazzers The Brand New Heavies’ first release since 2006’s Get Used To It, and the advance single “Sunlight” signaled a pretty decent return.
Sometimes an artist’s lack of success in America remains a puzzle. No better example exists than Randy Crawford, the rare R&B vocalist who can handle jazz with equal aplomb.
The truth is, even if you never bought a record like “Le Freak,” Chic’s wall-to-wall late 1970s hit, Nile Rodgers was all over your radio dial anyway.
Funky guitarist, gifted composer, hipster arranger, giving philanthropist and hit-making svengali, Nile Rodgers is just as chic as ever.