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David Bowie’s Let’s Dance illustrated the durability of Chic’s hitmaking sound

David Bowie’s Let’s Dance illustrated the durability of Chic’s hitmaking sound

Credit David Bowie for understanding how to cast his latest iteration. But also Chic for having the goods to make that nascent vision a reality.

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Jeff Oster, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey + Bernard Purdie – next (2015)

Here is a review of trumpeter Jeff Oster’s new groove-laden new age release ‘next’, featuring Nile Rodgers, Chuck Rainey and Bernard Purdie.

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, “I’ll Be There” (2015): One Track Mind

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, “I’ll Be There” (2015): One Track Mind

When others are building newfound fame around your essential disco vibe, it’s time for a return in full. And that’s just what Chic has done.

‘I’m just pinching myself’: A key assist from Daryl Hall helped INXS to early success

The first charttopping hit single for INXS in their native Australia was pushed along by a key contribution from Daryl Hall — who arrived at the suggestion of producer Nile Rodgers, INXS’ Andrew Farris explains.

‘Really, really happy, and thankful’: Adam Lambert gears up for 2014 with live debut

‘Really, really happy, and thankful’: Adam Lambert gears up for 2014 with live debut

Adam Lambert offered a first-ever live rendition of his recent collaboration with Nile Rodgers and Avicii last night, as a short American tour continues.

‘It’s coming along’: Adam Lambert making new music before long-awaited U.S. show with Queen

‘It’s coming along’: Adam Lambert making new music before long-awaited U.S. show with Queen

Despite celebrated plans to rejoin Queen for their first appearance on U.S. soil — not to mention splitting with the RCA label — Adam Lambert is back in the studio working on new music.

The Friday Morning Listen: Daft Punk – Random Access Memories (2013)

Being completely disconnected from the usual source of new pop music (read: radio), I was completely unaware of Daft Punk’s huge hit single “Get Lucky.”

Best of March 2012: Reader picks include Adrian Belew, Brad Mehldau, Adele (again)

Adrian Belew’s reflections on touring again with a pair of King Crimson bandmates led to some interesting comments on the future of that long-standing Robert Fripp-led amalgam

Nile Rodgers on ‘Like a Virgin,’ ‘Rapper’s Delight,’ ‘Upside Down’ + others: Gimme Five

Nile Rodgers on ‘Like a Virgin,’ ‘Rapper’s Delight,’ ‘Upside Down’ + others: Gimme Five

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.

Nile Rodgers, producer and Chic co-founder: Something Else! Interview

Nile Rodgers, producer and Chic co-founder: Something Else! Interview

Funky guitarist, gifted composer, hipster arranger, giving philanthropist and hit-making svengali, Nile Rodgers is just as chic as ever.

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