The name Grace Jones inspires thoughts of tribal queens, disco legends, striking features, and for those of us who are fans of B-horror movies, crazy, red-haired, blue-eyed vampires. She also inspires fierceness, of doing things one’s own way, of being combative when you need to be, and of not backing down when you’re doing what... Show More Summary
Embracing all the best and worst of the ’70s and ’80s, Club 78 is a kitschy retro party that happens every second month at Ostend’s Union Halle in Frankfurt. With elaborate laser lights, mirror balls, disco music, drag queens, live performances, and more, it’s really no surprise Club 78 has been going strong for 20 […]
Forty years ago, the "Queen of Disco," Donna Summer, released her 'Love to Love You Baby' album. The Boombox takes a look back at how she set the standard for the modern-day singing sex kitten. Continue reading…
Turbans on the dance floor, a disco icon spinning Donna Summer on the turntables and a burlesque queen making a surprise appearance in a bathtub on stage... talk about a case of Saturday night fever.
We sent London-based musician Gabriel Stebbing—a Steely Dan nerd, who makes music as Night Works, and plays bass/guitar/keys with Christine and the Queens—to meet Mr. Moroder and this is what happened. The other day a dream of mine came true: I met Giorgio Moroder, the most influential producer electronic music has ever known. Show More Summary
Every gay man of a certain vintage is very familiar with these ladies. Via Eurweb: In case you haven’t heard, Disco queens Evelyn “Champagne” King, Martha Wash and Linda Clifford have come together as the “First Ladies of Disco.” Look...Show More Summary
The queens of the seventies dancefloor relished their dramatic trouser-suits and halterneck dresses. And now an FIT show brings YSL and Halson dramatically together.
Jerry Seinfeld was on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night as a triple threat: performing stand-up, anointing Fallon with a world record, and best of all, discussing his worst stand-up experience. It involves a disco on Queens Boulevard in 1977, and a lot of terrible left-handed jokes. Watch it below. [ more › ]
This week marks the 40th anniversary of Sheer Heart Attack, the album which — by most accounts — launched Queen to international, tight-leather-clad stardom. But rather than watching a fur-covered Freddie Mercury doing his thing (as excellent as that would be), here’s Panic at the Disco’s cover of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, which provides a pretty fitting homage. More »
Today marks the 40th anniversary of Sheer Heart Attack, the album which, by most accounts, launched Queen to international tight-leather-clad stardom. But rather than watching a fur-covered Freddie Mercury doing his thing (excellent though that would be), here's Panic at the Disco's cover of 'Bohemian Rhapsody', which provides a pretty fitting homage. Read more...
The press release announcing In A Dream suggested an alternate title for The Juan MacLean’s third proper album: “The Nancy Show.” It was playing up the contributions of Nancy Whang, one half of The Juan MacLean—along with the band’s namesake John MacLean—and a former LCD Soundsystem member. Show More Summary
A shirtless Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco channeled his best Freddie Mercury in the rock band's superb live cover of "Bohemian Rhapsody." Urie, whose range lends itself well to taking on Mercury's vocal acrobatics, performed the...Show More Summary
Not only is this possibly the best cover of Bohemian Rhapsody we've ever heard… …but Panic! At The Disco even managed to capture the spirit of Queen's original music video with their own live version! Ch-ch-check out the video (above) to see all the head-banging, pyrotechnics, and shirtless piano-playing that make this vid an instant classic!
Queen Cover-Following the wrap of ‘The Gospel Tour’, which supported their album ‘Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die’, Panic! At The Disco... The post Panic! At The Disco Covers ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ appeared first on The Fashionisto.
The bisexual "dabbler" and band Panic! at the Disco did a rendition of Queen's classic hit, "Bohemian Rhapsody" while on tour that may just have you saying, "magnifico." Watch, AFTER THE JUMP...
MIGHTY REAL out of THIS IS OUR YOUTH out of MIGHTY REAL out of THEATRE AT ST. CLEMENT'S Why haven't they made a musical about Sylvester? Teasingly and boldly nicknamed the Queen Of Disco, Sylvester had a clutch of hits and worked high heels with such fierceness that even Hedwig would have to step back and admire him. Show More Summary
If you ever wished Robyn would go full disco queen, then you have to hear her new cover. “Tell You… Read More
There was never anyone quite like Sylvester. Often referred to (with apologies to the late and equally deserving Donna Summer) as “the Queen of Disco,” Sylvester possessed one of the most soaring, angelic falsettos in the history of recorded music, as he proved with dance classics such as “Do You Wanna Funk?” and “You Make Me […]
Is there any superhero who screams "'80s" more than Dazzler? The mutant (alter ego Alison Blaire) is a disco queen, rollerskater, and has powers of basically being a laser lightshow. And now, she has her own '80s-style music video, too - complete with mulleted Longshot. Show More Summary
There have been many singers crowned the “Queen of Disco” (Donna Summer and Gloria Gaynor immediately leap to mind), but there are none quite like Sylvester. With his captivating falsetto, Sylvester’s career spanned counter-culture, pop music, disco, drag, Hi-NRG and...