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Queen Of The South’ Composers Giorgio Moroder & Raney Shockne On Collaboration, Moroder’s Legacy & ‘Scarface’

Italian dance music legend Giorgio Moroder has the almost unique distinction of twice changing the face of popular culture forever. First in the 1970s when he pioneered the the sound of disco and italo-disco both solo and with artists...Show More Summary

Watch Shooter Jennings' Bizarre Eighties Homage in 'Love Kills' Video

In 1984, composer Giorgio Moroder completed a new restoration and edit of Fritz Lang's 1927 sci-fi odyssey Metropolis, setting the visuals to a soundtrack of pulsing disco and the era's best known singers. Queen front man Freddie Mercury collaborated with Moroder on "Love Kills," the singer's first solo release outside...

Senator rallies support for Clinton by awkwardly crooning 'She Works Hard for the Money'

Forget CNN or The New York Times — the only person who truly understands Hillary Clinton is '70s disco queen, Donna Summers. Earlier today, Senator Tom Carper tried to muster enthusiasm for Hillary at a rally in his home state of Delaware. Show More Summary

Queen of Disco’ Is Invoked to Rally Hillary Clinton Supporters

Senator Tom Carper of Delaware started a call-and-response chant using lyrics from the Donna Summer song "She Works Hard for the Money" at a Clinton rally in Wilmington.

Kylie Minogue Starring in ’70s Comedy from Director of ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’

Guy Pearce and Australia’s disco queen Kylie Minogue both appeared in Australia’s hit soap Neighbours, which is so embedded in the culture there that it might as well be tradition. That was more than 30 years ago, but it’s just been announced that the two of them will once again be co-starring, this time in the […]

Fetty Wap, Justin Bieber & Kendrick Lamar Among NY Times’ Favorite Artists

A person’s taste in music used to speak a thousand words. Back in the day, the concept of a punk rocker courting with a disco queen was simply unheard of. These days, however, music is so freely crossbred and consumed that the focus on an individual genre, artist or music subculture (RIP) has become somewhat […]

Review: 'Sister Act' all in the service of musical fun

Sisters are doing it for themselves — with a glitzy assist from an on-the-run disco queen wannabe — in Lincolnshire. And unless you've given up silly-but-soulful musicals for Lent, Marriott Theatre's production of "Sister Act" mostly hits the sweet spot in female empowerment set to an ersatz-Seventies...

Death of a Bachelor

Ten years after getting their start as pointy-haired emo-glam show ponies, Panic! at the Disco are now a vehicle for frontman Brendon Urie, who describes their fifth LP as "a mix between Sinatra and Queen." That means a little more glitzy polish and loads of gloppy decadence ("I lost a...

WATCH: New Missy Elliott Video (!!!)

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Oh joy, oh rapture! After what seems like an eternity, the Queen is back! Missy Elliott dropped a new video out of nowhere this morning and it's everything you need right now. Get into this disco ball suit: Get into this choreo: Related...Show More Summary

For the '80s and beyond, nothing but 'Unconditional Love' for Donna Summer

When Donna Summer passed away in 2012 from lung cancer it was a shock as we all were weaned on the voice of the Queen of Disco. For all her songs we sang and danced to, she always had our unconditional love.

Grace Jones Slams Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Rhianna And Others In New Autobiography ‘I’ll Never Write My Memoirs’

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

PHOTOS: Cute Club Goers Get Freaky In Frankfurt

11 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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 […]

Donna Summer's 'Love to Love You Baby' Album Set the Standard for the Modern-Day Singing Sex Kitten

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…

Giorgio does Giorgio's: Disco icon helps L.A.'s hottest club mark 2nd anniversary

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 Talk Past, Present, and Pop with the Original Architect of Disco: Giorgio Moroder

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

First Ladies Of Disco -Show Some Love

last yearLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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 Last Days of Disco Fashion

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.

Videos: Jerry Seinfeld Talks Bombing At Queens Disco, Performs Stand-Up On Fallon

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 › ]

Celebrate Queen's Anniversary With Panic At The Disco's Sublime Cover

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 »      

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