Tag Archives: Disco

Record Review: Altered Images – Bring Me Closer UK 12″

Altered Images: Bring Me Closer – UK – 12″ [1983] Bring Me Closer [extended version] Surprise Me 1983 brought with it many changes as the New Wave/Post-Punk and even New Pop trends of 1981 began to mutate in an increasingly … Continue reading

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Escort @ LEAF Downtown, Asheville 8-4-17

Based on my experience in 2014, there was no band I wanted more to see than Escort. A few weeks ago I noticed that the LEAF Downtown Festival, held for the last three Summers, was bringing the band back for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Escort

Escort: Escort US CD [2011] Caméleon Chameleon Cocaine Blues Makeover A Sailboat In The Moonlight Why Oh Why Starlight A Bright New Life All Through The Night Love In Indigo Al That She Is Karawane After posting about the Escort show … Continue reading

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Yow! Escort Finally Making Their Way Back To Asheville Next Month

Great Googly Moogly! I was shopping at the French Broad Co-Op yesterday when I walked past the signboards outside the entrance to see what bands the posted venue calendars said were coming soon. The clubs were a non-event, but they … Continue reading

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Suffocated By Disco [part 2]

When I saw Nile Rodgers speak on a panel at Moogfest, he took particular pains to refer to the anti-disco backlash and how it meant the end of CHIC in the marketplace. Their last smash single, “Good Times,” was released just … Continue reading

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Suffocated By Disco [part 1]

I’ve been reflecting on the experiences I had a Moogfest in April and the one thing that seems fascinating to me was that there were a lot of powerful disco experiences there. I saw a panel by Giorgio Moroder and … Continue reading

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