Results tagged “disco”

DJ International Magazine

Rocky Jones used the name “D.J. International” for this magazine, years before founding his famous record label.
Oct 10, 2012 in Features: Chicago Disco

Michael Ezebukwu, The Wanderer

DJ at Club LaRay, Rialto Tap, the Clubhouse, and more
Jun 4, 2011 in Features: Chicago House

Disco Curator

Daniel Goss on Dugan’s Bistro and Chicago’s First Radio Hot Mixer
Feb 2, 2011 in Features: Chicago Disco


"Disco-Tech" was a newsletter edited by Rufus Smith of the Disco-Chicago record pool.
Dec 2, 2010 in Features: Chicago Disco

Sim Garrett: From Soul to Zorine's

A profile of DJ Sim Garrett, who spun soul with Herb Kent before a two-and-a-half-year stint at Arnie Morton’s disco, Zorine’s.
Nov 28, 2010 in Features: Chicago Disco

Various: Walter Gibbons: Jungle Music

Gibbons was a pioneering New York DJ. In the early seventies, he was one of the earliest jocks to use multiple copies of a record to expand a break.
Aug 11, 2010 in Reviews: Disco/Funk

Chicago House Roots: Breaks

By the late seventies, some DJs were playing just parts of favorite 12-inches to work up their dancers.
Mar 20, 2010 in Features: House Roots

Various: John Morales - The M&M Mixes

After each recording session, Morales would stay late to make personal reference mixes which he used for DJing and radio.
Dec 21, 2009 in Reviews: Disco/Funk

Chicago House Roots: NYC Dub Mixes

If you want to make a case for house originating in New York, these are the records to cite.
Nov 15, 2009 in Features: House Roots

Chicago House Roots: Last Days of Disco

Everyone knows house music is a direct descendent of disco, but to most, disco is still a dirty word.
Sep 19, 2009 in Features: House Roots
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