Donna Summer’s I Feel Love was released on this day in 1977… [July 1977]

Legend has it that when electronic pioneer Brian Eno first heard Donna Summer’s I Feel Love, he burst into David Bowie’s Berlin recording studio touting it as the “sound of

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Patrick Cowley – Menergy [October 1981]

With LGBT Pride Month in full swing, this week’s Throwback Thursday goes back to 1981, and one of the tracks that symbolised the morphing of disco into Hi-NRG. In the

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Check out this awesome Italo Disco playlist from Green Velvet…

We’re big fans of Green Velvet (aka Cajmere, aka Curtis Jones) here at 909originals – just the right blend of insanity and genius, if you ask us – and the Chicago native

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David Mancuso: “It was like the civil rights movement… the more people you had marching, the better it was.”

David Mancuso, whose The Loft parties in 1970’s New York helped pave the way for clubbing as we know it, died two years ago today (14 November), at the age

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Daft Punk’s Discovery, 17 years later… [February 2001]

Daft Punk released their second album, Discovery, on 26 February 2001, and while 17 years and two studio albums have passed (five if you count the soundtrack to Tron:Legacy and

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Add some Halloween Horror to your DJ set with Vincent Price’s isolated ‘Thriller’ rap…

Nothing screams Halloween like Michael Jackson’s Thriller, released in November 1982, and while Quincy Jones’ epic bass hook is off the hook, Vincent Price’s closing rap, written by Rod Temperton,

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Get ready for an Italo Disco revival…

It was only a matter of time before Italo Disco made a comeback, and a forthcoming documentary on this classic 1980s dance genre is likely to be the spark that

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SOMETHING FOR THE WEEKEND: Larry Levan, last night at the Paradise Garage [September 1987]

This past week has seen the 30th anniversary of the closing of one of the clubs that started it all, New York’s Paradise Garage. On September 26 1987, nine and

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Nothing says ‘solar eclipse’ like Cher on rollerskates [February 1979]…

With most of the US looking to the skies today for a ‘once in a lifetime’ total solar eclipse, plenty have been drawing comparisons between the world of today and

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Giorgio Moroder toasts 40 years of ‘I Feel Love’…

Now THIS was a good idea… Brooklyn, New York-based Schimanski pulled a jewel out of the record box on 27 July when it convinced moustachioed maestro Giorgio Moroder and Francois

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