Monday, October 27 2014
The majority of Glow is a blow-by-blow account of the drugs he took and the women he bedded. James either had a great memory, or he took remarkable notes.
Tuesday, October 21 2014
On Live at Wembley Arena, ABBA deliver a tightly choreographed and wildly enjoyable performance during the height of their powers.
Tuesday, January 7 2014
Kiss has authored numerous crowd-pleasing rockers, but don't overlook how good their late-'70s disco detour is.
Wednesday, October 30 2013
There are plenty of popular musical trends swirling around in 2013, but perhaps none more unexpected or wonderful as the disco revival. From R. Kelly's Write Me Back to Arcade Fire's Reflektor, the new-disco trend has grabbed hold of R&B, pop, dance music, and indie rock, but why?
Tuesday, October 22 2013
Today brings part two of our Donna Summer special. In the clubs and on the airwaves, Summer remains a vital force. PopMatters celebrates the hits that spawned a revolution in dance music.
Thursday, July 25 2013
Under the Influence weaves together sticky webs of funk, boogie, disco, soul, and early electronic musical forms from the '70s and '80s.
Friday, May 17 2013
The 129th most acclaimed album of all time comes to you on a summer breeze, keeps you warm in your love, and then softly leaves. Call it the night fever, but the Bee Gees et al are the subject of this week's Counterbalance.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
Fifth solo album from authentic soul diva Alice Russell deserves to see her claim her rightful place in the vanguard of the current female singer-songwriter explosion.
Thursday, May 17 2012
Donna Summer has sadly passed away at the age of 63 and we offer this fabulous 2008 interview by way of tribute. Stay tuned tomorrow for more.
Thursday, November 17 2011
If you're looking for the Godfather singing disco, country, and a jawdropping 11-minute ode to cakes, this is the comp for you.