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According to Peter Braunstein, the "massive quantities of drugs ingested in discothèques produced the next cultural phenomenon of the disco era: rampant promiscuity and public sex. While the dance floor was the central arena of seduction, actual sex usually took place in the nether regions of the disco: bathroom stalls, exit stairwells, and so on. In other cases the disco became a kind of 'main course' in a hedonist's menu for a night out." [32] At The Saint nightclub, a high percentage of the gay male dancers and patrons would have sex in the club; they typically had unprotected sex, because in 1980, HIV-AIDS had not yet been identified. [36] At The Saint, "dancers would elope to an un[monitored] upstairs balcony to engage in sex." [36] The promiscuity and public sex at discos was part of a broader trend towards exploring a freer sexual expression in the 1970s, an era that is also associated with " swingers clubs, hot tubs, [and] key parties." [37]

Myron Floren, second-in-command on The Lawrence Welk Show, released a recording of the " Clarinet Polka" entitled "Disco Accordion." Similarly, Bobby Vinton adapted "The Pennsylvania Polka" into a song named "Disco Polka". Easy listening icon Percy Faith, in one of his last recordings, released an album entitled Disco Party (1975) and recorded a disco version of his " Theme from A Summer Place" in 1976. Even classical music was adapted for disco, notably Walter Murphy's "A Fifth of Beethoven" (1976, based on the first movement of Beethoven's 5th Symphony) and "Flight 76" (1976, based on Rimsky-Korsakov's " Flight of the Bumblebee"), and Louis Clark's Hooked On Classics series of albums and singles.The Village People were a singing/dancing group created by Jacques Morali and Henri Belolo to target disco's gay audience. They were known for their onstage costumes of typically male-associated jobs and ethnic minorities and achieved mainstream success with their 1978 hit song " Macho Man". Other songs include " Y.M.C.A." (1979) and " In the Navy" (1979). Kornhaber, Story by Spencer. "The Eeriness of the 2020 Disco Revival". The Atlantic. ISSN 1072-7825. Archived from the original on January 1, 2021 . Retrieved February 27, 2021. Tim Lawrence: "Beyond the Hustle: Seventies Social Dancing, Discothèque Culture and the Emergence of the Contemporary Club Dancer." In Julie Malnig ed. Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake: A Social and Popular Dance Reader. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2009, pp. 199–214. Online version: "Beyond the Hustle: Seventies Social Dancing, Discotheque Culture and the Emergence of the Contemporary Club Dancer". Timlawrence.info. September 19, 2013. Archived from the original on October 12, 2017 . Retrieved October 27, 2017. . resurgence [ edit ] British singer Dua Lipa has been credited by music critics with leading the revival of disco following the widespread international success of her single " Don't Start Now" and her album Future Nostalgia. [134] Typical lighting designs for disco dance floors include multi-colored lights that swirl around or flash to the beat, strobe lights, an illuminated dance floor, and a mirror ball.

FanLabel Staff (April 30, 2020). "2020's Disco Pop Revival | FanLabel Music Scene | Playlist". FanLabel. Archived from the original on April 19, 2021 . Retrieved February 27, 2021. a b Braunstein, Peter (November 1999). "DISCO". American Heritage. Vol.50, no.7. Archived from the original on February 5, 2010 . Retrieved February 5, 2010. DISCO History @ Disco-Disco.com". disco-disco.com. Archived from the original on January 21, 2017 . Retrieved October 27, 2017. In 1974, New York City's WPIX-FM premiered the first disco radio show. [52] Early disco culture in the United States [ edit ]Countdown with Keith Olbermann' Complete Transcript for July 12, 2004". NBC News. July 12, 2004. Archived from the original on September 24, 2020 . Retrieved February 15, 2013. Hot Dance Club Songs – July 2, 2016". Billboard. July 2, 2016. Archived from the original on July 2, 2016 . Retrieved June 21, 2016. a b c d e f "Disco Fashion: That's the way They Liked It". The Ultimate History Project. Archived from the original on October 6, 2017 . Retrieved October 27, 2017. The Chill Out Sessions: Serendipia In our latest Chill Out session, "Serendipia," we dive into a world where Deep House, Melodic House, Organic House and Lounge intertwine to create a uniquely soothing experience. This episode carefully avoids the superficial, instead offering a…

Disco Music". Sam Houston State University. Archived from the original on November 27, 2020 . Retrieved November 1, 2019. Other disco producers such as Tom Moulton took ideas and techniques from dub music (which came with the increased Jamaican migration to New York City in the 1970s) to provide alternatives to the "four on the floor" style that dominated. DJ Larry Levan utilized styles from dub and jazz and remixing techniques to create early versions of house music that sparked the genre. [66] Motown turning disco [ edit ] The Night" by the Four Seasons was released in 1972, but was not immediately popular; it appealed to the Northern soul scene and became a hit in the UK in 1975 [51] In the mid-to-late 1980s, house music became popular in Europe as well as major cities in South America and Australia. [117] Early house music commercial success in Europe saw songs such as " Pump Up The Volume" by MARRS (1987), "House Nation" by House Master Boyz and the Rude Boy of House (1987), " Theme from S'Express" by S'Express (1988) and " Doctorin' the House" by Coldcut (1988) in the pop charts. Since the early to mid-1990s, house music has been infused in mainstream pop and dance music worldwide. Shapiro, Peter (2000). Modulations: A History of Electronic Music. Caipirinha Productions, Inc. p.254. ISBN 978-0-8195-6498-6. see p.45, 46Bernard Edwards, 43, Musician In Disco Band and Pop Producer". The New York Times. April 22, 1996. Archived from the original on April 24, 2019 . Retrieved October 10, 2022. As disco waned in the late 70s, so did Chic's album sales. But its influence lingered on as new wave, rap and dance-pop bands found inspiration in Chic's club anthems a b Moore-Gilbert, Bart (March 11, 2002). The Arts in the 1970s: Cultural Closure. Routledge. ISBN 9780415099066 . Retrieved May 30, 2012. Vincentelli, Elisabeth (September 17, 2020). "Róisín Murphy, a Disco Queen Ruling Her Own Galaxy". The New York Times. Archived from the original on September 24, 2020 . Retrieved September 23, 2020.

Powerful, bass-heavy, hi-fi sound systems were viewed as a key part of the disco club experience. "[Loft-party host David] Mancuso introduced the technologies of tweeter arrays (clusters of small loudspeakers, which emit high-end frequencies, positioned above the floor) and bass reinforcements (additional sets of subwoofers positioned at ground level) at the start of the 1970s to boost the treble and bass at opportune moments, and by the end of the decade sound engineers such as Richard Long had multiplied the effects of these innovations in venues such as the Garage." [27] Echols, Alice (March 29, 2010). Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture. W. W. Norton & Company. p. 24. ISBN 9780393066753– via Internet Archive. shaft disco. Lawrence, Tim (March 2011). "Disco and the Queering of the Dance Floor". Cultural Studies. 25 (2): 230–243. doi: 10.1080/09502386.2011.535989. S2CID 143682409. Archived from the original on April 27, 2021 . Retrieved March 20, 2021. Designed by Michael Robson and mastered by Simon Murphy this is the definitive collection of the dancefloor sounds of 1975. The best of 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979 will follow. By far the most successful Euro disco act was ABBA (1972–1982). This Swedish quartet, which sang primarily in English, found success with singles such as " Waterloo" (1974), " Take a Chance on Me" (1978), " Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)" (1979), " Super Trouper" (1980), and their signature smash hit " Dancing Queen" (1976).The Motown Story". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on December 14, 2021 . Retrieved December 11, 2016. Andrea Angeli Bufalini & Giovanni Savastano (2014). La Disco. Storia illustrata della discomusic. Arcana, Italy. ISBN 978-8862313223 Fashion [ edit ] Dancers at an East German discothèque in 1977. Due to the constant scarcity of consumer goods in the then socialist part of Germany, particularly more exotic fashion items like disco wear, people often sewed them themselves. Morley, Paul (August 20, 2009). "Paul Morley's showing off ... Vince Aletti, Bill Brewster and Luke Howard". The Guardian. Archived from the original on April 29, 2020 . Retrieved February 8, 2019– via www.theguardian.com.

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