Posts tagged "Bernard Edwards"
Flyte Brothers #1: Cherrelle-"I Didn't Mean To Turn You On"

Flyte Brothers #1: Cherrelle-“I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On”

Join us for a year of celebrating super-producers Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. Flyte Brothers kicks off with “I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On.”

bLISTerd Lite: Five Songs That Sample Chic

bLISTerd Lite: Five Songs That Sample Chic

Awwww freak out (all over again) with five jams that sample Chic!

Mini-bLISTerd: A Tribute to the Style of Nile

Mini-bLISTerd: A Tribute to the Style of Nile

If you like music and you’ve been on the Internet in the past few weeks, you can’t go far without seeing Daft Punk’s name in print. The French dance duo came back in a big way this month with the release of  Random Access Memories , a stirringly retro dance album and their first proper studio album in eight years (a live album and the soundtrack to TRON: Legacy have all appeared in the interim). Deftly zigging where an EDM-fueled crowd expected them to […]

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Best Albums of the Eighties (90-81)

bLISTerd Presents: The 100 Best Albums of the Eighties (90-81)

How about some hardcore? Black Flag’s “Damaged” is in our next installment of the ’80s’ top 100 albums. Find out who else made the cut!

Reading Is Fundamental: Nile Rodgers' "Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco & Destiny"

Reading Is Fundamental: Nile Rodgers’ “Le Freak: An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco & Destiny”

Awww freak out! Singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer Nile Rodgers has a book out, and we’ve reviewed it!!

The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On”

Hey y’all, and welcome to our latest column! For this column, my buddy Gonzo and I have decided to take a look at songs that have become more popular as covers than they did in their initial incarnations. For our inaugural post, we’ve decided to look at one of the biggest hits of the Eighties-“I Didn’t Mean to Turn You On”. Originally released in 1984 by Cherrelle, the song was a huge hit on the dance and R&B charts. However, the […]

The Disco 100 #50-#41: Whatcha Doing on Your Back??

Here’s the obligatory flashback to the previous 10 entries on my list. Off we go to the second half of our countdown of danceable, delectable, disco delights. I promise that there will be no more attempts at really gay-sounding alliteration going forward. 50. “The Chase” by Giorgio Moroder I’ve never seen “Midnight Express”, but something tells me that Moroder’s pulsing theme was the best thing about the movie.

The Disco 100 60-51: Toot, Toot…Ah…Beep, Beep!!

If you missed the rest of this list, you can find it here . The fact that I’m listening to each of these songs as I count them down, and the fact that I had a really fun DJ experience at the Mayer Hawthorne show a few weeks back, has led me to the conclusion that I really need to go to a good dance club. Anyone know if there are any places in Beantown that play GOOD dance music? Or am I […]