Posts tagged "Giorgio Moroder"
A My Morning Jacket Song You Can Dance To?

A My Morning Jacket Song You Can Dance To?

The legendary Giorgio Moroder sets his sights on rock band My Morning Jacket. Check out the “Compound Fracture” remix.

The Halftime Report: Gonzo's picks for 2013 (so far)

The Halftime Report: Gonzo’s picks for 2013 (so far)

The last two years have been fairly ho-hum for me in terms of music. I was concerned that 2013 would follow that pattern. Although 2013 still doesn’t look to be a banner year for my tastes in the way that 2010 was, there have been a number of noteworthy releases, particularly from the second quarter onward. Here are a few of my picks for 2013 to date (in no order). Jamie Lidell-Jamie Lidell (Warp) I fell hard for Jamie Lidell […]

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories: Album Review

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories: Album Review

From their 1997 debut Homework and even moreso with 2001’s Discovery, Daft Punk arguably became the foremost ambassadors of electronic music, at once pleasing the discerning tastes of college radio and mainstream audiences. They’ve simultaneously managed to maintain a sort of indie credibility while shilling commercial products for The Gap, Sony,  Victoria’s Secret, Coca-Cola, and Adidas. Today’s release of Random Access Memories is one of 2013’s most anticipated releases, the culmination of a months-long publicity campaign waged primarily through television […]

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.