1979 was a liminal year, so it's only appropriate that musical boundaries would be breached by the short-lived but still-resonant Disco Rock movement. The two styles inhabited two entirely different spaces, with Disco a distinctly urban music and Seventies rock ruling the suburbs, but with the record companies gasping for economic air and Disco peaking commercially it only made sense to merge the two.
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Monday, April 18, 2022
Events conspired for me to drop the ball on this series, seeing as things were heating up elsewhere. I started it a month before the start of the Ukraine War, which is about as 1979 as you can possibly get. A lot of other slow motion disasters are keeping the spirits alive, so it's time to get back into it.