The Scottish band Orange Juice lasted 9 years from 1976 to 1985 and this song, “Rip It Up,” was their biggest hit.
Seeing Kraftwerk at the 9:30 club this week reminded me how much I love “Computer Love”!
It was a cold mid-winter day but Decatur House was the scene for a warm and lively affair at Dale and Ken’s wedding!
I’m not from Chicago, but that doesn’t stop me from loving this 1982 Chi City theme song from the Light Touch Band and the 2013 rework from DJ KON.
There are a few go-to Christmas tunes I dig that get me a lot of questioning faces; Wham!’s “Last Christmas” is one of them.
Gigamesh has the magic touch so far as I’m concerned with remixing classics. His most recent is his touch on Talking Heads 80’s anthem “Once In A Lifetime.”
Harrison is a Future Funk producer from Chicago who just dropped “Adventure Timeless (Still Wet),” a disco boogie re-edit that he as warped and freaked into a nice little jam.
All the Jheri Curl Funk, Champagne Soul, Lazer Boogie, and SLOW JAM goodness from 1977 – 1987 you expect from us, as well as: playertastic tuxes, corsages, taffeta dresses, Mr. G, the “Picture Man”, and the coronation of the Axel F Prom King & Queen.
Head over to Liv Nightclub this Saturday night for Axel F and celebrate two years of dancing to ’80s Jheri Curl Funk, Champagne Soul and Lazer Boogie.
A fine example of mid-80s motivational soundtrack rock, a staple of the class-conscious underdog sports movies of the era (see also The Karate Kid, Better Off Dead). I have to wonder if “Break the Ice” wasn’t written for a different movie: the story of a young man who spends every afternoon on a frozen over baseball diamond in suburban Toronto practicing extreme moves in his hockey skates.