Posts Tagged ‘’80s’

Song of the Day: Kraftwerk “Computer Love”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Apr 07, 2014
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Seeing Kraftwerk at the 9:30 club this week reminded me how much I love “Computer Love”!

Dale & Ken’s wedding at Decatur House

Posted by: KC Higgins
Feb 18, 2014
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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!

Song of the Day: Light Touch Band “Chi.Ca.Go (It’s My Chicago)”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jan 13, 2014
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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.

Song of The Day: Wham! “Last Christmas”

Posted by: Micah Vellian
Dec 09, 2013
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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.

Song of the Day: Talking Heads “Once In A Lifetime (Gigamesh Remix)”

Posted by: DJ Jayclue
Dec 06, 2013
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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.”

Song of the Day: Harrison “Adventure Timeless (Still Wet)”

Posted by: Rusty B
Nov 27, 2013
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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.

Axel F Prom: A Night To Remember

Posted by: DJ Stylus
May 16, 2013
Axel F Prom - A Night To Remember at The Howard Theatre, Sun. 5/26

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.

Axel F 2nd Anniversary

Posted by: DJ Stylus
Jan 23, 2013
Axel F 2nd Anniversary

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.

Song of the Day: John Farnham “Break the Ice”

Posted by: Dylan
Nov 29, 2012
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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.

Song of the Day: Nik Kershaw “Wouldn’t It Be Good”

Posted by: Rocklights
Jun 07, 2012
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Nik Kershaw had a busy year in 1984. The former jazz guitarist had transformed himself into an English teen idol, spending 50 weeks on the UK singles chart.

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