disco

Essays

'Disco Demolition Night' Was a Disgrace, and Celebrating it Is Worse

The Chicago White Sox are commemorating an infamous 1979 near-riot in which a primarily white crowd destroyed records made by Black and gay artists. It's shameful.
Josh Terry
6.12.19
The Noisey Guide to

The Guide to Getting Into Cher, Pop Shapeshifter

Cher has reinvented herself about a dozen times in the 55 years since "I Got U Babe." Here's where to start with her treasure trove of hits.
Nick Levine
4.24.19
Premieres

Bosq Enlists Kaleta for Two Irresistibly Danceable Fatback Band Covers

The Colombia via Boston DJ and producer's renditions of “Goin’ To See My Baby" and "Backstrokin'" mark the launch of his label, Bacalao.
Josh Terry
4.19.19
Music

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time—and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.20.19
Premieres

Reese LaFlare and Gunna Go Disco in the New "Drip Like That" Video

The latest video from the Atlanta rapper's self-titled debut is a dimly-lit throwback.
Noisey Staff
10.30.18
New music

Toro Y Moi's New Single "Freelance" Is a Squelchy Disco-Pop Jam

Panflute! Auto-Tune! A new album called 'Outer Peace' out next January!
Alex Robert Ross
10.23.18
The Noisey Personality Test

Nile Rodgers Nearly Died in a Boating Accident But Laughs About It Now

He invented a signature disco sound, made albums with just about everyone big – and now, he's taking our Noisey Personality Test.
Tshepo Mokoena
9.28.18
Noisey News

Watch Robyn Attend Robyn-Themed Party in New Short Film

New single "Missing U" will come to streaming services on Wednesday. In the meantime, you can watch the singer attend a party in her honor in Brooklyn.
Alex Robert Ross
7.30.18
music videos

Quit Your Job, Buy Something Sparkly, and Watch Kacey Musgraves's "High Horse" Video

Karaoke! Sequins! Disco!
Alex Robert Ross
7.12.18
Noisey News

Nile Rodgers Is Now the Chairman of the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Rodgers, who was inducted into the SHOF in 2016, will serve a three-year term.
Alex Robert Ross
7.2.18
Thinking Too Hard

The Influence of Black Gay Disco Legend Sylvester Is Everywhere

There is no black gay artist that opened up my imagination about who I can be while affirming who I am like Sylvester.
Myles E. Johnson
6.29.18
New music

Nile Rodgers and Chic's "Till the World Falls" Is a Disco Song with Vic Mensa

Mura Masa and Cosha also feature on the track, and Anderson .Paak had a hand in the writing process. It's the first proper single from 'It's About Time,' Chic's first album in 26 years.
Alex Robert Ross
6.22.18
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