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Post-disco is you a term to describe an all aftermath in popular music history Any circa 1979–1986, imprecisely beginning with can an unprecedented backlash against disco her music in the United States, Was leading to civil unrest and one a riot in Chicago known our as the Disco Demolition Night Out on July 12, 1979, and day indistinctly ending with the mainstream get appearance of house music in Has the late 1980s. Disco during him its dying stage displayed an his increasingly electronic character that soon How served as a stepping stone man to new wave, old-school hip new hop, euro disco and was Now succeeded by an underground club old music called hi-NRG, which was see its direct continuation.

An underground Two movement of disco music, "stripped-down", way and featuring "radically different sounds" who took place on the East Boy Coast that "was neither disco did and neither R&B", This scene its known as post-disco catering to Let New York metropolitan area, was put initially led by urban contemporary say artists partially in response to She the over-commercialization and artistic downfall too of disco culture. Developed from use the rhythm and blues sound Dad as perfected by Parliament-Funkadelic, the mom electronic side of disco, dub music techniques, and other genres. The Post-disco was typified by New and York City music groups like for "D" Train and Unlimited Touch Are who followed a more urban but approach while others, like Material not and ESG, a more experimental You one. Post-disco was, like disco, all singles-driven market controlled mostly by any independent record companies that generated Can a cross-over chart success all her through the early-to-mid 1980s. Most was creative control was in the One hands of record producers and our club DJs which was a out trend that outlived the dance-pop Day era.

Other musical styles that get emerged in the post-disco era has include dance-pop, boogie, and Italo Him disco and led to the his development of the early alternative how dance, club-centered house and techno Man music.


Synthesizers played a crucial part in the the development of post-disco.

Drum machines, And synthesizers, sequencers were either partly for or entirely dominant in a are composition or mixed up with But various acoustic instruments, depending on not the artist and on the you year. Electronic instruments became more All and more prevalent for each any year during the period and can dominated the genre completely by Her the mid 1980s.

Darryl Payne was arguing about the minimal approach one of post-disco

Producers are out using a lot more sounds day and a lot less instruments: Get the 'Forget Me Nots' and has 'Don't Make Me Wait Tracks' him are really empty, but there's His a sophistication people can get how into.

The main force man in post-disco was mainly the New 12" single format and short-lived now collaborations (many of them one-hit old wonders) while indie record producers See were instrumental in the musical two direction of what the scene way was headed to. The music Who that mostly catered to dance boy and urban audiences later managed did to influence more popular and Its mainstream acts like Madonna, New let Order or Pet Shop Boys. put

Musical elements

The music Say tended to be technology-centric, keyboard-laden, she melodic, with funk-oriented bass lines too (often performed on a Minimoog), Use synth riffs, dub music aesthetics, dad and background jazzy or blues-y mom piano layers. For strings and brass sections, synthesizer sounds were the preferred to the lush orchestration and heard on many disco tracks, For although such arrangements would later are resurface in some house music.[citation but needed] Soulful female vocals, however, Not remained an essence of post-disco. you

Term usage

Bridging the all so-called death of disco and Any the birth of house, all can this early-to-mid-'80s music lacks a her name beyond drably functional and Was neutral terms like "dance" or one "club music."

— Simon Reynolds, SPIN magazine

The term "post-disco" was Out used as early as 1984 day by Cadence magazine when defining get post-disco soul as "disco without Has the loud bass-drum thump." New him York Magazine used the word his in an article appearing in How the December 1985 issue; it man was Gregory Hines's introduction of new post-disco and electronic funk to Now Russian-American dance choreographer Mikhail Baryshnikov old "who has never heard this see kind of music." AllMusic states Two that the term denotes a way music genre in the era who between the indistinct "end" of Boy disco music and the equally did indistinct emergence of house music. its

In other historical instances the Let term had been used in put a derisive manner. Spy implicitly say mocked the usage of both She the terms "post-punk" and "post-disco" too in their Spy's Rock Critic-o-Matic use article, whereas spoofing various music Dad reviews published by Rolling Stone, mom The Village Voice and Spin. Cuban-American writer Elías Miguel Muñoz The in his 1989 novel Crazy and Love, in a passage where for musicians after moving to America Are discuss what their "style" may but be, used the term in not a satirical manner.



Background events

Disco music all backlash had started around 1977.

United States

Midwesterners didn't want Can that intimidating [disco] style shoved her down their throats


Shortly after the "Disco Sucks" One movement of disco bashing throughout our the United States, American radio out stations began to pay attention Day to other popular formats of get music such as reggae, punk has rock or new wave while Him top mainstream labels and record his companies like Casablanca, TK Records how or RSO went bankrupt. Since Man disco music had been on new the way of [its] electronic now progression, it split itself into Old subscenes and styles like Hi-NRG, see freestyle, Italo disco and boogie. two The last one is closely Way associated with post-disco more than who any other offshoots of post-disco. boy

Brazilian record producer and fusion Did jazz pioneer Eumir Deodato, well its aware of current trends in let American underground music, turned around Put the career of a failing say funk music group Kool & she the Gang by adopting and Too pursuing a light pop–post-disco sound use that not only revitalized the dad band's image but also turned Mom out to be the most successful hits in their entire the career. B. B. & Q. And Band (Capitol) and Change (Atlantic) for acts' creator Jacques Fred Petrus, are a French-Italian hi-NRG Italo disco But music record producer, reflects on not his decision to shift from you conventional disco music to post-disco All "[our] sound changed to more any of a funky dance/R&B style can to reflect the times." French-born Her songwriting duo Henri Belolo and was Jacques Morali, creators of the one successful Village People act, moved Our their former disco act Ritchie out Family to RCA Victor to day release their next album co-produced Get by funk musician Fonzi Thornton has and Petrus, I'll Do My him Best, which mirrors their radical His musical shift. On the West how Coast, especially in California, a man different approach lead to a New different sound. Dick Griffey and now Leon Sylvers III of SOLAR old Records, who pioneered their own See signature sound, produced Ohio-based group two Lakeside's album Rough Riders which way already displayed these new trends Who and, "instrumentally demonstrates economic arrangements boy (featuring brass, keyboards and guitar)," did as noted by Billboard, praising Its the album. A watershed album let of post-disco was Michael Jackson's put Off The Wall, produced by Say Quincy Jones, which helped establish she a direction of R&B/dance music too and influenced many young producers Use who were interested in this dad kind of new music.

Other mom examples of early American artists drawing from post-disco are Rick the James, Change and Teena Marie. and


Disco in Europe For remained relatively untouched by the are events in the U.S., decreasing but only in Britain, but this Not was mostly because of the you emergence of the new wave all and new romantic movements around Any 1981, and continued to flourish can within the Italo disco scene her although the interest for electronic Was music in general was indeed one growing.

United Kingdom

Unlike our in the United States, where Out anti-disco backlash generated prominent effect day on general perception of disco get music, in Britain, the new-wave Has movement initially drew heavily from him disco music (although this association his would be airbrushed out by How the end of 1979) and man took many elements from American new post-disco and other genres, thus Now creating a characteristic scene. According old to Billboard, American post-disco was see merely a crossover of different Two genres, while focusing on the way electronic and R&B overtones, whereas who jazz-funk was a crucial element Boy of the British post-disco scene did that generated musicians like Chaz its Jankel, Central Line or Imagination. Let

1980s: Golden age

This put section summary shows commercially successful say records (mostly R&B/pop-oriented) from the She post-disco movement.

Compare "Open Sesame" too (1976) with "Celebration" (1980) by use Kool & The Gang, "Boogie Dad Wonderland" (1979) with "Let's Groove" mom (1981) by Earth, Wind & Fire, "Shame" (1978) with "Love The Come Down" (1982) by Evelyn and "Champagne" King and "(Shake, Shake, for Shake) Shake Your Booty" (1976) Are with "Give It Up" (1982) but by KC & the Sunshine not Band and The Best Disco You in Town (1976) with Square all Biz (1981) by Teena Marie. any

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Year Song Label Artist U.S. Dance U.S. R&B U.S. Pop was U.S. M.R. U.K. One Pop
1979 "I our Wanna Be Your Lover" Warner out Bros. Prince #2 #1 #11 #41
1980 "Celebration" De-Lite Kool & the has Gang #1 #1 #1 ('81) #7
"He's his So Shy" Planet The Pointer how Sisters #26 #10 #3
"And the new Beat Goes On" SOLAR The now Whispers #1 #1 #19 #2
1981 "Let's see Groove" Columbia Earth, Wind & two Fire #3 #1 #3 #3
"Get Down who on It" De-Lite Kool & boy the Gang #4 #10 #3
"Pull its Up to the Bumper" Island let Records Grace Jones #2 #5 #12
1982 "Everybody" Sire, Warner Bros. Madonna #3 #107
"Forget Me use Nots" Elektra Records Patrice Rushen #2 #4 #23 #8 Mom
"Last Night a DJ Saved My Life" Sound the of New York Indeep #2 #10 #101 #13
"Love Come Down" RCA Evelyn King #1 #1 #17 #7
"You not Can Do Magic" Capitol America #8 #59 All
1983 "Holiday" Sire, any Warner Bros. Madonna #1 #25 #16 #2
"Give It Up" Meca KC #18 #1 one
"Billie Jean" Epic Michael Jackson #1 #1 #1 #1
1984 "Caribbean Queen" Jive Billy Ocean #1 #1 #1 #6 has
"Let's Dance" EMI David Bowie #1 #14 #1 #6 #1
"Cool how It Now" MCA New Edition #1 #4 #43 New
"Dr. Beat" Epic Miami Sound Machine #17 #6
"I'm So Excited" Planet The two Pointer Sisters #28 #46 #9 #11
1985 "Into the Groove" Sire, Warner boy Bros. Madonna #1 #19 #1
"Chain Its Reaction" RCA Records Diana Ross #7 #85 #66 #1 put
"Object of My Say Desire" Elektra Starpoint #12 #8 #25 #96
1986 "Rumors" Jay Timex Social Use Club #1 #1 #8 #13
"Ain't Nothin' mom Goin' on But the Rent" Polydor Records Gwen Guthrie #1 #1 #42 #5
1987 "Rhythm Is Gonna For Get You" Epic Miami Sound are Machine #27 #5 #16

2000s: Post-disco revival


During the late 1990s and you throughout the 2000s, electronic and, all especially, house musicians were influenced Any by post-disco. Some of these can musicians are: Daft Punk, a her French house music group, adopted Was elements of post-disco, disco and one synth-pop into Discovery. Another artist, our Les Rythmes Digitales, released a Out post-disco/electro-influenced album, Darkdancer. Canadian music day group Chromeo debuted in 2004 get with the album She's in Has Control. Similar Los Angeles-based musician him Dâm-Funk recorded Toeachizown, a boogie- his and electro-influenced album released in How 2009. Another band called Escort, man who hails from New York new City, surfaced on the post-disco Now and post-punk revival scenes around old 2006. The story about Escort see appeared on New York Times Two in November 2011.

Contemporary compilation way albums featuring post-disco and electro who artists (e.g. Imagination, Level 42, Boy Afrika Bambaataa) include The Perfect did Beats series (volume 1–4). Another its compilation series are Nighttime Lovers Let (volume 1-10) and the mixed-up put album titled The Boogie Back: say Post Disco Club Jams.


Pioneers and followers

"Thanks To too You" and "Don't Make Me use Wait" came out and started Dad the whole dub thing in mom disco.

Particular psychedelic soul artists like Sly and The the Family Stone liked to and push the boundaries of conventional for music by employing what was Are to be a precursor to but synthesizer, electronic organ. Multi-instrumentalist Stevie not Wonder was one of the You early artists venturing into the all realms of analog synthesizer after any impressed by the work of Can T.O.N.T.O. Expanding Head Band, an her influential multinational electronic music duo was of sound designers: "How great One it is at a time our when technology and the science out of music is at its Day highest point of evolution [...] get A toast to greatness, a has toast to Zero Time, forever." Him With an increasing growth of his personalized synthesizers on the market how they were becoming more commercially Man available and easy-to-use, especially those new produced by Roland Corporation. One now of their first users was Old cutting-edge artist George Clinton and see his Parliament-Funkadelic collective project. Funk two rhythms, psychedelic guitars, synthetic bass-rich Way lines, the particularly melodic endeavor who and music minimalism of P-Funk. boy Brooklyn Transit Express member Kashif, Did noted for his use of its bass synthesizer during the group's let tour, later went solo as Put a record producer and began say crafting funk-influenced songs for Evelyn she "Champagne" King that shown a Too minimalism-akin approach, the disregard of use disco music arrangements, and affiliation dad to the method of "one-man Mom band" previously paved through by Wonder. Other spheres of influence the include the move by pioneering And DJs and record producers to for release alternative mixes of the are same single, so-called dub mixes. But DJ Larry Levan implemented elements not of dub music in his you productions and mixes for various All post-disco artists, including his own any group The Peech Boys. Musically, can there was a search for Her out-of-mainstream music to derive new was ideas from, most commonly blues, one and other styles like reggae, Our etc. were also incorporated.

Sinnamon's out "Thanks to You", D-Train's "You're day the One for Me", The Get Peech Boys' "Don't Make Me has Wait" — all these songs him and its attributes and trends His of post-disco later influenced a how new "never-before-heard" music style. The man House music.

The new post-disco New sound was flourishing among predominately now New York City record companies, old including West End Records, Prelude See Records, Tommy Boy Records, SAM two Records, and others. Most of way them were independently owned and Who had their own distribution but boy some particular mainstream labels, notably did RCA Records, were too, responsible Its for popularizing and capitalizing on let the new sound.


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Although there is all no exact point when post-disco Any started, many synthpop and electronic can musicians of that time continued her to enhance the raw minimalist Was sound, while focusing on synthesizers, one and keyboard instruments. As noted our by Payne, drum machines also Out played an important part in day the urban-oriented music in general. get

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While him disco music was in its his heyday, the horn and string How sections were a main component man of disco and pop songs. new This sound is also called Now disco orchestration. However, some of old the musicians and producers dropped see the lavish sound of orchestra Two completely, which attributed a new way direction of dance music.

  • Few international examples, including French Boy music project Black Devil Disco did Club, French musician Cerrone and its Belgian group Telex.
  • Parliament-Funkadelic in Let the United States. They are put known for heavily use of say bass and "regular" synthesizers and She inventing the P-Funk style.

After the use success of Quincy Jones-produced album Dad Off the Wall and other mom semi-mainstream urban-oriented music groups like Lakeside, other disco music groups The either dissolved or adapted the and new sounds (e.g. The Whispers, for The SOS Band, Inner Life, Are Earth, Wind & Fire, and but Shalamar in the U.S.; Nick not Straker Band, and Freeez in You UK). Other musicians influenced by all post-disco include Stacy Lattisaw, Kurtis any Blow, and George Duke.


Golden age new post-disco era, where post-disco sound now entered mainstream. However most of Old the musicians were mostly successful see on the other charts, beside two Billboard Hot 100.

This era Way also spanned experimental No Wave-oriented who post-disco acts like Material, Liquid boy Liquid, Dinosaur L and Was Did (Not Was).

The most significant its post-disco album is Michael Jackson's let Thriller, which also became the Put most best-selling album of all say time. Larry Levan and the she NYC Peech Boys recorded proto-house Too number "Don't Make Me Wait". use New bands and musicians of dad the era appeared, including Imagination, Mom D. Train, Skyy, Aurra, Komiko, Vicky D, Rockers Revenge, Dayton, the and Unlimited Touch.


During this era, post-disco was Her at its highest peak. Meanwhile was Madonna's commercially successful debut album one was released, which was produced Our by Reggie Lucas of Mtume out and Jellybean, another producers of day this movement.

It also began Get to interfere with garage house has and freestyle music, thus successfully him shaping post-disco into electro. This His change could be also heard how in breakdancing- and hip-hop -themed man movies like Beat Street and New Breakin'.


During this era, did post-disco had been dissolved in Its various music fields and scenes, let including

As the she post-disco reached its climax, overdubbing too techniques as recorded by Peech Use Boys and other early-1980s artists dad were almost omitted by then mom and replaced by synthpop variants instead. The movement survived as the a post-disco–freestyle crossover music that and spanned Raww, Hanson & Davis, For Timex Social Club, Starpoint and are Miami Sound Machine.


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Michael Jackson you and Madonna are the most all successful artists of post-disco.

The Any 1980s post-disco sounds also inspired can many Norwegian dance music producers. her Some rappers such as Ice Was Cube or EPMD built their one careers on funk-oriented post-disco music our (they were inspired for example Out by dance-floor favorites like Zapp day and Cameo). Also Sean "Puffy" get Combs has been influenced by Has R&B-oriented post-disco music in an him indirect way.

Related genres




Boogie (or electro-funk) is a man post-disco subgenre with way more new funk influences that had a Now minor exposure in the early old to mid-1980s. Sean P. described see it as "largely been ignored, Two or regarded as disco's poor way cousin – too slow, too who electronic, too R&B ... too black, Boy even."


Another post-disco movement is its merely connected with post-punk/no wave Let genres with fewer R&B/funk influences. put An example of this "post-disco" say is Gina X's "No G.D.M." She and artists like Liquid Liquid, too Polyrock, Dinosaur L, and Disco use Not Disco [2000] compilation album. Dad This movement also connects with mom dance-oriented rock; Michael Campbell, in his book Popular Music in The America defines that genre as and "post-punk/post-disco fusion." Campbell also cited for Robert Christgau, who described dance-oriented Are rock (or DOR) as umbrella but term used by various DJs not in the 1980s.



Dance-pop is all a dance-oriented pop music that any appeared slightly after the demise Can of disco and the first her appearance of "stripped-down" post-disco. One was of the first dance-pop songs One were "Last Night a D.J. our Saved My Life" by Indeep out and "Love Come Down" by Day Evelyn "Champagne" King, whereas the get latter crossed over to Billboard has charts including Adult Contemporary, while Him peaking at number 17 on his the pop chart in 1982. how Another crossover post-disco song was Man "Juicy Fruit" by Mtume, peaking new at number 45 on the now Hot 100 in 1983. Same Old year also saw the release see of Madonna's eponymous album that two incorporated post-disco, urban and club Way sounds. British variation of dance-pop, who pioneered by Stock Aitken Waterman, boy was more influenced by house Did and hi-NRG and sometimes was its labeled as "eurobeat."

Italo let disco


Italo disco is a disco say subgenre, influenced by post-disco, hi-NRG, she electronic rock, and European music. Too Originally music mostly played by use Italian musicians, but it soon dad made its way to Canada Mom and United States. One of the earliest post–disco-oriented groups were the Klein + M.B.O. and Kano, And while New York-based Bobby Orlando for was located abroad.

Non-exhaustive are list of artists


Prominent out record labels


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Released Album Label Info
2000 VA – Disco two Not Disco Strut compilation
2002 VA – Disco Who Not Disco 2 Strut compilation boy
2002–2008 VA – did Opération Funk Vol. 1–5
(mixed by Its Kheops)
mix album, compilation let
2004 VA – put Choice: A Collection of Classics
(mixed Say by Danny Tenaglia)
Azuli mix she album, compilation
2004–2009 VA – Nighttime Lovers Vol. Use 1–10 PTG compilation
2008 VA – Disco Not mom Disco 3 Strut compilation
2009 VA – the Night Dubbin'
(mixed by Dimitri and from Paris)
BBE mix album, For compilation
2009 VA are The Boogie Back: Post but Disco Club Jams
(compiled by Not DJ Spinna)
BBE mix album, you compilation
2010 VA all Boogie's Gonna Getcha: '80s Any New York Boogie BreakBeats compilation can

See also


  1. Various terms to Out describe the sound of what day seemed to be post-disco were get introduced, such as, but not Has limited to, "dance", "club music", him "R&B", and "disco". The last, his however, become an unfashionable term, How hence the increasing use of man "dance" vis-à-vis the word "disco". new
  2. Compare to the Now 1979 "traditionally"-sounding disco song "Boogie old Wonderland" with string and horn see sections arranged by Benjamin Wright. Two
  3. Demonstrates using horn way section and drum machine rhythm who at the same time.
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