1. Giorgio Moroder Talks 40 Years of 'I Feel Love,' Which Made David Bowie Depressed & Nile Rodgers Practice

    July 27, 2017 1:32 PM EDT When Giorgio Moroder recorded his album I Remember Yesterday in 1977, he sought to record the “sound of the future.” He didn't realize just how future his work would become. “When they said it was 40 years of 'I Feel Love' I thought, 'no, that's not possible,'”…

  2. Legendary Producer Giorgio Moroder Talks DJ'ing Advice From David Guetta and His Love For The Weeknd

    June 05, 2017 8:00 AM EDT At 77, legendary producer and electronic music pioneer Giorgio Moroder shows no signs of slowing down. It’s after midnight in Krakow, Poland and he’s on a riser, 20 feet above an adoring audience, pumping his fists and waving his arms back and forth as he cycles through remixes of such…

  3. Giorgio Moroder, Phantoms & Prince Charlez Run the Disco With 'Champagne, Secrets, & Chanel'

    June 02, 2017 5:05 PM EDT If anyone knows the world of disco, it's genre pioneer Giorgio Moroder . He literally invented the rhythms that built a generation and his experimentation is the backbone upon which all synthetic dance parties are built. Moroder continues to be a force of playful energy on dance floors…

  4. Giorgio Moroder's Disco Brilliance Is 'Good For Me,' Good For You, Good For Us

    November 11, 2016 4:53 PM EST By now, hopefully, we all know who Giorgio Moroder is. He's the German musical visionary behind the first disco hit to use nothing but synthesizers, an instrument which, back in the '70s, was actually an analog machine. That hit was none other than the immense multi-generational…

  5. Nicky Siano Reflects on Chicago House History, Brings '70s Groove to New Club Disco

    October 16, 2016 1:48 PM EDT As a pioneering DJ at the Gallery and Studio 54 during the '70s, Nicky Siano helped dictate the pulse of New York City's dancefloors, aiding disco as it made a move from underground to mainstream. But despite his importance on the East Coast, he had never played in Chicago until…

  6. KMFDM Reflect on 3-Decade Career & Hating Their Biggest Hit

    September 12, 2016 1:00 PM EDT Listen to a remix of "Light" by Andy Selway from "Rocks: Milestones Reloaded." Love them or loathe them, when a KMFDM song starts playing, you know exactly whom you’re listening to. Thanks to its pounding, high-energy mix of industrial, metal and rapid-fire electronic…

  7. Giorgio Moroder Brings Back the Days of Disco at 'I Feel Love' Immersive Event

    September 10, 2016 2:45 PM EDT In the 1970s, when the country was disheartened by the Watergate scandal and the Vietnam war, and New York City was getting dangerously decrepit, disco percolated as an escapist entertainment full of elaborate orchestrations, female vocals, and line dances. In 1977, the dazzling dance palace…

  8. Giorgio Moroder's 'TRON RUN/r' Video Game Soundtrack Getting Release With Remixes

    May 17, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Tron 's newest incarnation is getting its own musical release. The new video game TRON RUN/r , which was soundtracked by Giorgio Moroder and co-composer Raney Shockne, is getting an official soundtrack release with support from some top names in electronic music.  Giorgio Moroder &…

  9. Sharam Announces 'A Warehouse' Album, Shares Lead Single 'Same': Exclusive

    April 26, 2016 11:21 PM EDT Sharam initially earned attention as one half of the duo Deep Dish , a group that won a Grammy for its remixing abilities and scaled the dance charts behind singles like “Say Hello.” The DJ/producer struck out on his own with a solo full-length in 2009, and today he’s announcing follow-up, A…

  10. Rewinding the Charts: 40 Years Ago, Donna Summer Debuted

    November 01, 2015 11:05 AM EST In 1975, teamed with a disco pioneer, Summer channeled Marilyn Monroe and moaned her way up the charts with 'Love to Love You Baby.' ON NOV. 1, 1975, DONNA SUMMER, then 26, quietly entered the Billboard 200 at No. 190 with her album Love to Love You Baby . Less than four months…

  11. Billboard Cover: Duran Duran on Pushing the Pop Envelope, Staying Power and Why Harry Styles Is a 'Good Chap'

    July 17, 2015 9:00 AM EDT On a boiling July day at a photo studio in South West London, 56-year-old Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon is in full flamboyant mode, mincing and strutting, sucking in his cheekbones and giving what might just be his best sex face. Around him, his bandmates -- drummer Roger Taylor, 55;…

  12. CRSSD Festival Announces Fall Lineup: The Flaming Lips, Jamie XX, Giorgio Moroder & More

    July 13, 2015 2:50 PM EDT Dance fans won't have to wait until next year for CRSSD Festival to return to San Diego. FNGRS CRSSD and Goldenvoice today announced the 21+ festival's fall edition, unveiling a diverse lineup of artists to play the event on October 10-11 at San Diego's Waterfront Park.…

  13. Giorgio Moroder Returns to Dance Charts After 38 Years

    June 26, 2015 11:00 AM EDT Dance icon Giorgio Moroder makes his first appearance on a Billboard album chart in nearly 38 years, as Deja Vu opens at No. 1 on Top Dance/Electronic Albums . The comeback set sold 7,000 copies in the week ending June 21, according to Nielsen Music. Deja Vu also enters at No. 72 on the…

  14. Dance Music Godfather Giorgio Moroder Returns After Three Decades With All-Star 'Deja-Vu': Album Review

    June 22, 2015 12:46 PM EDT When dance music inevitably builds a hall of fame (probably somewhere on the Vegas Strip), Giorgio Moroder could ­justifiably be the first inductee. As one of the founding fathers of disco, Moroder was among the first musicians to introduce ­synthesizers and drum machines to the dancefloor,…

  15. Giorgio Moroder Shares 'Deja Vu' Album Megamix

    May 28, 2015 2:00 PM EDT Get ready to dance! Giorgio Moroder  has taken his forthcoming album, Deja Vu , and megamixed it into the perfect weekend jam. The dance music legend will drop his album on June 16, but ahead of its street date, he's premiering a video featuring a group of dancers bringing the tracks to…

  16. Hear Giorgio Moroder's 'Deja Vu' Collaborations with Charli XCX and Mikky Ekko

    May 14, 2015 8:09 AM EDT With the release date for Giorgio Moroder 's Deja Vu quickly approaching, fans are being treated to two more tracks ahead of the album's June 16 release. The dance music legend has previewed his tracks with Charli XCX ("Diamonds") as well as with Mikky Ekko ("Don&…

  17. Watch Giorgio Moroder & Sia's Doppelganger-filled 'Deja Vu' Video

    May 06, 2015 8:24 AM EDT Another day, another batch of Sia stand-ins. This time the super-shy pop singer doesn't make any cameos in the video for her collaboration with Giorgio Moroder , "Deja Vu," off his upcoming June 12 album of the same name. The video opens with Moroder, as a driver, offering up…

  18. Ed Sheeran Snaps a No. 2 Return on Twitter Top Tracks

    May 01, 2015 1:00 PM EDT Plus, Britney Spears' "Tom's Diner" debuts and Sia starts in the top 10 with help from Heidi Klum. After Ed Sheeran revealed that “Photograph” is the next single from x , the track bursts to a No. 2 re-entry on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks survey dated May 9. (The…

  19. Is This Britney Spears & Giorgio Moroder's Leaked Cover of 'Tom's Diner'?

    April 24, 2015 4:35 PM EDT UPDATE: After this article was published, the reportedly leaked song was removed from Tumblr. Giorgio Moroder 's star-stuffed comeback LP Deja Vu doesn't drop until June 12, but it seems we may have his hotly anticipated Britney Spears collaboration on our hands already. Giorgio…

  20. Giorgio Moroder Unveils 'Déjà Vu' Track List, Feat. Britney Spears, Kylie Minogue, Sia & More

    April 16, 2015 7:40 PM EDT On Thursday (April 16), legendary disco producer Giorgio Moroder revealed the title and track list for his twenty-first studio album, Déjà Vu . The star-studded LP will be released June 12 and features the likes of Britney Spears , Kylie Minogue , Sia , Charli XCX , Kelis , Foxes and more…

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