Italo-disco

‘Italo Hula Hoops’ (2010) – Flemming Dalum

Flemming Dalum: the first artist I have reviewed twice on this blog. I told myself I wouldn’t do this to keep it varied but I couldn’t resist after I heard this mix – without a shadow of a doubt, one of the best that I have heard of any genre. I can confirm at this… Continue reading ‘Italo Hula Hoops’ (2010) – Flemming Dalum

Italo-disco

‘The Holy Grail Of Italo’ – Flemming Dalum And Jörg Gassmann (2009)

Italo-disco in a nutshell: a barer, more mechanical, synth-driven derivative of disco conspicuous for its amorous lyrics often sung in a twee foreign accent – most probably Italian! Belted out on predominantly Italian and German dancefloors during the 80s, it’s a genre that can be uplifting, ridiculously catchy and unashamedly great craic if you can… Continue reading ‘The Holy Grail Of Italo’ – Flemming Dalum And Jörg Gassmann (2009)