DJ ALEX GUTIERREZ DISCO MIX 1
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Alex Gutierrez

DISCO: YES or NO? Blondie ” Heart of Glass”

DISCO: YES or NO? Blondie ” Heart of Glass”

Blondie was mostly known as a punk/new wave band formed by Deborah Harry and Chris Stein in the early 70s. The release of their Parallel Lines LP in 1978 had many fans calling them a “sellout” as the hit single ” Heart of Glass” was picked up by radio

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December 10th, 2014

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Happy Birthday… Paul Hardcastle…Electronic Music Pioneer

Happy Birthday… Paul Hardcastle…Electronic Music Pioneer

Born December 10, 1957 Paul Hardcastle is cosidered one of the early electronic music pioneers. He had some success on the underground dance scene in the early 80s before his mainstream hit “19” an anti-war track, about America’s involvement in the Vietnam ...

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December 10th, 2014

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DISCO: YES or NO? KISS “I Was Made For Loving You”

DISCO: YES or NO? KISS “I Was Made For Loving You”

During the peak of the Disco craze most notably in 1978-1979 many FM radios around the country switched formats and began programming Disco as their primary format. Established Pop and Rock and Roll artists fighting for valuable space on the airwaves began producing Disco ...

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December 10th, 2014

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Where to go on New Years Eve in Miami

Where to go on New Years Eve in Miami

Back in the Day it was a “NO Brainer “. New Years Eve you were going out to your favorite club,buying a bottle and ringing in the New Year with a bunch of friends. Over the years as our generation became older alot of us just settled for staying home and ...

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December 9th, 2014

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Scarface : Soundtrack  Released December 9, 1983

Scarface : Soundtrack Released December 9, 1983

31 years we walked into a movie theater and saw a side of our city many of us did not want the world to see. Scarface starring Al Pacino and Directed by Brian De Palma was the story of a Cuban immigrant that comes to Miami with the goal of ” Taking the word and ...

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December 9th, 2014

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Happy Birthday Sheila E.

Happy Birthday Sheila E.

Born in California on December 12, 1957 Sheila Escovedo better known by her stage name Sheila E. was best known for her 1984 hit “The Glamorous Life” She is the niece of Coke Escovedo who was in Santana. She played percussion on Micheal Jackson’s 1979 track

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December 9th, 2014

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Disco Culture :  You are The People Who Keep The Music Alive

Disco Culture : You are The People Who Keep The Music Alive

Disco Music has survived the test of time. The parodys, the satires,Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park in 1979. Contemporary Dance music draws upon the structure created by the pioneers such as Alec R Costandinos, Cerrone,Giorgio Moroder, Boris Midney, John Davis, Paul ...

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December 9th, 2014

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Le Freak Reaches #1 December 9, 1978

Le Freak Reaches #1 December 9, 1978

The song started with explicit instructions to immediately lose control as if anticipating the effects that this track would have on anyone listening to it.Chic was no stranger to the top 10 having already scored big with their huge hits ” Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, ...

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December 9th, 2014

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Who is August Darnell?

Who is August Darnell?

When I first heard Dr.Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band in 1976 I felt that I was being tricked into liking my parents or maybe even their parent’s music. This strange mixture Forties big-band sounds with the disco flavors of the time confused many young DJs who ...

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December 8th, 2014

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John Davis & The Monster Orchestra ” Night and Day”

John Davis & The Monster Orchestra ” Night and Day”

While listening to some old unlabeled Cds I had in my car, I came across a track I had not heard in a while. I was surprised that in all the recent Disco nights and Concerts I had played at , I had totally overlooked this ” Gem” . The Track was ” Night and ...

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December 8th, 2014

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