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NME’s 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time

Last October, NME published its list of “The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time” — of ALL TIME — which, they promised, would be their last word on that particular subject (verbatim: “final, definitive, definitely last of its kind, never to be repeated”). It’s been a little under four months, but this week, the mag… More »

By: Michael Nelson / February 7, 2014 - 4:45 pm

Donna Summer – “Love To Love You Baby (Giorgio Moroder Remix)” Video

Love To Love You Baby,” the swirling and endless 1975 sex-disco classic, is one of the most iconic songs that Donna Summer made with producer Giorgio Moroder. Moroder and his recent protege Chris Cox recently remixed the track for the new remix compilation Love To Love You Donna, cranking up the dynaimcs so it’s more… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 19, 2013 - 4:23 pm

Donna Summer – “Working The Midnight Shift (Holy Ghost! Remix)”

Holy Ghost! are the latest to remix a classic Donna Summer track from the upcoming tribute compilation Love To Love You Donna for the late disco queen. With “Working The Midnight Shift,” the DFA duo join the ranks with Hot Chip and Chromeo & Oliver, whom we have previously heard Summer track makeovers from. Check… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / September 17, 2013 - 5:08 pm

Donna Summer – “Sunset People (Hot Chip Dub Edit)” (Stereogum Premiere)

The late-’70s disco singles that Donna Summer made with Giorgio Moroder were all titanic pop hits, and they also helped make the world safe for chilly, stretching-into-infinity electronic production. (And, I suppose I should point out, they were amazing songs.) On the new compilation Love To Love You Donna, a host of dance-music luminaries pay… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 12, 2013 - 12:01 pm

Donna Summer – “Love Is In Control (Chromeo & Oliver Remix)”

Donna Summer is getting the remix treatment in a dramatic way as Verve will be putting out Love To Love You Donna, a compilation featuring the disco goddess’ music remixed by modern producers. First up is “Love Is In Control” remixed by Chromeo & Oliver, who add a ton of bells and whistles, but leave… More »

By: Miles Bowe / August 28, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2013 Inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart

As we all know, there’s nothing more relevant than the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. How else would we remember and recognize the greatness of bands like Led Zeppelin, the Beatles, and the Clash if not for such an institution? And what better captures rock and roll’s spirit of youthful defiance than the HardMore »

By: Michael Nelson / December 11, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Public Enemy, Rush, N.W.A. Nominated For Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

Earlier today, Rolling Stone announced that Albert King, Chic, Deep Purple, Donna Summer, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes, the Meters, N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Procul Harum, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Rush have been nominated to enter the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2013. This year will be… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 4, 2012 - 8:54 am

Watch Franz Ferdinand Play New Songs, Cover Donna Summer In Ireland

Franz Ferdinand haven’t released a new album since Tonight, more than three years ago, but we’re seeing indications that they could have something new in the works. On Saturday night, the band played in Limerick, Ireland and played four new songs: “Right Thoughts,” “Brief Encounters,” “Fresh Strawberries,” and “Trees & Animals,” all of which have… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 21, 2012 - 9:51 am

R.I.P. Donna Summer

This one hurts. TMZ reports that the legendary singer and dance-music innovator Donna Summer has died of cancer in Florida. She was 63. More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 17, 2012 - 12:22 pm

Rock Hall 2012 Nominees: GN’R, Cure, RHCP, Beasties

This morning, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its nominees for 2012 induction. This year, we’ve got some intriguing new names on the list, including Guns N’ Roses, the Cure, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Eric B. & Rakim, and Joan Jett And The Blackhearts. It also includes a few artists who have… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 27, 2011 - 12:09 pm

Rock Hall 2011 Nominees Announced, Sorry Duran Duran

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 2011 Nominees and Alice Cooper, Donovan, Dr. John, and Neil Diamond are first time nominees. As are Bon Jovi, who get to leave our perpetual bridesmaids list. The other 2011 nominees: Beastie Boys, Chic, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer,… More »

By: brandon / September 28, 2010 - 1:48 pm

KISS, RHCP, Genesis, LL Cool J Among First Time Rock Hall Nominees

The 2010 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame nominees are here and progressive rock has finally been shown some respect via a nod to Genesis. (NCIS spinoffs have also been shown respect via an LL Cool J nod.) The other first-time nominees are Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimmy Cliff, the Hollies, and finally KISS. The… More »

By: brandon / September 23, 2009 - 10:17 am