Posts tagged "chic"

Chic and Nile Rodgers Promise ‘I’ll Be There’ on ‘Kimmel’

A couple of months after announcing their first album in 23 years (dropping in June via Warner Bros.), disco legends Chic stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to perform…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 15, 2015

Daft Punk Made a Film for Nile Rodgers’ New Album

Daft Punk enlisted Nile Rodgers a couple of years ago for help on their Grammy-winning record Random Access Memories and based on the Chic leader'…
By: Colin Joyce / February 21, 2015

Chic to Release First New Album in 23 Years

Disco pioneers Chic — the late-'70s band co-founded by legendary guitarist Nile Rodgers — have been back in the conversation lately, with Rodgers guesting o…
By: Rachel Brodsky / February 2, 2015

Lou Reed and Kraftwerk Are Among the 2015 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees

Lou Reed is being showered with well-deserved praise today. Just a few hours after he was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee a…
By: James Grebey / December 16, 2014

Kleeer Channel: Unsung R&B Bands of the 1980s

The most radical turn in rhythm & blues history occurred in the early 1980s: the shift away from self-contained bands who carried their road sound…
By: Chuck Eddy / December 6, 2012

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
By: SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Chic’s Nile Rodgers on Living It Up and Dying Like a Rock Star

Nile Rodgers has shaken your tailbone. From the deceptively smooth disco sounds he pioneered with Chic, to his songwriting and production work with Madonna (Like…
By: Adam Rathe / March 23, 2012

Daft Punk Team With Disco-Funk Legend Nile Rodgers

The godfathers of contemporary electronic dance music appear to be working on their next album with one of the godfathers of dance music's original America…
By: Marc Hogan / February 8, 2012

The Stooges, Metallica, Run-D.M.C. Lead Rock Hall Nods

Officials for Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have unveiled the nominees for the class of 2009, with punk icon the Stooges, hard rock…
By: William Goodman / September 22, 2008