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…
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’…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
William Goodman / September 22, 2008