The Roots of House Part 3: Italo-Disco

By disman00911 disman00911
updated about 1 month ago

A 13-part retrospective of the Chicago house sound of the 1980s heard in the clubs or on radio stations like defunct 102.7 WBMX and WGCI. Below are the other lists:


synthesized disco releases imported out of Europe, usually Italy. Disco was still popular in many Europe countries in the early 80s as it had became a dirty word in America. Since house wasn't created yet, many Chicago DJs relied on European dance imports in addition to the post-disco/boogie records that were popular at the time.

time period is around 1982 to 1986

  1. Alessandro Novaga - Faces Drums

    mainly Drums 3 but Drums 1 and Drums 4 were occasionally used