Episode 170

Italo Disco


October 18th, 2022

43 mins 11 secs

Season 6

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About this Episode

Ben takes us through the history of the synth-filled vibes of the music genre known as Italo Disco. Mike's pop music diet growing up may have more in common with the style than he realized.

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Italo Disco Summary

  • Liverpool will host Eurovision 2023 (1:04)
  • Just ASCing Questions: Italo Disco (4:15)
  • 🕺What is Italo Disco? (7:23)
  • 🪩 What makes a song "Italo Disco"? (9:49)
  • 🎤 How has Italo Disco morphed since its heyday? (24:34)
  • 🤔 What happened after Eurodance left the charts? (34:20)
  • 🤖 What do modern Italo Disco influenced songs sound like? (39:40)


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