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Italo disco don Fred Ventura picks 11 stone-cold classics from

  • Published on: Jun 18, 2017 - 9:00 AM
  • Source: Fact

Italo disco emerged in the late ‘70s as the gloriously European interpretation of America’s four-to-the-floor phenomenon. The unashamedly fun, synth-driven sound ruled the Euro disco throughout the ‘80s, before enjoying a resurgence in recent years with labels like Dark Entries and Italians Do It Better. Ahead of his show at London club night Hypnotic Tango, April Clare Welsh takes a trip back through the classics with Italo don Fred Ventura. Italo was the addictive sound of Europe’s own disco imaginings. Along with its close ally hi-NRG, the future-facing form was one of the wo …

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