Monthly Archives: October 2011

  Lovers Rock, adjective Romantic style of reggae music cultivated on the London reggae scene, c.1975-1985. While contemporary strands of reggae (dub, roots, rocksteady etc) were becoming increasingly politicised and serious, Lovers Rock maintained a clearer focus on more lightweight, … Continue reading

Italo (disco), adjective Style of disco music commonly attributed to records of Italian origin, c.1978-¬†1985. Essentially electronic disco made with synthesisers and drum machines, Italo has a very white,¬†rigid, European feel compared to its much looser, black American cousin (which … Continue reading