Disco Italo style.Had enough of Lent? No dancing? No euro-electro music? No reasonably priced cocktails? Then why not get yourself down to the Road To Rimini's Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday (môn`dē) [Lat. mandatum, word in the ceremony], traditional English name for Thursday of Holy Week, so named because it is considered the anniversary of the institution of the Eucharist by Jesus at the Last Supper (that Pasqua Speciale at Below Tokyo, Westgate Road in Newcastle tonight and see off Lent in style?
The night features special guests Chris Plus and Pete Plus (AKA Shemale) alongside regular hosts the Fratelli Di Rimini.
Expect to be wearing holes in your Tullio loafers to the finest Italo Disco Italo disco is a very wide term that refers to various types of European disco and pop-styled dance music, that evolved during the early 1980s in Italy, Germany, Spain and other parts of Europe. , electro and kraut kraut
2. often Kraut Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a German.
[German; see sauerkraut.]
Noun 1. rock Newcastle has to offer!
The journey down the Road To Rimini takes place the second and last Thursday of the month and is the only source of Italo Disco in Newcastle.
Italo Disco, or "Dance Music Made In Italy" was born at the back end of the seventies when disco music was at the height of its popularity and draws inspiration from American disco and funk.
One of its major sources of musical influence is the electronic disco sound created by Giorgio Moroder, famed for the searing and atmospheric soundtrack on Al Pacino's film Scarface.
As well as work from Giorgio Moroder the nights are made up of an eclectic mix of sounds ranging from John Carpenter, Sparks, Kraftwerk, Koto koto (kō`tō), a Japanese string instrument related in structure to the zither. It consists of an elongated rectangular wooden body, strung lengthwise with 7 to 13 silk strings. and Yellow Magic Orchestra as well as the Dutch electronix of I-f, Legowelt, Alden Tyrell, Viewlexx and Clone.
A night not to be missed.
For more information visit http://www.myspace.com /citadelrecordings
Tonight, April 13, Below Tokyo, Newcastle. pounds 1 entry.