Black Devil Disco Club

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": disco electronic space disco dirty disco dance french Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1970s 2000s
Links online: MySpace

Biography

Music producer Gwenael Jamois discovered the 1978 album Disco Club by Black Devil on a market stall in Paris, France and became intrigued by its futuristic disco sound. At around the same time, UK underground disco label Lo Recordings had discovered the album and were in the process of re-releasing it. The original album was credited to Joachim Sherylee and Junior Claristidge, actually pseudonyms for French library writers Bernard Fevre and Jacky Giordano. After trying in vain to contact the writers, the album was eventually released in 2006, with the mix of high-tempo electronic disco infused music sounding very contemporary. Meanwhile, Jamois resorted to ringing every ‘Fevre’ in the Paris phone book, and eventually contacted the producer, who had been recording library music for many years. Jamois convinced Fevre to perform live with him, and then to start making music again. The new analogue recording 28 After was a virtual companion piece to Disco...

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