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Nile Rodgers

by Paul Cashmere on April 8, 2018

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Nile Rodgers is a musical genius. Since the mid 70s, Rodgers has been crafting the sound we know today in contemporary dance music.

As part of Chic, with his partner Bernard Edwards, Rodgers rose out of the disco era with hits like ‘Dance Dance Dance’, ‘Good Times’ and ‘Le Freak’ and with his equally successful other group Sister Sledge and the songs ‘We Are Family’ and ‘He’s The Greatest Dancer’.

Then came the production. ‘Upside Down’ for Diana Ross, ‘Backfired’ by Debbie Harry, ‘Let’s Dance’ by David Bowie, ‘The Reflex’ by Duran Duran were just some of the songs Nile worked behind the scenes.

Australia got a taste of Nile Rodgers style as well. He produced INXS’ global breakthrough hit ‘Original Sin’.

Recently we heard Nile Rodgers with Daft Punk and the ‘Random Access Memories’ album. ‘Lose Yourself To Dance’, ‘Get Lucky’ and ‘Give Life Back To Music’ have the unmistakable Nile Rodgers sound.

Nile Rodgers has lots of stories to tell. He knows everybody from Madonna to the Bee Gees to Avicii.

Noise11 is privileged to bring you the Nile Rodgers story first-hand. He spoke to Paul Cashmere.

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