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High Energy: Disco on Amphetamines

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High Energy : Disco on Amphetamines

Release Date: February 19, 2019

Year    :   2019
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Documentary, History, Music, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   ARTE GEIE, Flair Productions, Kaos Films, RTBF, Universal Music France
Director    :   Olivier Monssens
Producers    :   Heike Lettau, Yann Grasland, Véronique Ménard, Guillaume Roy, Christophe Février, Laurent Ramamonjiarisoa, Michèle Legin, Patrick Lauber, Ronald Leclercq, Isabelle Christiaens, Michaël Grassi, Naëlle Samri
Writers    :   Olivier Monssens
RunTime    :   55 mins.

By the end of the seventies, disco music, considered too mainstream, was dead. But DJs and dance floors still needed new records and faster rhythms. Built on synthesizer sounds, the hi-nrg (high energy) style swept the gay clubs before hitting the charts during the eighties.

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