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Greg Wilson

Greg Wilson
Greg Wilson is a DJ, record producer and sometimes writer on dance music culture, focusing primarily of the 70’s / early 80’s and its influence on subsequent events. His website www.electrofunkroots.co.uk documents the pivotal 80’s underground movement which would sow the seeds of the UK dance revolution.

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Fatboy Slim, Norman Cook: A Conversation With Norman Cook

Interview by Greg Wilson, electrofunkroots.co.uk, September 2003

EARLIER THIS YEAR I e-mailed Norman Cook via Skint Records, telling him about the electrofunkroots project and my intention to document the early 80's period ...

Daft Punk, Giorgio Moroder: Daft Punk: Random Access Moroder

Comment by Greg Wilson, Rock's Backpages, May 2013

THE MOST talked about album in many years, Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, is released in the UK today, and it's all set to blitz ...

David Mancuso And The Art Of Deejaying Without Deejaying

Retrospective by Greg Wilson, electrofunkroots.co.uk, 2003

CLUB CULTURE is a nowadays a global business, dance music transcending language, translating via rhythm rather than words. Inter-city has become inter-continental where the top ...

Malcolm McLaren: Never Mind The Bollocks Here's The Bronx: On The Unlikely Origins Of The UK Hip Hop Movement

Retrospective by Greg Wilson, electrofunkroots.co.uk, 2003

THEY SAY THAT lightening doesn't strike twice, but where there's a rule there's always the exception. Case-in-point concerns that maverick maestro of musical mayhem, Mr ...

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Jimmy Savile: DJ Originator Or More Smoke And Mirrors?

Comment by Greg Wilson, Rock's Backpages, November 2012

JUST OVER 12 MONTHS AGO, on October 29th 2011, the TV and radio personality Sir Jimmy Savile died two days before his 85th birthday (he ...

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