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Marcus Barone

Marcus Barone Member of: The Ring, Solo Alias: Barone Marcus Barone was a session keyboard studio musician in New York City from 1979 before relocating to Los Angeles in 1985. He was the founder and producer of disco group, The Ring, who had a hit with ‘Savage Lover’ which hit #1 pop charts in Mexico …

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Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force – Looking For The Perfect Beat

Tommy Boy (US) [TB 831] 1983 Follow up to the classic “Planet Rock” and another classic that hit even harder produced once again by Arthur Baker & John Robie with an instantly recognizable intro. Parts of the track have been sampled artists such as DJ Khaled “Holla at me”, Black Eyed Peas “Weekends”, Bomb The …

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Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock

Tommy Boy (US) [TB 823] 1982 Although electronic music was nothing new, this is the track that really kick-started the whole electro sound. The music is by labelmates Planet Patrol who re-used it for their own release “Play At Your Own Risk” and uses elements of Kraftwerk’s “Numbers” and “Trans Europe Express”. It features Bambaataa …

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