In music, the terms Afro, cosmic disco, the cosmic sound, free style, and combinations thereof (cosmic Afro, Afro-cosmic Afro-Freestyle, etc., as well as Afro-Funky) are used somewhat interchangeably to describe various forms of synthesizer-heavy and/or African-influenced dance music and methods of DJing that were originally developed and promoted by a small number of DJs in certain discothèques of Northern Italy from the late 1970s through the mid-1980s. The terms slow-motion disco and Elettronica Meccanica are also associated with the genre.

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  • Cosmic Music ist eine in Mittel- und Süd-Europa bekannte Musikrichtung. (de)
  • En música, los términos Afro, Cosmic Disco, Cosmic sound, free style, así como alguna de sus combinaciones (Cosmic Afro, Afro/Cosmic, Afro-Freestyle, o Afro-Funky) se utilizan indistintamente para describir varias formas de música disco con una presencia dominante de sonidos de sintetizador y/o influencias africanas, así como técnicas de DJ desarrolladas originalmente por un reducido número de DJs en algunas discotecas del norte de Italia desde finales de los años 1970 hasta mediados de los 1980. El género musical y el estilo de mezclar comparte parte de su historia con la del italo disco. Los términos slow-motion disco y Elettronica Meccanica también se asocian al género. DJs italianos como Beppe Loda y Daniele Baldelli reivindican, separadamente, haber inventado el género y la forma de mezlcar. (es)
  • La musica afro è un genere musicale nato in alcune discoteche del Nord-Centro Italia alla fine degli anni settanta che mescola diverse sonorità grazie soprattutto ad un lavoro di DJing. (it)
  • In music, the terms Afro, cosmic disco, the cosmic sound, free style, and combinations thereof (cosmic Afro, Afro-cosmic Afro-Freestyle, etc., as well as Afro-Funky) are used somewhat interchangeably to describe various forms of synthesizer-heavy and/or African-influenced dance music and methods of DJing that were originally developed and promoted by a small number of DJs in certain discothèques of Northern Italy from the late 1970s through the mid-1980s. The terms slow-motion disco and Elettronica Meccanica are also associated with the genre. Italian DJs Beppe Loda and Daniele Baldelli both independently claim to have invented the genre and mixing style. (en)
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  • Cosmic Music ist eine in Mittel- und Süd-Europa bekannte Musikrichtung. (de)
  • La musica afro è un genere musicale nato in alcune discoteche del Nord-Centro Italia alla fine degli anni settanta che mescola diverse sonorità grazie soprattutto ad un lavoro di DJing. (it)
  • En música, los términos Afro, Cosmic Disco, Cosmic sound, free style, así como alguna de sus combinaciones (Cosmic Afro, Afro/Cosmic, Afro-Freestyle, o Afro-Funky) se utilizan indistintamente para describir varias formas de música disco con una presencia dominante de sonidos de sintetizador y/o influencias africanas, así como técnicas de DJ desarrolladas originalmente por un reducido número de DJs en algunas discotecas del norte de Italia desde finales de los años 1970 hasta mediados de los 1980. El género musical y el estilo de mezclar comparte parte de su historia con la del italo disco. Los términos slow-motion disco y Elettronica Meccanica también se asocian al género. (es)
  • In music, the terms Afro, cosmic disco, the cosmic sound, free style, and combinations thereof (cosmic Afro, Afro-cosmic Afro-Freestyle, etc., as well as Afro-Funky) are used somewhat interchangeably to describe various forms of synthesizer-heavy and/or African-influenced dance music and methods of DJing that were originally developed and promoted by a small number of DJs in certain discothèques of Northern Italy from the late 1970s through the mid-1980s. The terms slow-motion disco and Elettronica Meccanica are also associated with the genre. (en)
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  • Cosmic (de)
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