Beyoncé’s ‘Renaissance’ Embodies Decades of Dance Music. Here’s a Guide.
Written by SPiNZ FM on July 30, 2022
Beyoncé’s new album, “Renaissance,” is consciously steeped in dance-music history, cannily embracing decades of samples and sounds: the 1970s disco of Donna Summer and Chic, Jamaican dancehall, internet-speed hyperpop. She chose collaborators, references and even specific keyboard sounds that pay homage to club-land memories while making her own 21st-century […]