News: Waltzing in London's clubland

Sunday 28 October 2012 by Sarah Kearney

Choreographer Les Child will give clubbers lessons in how to do waltz steps as part of a new dance craze thought up by acid house pioneer Adamski.

Adamski explains,
“I’d been spending a lot of time in Venezuela, and the folk music there is influenced by waltz music from Vienna, all in 3/4 time,” he explains. “Old Viennese classical music isn’t groovy, but the Venezuelans have added this Latin swing element, with basslines, which sounds amazing. I thought it would be interesting to do something like that, so I started chopping contemporary beats like dubstep and grime 3/4 time, and came up with this new sound.”

To read the full article visit Dave Simpson’s blog in The Guardian, 28 Oct 2012

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