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Larry Levan

heartbreakers
heartbreakers

"I Felt Like I Was Floating" — Roger Sanchez on the Dance Record That Always Makes Him Cry

How an original Chicago classic changed a New Yorker's life forever.
Roger Sanchez
9.9.15
disco
disco

Paradise Found: Regulars From New York's Most Legendary Nightclub Share Their Stories

28 years after the fabled club closed, the Paradise Garage gang reunited for one more dance.
Gabby Bess
9.8.15
deep dives
deep dives

EDM Doesn’t Have a Women Problem, It Has a Straight White Guy Problem

A culture created and nurtured by gays and people of color now is dominated by the same people who run everything else.
Zel McCarthy
3.24.15
Feature
Feature

The Disco Freaks Came Out to Play at Nicky Siano’s Bumper Car Birthday

This represented a different era of New York nightlife--one where clubbers of all races, genders, and sexual identities mixed freely on the dancefloor.
Michelle Lhooq
3.24.15
Feature
Feature

From Studio 54 to a Bumper Car Birthday: the Legacy of Disco King Nicky Siano

Nicky Siano wasn't just present at the creation of dance music. He was the creation.
Steve Weinstein
3.11.15
Words
Words

The 20 Greatest Gay DJs of All Time

In honor of National Coming Out Day on October 11, we’re celebrating the DJs who have come out strong and played hard.
Joshua Glazer
10.10.14
Words
Words

Dance Pride: The Gay Origins of Dance Music

From disco and house to pre-rave light shows, how a sexually-charged subculture created a music we all know and love today.
Joshua Glazer
6.6.14
Words
Words

Paradise Garage and the Fight for Larry Levan Way

Avoiding acid trips, taking refuge from the AIDS crisis, David DePino, François Kevorkian and Joey Llanos recall the legacy of Larry Levan as they fight to honor his singular legacy, fittingly, with a party.
Bruce Tantum
5.9.14