A Party Has to Be More Than Gay to Qualify as "Queer"
Calling something “queer” comes with a responsibility to live up to what the term encompasses.
Peter Ackroyd’s 'Queer City' is the Best Book You’ll Read About Nightlife This Year
London's finest chronicler's account of gay life from the Romans on is a powerful reminder of the importance of pleasure.
These Old Party Photos Capture the Magic of the Mundane
The Flickr archives are a treasure trove of nights that'll live long in the memory—even if everyone there's tried to forget them.
Do Contemporary Clubbers Have DJ Daddy Issues?
A generation of dancers are stuck in time, seeking approval from history.
DJ Robert Miles' “Children” Was Famous for Preventing Car Crashes
The iconic trance anthem has a fascinating backstory.
Dancing VS the State
All the Times in American History That Authorities Tried to Stop People From Dancing
The rules and regulations limiting our freedom to move, from the Puritans to the present day.
The Untold Story of Ableton Live—the Program That Transformed Electronic Music Performance Forever
In their first joint interview, co-founders Berhard Behles and Robert Henke look back at Ableton’s roots in Berlin’s 90s techno scene and its impact on electronic music.
How Did the Small German City of Dusseldorf Change Electronic Music Forever?
In conversation with the musician and writer Rudi Esch.
Daniel Dylan Wray
The Legend of Legends: The Warrington Nightclub That Quietly Changed British Clubbing
Legends provided the North with much more than a no-frills alternative to the hipster clubbing of the Haçienda.
Omar S' Sister Directed a Play About the Secret History of Detroit Techno
Produced by Omar's FXHE Records, 'Stories of Detroit Techno' reveals techno's origins beyond the Belleville Three
A Timeline of Christopher Street, New York LGBTQ Nightlife's Most Storied Thoroughfare
The key events that happened in the world’s most famous LGBTQ street.
A Brief History of the Very First British House Record
How the composer of the 'Lion King', a Coronation Street writer and a Northern Soul legend created the first UK house record
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