paradise garage


The Family That Raves Together, Stays Together

Kevin Saunderson and his sons Dantiez and DaMarii are Detroit techno's first family.
Michelle Lhooq
debate club

Is It Ever Okay To Take Your Top Off in a Nightclub?

In the first instalment of our new series Debate Club, we discuss the ethics of going taps aff on a night out.

How Reagan Era New York Nightlife Could Provide a Template for the Next After-Dark Revolution

Charting the life and death of New York nightlife with author Tim Lawrence.
John Thorp
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Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage’s Legacy Honored in an Upcoming Film

British actor Kobna Holdbrook-Smith stars as Levan.
Oliver Kinkel

François K Reflects on the Everlasting Legacy of Larry Levan and the Paradise Garage

Just how did an alcohol-free members club become one of the most important spaces in dance music history?
Josh Baines
paradise garage

God Bless the Paradise Garage Bot

We pile praise on the Twitter bot that pumps out Larry Levan's favourite records all day every day.
Josh Baines

Soichi Terada Reveals the Fake Asian Stereotypes Driving His Japanese House Sound

“I’ve always liked the misunderstood image of the Orient. It actually makes me really happy.”
Alisa Yamasaki
Joey Beltram

The Untold Story of Joey Beltram, the Techno Titan Behind the 90s' Most Iconic Rave Anthems

How did the NYC native go from “Energy Flash” to collaborating with Laidback Luke?
Bruce Tantum
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NYC DJ Hero Justin Strauss Shares a Paradise Garage-Influenced Disco Mix

The city staple will play Kitsune's Disco Edition club night at Goodroom alongside Todd Edwards, Cassian, and more.
David Garber
thump news

New Larry Levan Compilation 'Genius of Time' is a Perfect Introduction to the Greatest DJ Ever

Get ready for 22 tracks worth of disco, boogie, and house brilliance courtesy of the legendary Paradise Garage resident.
Josh Baines
rave curious

Danny Tenaglia Has Seen It All Behind The Decks

From Yoko Ono to overdoses, the New York legend talk about 30 years of DJing on the Rave Curious Podcast.
Joshua Glazer

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

Or how an original Chicago classic changed a New Yorker's life forever.
Roger Sanchez