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Soul Clap Take a Tour Through the 10,000 Records in Their Childhood Basement

During Thanksgiving weekend, the Brooklyn-based duo return home to Boston to chat about their sophomore album, decades-long DJ career, and friendship.
Jesse Weiss
12.1.16
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It's Time For Us to Praise the Godfathers of Gospel Disco

As a new compilation celebrates the very best of spiritually-leaning disco, we look at how even the stoniest atheist can find salvation on the dancefloor.
James Darton
9.14.16
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Kevin Beasley, DJ Spooky, and More Explore Art, Music, and the Turntable in New York Exhibition

"The Beat Goes On" was curated by multidisciplinary artist Derrick Adams and is currently on view.
Alexander Iadarola
8.29.16
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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
8.9.16
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The Last Record: Bob Moses Loves "Cream of the Crop"-era Disco

The duo chose new music from Massive Attack, Phantogram and a collection of some of the best disco ever.
Britt Julious
8.7.16
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François K Reflects on the Everlasting Legacy of Larry Levan and Paradise Garage

Just how did an alcohol-free members club become one of the most important spaces in dance music history?
Josh Baines
7.14.16
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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
4.4.16
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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
3.14.16
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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
3.10.16
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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
2.3.16
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​The Legendary Paradise Garage is Coming to LA for One Night Only

Original residents Joey Llanos and David Depino will provide the soundtrack at the Hollywood Palladium next weekend.
Max Pearl
12.10.15
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Roger Sanchez on the Dance Record That Always Makes Him Cry: "I Felt Like I Was Floating"

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