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Collage of photos taken by Bill Bernstein

Bill Bernstein dedicated three years of his life to capturing the essence of the ‘70s New York disco scene. Here, Simon Doherty talks to him about some of his most iconic photographs, including images of Studio 54, Larry Levan, Odyssey Disco Club Dancefloor — made famous by Saturday Night Fever in 1977 — and more

The year was 1977. The disco scene was peaking, bringing with it unprecedented levels of euphoria. A specific set of sociological conditions (post-Stonewall riot, post-onset...

From CBGB and the last days of disco to formative era house music and hip hop

Run-DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Larry Levan and more feature in a new exhibition on early ‘80s New York music, which opened Friday 11th June.  

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The documentary about the late New York City clubbing legend is available online

A new documentary about Larry Levan and Paradise Garage is available to watch online now.

Resident DJ at New York's Paradise Garage for a decade...

The piece will be open to the public for three days in November, inside a former brothel...

DJ Harvey has soundtracked a new audio-visual installation heading to London in the coming weeks, which includes rare footage from New York's legendary venue, Paradise Garage...

A guide to dance music's pre-rave past...

We've drafted in Greg Wilson, the former electro-funk pioneer, nowadays a leading figure in the global disco/re-edits movement and respected commentator on dance music and...

The legendary NYC nightclub will be the subject of a new film...

Legendary NYC nightclub Paradise Garage is to be the subject of an upcoming film production. The movie’s website describes it as “the story of Larry...

Ministry hosts official Paradise Garage HIV fundraiser

On Sunday 30th November, coinciding with World AIDS Day (December 1st), A Night In Paradise will bring the spirit of the infamous New...

Campaign to have a street named after the legendary Paradise Garage spinner

A street party took place last night in New York City that was the latest step in a campaign to get a street in the...