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Greg Wilson’s Discotheque Archives #5

Discotheque Archives #5

The fifth edition of my ‘Discotheque Archives’ series for DJ Mag is now online, featuring more landmarks in pre-Rave club culture:

LARRY LEVAN – DJs don’t come any more iconic than Brooklynite Lawrence Philpot, whose residency at New York’s Paradise Garage (1977-1987) has become the stuff of legend.

STAX – Rising out of Memphis, Tennessee, a cultural crossroads connecting the blues, gospel and country music, Stax Records  was amongst soul’s greatest labels, while Motown was Hitville USA, Stax was Soulsville USA.

THE DUG OUT –  The Dug Out weaved together the various strands of Bristol’s underground sound, a unique fusion of hip-hop and reggae (with a post-punk sprinkle) that came to be known as ‘trip-hop’.

DISCO INFERNO – During the mid-‘70s The Trammps were dance music’s foremost exponents, their best-known release is 1977’s ‘Disco Inferno’ on Atlantic Records, one of the defining singles of the entire era.

Discotheque Archives

Read this months column here:
http://djmag.com/features/greg-wilsons-discotheque-archives-5

Read all pieces in full here:
http://blog.gregwilson.co.uk/greg-wilsons-discotheque-archives/

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One Response to Greg Wilson’s Discotheque Archives #5

  1. DJ Admin September 6, 2016 at 5:43 am #

    Hey Greg,
    That’s an incredible discotheque archive collection. I like what you are doing here

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