1. David Mancuso Remembered: 'There Would Be No Rave, No Festival, No EDM Without Him'

    November 18, 2016 11:47 AM EST Tommie Sunshine pays tribute to the late Loft founder with an emotional essay and exclusive statements from Derrick Carter, Arthur Baker, Irvine Welsh and more. Before going dancing cost hundreds of dollars, it was a ceremony, a mass of sorts, where people of color and the LGBTQ community…

  2. Ministry of Sound Resurrects Paradise Garage For World AIDS Day Fundraiser

    October 11, 2016 5:37 PM EDT Dance music is forever indebted to the LGBTQ community. Were it not for those foundational DJs and disco fans who flocked to nightclubs and parties not only for entertainment but for a safe escape, we may never have had the beautiful beat-makers and revelers we share our dance floors with…

  3. NYC's Legendary Paradise Garage Hits L.A. With Help From Corporate Sponsors

    December 18, 2015 11:00 AM EST Billboard's No. 1 dance club of all-time comes to the City of Angels for one night. Los Angeles will get a taste of classic New York City house music Saturday night (Dec. 19) as the 4,000 capacity Palladium hosts "A Night at the Paradise Garage," featuring original resident DJs…

  4. Red Bull Music Academy New York Announces Lineup ft. FKA twigs, George Clinton, A$AP Rocky & More

    March 09, 2015 11:00 AM EDT They say third time's a charm, but Red Bull Music Academy Festival has led a charmed lineup for the past three years it has descended upon New York City for the month of May. Last year's second iteration saw such events as a block party to celebrate pioneering DJ Larry Levan , a…

  5. Electric Zoo Fest: 16 Things Seen & Heard

    September 08, 2011 2:50 PM EDT Capping off a summer that saw the biggest electronic music events in U.S. history, Electric Zoo marked its third and biggest year yet this weekend, Sept 2-4. Comparatively smaller than the country's other three-day dance fests - Ultra Music Festival in Miami (150,000 estimated attendees)…

  6. Moroder, Bee Gees Among Dance Hall Inductees

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The Dance Music Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Sept. 20 at the Spirit club in New York. The artists, producers, remixers and DJs to be honored are Giorgio…

  7. WEST END RECORDS: THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION MASTERMIX

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST One year before Saturday Night Fever pushed disco into the mainstream, New York City-based West End Records was born. One year before Saturday Night Fever pushed disco into the mainstream, New York City-based West End Records was born. Founded by Mel Cheren and Ed Kushins—who befriended each…