10 Iconic Mixes from New York Dancefloors

It’s the city that gave birth to disco, house music and hip hop, the home of iconic, seminal clubs like The Loft, Studio 54, Paradise Garage and the Sound Factory. If you were going to pick one city on earth where you could track the history of dance music through a series of classic sets, then New York would be it. Back in the early 90s, inthemix writer Jim Poe worked as a DJ in New York City, and here he’s selected ten iconic mixes from the history of NY clubs, tracking the city’s evolving sounds from Grandmaster Flash in 1978 to Francois K at Output this year.

1. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4 MCs Live at the Audubon Ballroom, 1978

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2. Larry Levan Live at the Paradise Garage, 1979

3. David Morales live at Red Zone, 1990

4. Frankie Bones live at Deliverance, circa 1993

5. Junior Vasquez live at the Sound Factory, 1994

6. Little Louie Vega live at Vinyl, 1996

7. David Mancuso live at The Loft, 2005


8. Tim Sweeney live at Le Bain, 2012

9. Nickodemus live (with live percussion from Nappy G) at Turntables on the Hudson (Natural History Museum), 2012

10. François K live at Deep Space (Output), 2013


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07/01/14, 13:33 by dirtynumbangelboy , Viewed 664 times.


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