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Life and death on the New York dance floor, 1980-1983

Author: Tim Lawrence
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, [2016] ©2016
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In Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor Tim Lawrence examines the city's party, dance, music, and art culture between 1980 and 1983, tracing the rise, apex, and fall of this inventive, vibrant, and tumultuous scene.
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Lawrence, Tim, 1967-
Life and death on the New York dance floor, 1980-1983.
Durham : Duke University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016007103
(OCoLC)932385980
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Lawrence
ISBN: 9780822373926 0822373920
OCLC Number: 940455452
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 578 pages) : illustrations
Contents: You can't just play punk music! --
The basement den at Club 57 --
Danceteria: Midtown feels the downtown storm --
Subterranean dance --
The Bronx-Brooklyn approach --
The sound became more real --
Major-label calculations --
The Saint Peter of discos --
Lighting the fuse --
Explosion of clubs --
Artistic maneuvers in the dark --
Downtown configures hip hop --
The sound of a transcendent future --
The new urban street sound --
It wasn't rock and roll and it wasn't disco --
Frozen in time or freed into infinity --
It felt like the whole city was listening --
Shrouded abatements and mysterious deaths --
All we had was the club --
Inverted pyramid --
Roxy music --
The garage: everybody was listening to everything --
The planet rock groove --
Techno funksters --
Taste segues --
Stormy weather --
Cusp of an important fusion --
Cristal for everyone --
Dropping the pretense and the flashy suits --
Straighten it out with Larry Levan --
Stripped-down and scrambled sounds --
We became part of this energy --
Sex and dying --
We got the hits, we got the future --
Behind the groove --
Epilogue: life, death, and the hereafter.
Responsibility: Tim Lawrence.

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