“King of the Re-Edit, ” turntable genius Danny Krivit has been the champion of New York discotheques since the 1 the late 70's. He was seen everywhere, from workshopping with Francois K while at The Loft or helming his residency at The Roxy, home of Grandmaster Flash. His compilations and remixes have spawned a scene for disco and house music that boasts perhaps the most dedicated membership and prolific DJ's. His the resident DJ for the unstoppable monthly residency, 718 Sessions.
Tony Smith is from the first wave of New York disco DJs, having grown up listening to block party DJs in the '60s and then discovering David Rodgriguez at the Limelight in 1971. He was the resident at Barefoot Boy, Xenon and, later, Funhouse.
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The Disco Files 1973-78: New York's Underground, Week By Week by Vince Aletti
With reviews of every disco record worth knowing about, weekly reports from New York's club scene, classic magazine articles and 800 contemporary club charts, this is the definitive chronicle of disco. It's the personal memoir of Vince Aletti, the very first writer to cover the emerging scene, bringing to life the clubs, the characters, and above all the music. The first book from DJhistory.com