Artikelnummer: 1952890 / A-TONLP02
B2: Live Ambient Extraction 1993
B3: Against The Wall
D2: Golden Dawn (Feat. Stefanie Parnow)
D3: Falling The Same Way
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Once a cathedral, now a mall, Limelight was last in the line of Manhattan clubs whose lineage could be traced back to New York's fertile club era of the '70s and '80s, which included the East Village punk and no wave scenes, the Mudd Club, Danceteria and the Paradise Garage. It's connected to a storied New York history - sometimes holy, sometimes notorious. It's the last era of mob influence. The spirit of Andy Warhol's Factory still alive in each club kid's self-made costume. A lot of things that were worlds apart met in that deconsecrated Episcopal church,' recalls David Sumner. I used to practically live in that club, going two or three nights a week for years. I knew this was what I was going to do with the rest of my life.'
In many ways Limelight was America's raveincubator. On a New Music Seminar night in Julyof 1992, the revolution was about to take hold. Walking in, I didn't know what was going on.Then I started to see xeroxed UndergroundResistance 8 1/2 x 11s all around the club, like thekind of inserts that came inside their EPs,' Daverecalls. He would go on to see Mike Banks, Rob Noise' Hood, and Jeff Mills perform for an electrified crowd as UR. That night straight up changed my life.'
Jeff Mills held his first residency at Lord Michael's Future Shock, Friday nights at Limelight, and you can feel the seeds of influence in Function's sound. In fact it sometimes feels like he's imagining the DJ booth at Limelight in his own productions, a place where you could find Beltram, Adam X, Program 2, Damon Wild, Patrick Pulsinger, Abe Duque, and even DJ Hell. The first time I heard Jeff Mills play 'Der Klang Der Familie' there I cried. I w
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