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Ep. 319: November 8, 2014 - Paradise (Garage) Lost

On the anniversary of the death of the pioneering DJ Larry Levan, I brought a bunch of records in that reflect the vibe that Levan brought to his main residency at the legendary New York members-only cub, the Paradise Garage. It was there that Levan utilized the custom-built tools of his DJ booth (including full control over sound, lights, even temperature) to fuse the avant-garde with the dance floor, including sounds like dub, punk, gospel, african music and house. The second set of the night was dedicated to his spirit.
Coldcut & Hexstatic - "Timber (DK Recut)" on Ninja Tune
Solar Estates - "Repetition"
The Emperor Machine - "Voices" on Southern Fried Records
Canyons - "My Rescue (Dr. Dunks Disco Extension)" on Modular Recordings
Caribou - "Sun" on City Slang / Co-op / Hostess
My Robot Friend - "Waiting (The Juan MacLean Remix)" on Worried Rainbow
Firephly - "Loss"
Illum Sphere - "Embry…