“Techno Summit, 1992” by Jason Bentley, URB, July 1992

Bentley, Jason. “Techno Summit, 1992.” URB, July 1992.

Jason Bentley covers the first annual “Techno Summit” at the 1992 New Music Seminar held at the Limelight. Panelists include Frankie Bones, Juan Atkins, Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Moneypenny, Ritchie Hawtin, Jeff Mills, and Lord Michael with other techno personalities in the audience. While the panelists tried to maintain a positive attitude about the present and future of techno, the audience quickly brought it back to the petty, divisional disputes about what is techno, what’s responsible for its success, and divisions between techno and house.

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“NYC DJ Lineup” by Jason Bentley, URB, July 1992

Bentley, Jason. “NYC DJ Lineup.” URB, July 1992.

Jason Bentley gives his impression of DJs Tony Humphries, David Morales, Moneypenny, Kevin Saunderson, and Keoki, whom he saw during his visit to New York during the 1992 New Music Seminar.

Back issues of URB (unfortunately not a complete run) are available at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.

“Boom! NYC Vibes” by Jason Bentley, URB, July 1992

Bentley, Jason. “Boom! NYC Vibes.” URB, July 1992.

Jason Bentley reviews records that he heard in New York clubs while he was attending the 1992 New Music Seminar.

Back issues of URB (unfortunately not a complete run) are available at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City.

“NYC Dance Party Heats Up the Park” by Michael Paoletta, Billboard, August 28, 1999

Paoletta, Michael. “NYC Dance Party Heats Up the Park.” Billboard, August 28, 1999.

Billboard reviews Body & Soul at Central Park Summerstage held on August 7, 1999.

“Boite: No Groping: We’re Family” by Julia Chaplin, New York Times, April 21, 2002

Chaplin, Julia. “Boite: No Groping: We’re Family.” New York Times, April 21, 2002. http://www.nytimes.com/2002/04/21/style/boite-no-groping-we-re-family.html (accessed June 10, 2013).

A review of the 20 West 39th Street incarnation of Club Shelter shortly after its opening appears in the Boite column. The emphasis is on Shelter being a club for those who just want to go out and dance without the pretension associated with nightlife.

“Spiritualized” by Simon Reynolds, Village Voice, June 1, 1999

Reynolds, Simon. “Spiritualized.” Village Voice, June 1, 1999. http://www.villagevoice.com/1999-06-01/music/wayne-check/ (accessed June 6, 2013).

Simon Reynolds, a British journalist who writes about rave culture, offers his impression of the Body & Soul party during its heyday.