Storyboard P, filmed by bd in the UK 5/7/2012

May 23rd, 2012 by RJJNYC

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Robert Owens, NYC 1990

May 23rd, 2012 by RJJNYC

Photo by Ezel, from the July 1990 issue of Soul Underground.

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Where Many Battles Were Fought

May 5th, 2012 by RJJNYC

The speaker stack nearest the DJ booth at Sound Factory, where vogue battles would be fought late on a Sunday morning. Side 2 of the Jan 5, 1992 tape on the main site is from one of those Sunday mornings around 11am, the Goddess of Light would mimic camera flashes as voguers struck freeze-frame poses to the stabs on Fast Eddie – Let’s Go and Ellis D – Dub Break.

Image capture from a mid-90s TV profile of Junior Vasquez:

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Keith Haring and Juan Dubose, 325 Broome, 1983

April 5th, 2011 by RJJNYC

Photo: Laura Levine/Corbis, from an NY Mag series on artists apartments.

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New York Clubs 1983

April 2nd, 2011 by RJJNYC

From the UK TV show The Tube, posted to youtube by IbizaMusicCoUk. Filmed two months after the death of Klaus Nomi, who passed August 6, 1983, one of the first artists lost to AIDS.

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Tracks & comments II

December 19th, 2010 by RJJNYC

mrmoreno1: I first heard this record the night David Morales had just finished recording it. he ran to the Sound Factory on a Saturday (ok, EARLY Sunday morning) very excited. He ran directly to the DJ? booth. Everyone wanted to know, “what does he have?”

A friend of mine, Mark Watson told me to prepare myself. He knew something fantastic would come. And then, Frankie played the Red Zone mix and mixed in the Classic mix!!


People were crying!!!

A night I will never forget.

Einfach Super!

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Tracks & comments

December 11th, 2010 by RJJNYC

May do this occasionally (as long as the youtube channel lasts anyway), some favorite comments and the tracks that go with them.

jetit: Looove this song..I remember the Day I got it. I played the Hell out of it. my Mom and Sister were like if you play that song one more Time!!! and so I the? next thing I know we were all love my Family and this song. Thanks.

schnikta: Ooooooooooo!!!!!!! y’all don’t know how? me, Kizzy, Reeka, Nooncy, Bopo, Trav, G, Tankador, all of us (sometimes in a Honda Prelude LOL) used to play this 2def f’real!!!!!!!!!!HOUSEMUSICALLNIGHTLONGsay what?

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Ho, Ho, Ho

December 10th, 2010 by RJJNYC

Happy holidays to any readers, downloaders, and random passers by.

Keith Haring Santa

1987 photograph of Keith Haring as Santa by Marcus Leatherdale, up for auction at Phillips de Pury & Company.

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Hop Hop Party Flyers from the 70s & 80s

October 30th, 2010 by RJJNYC

Via Mike Barnes on deephousepage.

The Treacherous Three – Gotta Rock

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Frankie Knuckles at Sound Factory, 90/91

October 11th, 2010 by RJJNYC

This quote from an October 2009 interview provides some context:

Q: Best “moment in time,” in a club you have ever played at?
A: Easy, The Sound Factory, in the Summer of 1991.

These photos are posted by Scotto to Frankie Knuckles Facebook page:

Frankie Knuckles era Sound Factory

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