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Music, DJ Harvey on Performing 11-Hour DJ Sets and Disliking Shazam

DJ Harvey on Performing 11-Hour DJ Sets and Disliking Shazam

Many DJs are respected, but few have the same kind of cult following as DJ Harvey. The British expat has a 30-year history as a disc jockey and party-thrower, with an astounding career that's involved such highs as a weekly…
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Music, Hear This ESG: Show Preview

ESG: Show Preview

They came from the Bronx with a tough style of dance music that blended the take-no-shit attitude of punk with the insistent beat of disco. The group's name was ESG, and in 1980s New York, its sound took the downtown…
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Music, Hear This DJ Harvey: Show Preview

DJ Harvey: Show Preview

If cult appeal is a barometer for success in DJing, then Harvey Bassett (a.k.a. DJ Harvey) ranks with the best of them. The L.A.-by-way-of-U.K. DJ has spent a large part of the past 30 years rocking dance floors and raves…
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Music, Reviewed Various Artists

Various Artists

In the late '70s and early '80s, while the rest of the world was boogie-oogie-oogieing to music by the Bee Gees and Evelyn "Champagne" King, adventurous DJs in New York were subverting the mainstream by playing edgier, punk-informed dance music.…
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