As the 100 Club celebrates its 75th birthday this year, Ditto Press founder Ben Freeman reflects on the venue’s incredible countercultural legacy.
Michael Abramson’s iconic photo series captures the city’s underground funk, blues and early disco scene.
A new MOMA exhibition looks back on the legacy of Club 57 – a no-budget East Village venue that ripped up the rule book and changed the face of modern art.
London’s declining traditional venues are surviving by providing a home for threatened alternative nightlife, from live music to LGBTQ parties.
Gilles Peterson searches for the perfect beat in Cuba, where rooftop parties and impromptu jam sessions shake to the unmistakeable rhythms of Afro-Cuban rumba.
Afro-Cuban rumba’s pumping rhythms have influenced house, hip hop, jazz and beyond. Musical explorer Gilles Peterson followed the rumba beat all the way to Havana for new new album and documentary that explores the genre’s huge impact.
A selection of tracks drawn straight from the floorboards of modern dance culture’s Mecca.