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Dust and Grooves Official Book Launch Party

Dust & Grooves is joining forces with I Love Vinyl, Dub-Stuy Records (& the Tower of Sound), Turntable Lab, and Classic Album Sundays for an opening reception and book launch party for Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting, a book about the world’s finest record collectors.

This public event celebrates vinyl culture and photography with a photo exhibition, a listening session, a book signing, and a raffle, featuring rotating sets from over 20 DJs who are featured in the book spinning all-vinyl on an audiophile sound system.

This gathering of music lovers and photography enthusiasts will be hosted at powerHouse Arena in DUMBO, the heart of the art district of Brooklyn. With soaring 24-foot ceilings on the 5,000 square foot ground floor (with glass frontage and amphitheater-style seating), the powerHouse Arena is an event space, bookstore, and photo gallery known for showcasing controlled mayhem fusing the worlds of art, photography, design, and music.

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Schedule:

4:00pm (Pre launch event) – A special afternoon edition of a Classic Album Sundays listening session of Quincy Jones’ album Walking In Space.

6:00pm – The party kicks off with rotating sets from over 20 DJs who are featured in the book, spinning all-vinyl, and will continue through till the end of the event. A photo exhibition of 40 select photographs from the book will be displayed at the gallery.

7:00pm – Book signing by author Eilon Paz.

9:30pm – Raffle of sponsors’ premiums. Will include limited edition vinyl sets, limited edition autographed book, vinyl bags and more.

10:00pm – After party gets started at Superfine. 126 Front St Brooklyn, NY

The Facebook Event can be found at http://on.fb.me/1dVVuKO

Ambassadors of the vinyl community, the four media partners will co-promote, produce, and present the party, covering the analog world of music from every angle. This collaborative platform will simultaneously bring together, celebrate, and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding vinyl records.

I Love Vinyl presents the premier all-vinyl dance parties in NYC, founded in 2009 by six resident DJs with 100K records and 100 years of DJ history between them. It holds monthly parties at both Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village and TBA Brooklyn in Williamsburg. Former Brooklyn homes include Brooklyn Bowl, Cameo, and Public Assembly Loft.

Dub-Stuy Records is a Brooklyn-based record label and production company dedicated to advancing sound system culture and music in New York and beyond. Leveraging their strong network of partners, their services range from event production, curation, content development, and product design. The Tower of Sound was the original impetus for the founding of the label. Rooted in the tradition of Jamaican sound system, it is a state of the art five-way system designed to produce clear and concise frequencies from crisp highs to massive lows.

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New Dance Show: Bookworms, Florian Kupfer, Kerri Chandler, + Chez Damier

New and classic House / Techno titles coming on the site this week from some legends and modern potentials. Two highly sought out titles from L.I.E.S getting reissued, Kerri Chandler’s Trionosphere is essential crate material, and MK’s remixes of Chez Damier’s I New Knew Love is one of 90s face melters. Check out the audio samples below and click on the links to purchase the title.

Chez Damier I Never Knew Love (MK Remix) Vinyl 12″
Chez Damier I Never Knew Love (MK Remix) Vinyl 12"

Chez Damier “I Never Knew Love” (MK Club Mix)


Kerri “Kaos” Chandler Trionisphere EP Vinyl 12″
Kerri "Kaos" Chandler Trionisphere EP Vinyl 12"

Keri Chandler “Tribe Of The Night”


Florian Kupfer Lifetrax Vinyl 12″
Florian Kupfer Lifetrax Vinyl 12"

Florian Kupfer “Lifetrax”


Bookworms Love Triangles Vinyl 12″
Bookworms Love Triangles Vinyl 12"

Bookworms “African Rhythms”


All titles are now available at Turntable Lab. Purchase these and more House / Techno essentials in our Vinyl New Arrivals section.

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