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The Best Things We Saw on the Dance Music Internet This Week

Scuba, Space Ibiza, Patrick Cowley and Moscoman make our list of the best things things week.

by Britt Julious
Oct 8 2016, 6:50pm


1. The history of the laser in dance music

THUMP columnist Michelangelo Matos looks at how the nightlife staple has developed over time for dance floors across the globe.

2. Space Ibiza: 27 Years of Clubbing History

Never made it to Space Ibiza? Experience the historic venue for yourself in this in-house produced documentary that explores the club's history.

3. Wedding DJs

James Mulry never imagined himself as a wedding DJ. But years into the gig, he details how he became one of the most popular wedding DJs in the game ... and learned to love it along the way.

4. Seth Troxler's Essential Mix

Listen to the latest BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix featuring Seth Troxler. Recorded at Output, the mix features a number of strong tracks from the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Luciano, and Green Velvet.

5. Joris Voorn's family

Home is where the heart is, at least for Joris Voorn. We interviewed his family to learn how his unique upbringing influenced his current musical path.

6. Scuba's fabric 90 mix

Listen to a 30-minute mini mix of the DJ's fabric 90 mix, scheduled to be released later this month.

7. The other C & C Music Factory

The history and ongoing legacy of C & C Music Factory and their uber-hit single "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" is a lot more complicated than anyone could imagine.

8. Patrick Cowley and Candida Royalle's archival recordings

Wire has archival recordings of disco innovator Patrick Cowley and Candida Royalle's Candida Cosmica. Made between 1973-75, the recordings were arranged and recorded for Candida Royalle's shows with The Angels of Light and performance projects at Warped Floors and White Trash Boom Boom.

9. Moscoman cooks

We spoke with Tel Aviv producer Moscoman about cooking, a secret skill of his, and gained a recipe for his delicious chickpeas trio. Listen to his new album, A Shot in the Light, while fixing your next meal.

10. The legend of The Loft

Resident Advisor published an excerpt from Tim Lawrence's new book, Life and Death On The Dance Floor, 1980-83, which explains why David Mancuso's The Loft was the most influential party in the 1970s.