I LOVE LARRY

Larry Levan Keith Haring

I Love Larry. Larry Levan that is. I never new him or even met him. He died on my 10th Birthday and at that time I'd never heard of him. Larry Levan is quite possibly the most beloved DJ of all time. His impact on music and on the lives of the people who danced to his DJ sets cannot be measured. He's not often mentioned in mainstream media. There is no VH1 BEHIND THE MUSIC dedicated to him. Larry's legendary sets at the Paradise Garage in NYC were bold, liberating, soulful, joyful, dark, deep, healing and hectic experiences that until recently could mostly only be heard as bootlegs.  

In May of 2009, Garage Records released Larry's final set at the Paradise Garage in a 5 part vinyl collection featuring Keith Haring's portrait of Larry on the covers.

Recorded LIVE at the Paradise Garage, 84 King St. New York, NY. throughout it’s final weekend September 25 - 28, 1987

Mixed LIVE by Larry Levan on Thorens TD-125 MKII Turntables and a Urei 1620 Mixer. All Delay performed courtesy of Technics RS-1500 2-Track Reel to Reel.

A LARRY LEVAN MIX

Released by: Garage Records  Release date: May 29, 2009

LISTEN TO LARRY LEVAN'S "FINAL NIGHT OF PARADISE"