By Anna Beta – The Village Voice

I’m a reformed ’90s raver,” confesses DJ Doug Singer. “So dance parties for me used to be hundreds of people gathering at random spots and finding something in common together. The first parties I ever played were at campgrounds on a lake.”

Seated together with his fellow DJ/promoters—North Carolina transplant Justin Carter and Irishman Eamon Harkin—at a bar in Fort Greene, Singer, an Ohio native, reminisces about a decade spent partaking in and promoting dance parties amid the cement strictures of New York, and how far the scene here has fallen. “With bottle service and Manhattan club life, going out became a chore. So we’re bringing it back to where you don’t have to be into anything other than having a good time.” [Read More]