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Post House: Paradise Regained

David Toop, Face, The, December 1988

When New York's Paradise Garage closed, the city lost part of its pulse, leaving only a brand of Eighties disco called Garage. In Chicago, it became known as Deep House, but out in the hinterlands of New Jersey where the music is now made, they call it simply Club; no passing dance fad, but part of a tradition that stretches back to a time when emotion was more important than the digital burn

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