And while the January closure of a cult favorite, Output, has sent fans searching elsewhere for a house and techno music sanctuary, plenty of options remain. New York was no exception, as clubs such as Limelight and Palladium surged in popularity. In , the city welcomed a three-day music festival, Electric Zoo, dedicated to the genre. EDM brought the second big wave of electronic music in America. For John Barrera, who books house music shows at Elsewhere in Bushwick, the time has never been better to find both local and international talent celebrating the genre. With four music spaces and a seasonal outdoor art gallery, there is bound to be something for everyone at the warehouse-turned-music space. Local DJs play free sets on weekdays, while bigger concerts and house music parties fill the space on weekends. Local acts and up-and-comers take the stage before the records start spinning. Complete with faux palm trees and fluorescent hot pink lights, this tropical-themed bar serves up a refreshing mix of dark techno and house music every night of the week until 4 a.
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Abashidze and her partner GeGa Japaridze, both dressed stylishly in head-to-toe black, have emerged from the bowels of their new subterranean venue Basement, which is housed underneath the 50,square-foot music and arts venue Knockdown Center. Blinking in the sunlight, they squint at a cluster of shrink-wrapped boxes in a corner of the lot — the club's Funktion One soundsystem has just been delivered and needs to be installed. Opening night is four days away, and clearly, they've got their work cut out for them. Basement, which opens tonight, will be New York's first club dedicated to techno — a genre of electronic music born in mids Detroit known for its driving 4x4 rhythms and hard-hitting, multi-textured drum kicks. The club arrives at an opportune time: Underground dance music in New York is currently thriving on an unprecedented level, and there is no doubt that techno is the bloodline that connects the sprawling scene. In the past couple years, scores of new music venues and bars have been springing up all over the city; at the same time, many cherished DIY spaces have been forced to close. New York nightlife has therefore moved almost completely into legally sanctioned venues, but there has not been a single club dedicated specifically to techno — until now. Even though the stage is set for its success, Basement has already attracted a fair share of criticism and eyerolls.
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