"The House Nation likes to pretend clubs are an oasis from suffering, but suffering is in here, with us." So begins Midtown 120 Blues, the invigorating and melodically beautiful 2008 album by Terre Thaemlitz, a transsexual icon of New York City deep house. Terre is as much a philosopher as a DJ, and her thoughtful, passionate taste in house can educate and inspire in equal measure, which she'll do in an unusual all-night gig at the intimate Cameo Gallery.
Sun., Sept. 15, midnight, 2013
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