Over the past few years, two adopted New Yorkers, Duck Sauce’s A-Trak and Armand van Helden, have become hipster dance faves for their revisionist disco-house bangers. They deserve all the success that comes to them, but said hipsters themselves deserve to go a step further and jump into the music of Dimitri From Paris, a man who has been mixing, creating, and compiling records for longer than many of them have been alive. That makes his catalogue intimidatingly extensive, but his stuff is consistent enough that you can start anywhere — just make sure to end up at this late-night Cielo gig.
Mon., Jan. 6, 10 p.m., 2014
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on January 1, 2014