A reminder of the heady days of clubbing and DJing in the post acid house days of the 1990s.Really interesting to read about the rise and fall of the superstar DJs and superclubs. It Was About Larging It It Was About Pulling Out A Wad Of S When You Were Buying Your Champagne At The Bar It Was About Buying Your Cocaine In An Eight Ball It Was About Wearing Designer Clothes At That Top Tier Of That Club Scene, It Was About Giving It Loads With A Foreword By Music Journalist, Miranda Sawyer, Superstar DJs Here We Go Is The Full, Unexpurgated Story Of The Biggest Pop Culture Phenomenon Of The S The Rise And Fall Of The Superstar DJDuring The S Big Names Such As Sasha, Jeremy Healy, Fatboy Slim, Dave Seaman, Nicky Holloway, Judge Jules, And Pete Tong Exploded Out Of Acid House, Becoming International Jetsetters, Flying All Over The World Just To Play A Few Hours And Commanding Up To , A Night The Plush, Heavily Branded Superclubs Where They Performed Clubs Like Cream, Ministry, Renaissance And Gatecrasher Were Filled With Thousands Of Adoring Clubbers, Roaring Their Approval Of Their DJ GodsFor The DJs And Promoters, It Was A Licence To Print Money And Live Like A Rock Star For Clubbers, It Was A Hedonistic Utopia Where Anyone And Everyone Could Come Together To Look Fabulous, Take Drugs, And Dance The Night Away But Underneath The Shiny Surface Lurked A Darker Side, A World Of Cynical Moneymaking, Rampant Egos And Cocaine Fuelled Self Indulgence That Eventually Spiralled Out Of Control Leaving Behind Burnt Out DJs, Jobless Promoters And A Host Of Bittersweet MemoriesThey Went From Having The Clubbing World At Their Feet To The World S Biggest Comedown Dom Phillips Former Editor Of Clubbers Bible Mixmag Reveals An Enthralling And At Times Jaw Dropping Account Of Flawed People, Broken Dreams And What Really Happens When It All Goes Pete Tong c 90 90 ISBN 978 5 990 3760 1 4 , What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas ,. I bought this project for an assignment on female DJs I am giving it one star as it did mention female DJs, which was a step up from other books which seem to brush off the fact that women do DJ and very successfully However, women only appear in a chapter entitled Random Birds, Meterosexuals and Trannies and then the references are to girls dancing round handbags, a beautiful black girl in dreads saying I ve got the hots for you, fluffy bra tops, heels and hotpants women dressing in sexually provocative ways cajoling girlfriends to play the trophy babe role stand over there darlin the men are talking beautiful willing young hookers I can t bear to go on COME ON The Black Madonna could scratch Dom Phillips the Author outta existence, eat him for breakfast, shit him out and he d still think he was writing a a clubbing bible Somebody pull the plug on his sound system PLEASE Good book but I wish I had read it a few years ago bit out of date now and could have done with an update to the current state of dance music
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Superstar DJs Here We Go!: The Rise and Fall of the Superstar DJ book, this is one of the most wanted Dom Phillips author readers around the world.
- 384 pages
- Superstar DJs Here We Go!: The Rise and Fall of the Superstar DJ
- Dom Phillips
- 05 October 2017 Dom Phillips