Tim Lawrence leads the Music Culture: Theory and Production degree program at the University of East London. He has written liner notes for David Mancuso Presents the Loft and Masters at Work: The Tenth Anniversary Collection. The author’s website for the book is available at www.timlawrence.info
I found it easy to read, & without blurring the facts, very entertaining.
I wish I had paid more attention because after reading LOVE SAVES THE DAY, I clearly felt like I missed something really special.
The book begins in his legendary club, The Loft, and lovingly details his obsession with sound and the disco experience.
It was such a good read, I started dancing on the train. A must for anyone over 50 who are still having and going to "House Parties".
Happy dancer over 50
Love Saves the Day book is a good book to read if you want to know how Dance Music Culture came in to being established. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jaysen A. Delauney
The dance music of 1970's was not simply some 'fad' in the way that it was judged by money hungry types of large record companies, Hollywood, the media and the uninformed of... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Archives56
This book is very tempting : I mean, I read it months ago and at that time, wished that it would never end (I'm dedicated to pleasure, I'm afraid);
but it did. Read more
Disco, House, Techno, Rave, Drum & Bass, Garage, Dub Step... all began with one man's dream.
This is the story of David Mancuso and his dream, The Loft, a party... Read more
Not only is this important narrative non-fiction that blends music history, sociology and politics, it's a total blast. Read morePublished on July 24, 2009 by Jeffrey Capshew
I did it all and loved it all! also got paid for all of it....LOL! - Billy Smith (NYC) still hanging out and traving the world! 3/17/07Published on March 17, 2007 by William Amato
Lawrence is an academic, and he did not experience the 1970's himself, but he interviewed everyone still alive who did. Read morePublished on July 16, 2006 by Michael W. Anderson