The post-Covid hedonism wave we were promised doesn’t seem to have quite materialised. There are glimpses of it – a whiff of a smoking revival, the return of the indie sleaze aesthetic – but mostly it’s a lingering backward glance to wilder times.
Discothèque candles got the memo and ran with it. Founded by L.A ladies Jessie Willner and Hanover Booth, the intoxicatingly-scented and gorgeously packaged candles are named after storied clubbing landmarks of their time – think Hacienda, Crisco Disco, Paradise Garage and the Mudd Club. (more…)
“I’m not even sure that cameras were allowed in the Garage… a far cry from the smartphone forests that we see at gigs today. There, we lived in the moment, that’s all, and Larry would never have accepted seeing people busy doing anything other than dancing.” (more…)