24 Jan '18, 4am
INTERVIEW: Jacques Greene on why we need the club
For all that talk about how the club is the staging ground for unhinged, boozily turnt nights, Jacques Greene believes that it exists on a Platonic level as a space where real and meaningful connections can be made. And for anyone who’s outgrown being able to appreciate the former idea of the club – it’s easy to outgrow that – Greene’s vision of it beams with a poignant significance. This view also manifests in a reverential vision of club music, in sounds that mine the canons of dance and reconfigure them anew before the altar that is the console. That’s why there’s always been a hushed sense of power in his music, a throbbing pulse that’s more than the just sum of its strategically assembled parts. Last year, that was released in debut full-album form in Feel Infinite and this Friday, Greene will unspool it live at Disini Presents—Here/Now , a nine-month-long visual arts...