Thursday, February 18, 2010
THE PARADISE GARAGE HOUSE BAND, KONK
YOUR LIFE in .WAV
You could almost call Konk The Paradise Garage house band. They played there many times including the closing night.
They had that perfect mesh of new wave, disco, jazz and latin. So they had the power of appealing to many yet keeping their sound real street and underground.
Their biggest hit Your Life was picked up by Sleeping Bag. It was massive in New York. Here I choose to spotlight an earlier 12" Konk Party which was released on Celluloid in 1983.
GET SOME KONK
Just recently the band played for the first time in more then 20 years. It was an event to commemorate the life of DJ Mark Kamins. He was an early champion of their work, as they often played at Danceteria as well as The Paradise Garage.