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Monday, September 12, 2016

Resident Advisor founders: ‘Fabric helped shape us’

The pair behind the electronic music website talk gentrification, starting small and why they have no plans to sell up

“In a number of big cities in the world there is an ongoing battle with gentrification. Now the developers are moving in [but] it’s the arts community and the clubs that make it desirable. There are even developers who are leasing [property] to promoters for a year to make the area more desirable.”

Nick Sabine is decrying the forces of gentrification that have taken some of the blame for Islington council’s decision last week to permanently close Fabric, arguably the UK’s premier dance music venue.

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by Jasper Jackson via Electronic music | The Guardian
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