11:15 - 12:00
Tim Lawrence is the author of 'Love Saves the Day: A History of American Dance Music, 1970-79', 'Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-92' and 'Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-83'.
Since 1999 he has worked at the University of East London, where he teaches, conducts research and is a founding member of the Centre for Cultural Studies Research.
He is also the co-founder of Lucky Cloud Sound System, which has been putting on Loft-style parties since 2003.
He'll be In Conversation with the DJ Greg Wilson about the revolution of dance music, and the impact this holds on electronic music today.