Crowds were moved to ecstasy as the first superstar DJs emerged out of the gay, underground New York City club scene in the ’80s. The cult of the DJ and dance music traversed the globe, revolutionizing the dance floor with electrifying sounds, pumping beats and elevating crescendos – inspiring all in its path to dance with unabated joy. Suddenly DJs were playing to crowds in the thousands, then tens of thousands and finally to over 1.5 million at the infamous Love Parade in Berlin.
LIQUID VINYL brings together the DJs, the people behind the scene and the dancers from the floor that all ultimately share in the magic of the music. It’s not just about glow sticks and the grinding beat, but a whole culture defined by their love of dance music and an artist that can take a box full of records, mix them together and literally spin the dancer into oblivion.
Taylor Neary began her career as an actor in theater, film and television. Originally from New York City, she moved to Los Angeles to attend USC’s film school, graduating with a BA in cinema/television production. After film school Taylor focused almost exclusively on writing independent, feature-length screenplays including “Elixir,” “Minors” and “Sex.” “Elixir,” an action-adventure drama set in the Los Angeles underground club scene has been optioned three times. The third option was not the charm for “Elixir,” but it did inspire the conception and completion of “LIQUID VINYL” the documentary. Taylor has also written and directed several short films including “Jenny’s Secret” and “Aaron.” LIQUID VINYL is her first feature film.