Deep Space: Juan Atkins

Dance-music deity François K and his Deep Space soiree—focusing on dub in all its glorious, echo-drenched forms, but extending its reach to all types of underground dance music—have been ruling Monday nights for years. And, we're guessing, they will for years to come, as well—it's simply one of the best things going in NYC clubland. If you need proof, check this out: Detroit techno godfather Juan Atkins, one of the triad (with Kevin Saunderson and Derrick May) who muscled the genre into existence two decades ago, is back to join Mr. K on the decks.