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Life was just a party: Prince’s 1999 and Chicago house music (Reader)

By |2019-11-26T23:18:28+00:00November 26th, 2019|Chicago|

The Purple One could hardly have avoided influencing a genre whose earliest, most ardent fans were queer Black and Brown kids. By Jack Riedy @jackriedy Sign up for our newsletters Subscribe Prince Prince in 1982, surrounded by rare releases and ephemera from the extensive Prince collection of Chicago house producer Melvin Oliphant III, aka Traxx ALLEN BEAULIEU/RHINO; [...]

Staff Pick: Best house music DJ (chicagoreader.com)

By |2019-11-18T04:41:40+00:00November 18th, 2019|Chicago, DJ, House Music, Uncategorized|

Duane Powell DUANE POWELL TRACY J. LEE Great DJs keep their ears open to the world, and Duane Powell knows how to listen. He's been plugged into local music since 1983, when he went to his first party at Mendel High School, a famed incubator for the city's house scene. Within a couple years, [...]

Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ Standalone Serato/Rekordbox DJ System Review

By |2019-11-22T18:05:35+00:00November 12th, 2019|Digital Dj Tips, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Djtechtools, Phil Morse, Pioneer|

Pioneer XDJ-XZ Phil Morse November 12, 2019 THE LOWDOWN The Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ is a full-sized, pro-focused all-in-one DJ system, that definitely looks the part. It has a plethora of inputs and outputs, and many features to please performing DJs including multiple inputs and outputs and great mic channels. The fact that it will [...]

HOW NYC NIGHTLIFE INSPIRED KEITH HARING IS NOW DETAILED IN A NEW BOOK

By |2019-11-06T20:49:21+00:00November 6th, 2019|Biography, House Music, MixMAg, New York|

Keith Haring An inside look into how Madonna, Grace Jones, and Basquiat influenced the renowned pop artist DEVYN WHITE 6 NOVEMBER 2019 UK DJ and writer, Dave Haslam has released a new book called, We the Youth: Keith Haring's New York Nightlife, exploring the interconnected relationship between New York City nightlife in the late [...]

Dj Thes-Man Biography ( SHO MAG)

By |2019-10-31T16:42:45+00:00October 31st, 2019|Announcements, Biography, Dj Thes-Man, Interviews, Music News, producer, Uncategorized|

Thes-Man also known as Thesele Moshoeshoe is one of the young gifted talents to join the industry of House Music. His journey started at the ripe age of 14, taking the first step collecting work from local influencers like Kabzela,lggy Smallz, DJ Fresh, Ganyani, Oskido, Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Mbuso and international artists such as Stimming, Blue Six, Quentin Harris, [...]

House legend Marshall Jefferson will headline the event at Gorilla Manchester (MixMag)

By |2019-10-27T22:32:03+00:00October 27th, 2019|Announcements, House Music, MixMAg, Promotional|

Marshall Jefferson JAMES BALL 27 OCTOBER 2019 On November 22, Chorley promoters Jacked will throw a party at Gorilla Manchester that will raise funds for the late Sleezy D's family. The artist, who is best known for his acid house classic 'I've Lost Control', passed away in June from kidney failure Legendary house music figure Marshall Jefferson will [...]

Local Label Highlight — The Playground Keeps House Music Subtle and Light

By |2019-10-27T21:13:02+00:00October 27th, 2019|House Music|

PADIDEH AGHANOURY When people talk about house music, most minds leap to cities like Chicago and New York. Few consider Denver as a hub for house, but local house label The Playground has pumped out classic after classic for six years now in the Mile High. Operated by Roger Soave and Tyler Erwin, The Playground comfortably cruises [...]

A Sit Down With Phoenix Fire AKA Tiffiney Henry

By |2019-09-26T08:24:09+00:00September 24th, 2019|Interviews, Music News|

A Sit Down With Phoenix Fire AKA Tiffiney Henry Phoenix Fire AKA Tiffeny Henry By James Hall, My House Radio 9/24/19 Tiffiney Henry aka Phoenix Fire was born in Stamford, CT but raised in Bridgeport, CT. Her vocal range is versatile and powerful! Phoenix started singing professionally doing background vocals for various [...]

East River Park Action (Rally Sept 21, 2019)

By |2019-09-19T14:37:27+00:00September 19th, 2019|Announcements, My House Radio, New York|

Bury the Plan Not the Park WHY WE PROTEST! Mayor Bill de Blasio to East River Park: “DROP DEAD!” Make some noise before New York City commits an environmental disaster in the name of flood protection. Mayor de Blasio: Closing and flattening the largest park in Lower Manhattan, a jewel along the waterfront, playground [...]