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27 11, 2019

By |2019-11-27T15:22:23+00:00November 27th, 2019|Announcements, DJ, Documentary, House Music, International, New Release, producer|0 Comments

Exclusive: This Documentary Takes You Inside Amapiano, South Africa's Popular House Music Subgenre A new documentary titled 'SHAYA!' unpacks the incumbent subgenre. Sponsored content from Corona. SHAYA!, a 26-minute documentary which we are premiering here, unpacks amapiano's origins and profiles some of the subgenre's key players such as Kabza De Small, JazziDisciples, MFR Souls, Mark Khoza and others. Amapiano, also [...]

27 11, 2019

VF Mix 172: Larry Heard by Stump Valley

By |2019-11-27T15:08:25+00:00November 27th, 2019|Chicago, Classics, DJ, Documentary, Interviews, producer|0 Comments

A personal take on the soulful house pioneer’s discography. Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers has helped shape house music over the last thirty five years. From penning the genre’s early anthems like ‘Can You Feel It?’ to releasing the first full-length house LP with Fingers Inc., Heard had a formative influence on the music’s Chicago [...]

26 11, 2019

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

By |2019-11-26T23:18:28+00:00November 26th, 2019|Chicago|0 Comments

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; [...]

18 11, 2019

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

By |2019-11-18T04:41:40+00:00November 18th, 2019|Chicago, DJ, House Music, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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, [...]

12 11, 2019

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

6 11, 2019

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

31 10, 2019

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|0 Comments

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, [...]

27 10, 2019

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

27 10, 2019

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

By |2019-10-27T21:13:02+00:00October 27th, 2019|House Music|0 Comments

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 [...]