Stiv Tirella – My House Radio Interview

By |2019-10-17T21:14:24+00:00October 17th, 2019|Announcements, Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, Entertaiment, Interviews, producer, Uncategorized|

Stiv Tirella is a Broadcast DJ on MyHouseRadio.fm. He's from Tuscany Italy and he's first in our new spotlight of our talented DJs. By Glen "DJ Houseman" Williams   Hello, and introduce yourself  Stiv ... tell us who you are and what are your goals with music? Hi, my name is Stefano Tirella (aka [...]

This At-Home Vinyl Record Cutting Machine Could Change Mixtapes Forever

By |2019-10-13T17:31:21+00:00October 13th, 2019|Announcements, Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, International, New DJ Gear, news|

Source: PhonoCut Mixtapes will never be the same. Though it’s been something of a wax-obsessive’s pipedream for the better part of a century, pressing your own vinyl is (hopefully,) soon to be the new norm. READ: Vinyl Sales Projected to Surpass CDs for The First Time in More Than 30 Years According to a recent feature [...]

In Conversation With Tony Humphries

By |2019-10-13T17:37:56+00:00October 13th, 2019|advice, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, Documentary|

https://youtu.be/ejg0UUxDC0k It’s hard to know where to begin when it comes to House icon Tony Humphries. The legendary DJ, producer and remixer started his career at Kiss-FM Radio making a name for himself on WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM and Hot 97’s radio slots and then thanks to his residency at one of the greatest US clubs, The [...]

15 Essential Disco House Tracks That Every Head Should Know

By |2019-10-13T17:24:59+00:00October 13th, 2019|Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Disco, DJ, Documentary, Entertaiment, House, House Music, Music, Music News, playlist|

House is a continuation of disco. You can hear that easily in its arrangement and in its sound, which samples and pulls liberally from the popular club music of the ’70s and early ’80s. And, in fact, many of the first Chicago house records featured interpolated vocal riffs, basslines and melodies cribbed from classic Salsoul, Prelude and West End [...]

Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000SRT For Serato DJ Pro FULL REVIEW – DJ Controller

By |2019-08-08T17:48:06+00:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Clubs - Nightlife, Digital Dj Tips, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Djtechtools, Music News, New DJ Gear|

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Yvonne Turner Helped Invent House Music—So Why Does No One Know Her Name?

By |2019-07-13T13:53:23+00:00July 13th, 2019|Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Disco, DJ, Documentary, Entertaiment, House, House Music, Interviews, Music, New York|

Yvonne Turner back in the day. Graphic by Drew Litowitz.   Nineteen eighty-four is often remembered as one of pop’s most seismic years, thanks in large part to Prince and Madonna. But it was also the year that gave us house music. Jesse Saunders’ “On and On” is widely considered to be the first house [...]

Gino Soccio was the one-man-band behind countless disco gems—until he vanished

By |2019-07-13T13:34:44+00:00July 13th, 2019|Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Disco, DJ, Music, producer|

At the board, 1981. Photo courtesy of Gino Soccio.   About a month before thousands chanted “Disco sucks!” at Chicago’s Comiskey Park, Gino Soccio was ensconced in his Montreal studio, sipping coffee with cognac and laying down tracks for his second LP. Leaning against a twenty-four-channel mixing desk, Soccio spoke like a disco evangelist during [...]

Plugging Into Chicago’s Forgotten House Venues

By |2019-05-24T00:54:27+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Chicago, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, Entertaiment, House, House Music, International, Internet, Interviews, Music News, producer|

For decades, house music has shaped pop worldwide—but many of the spaces that birthed it here disappeared so quickly they barely left a trace. By Leor Galil @imLeor “It was a time when people didn’t put as much emphasis on the DJs or the performer per se, and really danced and enjoyed themselves.” —DJ and producer [...]