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

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 [...]

VF Mix 172: Larry Heard by Stump Valley

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

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

BLACK COFFEE – ASPIRING TO CREATE AUTHENTIC SOUTH AFRICAN MUSIC AND “LALALA” – EXTENDED INTERVIEW

By |2019-10-15T22:59:49+00:00October 15th, 2019|DJ, Documentary, Interviews, Music, Music News|

DJ and music producer Black Coffee discusses his passion for staying true to his South African roots, his Africa Is Not a Jungle initiative and his single "LaLaLa." http://www.cc.com/video-clips/gosr7o/the-daily-show-with-trevor-noah-black-coffee---aspiring-to-create-authentic-south-african-music-and--lalala----extended-interview?xrs=synd_twitter_101519_tds_69&fbclid=IwAR0N6yixVYLlvOaceHh23ufElEeCa0CxfhBgI18DR3OtpPfI_NYIEGdVL8o&fb_ref=share_web  

TORAIZ SP-16

By |2019-10-15T16:35:13+00:00October 15th, 2019|Announcements, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Music News, New DJ Gear|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWAGlSNmQFc&feature=youtu.be Develop your most personalized sound yet, with the latest update for the TORAIZ SP-16. We’ve added the FX2 module function and improved the way you connect to other hardware in our newly released firmware – ver. 1.60. Play Create unique sounds by editing and processing samples on the fly with the new FX2 module. [...]

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 [...]