11 05, 2019

Owner of D.C.’s famed nightclub Tracks dies at 76

By |2019-05-17T03:03:27+00:00May 11th, 2019|Announcements, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Gay|0 Comments

Marty Chernoff opened Tracks D.C. in 1984. The club is still regarded by many as the city’s greatest nightclub ever. (Washington Blade file photo by Tyler Grigsby) Martin “Marty” Chernoff, a Denver-based businessman who is credited with employing state-of-the-art technology in video, lighting, and sound systems for the gay nightclubs called Tracks that he opened [...]

17 01, 2019

Explore House Music’s Queer Roots With These 15 Fierce Tracks

By |2019-02-05T03:08:17+00:00January 17th, 2019|Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, Entertaiment, Gay, House, House Music, International, Interviews, Music, Music News|0 Comments

House music is gay music. The sound emerged from the queer black and latinx club cultures of New York and Chicago in the ’80s. Strangely, these roots of the culture are not very well represented on the global touring club circuit today. There seem to be fewer big name openly queer touring DJs than their straight cis-gendered peers. [...]

10 07, 2018

‘What a star he would be today’: the extraordinary musical legacy of Sylvester

By |2018-07-26T16:21:50+00:00July 10th, 2018|Entertaiment, Gay, House Music, Music News, My House Radio, Uncategorized|Comments Off on ‘What a star he would be today’: the extraordinary musical legacy of Sylvester

Thirty years after his death, the creator of the classic Pride anthem You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) is the subject of academic symposia. Not bad for a drag queen who was ‘just trying to get on to the radio’ On a sunny Thursday afternoon, the theatre at the University of Sussex is playing host to [...]