NO BULLSHIT: HOW KIDDY SMILE IS TURNING HOUSE MUSIC ON ITS HEAD (MIXMAG)

By |2020-01-07T23:07:53+00:00January 7th, 2020|Gay, House Music, MixMAg, My House Radio|

DJ, producer and fashion provocateur is proudly representing ballroom culture through house music WORDS: MARIE-CHARLOTTE DAPOIGNY | PHOTOGRAPHY: ANDRÉ ATANGANA | LIVE SHOT: MARIE ROUGE | MAKEUP ARTIST: MARIEKE THIBAUT 6 JANUARY 2020 It’s a Wednesday night in 1920s Parisian cabaret The ‘R’ Pigalle, and in spite of the late hour, the red rococo venue [...]

QUEER THE DANCEFLOOR: HOW ELECTRONIC MUSIC EVOLVED BY RE-EMBRACING ITS RADICAL ROOTS (Mix Mag)

By |2019-12-17T20:18:41+00:00December 17th, 2019|Gay, House Music, MixMAg|

The queer origins of dance music are inspiring its electrifying present STEPH KRETOWICZ 17 DECEMBER 2019 It hasn’t always been this way. Club nights with a blanket “no racism, no homophobia, no sexism, no transphobia, and no violence” policy wasn’t always a standard. Major music festivals explicitly stating “any form of assault or harassment, be it [...]

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|

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 [...]

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|

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. [...]

‘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|

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 [...]

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