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 [...]

When Techno Was House

By |2019-08-08T17:41:47+00:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Chicago, Disco, DJ, House, House Music, Interviews, news|

Stacey Hale Courtesy of Stacey Hale Techno and house are widely regarded as distinct musical genres these days, but in the beginning, there was more overlap than anyone might realize. While Detroit artists eventually developed their own style, the Belleville Three (Juan Atkins, Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson) have always acknowledged Chicago’s influence and the fruitful musical dialogue between [...]

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 [...]

Doctors Now Prescribing Music Therapy for Heart Ailments, Brain Dysfunction, Learning Disabilities, Depression, PTSD, Alzheimers, Childhood Development and More

By |2019-07-13T13:28:40+00:00July 13th, 2019|advice, DJ, House, House Music, news, Tips|

Music has proven time and again to be an important component of human culture. From its ceremonial origin to modern medical usage for personal motivation, concentration, and shifting mood, music is a powerful balm for the human soul. Though traditional “music therapy” encompasses a specific set of practices, the broader use of music as a [...]

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 [...]

PORNHUB IS STARTING A HOUSE AND TECHNO FESTIVAL

By |2019-04-02T20:22:20+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Entertaiment, House, House Music, MixMAg|

The company’s slide into music deepens this summer! 04/02/19 First Kanye West was awarded a premium membership for life before he was asked to be the creative director for the Pornhub Awards. Then banned UK drill videos were being uploaded to the porn site before the titan of adult movies announced a Valentine's Day album featuring a host of rap [...]

515’ Classic’s 2019 We Are Continuing to Turning it up On Friday Nights

By |2019-02-05T02:46:37+00:00January 29th, 2019|Announcements, Classics, DJ, House, Music, My House Radio, New York|

WILLIE WALL·TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2019 Happy to Announce 2018 had some good times 2019 about to have some Awesome times Our family have Grown larger.......With some of the best DJs around the world Such as Kenneth Warren Jr / Lenny Fontana / Don UN /Ozkar Fuller /Phil Sales UK / Romain Gowe / John [...]

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. [...]