A Sit Down With Cassandra Lucas

By |2019-09-06T14:05:35-05:00September 6th, 2019|House Music, Interviews, Music News, My House Radio, New Release, New York, Uncategorized|

By James Hall, My House Radio 9/6/19 Who is Cassandra Lucas? Back on the scene–and topping the charts–the singing/songwriting talent, Cassandra Lucas. Cassandra is best known as one-half of the 90's platinum-selling R&B vocal duo Changing Faces, who gave us hits such as “Foolin' Around,” “Stroke You Up” and“G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T.” Their debut self-titled CD hit [...]

An Interview with Singer Denise Renee Caplock

By |2019-08-08T17:53:59-05:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Entertaiment, Internet, Interviews, news, producer|

Biography: Denise Renee Caplock is a true renaissance woman: a Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer and Publisher with songs currently charting in the Hip Hop realm, she is also the President and CEO of Collinscrest Entertainment Group. Born into a musical family, she grew up surrounded by passionate musicians, most notably her mother who was a [...]

When Techno Was House

By |2019-08-08T17:41:47-05:00August 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 |2019-07-13T13:53:23-05:00July 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 [...]

‘Let’s blow up this black music!’: The ugliness and unrest of 1979’s Disco Demolition Night

By |2019-07-13T13:48:40-05:00July 13th, 2019|Chicago, Classics, Disco, Entertaiment, Interviews, mistakes, producer|

https://www.facebook.com/boilerroom.tv/videos/223659578458779/?t=0  Forty years ago, on July 12, 1979, what was supposed to be a wacky promotional stunt by shock-rock DJ Steve Dahl to sell tickets to a double-header White Sox baseball game at Chicago’s Comiskey Park turned ugly — when piles of vinyl records, many by artists of color, were destroyed as thousands of anti-disco [...]

House music continues to run like Clockwork in London and Ibiza this summer

By |2019-06-08T21:57:45-05:00June 8th, 2019|DJ, House Music, International, Interviews|

Clockwork Orange... Andy Manston and Danny Gould Danny Gould on the history of Clockwork Orange and why the parties he runs with Andy Manston are better than they have ever been ahead of Clockstock in Chelmsford and another massive summer in Ibiza BY Mark Gwinnett 6 Jun 2019, 18:20 Updated: 6 Jun 2019, 18:40 [...]

Plugging Into Chicago’s Forgotten House Venues

By |2019-05-24T00:54:27-05:00May 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 [...]

Sarah Dash: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

By |2019-05-24T00:21:54-05:00May 11th, 2019|Clubs - Nightlife, Entertaiment, Interviews, Music, Promotional|

Sarah Dash defines the word "legend." As an award-winning vocalist, songwriter, motivational speaker, educator, entrepreneur, and humanitarian, Sarah is a unique force whose voice has touched millions of listeners around the world. From co-founding Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles and making history as a member of Labelle to becoming the very first Music Ambassador [...]

“These monitors and I will be together for life!”

By |2019-05-17T03:14:47-05:00May 11th, 2019|advice, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Interviews, New DJ Gear|

                      “My Amphion Two18’s and BaseOne25’s are hands down the best investment I’ve made in my studio to date. I can hear every nuance of compression, eq and dimension in them like I’ve never experienced before. Despite being very critical and unforgiving in the best [...]

Panasonic Returns the Technics 1200 Turntable

By |2019-02-05T03:06:10-06:00January 17th, 2019|Announcements, Classics, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Djtechtools, Internet, Interviews, Music News|

Photo: Andrew Liszewski (Gizmodo) At CES 2016, Panasonic revived the Technics 1200 turntable line which had last been updated with the MK6 back in 2008. The pricey Grand Class Technics SL-1200G was targeted at audiophiles, however, while the 1200’s biggest fanbase had been mostly DJs who loved its high-torque, direct-drive platter. Two years later, Panasonic announced the Technics [...]