5 Best Headphones For Music Of 2020

By |2020-02-13T22:37:08+00:00February 13th, 2020|advice, Music, My House Radio, Tips|

Don Reisinger Contributor Forbes Personal ShopperContributor Group  Shopping I write about technology and video games for Forbes Finds. Forbes and/or the author may earn a commission on sales made from links on this page. There are plenty of ways to get the very best audio experiences today. With a slew of audio devices at your disposal, [...]

Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 Mixer

By |2020-02-04T14:07:50+00:00February 4th, 2020|Announcements, Digital Dj Tips, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, House Music, Music, Music News, New DJ Gear|

VIDEO REVIEW FIRST IMPRESSIONS / SETTING UP Pioneer DJ’s DJM-V10 digital DJ mixer is the first in a new series of products, aimed at audiophile DJs and those with more complex mixing, routing and performing needs than average; the kind of DJs for whom the DJM-900NXS2, for instance, may seem a limiting choice, capable though [...]

On ‘BUBBA,’ Kaytranada Captures Dance Music’s Central Tenet (NPR)

By |2020-01-14T21:12:28+00:00January 14th, 2020|DJ, Music, Music News, My House Radio, New Release|

January 7, 202010:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered MIGUEL PEREZ 3-Minute ListenPLAYLIST Download Embed Transcript On his latest album, DJ and producer Kaytranada pays his sonic respects to the Black forefathers of dance music. Brad Barket/Getty Images Kaytranada, a Haitian-born, Canadian producer, is part of a new wave of DJs keeping the history of [...]

Wonderful Things: The Kid Creole and the Coconuts Story

By |2019-12-20T20:59:55+00:00December 18th, 2019|Biography, Disco, Documentary, Entertaiment, Interviews, Music, Music News|

Luciano Viti / Getty This story was funded by Longreads Members Join and help support great storytelling Michael A. Gonzales| Longreads | December 2019 | 31 minutes (6,214 words)As New York City wallowed in social and economic disarray during the early 1980s, music still ruled supreme. The boom bap of rap bubbled in the outer [...]

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  

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 [...]

Honey Dijon on whether dance music can save us (DAZED)

By |2019-09-11T15:19:40+00:00September 11th, 2019|Chicago, House Music, Interviews, Music, My House Radio, Spirituality|

Honey DijonPhotography Ricardo Gomes The American house DJ discusses her upcoming Comme des Garçons collaboration, how social media transformed club culture and the state of America today “What else do I do besides work? Nothing!” laughs American house DJ Honey Dijon over the phone from Berlin, where she lives. Actually, she adds, that’s not [...]

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 [...]

Why Disco Should Be Taken Seriously

By |2019-07-13T13:38:53+00:00July 13th, 2019|Disco, DJ, International, Music, New York, producer|

Disco was never designed to grow old gracefully – instead, it has endured with brilliant defiance. More than four decades have now passed since its heady sound and style became a global phenomenon; its life so far has involved joy and pain, inspirational anthems and attempted murder (at 1979’s 'disco demolition night' stunt in Chicago’s [...]