13 07, 2019

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 07, 2019

Why Disco Should Be Taken Seriously

By |2019-07-13T13:38:53+00:00July 13th, 2019|Disco, DJ, International, Music, New York, producer|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 07, 2019

Gino Soccio was the one-man-band behind countless disco gems—until he vanished

By |2019-07-13T13:34:44+00:00July 13th, 2019|Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Disco, DJ, Music, producer|0 Comments

At the board, 1981. Photo courtesy of Gino Soccio.   About a month before thousands chanted “Disco sucks!” at Chicago’s Comiskey Park, Gino Soccio was ensconced in his Montreal studio, sipping coffee with cognac and laying down tracks for his second LP. Leaning against a twenty-four-channel mixing desk, Soccio spoke like a disco evangelist during [...]

13 07, 2019

The Secrets To Running A Successful Record Label (Decoded Magazine)

By |2019-07-13T05:00:42+00:00July 13th, 2019|advice, Music, My House Radio, producer|0 Comments

“Running a label is a very tough business and it can take years to generate enough revenue to support even one person” – Chris Smith a.k.a. Shiny Objects Damion Pell  July 10, 2019 12:25 pm Chris Smith Chris Smith a.k.a. Shiny Objects is an integral part of San Francisco’s burgeoning electronic music [...]

15 06, 2019

How ‘Bedroom Artist Syndrome’ stops artists from reaching their potential

By |2019-06-15T15:20:24+00:00June 15th, 2019|advice, Announcements, Music, Music News, producer|0 Comments

With the rise of the digital music industry and streaming, there are artists generating reasonable livings (~$50-300K) producing and releasing music from their bedrooms to the public instantly. This phenomenon takes place most significantly in electronic music, although it happens in rap, pop, and other genres too. These artists, many of them teenagers or in [...]

3 06, 2019

What Will Music Be Like In 20 Years?

By |2019-06-03T14:16:18+00:00June 3rd, 2019|International, Music, news, Spirituality|0 Comments

Sumit Paul-Choudhury picks out trends that could shape music over the coming decades, including algoraves, Fortnite concerts and songs catered to smart speakers.   By Sumit Paul-Choudhury 21 May 2019 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Share on Google+ Share by Email Can’t get enough technical death [...]

22 05, 2019

How to Prevent Music Licensing from Crushing Owners & Operators

By |2019-05-24T00:49:29+00:00May 22nd, 2019|advice, DJ, Entertaiment, Internet, Music, news|0 Comments

    David Klemt | May 8, 2019 5:00am Do you play live music at your bar, nightclub or restaurant? Do the hospitality venues of owners and operators you frequent, partner with or otherwise respect and support offer live music? If so, John Bodnovich wants you to get active, step up, and tell Congress to #KeepTheDecrees. Bodnovich, [...]

11 05, 2019

Sarah Dash: A Tribute to Aretha Franklin

By |2019-05-24T00:21:54+00:00May 11th, 2019|Clubs - Nightlife, Entertaiment, Interviews, Music, Promotional|0 Comments

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 [...]

13 04, 2019

Spotify’s CEO says it’s easier than ever for artists to make a living from streaming

By |2019-05-17T02:52:03+00:00April 13th, 2019|advice, Announcements, Music, Music News, news, Promotional|0 Comments

Written by Tyler Jenke on Apr 11, 2019 Image: Akio Kon/Bloomberg Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has opened up about streaming as a viable income source, noting that now is a better time than ever for artists to make a living from digital music platforms. Ever since streaming became the most popular way for music-lovers to discover new tunes, [...]

14 03, 2019

Dropping Today! Daniel Brooks – The Fifth EP (Sequential Records) SEQ021

By |2019-03-14T13:57:40+00:00March 14th, 2019|Announcements, Music, Music News, My House Radio, New Release, Promotional, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sequential Records are excited to announce A new addition to the Sequential Family, Coventry UK based producer Daniel Brooks' debut release on the label, with his latest tracks, 'The 5th' and 'Feel so Good,' Brooks needs little introduction, With a great amount of interest already gathering on his productions for 2019. People will not [...]