‘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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Thirty years since the second summer of love

By |2018-07-26T16:21:51+00:00July 2nd, 2018|House Music, International, Music News, My House Radio, news, Uncategorized|

 Bless this acid house: dancing in face masks and white gloves. Photograph: Matthew Smith/Rex/Shutterstock It was the year I got my first job, the year I broke up with my boyfriend, the year I flew to Barbados and met Imran Khan on a beach, but of all the crazy life-changing moments, none had more impact [...]

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“Clubbing has always been political’ – using house music to send a message” (The Guardian)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:55+00:00May 16th, 2018|House Music, International, Music News, New York, Uncategorized|

Vocalist Amanda Cruz during a project recording session for Bring Down the Walls. Photograph: César Martínez In 1986, British artist Phil Collins (not the singer, but the Turner prize-nominated artist) was 16 years old when he first attended his first acid house party, and he noticed two things upon stepping inside the Haçienda nightclub in Manchester – [...]

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