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Amazon’s New Sylvester Mini-Documentary

By |2020-06-21T11:45:47-05:00June 21st, 2020|Biography, Disco, Documentary, Entertaiment, Gay, Interviews, Music News, producer|

https://youtu.be/o3q-cKZX2Og "When I saw Sylvester, my life was altered, my life was changed for the better," Porter attested. "As a Black queer gay man, any glimmer of seeing oneself reflected back at them, through our culture, changes lives." “He crossed over, he was a genderfluid Black man in mainstream music. That hasn’t happened since. There’s been [...]

Roy Ayers to Release First Album in 9 Years

By |2020-06-21T11:40:18-05:00June 21st, 2020|Afro House, Classics, Entertaiment, Music|

https://youtu.be/W_UfkT2BGlE   >> https://pitchfork.com/news/roy-ayers-to-release-first-album-in-9-years-this-week-shares-new-song-listen/amp/?fbclid=IwAR3DBpQrkOTxEBeJuWalF7s50JQk8i7CZVUZwJp1CEL6BmR0HtW-cbBTS8w

Facebook Clarifies Guidelines Around Music Usage in Video Posts

By |2020-06-02T17:43:52-05:00June 2nd, 2020|advice, DJ, House, International|

  Facebook is looking to clarify its rules around how creators are allowed to use music in their content, while it's also adding a new indicator in Facebook and Instagram live-streams to help people avoid potential copyright issues. As explained by Facebook: "We want to encourage musical expression on our platforms while also ensuring that we uphold our [...]

Hillard ‘Sweet Pea’ Atkinson, Legendary Vocalist With Was (Not Was), Dies at 74

By |2020-06-02T17:34:20-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, Disco, Documentary, House, Music, Music News|

Photo by Ebet Roberts/Redferns Sweet Pea Atkinson performing on stage at La Zona Rosa as part of the SXSW Festival. When Chris Blackwell signed Hillard "Sweet Pea" Atkinson to Island Records, he wanted to do more than just make a solo album for the Was (Not Was) singer. "He wanted to make a comic book where Sweet [...]

Vocalist Ceybil Jefferies, Also Known As Sweet Sable, Has Died From Coronavirus

By |2020-06-02T17:26:26-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, Biography, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, House, House Music, Music|

April 13, 2020 - 4:49 pm by Desire Thompson The singer is known for her hits such as "Something Special" and "Old Times Sake." Singer Ceybil Jefferies who found success in genres like house music and R&B in the 1990s with hits like "So Special" and "Old Times Sake," has passed away after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Born [...]

Artists Mourn Death of Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider: ‘The Man Machine Lives On…’

By |2020-06-02T17:21:46-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, Biography, Disco, Documentary, Music|

Artists in the electronic music community are turning to social media, following the Wednesday (May 6) news of Florian Schneider's death, to mourn the loss of the Kraftwerk founder. "Farewell to the extraordinary Florian Schneider (1947-2020) of @kraftwerk - the man machine lives on through an astonishingly original back catalogue of inspirational music," Scanner tweeted alongside a [...]

Larry Sherman, founder of pioneering dance label Trax, dies of heart failure

By |2020-04-15T22:05:43-05:00April 15th, 2020|Chicago, Classics, Disco, Documentary, House, House Music, larry Heard, Music News, Pioneer|

Record label head put out Chicago house classics including Can U Feel It and Your Love  Trax records’ Larry Sherman with the Chicago-born ‘queen of house music’ Screamin’ Rachael Larry Sherman, whose record label Trax changed the face of dance music, has died of heart failure. The news was confirmed by the current head of [...]

Pitch shift: 10 Records that Sound Incredible at the Wrong Speed

By |2020-04-15T20:51:35-05:00April 15th, 2020|Disco, DJ, Documentary, Entertaiment|

DJs have long experimented with the speeds of their records to add a little bit of personality to their sets. Patrick Ryder follows in the footsteps of the great dancefloor innovators to pick out ten records which shine when played at the wrong speed. Words: Patrick Ryder If you grew up in a house with a [...]