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7 07, 2020

KEVIN SAUNDERSON: “IT FEELS LIKE BLACK ARTISTS ARE BEING ELIMINATED FROM DANCE MUSIC” (MIxMag)

By |2020-07-07T19:39:19-05:00July 7th, 2020|House Music, Music News, My House Radio|0 Comments

The Detroit legend has spoken about how the dance music industry fails Black artists in a new interview PATRICK HINTON 26 JUNE 2020 Kevin Saunderson has spoken about the failings of the music industry to respect dance music’s Black origins and support Black artists in a new interview with Billboard. The Detroit producer, who is one [...]

7 07, 2020

APPLE MUSIC LAUNCHES AFRICA RISING TO AMPLIFY THE CONTINENT’S NEXT GENERATION OF ARTISTS (EDM)

By |2020-07-07T18:47:58-05:00July 7th, 2020|Afro House, House Music|0 Comments

Omah Lay Apple Music has announced a new artist discovery initiative that seeks to spotlight the emerging artists of the world's second-largest continent. The launch of the Africa Rising initiative sees the addition of a new playlist to the Apple Music ecosystem by the same name. The mission to uplift Africa's next generation of stars arrives [...]

21 06, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

21 06, 2020

Roy Ayers to Release First Album in 9 Years

By |2020-06-21T11:40:18-05:00June 21st, 2020|Afro House, Classics, Entertaiment, Music|0 Comments

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

15 06, 2020

House Music Peace March in Chicago: We want to couple our hands with our white brothers

By |2020-06-15T20:28:13-05:00June 15th, 2020|Chicago, House Music, Music News, My House Radio|0 Comments

By Michele Fiore Published 1 day ago Death of George Floyd FOX 32 Chicago CHICAGO - One of the original founders of House Music says some 35 years ago when racial tension in Chicago was high, his music played a role in helping people find peace. Hoping to do good once again, he’s back at it. There is [...]

2 06, 2020

Facebook Clarifies Guidelines Around Music Usage in Video Posts

By |2020-06-02T17:43:52-05:00June 2nd, 2020|advice, DJ, House, International|0 Comments

  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 [...]

2 06, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 06, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

2 06, 2020

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|0 Comments

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 [...]

21 05, 2020

30 OF THE BEST MOMENTS FROM 30 YEARS OF KENNY DOPE (MIXMAG)

By |2020-05-21T13:41:58-05:00May 21st, 2020|Biography, DJ, House Music, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|0 Comments

30 OF THE BEST MOMENTS FROM 30 YEARS OF KENNY DOPE Celebrating the master and his work MARC ROWLANDS 21 MAY 2020 Although debuting with Masters At Work slightly earlier, 2020 marks the 30 year anniversary of the first Kenny Dope solo release. In the last three decades, this masterful DJ and producer has brought us timeless [...]