The Paris Brightledge Interview

By |2021-08-27T15:32:09-05:00August 27th, 2021|Announcements, Chicago, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Dance Music, Documentary, Entertaiment, House Music, International, Interviews, Music, Music News|

By Glen Williams Paris Brightledge is one founding house music member stemming back to the 1980s. His first release "It's Alright" became a catalyst for house music exposure across the world. Paris is a gifted and talented music artist with a signature trademark vocal style. Born in Chicago, IL, Paris [...]

Outer Limit – My House Radio Deep House Sundays

By |2021-03-11T16:14:56-06:00March 11th, 2021|Announcements, Chicago, Classics, DJ, House, House Music, larry Heard, Music, Music News, My House Radio|

By Glen "DJ Houseman" Williams As many may have seen on social media, I host a Sunday night deep show on My House Radio, the Outer Limit. It is a show where music is explored outside of regular norms DJs play. My intentions with the show is to allow DJs to experiment with sounds [...]

Nicky Roland Interview

By |2021-02-04T18:04:40-06:00February 4th, 2021|Afro House, Chicago, Classics, Dance Music, DJ, Interviews, Music|

  Nicky Roland Interview Nicky’s extraordinary talents are not limited to sound alone. True to his artistic nature, Nicky explored 3D animations to accompany the track with visuals to produce an incredible video for Broken Promises. A real epitome of a fiercely independent mindset. Born and raised in London, England, Nicky first started dabbling [...]

House music producer dies of COVID a month before expected birth of son he always wanted

By |2020-12-06T13:43:36-06:00December 6th, 2020|Announcements, Chicago, Classics, Documentary, House, Music News, producer|

Matthew ‘Turk’ Agostini, 50, of Logan Square, and his partner Jessica Tapper already had the name picked out for their son-to-be: Matteo. He’ll have his father’s nose. By Mark Brown@MarkBrownCST  Dec 4, 2020, 6:20pm CST Matthew “Turk” Agostini playing guitar with his 3-year-old daughter Violet. Provided Chicago house music producer Matthew Agostini’s first son is due to [...]

Record Store Recs: Chicago House Hero Marshall Jefferson On Representation In Dance Music

By |2020-08-17T19:06:54-05:00August 17th, 2020|Chicago, DJ, House Music, Interviews, Music News, My House Radio|

FacebookTwitterEmail The OG DJ/producer made his lasting mark with "Move Your Body" in 1986, the first-ever piano house track, which reemerged late last year with a hugely popular remix from Solardo. His latest, "Let's Get Busy," also brings new life to a classic ANA MONROY YGLESIAS GRAMMYS AUG 17, 2020 - 4:08 PM With [...]

Dave ‘Medusa’ Shelton, owner of legendary Chicago house music club Medusa’s, dead at 64

By |2020-08-11T13:20:39-05:00August 11th, 2020|Chicago, Clubs - Nightlife, House Music, My House Radio|

He opened the all-ages club at 3257 N. Sheffield Ave. on the North Side in 1983, and it became a haven for teenagers who felt as if they never quite fit in anywhere. By Madeline Kenney  Aug 9, 2020, 10:12pm CDT Dave Shelton, who died Friday, got the nickname “Medusa” for his voluminous curly locks, ran [...]

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|

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 [...]

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 [...]

10 EARLY-80S POST-DISCO TRACKS THAT HELPED INSPIRE HOUSE

By |2020-04-15T20:15:43-05:00April 15th, 2020|Chicago, Classics, Disco, DJ, Documentary, Entertaiment, Music, Music News, New York|

Because it didn't go from 'I Feel Love' to 'Strings Of Life' - the early 80s saw the birth of what we now know to call ‘post-disco’   When Frankie Knuckles famously described house music as disco's revenge, it set in motion an origin story tantamount to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. House and disco [...]

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