MARSHALL JEFFERSON: WHY I QUIT DJING (MixMag)

By |2020-10-28T17:15:18-05:00October 28th, 2020|House Music, International, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|

House music originator Marshall Jefferson on how the rise of EDM has whitewashed dance music and crippled Black artists MARSHALL JEFFERSON 28 OCTOBER 2020 I remember being on a panel at the New Music Seminar with the late Tony Wilson called ‘America doesn’t respect its Black artists’. In the ready room I was told by Tony that [...]

FAT TONY: “DJS ARE NOT DISPENSABLE” (MIX MAG)

By |2020-10-07T04:42:16-05:00October 7th, 2020|DJ, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|

The long-serving UK house DJ has blasted the UK government's approach to nightlife SEB WHEELER Fat Tony has used an appearance on Sky News to blast the UK government's approach to nightlife during the coronavirus pandemic. Appearing on Kay Burley's show yesterday, the long-serving UK house DJ spoke at length on how the government is currently [...]

SADE ANNOUNCE CAREER-SPANNING VINYL BOXSET ‘THIS FAR’ (MixMag)

By |2020-09-09T16:04:14-05:00September 9th, 2020|Announcements, MixMAg, Music|

Each of the band’s six albums has been remastered at Abbey Road Studios WORDS: PATRICK HINTON | PHOTO: SOPHIE MULLER 2 SEPTEMBER 2020       Sade is releasing a boxset called ‘This Far’ featuring all six albums the band has released across their acclaimed career: ‘Diamond Life’ (1984), ‘Promise’ (1985), ‘Stronger Than Pride’ (1988), [...]

DWELLER FESTIVAL IS RECLAIMING TECHNO’S BLACK HERITAGE (MixMag)

By |2020-07-21T17:53:01-05:00July 21st, 2020|Detroit, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio, Techno|

The New York festival is a "leader for change" in dance music WORDS: DEVYN WHITE | PHOTOGRAPHY: DIAHANN WILLIAMS The point of Dweller festival, a series of daytime and night events held across multiple Brooklyn venues at the height of Black History Month, is to educate: to remind people that despite techno’s worldwide success and at [...]

JOEY NEGRO HAS ANNOUNCED HE WILL STOP USING HIS DJ ALIAS (MixMag)

By |2020-07-21T17:42:50-05:00July 21st, 2020|DJ, House Music, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|

The DJ explained in a statement why he is dropping his alias DAVE TURNER 21 JULY 2020 Joey Negro will stop using his DJ alias. The DJ, real name Dave Lee, announced he will no longer use the alias, a day after The Black Madonna announced she will now go by The Blessed Madonna. Read this [...]

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|

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 [...]

HOW ‘SOUL MAKOSSA’ MADE MANU DIBANGO A CLUB AND POP LEGEND (MIXMAG)

By |2020-03-26T20:08:25-05:00March 26th, 2020|Announcements, MixMAg, Music, news|

The 1972 track was a favorite at David Mancuso's Loft and sampled by the pop giants like Michael Jackson and Rihanna BILL BREWSTER 26 MARCH 2020   Saxophonist Manu Dibango, who died on March 25 of COVID-19, was an early champion of African sounds in Europe and worldwide, long before the notion of so-called “World music” [...]

ELON MUSK IS MAKING EUPHORIC PROGRESSIVE HOUSE MUSIC (MixMag)

By |2020-02-03T18:48:13-06:00February 3rd, 2020|Announcements, House Music, MixMAg|

Yep. Elon Musk is making progressive house DAVE TURNER 31 JANUARY 2020 Elon Musk is making euphoric progressive house. We bet you didn't expect that one, did you? Elon Musk - a man known more for SpaceX rather than tunes for the beloved Space Ibiza - is a dab hand in the studio judging from his new effort 'Don't [...]

NO BULLSHIT: HOW KIDDY SMILE IS TURNING HOUSE MUSIC ON ITS HEAD (MIXMAG)

By |2020-01-07T23:07:53-06:00January 7th, 2020|Gay, House Music, MixMAg, My House Radio|

DJ, producer and fashion provocateur is proudly representing ballroom culture through house music WORDS: MARIE-CHARLOTTE DAPOIGNY | PHOTOGRAPHY: ANDRÉ ATANGANA | LIVE SHOT: MARIE ROUGE | MAKEUP ARTIST: MARIEKE THIBAUT 6 JANUARY 2020 It’s a Wednesday night in 1920s Parisian cabaret The ‘R’ Pigalle, and in spite of the late hour, the red rococo venue [...]

QUEER THE DANCEFLOOR: HOW ELECTRONIC MUSIC EVOLVED BY RE-EMBRACING ITS RADICAL ROOTS (Mix Mag)

By |2019-12-17T20:18:41-06:00December 17th, 2019|Gay, House Music, MixMAg|

The queer origins of dance music are inspiring its electrifying present STEPH KRETOWICZ 17 DECEMBER 2019 It hasn’t always been this way. Club nights with a blanket “no racism, no homophobia, no sexism, no transphobia, and no violence” policy wasn’t always a standard. Major music festivals explicitly stating “any form of assault or harassment, be it [...]

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