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

By |2020-03-26T20:08:25+00:00March 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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 [...]

HOW NYC NIGHTLIFE INSPIRED KEITH HARING IS NOW DETAILED IN A NEW BOOK

By |2019-11-06T20:49:21+00:00November 6th, 2019|Biography, House Music, MixMAg, New York|

Keith Haring An inside look into how Madonna, Grace Jones, and Basquiat influenced the renowned pop artist DEVYN WHITE 6 NOVEMBER 2019 UK DJ and writer, Dave Haslam has released a new book called, We the Youth: Keith Haring's New York Nightlife, exploring the interconnected relationship between New York City nightlife in the late [...]

House legend Marshall Jefferson will headline the event at Gorilla Manchester (MixMag)

By |2019-10-27T22:32:03+00:00October 27th, 2019|Announcements, House Music, MixMAg, Promotional|

Marshall Jefferson JAMES BALL 27 OCTOBER 2019 On November 22, Chorley promoters Jacked will throw a party at Gorilla Manchester that will raise funds for the late Sleezy D's family. The artist, who is best known for his acid house classic 'I've Lost Control', passed away in June from kidney failure Legendary house music figure Marshall Jefferson will [...]

AFRICA IS NOT A JUNGLE: HOW BLACK COFFEE IS LEADING A MUSIC INDUSTRY REVOLUTION (MIXMAG)

By |2019-08-30T00:32:20+00:00August 30th, 2019|MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio, Spirituality|

AFRICA IS NOT A JUNGLE: HOW BLACK COFFEE IS LEADING A MUSIC INDUSTRY REVOLUTION "It’s a revolutionary decision, where we dismantle the industry as it is; so we own everything and are in control of our own destiny.” WORDS: DAVID POLLOCK | PHOTOS: JOE PLIMMER & HENRY MARSH | STYLING: LEWIS MUNRO & RYAN [...]

KINGS OF HOUSE NYC (LOUIE VEGA & DAVID MORALES) TALK IBIZA EXPENSE, PHONE ADDICTION AND 51ST STATE (Mix Mag)

By |2019-07-30T04:46:20+00:00July 30th, 2019|House Music, Ibiza, International, MixMAg|

The duo talk to us prior to headlining 51st State festival in London on August 3 POPPY HOLLOWAY 26 JULY 2019 Kings of House NYC is an apt project name for Louie Vega and David Morales’ DJ and production collaboration. Both active in the Big Apple scene from its early days and now undisputed legends across the globe, their [...]

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

By |2019-07-30T04:36:01+00:00July 30th, 2019|Classics, Disco, House Music, MixMAg, My House Radio|

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’ LOUIS ANDERSON-RICH 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 [...]

BURN THE HOUSE DOWN: BALTIMORE’S HOUSE SCENE IS BUBBLING UP AGAIN

By |2019-07-10T03:46:02+00:00July 10th, 2019|House Music, MixMAg, My House Radio|

Baltimore House Scene BURN THE HOUSE DOWN: BALTIMORE'S HOUSE SCENE IS BUBBLING UP AGAIN Small, gritty and often improvised, Baltimore's house scene has a proud history WORDS: MARCUS BARNES | PHOTOS: MARIA CAMILA TRUJILLO 9 JULY 2019 “Burn the house down! Burn the house down!”, a crowd of 100-plus is chanting with [...]