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|

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Pioneer DJ Introduces Rekordbox 6.0

By |2020-04-15T20:30:12-05:00April 15th, 2020|Announcements, DJ Equipment Tools Software, Music News, New DJ Gear|

Available now, the latest update lets you sync your tracks across various devices via the cloud. Pioneer DJ has released a new version of its popular DJ software rekordbox. The latest update, rekordbox 6.0, includes several new features, chief among them the ability to sync tracks across various devices via cloud-based app Dropbox. Choosing from three [...]

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 [...]

Roger Sanchez selects ten Strictly Rhythm tracks as the revered label celebrates its 30th anniversary

By |2020-04-15T20:06:18-05:00April 15th, 2020|Clubs - Nightlife, Documentary, Entertaiment, House, House Music, Music News, New York|

STRICTLY Rhythm recently announced its 30th anniversary celebrations, One of the record labels that helped shape the face of house music since its inception in New York three decades ago, they have been responsible for unleashing so many iconic tracks from Ultra Nate's No.1 anthem 'Free' to Erick Morillo aka Reel to Real's 'I [...]