TRIBUTE TO NICK MARTINELLI — SELECTED & MIXED BY WALLA P

By |2020-09-24T17:12:45-05:00September 24th, 2020|Documentary, House, Interviews, Music, Music News|

  If you’re familiar with the Boogie/Funk scene, you’ve definitely came across the name “Nick Martinelli” in the credits somewhere; whether as a producer (solo or with his acolyte David Todd), as arranger, writer, mixing board or remix duties. He has contributed some of the most notable song within the genre, songs such as Loose [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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