Roy Ayers to Release First Album in 9 Years

By |2020-06-21T11:40:18-05:00June 21st, 2020|Afro House, Classics, Entertaiment, Music|

https://youtu.be/W_UfkT2BGlE   >> https://pitchfork.com/news/roy-ayers-to-release-first-album-in-9-years-this-week-shares-new-song-listen/amp/?fbclid=IwAR3DBpQrkOTxEBeJuWalF7s50JQk8i7CZVUZwJp1CEL6BmR0HtW-cbBTS8w

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 [...]

Vocalist Ceybil Jefferies, Also Known As Sweet Sable, Has Died From Coronavirus

By |2020-06-02T17:26:26-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, Biography, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, House, House Music, Music|

April 13, 2020 - 4:49 pm by Desire Thompson The singer is known for her hits such as "Something Special" and "Old Times Sake." Singer Ceybil Jefferies who found success in genres like house music and R&B in the 1990s with hits like "So Special" and "Old Times Sake," has passed away after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Born [...]

Artists Mourn Death of Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider: ‘The Man Machine Lives On…’

By |2020-06-02T17:21:46-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Announcements, Biography, Disco, Documentary, Music|

Artists in the electronic music community are turning to social media, following the Wednesday (May 6) news of Florian Schneider's death, to mourn the loss of the Kraftwerk founder. "Farewell to the extraordinary Florian Schneider (1947-2020) of @kraftwerk - the man machine lives on through an astonishingly original back catalogue of inspirational music," Scanner tweeted alongside a [...]

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 [...]

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” [...]

5 Best Headphones For Music Of 2020

By |2020-02-13T22:37:08-06:00February 13th, 2020|advice, Music, My House Radio, Tips|

Don Reisinger Contributor Forbes Personal ShopperContributor Group  Shopping I write about technology and video games for Forbes Finds. Forbes and/or the author may earn a commission on sales made from links on this page. There are plenty of ways to get the very best audio experiences today. With a slew of audio devices at your disposal, [...]

Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 Mixer

By |2020-02-04T14:07:50-06:00February 4th, 2020|Announcements, Digital Dj Tips, DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software, House Music, Music, Music News, New DJ Gear|

VIDEO REVIEW FIRST IMPRESSIONS / SETTING UP Pioneer DJ’s DJM-V10 digital DJ mixer is the first in a new series of products, aimed at audiophile DJs and those with more complex mixing, routing and performing needs than average; the kind of DJs for whom the DJM-900NXS2, for instance, may seem a limiting choice, capable though [...]

On ‘BUBBA,’ Kaytranada Captures Dance Music’s Central Tenet (NPR)

By |2020-01-14T21:12:28-06:00January 14th, 2020|DJ, Music, Music News, My House Radio, New Release|

January 7, 202010:00 AM ET Heard on All Things Considered MIGUEL PEREZ 3-Minute ListenPLAYLIST Download Embed Transcript On his latest album, DJ and producer Kaytranada pays his sonic respects to the Black forefathers of dance music. Brad Barket/Getty Images Kaytranada, a Haitian-born, Canadian producer, is part of a new wave of DJs keeping the history of [...]

Wonderful Things: The Kid Creole and the Coconuts Story

By |2019-12-20T20:59:55-06:00December 18th, 2019|Biography, Disco, Documentary, Entertaiment, Interviews, Music, Music News|

Luciano Viti / Getty This story was funded by Longreads Members Join and help support great storytelling Michael A. Gonzales| Longreads | December 2019 | 31 minutes (6,214 words)As New York City wallowed in social and economic disarray during the early 1980s, music still ruled supreme. The boom bap of rap bubbled in the outer [...]

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