A New Dimension: The CDJ-3000 has landed | Evolved flagship multi player offers new world of creative possibilities

By |2020-09-24T17:22:50-05:00September 24th, 2020|DJ, House Music, Music, Music News, New DJ Gear|

Harness a higher level of creative power with our brand-new flagship multi player, the CDJ-3000. Driven by a new MPU (micro-processing unit) and boasting specially developed high-quality components, it’s a robust unit packed with innovative features to help your creativity flourish like never before. The evolution of a legend Since 1994's debut of the CDJ-500 [...]

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 [...]

FACEBOOK CLARIFIES LIVESTREAMING MUSIC POLICY [UPDATE]

By |2020-09-24T17:06:43-05:00September 24th, 2020|Announcements, DJ, Music|

Effective October 1, Facebook is taking steps to limit the ability of bands to promote videos that will "create a music listening experience for yourself or for others." This also extends to Facebook Live, which has been an especially popular avenue for livestreamed concerts in the pandemic era. The language is quite ambiguous as to what [...]

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), [...]

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” [...]

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