‘It speaks to an ancient history’: why South Africa has the world’s most exciting dance music (Guardian)

By |2021-01-19T03:31:14-06:00January 19th, 2021|Afro House, Dance Music, House Music, International, My House Radio, South Africa|

Styles like afrohouse, gqom and amapiano are thriving – but with ‘half--baked white kids getting a lot more airplay’, South Africa’s inequalities still hold the dance scene back/ Marcus Barnes Many people got their first taste of South African dance music this year via six Angolans dancing in their backyard, dinner plates in hand. Their [...]

How Sony Music Group Is Promoting Diversity Through Music Education (Forbes)

By |2021-01-19T03:20:06-06:00January 19th, 2021|African American, Announcements, Music, Music News, My House Radio|

Andrea ZarczynskiContributor Hollywood & Entertainment I write about news and emerging trends in the music industry The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) officially opened its doors today during a ribbon cutting ceremony in Nashville. When the museum opens to the public on Jan. 30, visitors will be able to view a new “Business [...]

My House Radio’s William Morrison AKA “The Professor” Has Passed!

By |2021-01-13T22:17:30-06:00January 13th, 2021|Announcements, DJ, My House Radio|

House Music Community we have lost one of our own. Our Brother and friend William Morrison has unexpectedly passed. Many of you in the NYC area knew our Brother "The Professor"!  William would often tell us he wasn't a DJ he was a journeyman taking us on a ride with dj sets. Not only [...]

RAFAEL MORAES – ONE SHOT FEAT. CAPITOL A EP

By |2020-10-28T18:17:51-05:00October 28th, 2020|Afro House, House Music, Music News, My House Radio, New Release|

RAFAEL MORAES - ONE SHOT FEAT. CAPITOL A EP - PRE-ORDER NOW!!! Out on Yoruba Records featuring Osunlade and Karizma Remixes Rafael Moraes is returning after a long hiatus recording his upcoming debut full-length release ‘The Reconnection’. In true deep fashion, Rafa delivers with the first single, ‘One Shot’, featuring the flow and groove of [...]

MARSHALL JEFFERSON: WHY I QUIT DJING (MixMag)

By |2020-10-28T17:15:18-05:00October 28th, 2020|House Music, International, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|

House music originator Marshall Jefferson on how the rise of EDM has whitewashed dance music and crippled Black artists MARSHALL JEFFERSON 28 OCTOBER 2020 I remember being on a panel at the New Music Seminar with the late Tony Wilson called ‘America doesn’t respect its Black artists’. In the ready room I was told by Tony that [...]

FAT TONY: “DJS ARE NOT DISPENSABLE” (MIX MAG)

By |2020-10-07T04:42:16-05:00October 7th, 2020|DJ, MixMAg, Music News, My House Radio|

The long-serving UK house DJ has blasted the UK government's approach to nightlife SEB WHEELER Fat Tony has used an appearance on Sky News to blast the UK government's approach to nightlife during the coronavirus pandemic. Appearing on Kay Burley's show yesterday, the long-serving UK house DJ spoke at length on how the government is currently [...]

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 [...]

Dave ‘Medusa’ Shelton, owner of legendary Chicago house music club Medusa’s, dead at 64

By |2020-08-11T13:20:39-05:00August 11th, 2020|Chicago, Clubs - Nightlife, House Music, My House Radio|

He opened the all-ages club at 3257 N. Sheffield Ave. on the North Side in 1983, and it became a haven for teenagers who felt as if they never quite fit in anywhere. By Madeline Kenney  Aug 9, 2020, 10:12pm CDT Dave Shelton, who died Friday, got the nickname “Medusa” for his voluminous curly locks, ran [...]

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 [...]

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