House music producer dies of COVID a month before expected birth of son he always wanted

By |2020-12-06T13:43:36-06:00December 6th, 2020|Announcements, Chicago, Classics, Documentary, House, Music News, producer|

Matthew ‘Turk’ Agostini, 50, of Logan Square, and his partner Jessica Tapper already had the name picked out for their son-to-be: Matteo. He’ll have his father’s nose. By Mark Brown@MarkBrownCST  Dec 4, 2020, 6:20pm CST Matthew “Turk” Agostini playing guitar with his 3-year-old daughter Violet. Provided Chicago house music producer Matthew Agostini’s first son is due to [...]

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 [...]

Shaya!

By |2019-12-20T21:01:14-06:00November 27th, 2019|Announcements, DJ, Documentary, House Music, International, New Release, producer|

Exclusive: This Documentary Takes You Inside Amapiano, South Africa's Popular House Music Subgenre A new documentary titled 'SHAYA!' unpacks the incumbent subgenre. Sponsored content from Corona. SHAYA!, a 26-minute documentary which we are premiering here, unpacks amapiano's origins and profiles some of the subgenre's key players such as Kabza De Small, JazziDisciples, MFR Souls, Mark Khoza and others. Amapiano, [...]

VF Mix 172: Larry Heard by Stump Valley

By |2019-12-20T21:02:50-06:00November 27th, 2019|Chicago, Classics, DJ, Documentary, Interviews, producer|

A personal take on the soulful house pioneer’s discography. Larry Heard aka Mr Fingers has helped shape house music over the last thirty five years. From penning the genre’s early anthems like ‘Can You Feel It?’ to releasing the first full-length house LP with Fingers Inc., Heard had a formative influence on the music’s [...]

Dj Thes-Man Biography ( SHO MAG)

By |2019-10-31T16:42:45-05:00October 31st, 2019|Announcements, Biography, Dj Thes-Man, Interviews, Music News, producer, Uncategorized|

Thes-Man also known as Thesele Moshoeshoe is one of the young gifted talents to join the industry of House Music. His journey started at the ripe age of 14, taking the first step collecting work from local influencers like Kabzela,lggy Smallz, DJ Fresh, Ganyani, Oskido, Vinny Da Vinci, DJ Mbuso and international artists such as Stimming, Blue Six, Quentin Harris, [...]

Stiv Tirella – My House Radio Interview

By |2019-10-17T21:14:24-05:00October 17th, 2019|Announcements, Clubs - Nightlife, DJ, Entertaiment, Interviews, producer, Uncategorized|

Stiv Tirella is a Broadcast DJ on MyHouseRadio.fm. He's from Tuscany Italy and he's first in our new spotlight of our talented DJs. By Glen "DJ Houseman" Williams   Hello, and introduce yourself  Stiv ... tell us who you are and what are your goals with music? Hi, my name is Stefano Tirella (aka [...]

An Interview with Singer Denise Renee Caplock

By |2019-08-08T17:53:59-05:00August 8th, 2019|Announcements, Entertaiment, Internet, Interviews, news, producer|

Biography: Denise Renee Caplock is a true renaissance woman: a Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer and Publisher with songs currently charting in the Hip Hop realm, she is also the President and CEO of Collinscrest Entertainment Group. Born into a musical family, she grew up surrounded by passionate musicians, most notably her mother who was a [...]

25 Artists That Will Convert You To House

By |2019-07-26T05:43:29-05:00July 26th, 2019|DJ, House Music, producer|

25 Artists That Will Convert You To House Music    REID BG|Jul 18, 2019   t’s no secret that house music is making a massive resurgence all around the globe. All you have to do is take a look at streaming numbers and festival lineups to see that house producers and DJs are thriving in the world [...]

‘Let’s blow up this black music!’: The ugliness and unrest of 1979’s Disco Demolition Night

By |2019-07-13T13:48:40-05:00July 13th, 2019|Chicago, Classics, Disco, Entertaiment, Interviews, mistakes, producer|

https://www.facebook.com/boilerroom.tv/videos/223659578458779/?t=0  Forty years ago, on July 12, 1979, what was supposed to be a wacky promotional stunt by shock-rock DJ Steve Dahl to sell tickets to a double-header White Sox baseball game at Chicago’s Comiskey Park turned ugly — when piles of vinyl records, many by artists of color, were destroyed as thousands of anti-disco [...]

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