Why are there so many neurodivergent people in electronic music? (DJ Mag)

By |2023-09-17T11:02:19-05:00September 17th, 2023|Dance Music, DJ, DJ Mag, electronic music, Entertaiment, Music News, producer, Report, UK, Uncategorized|

  The growing awareness around the prevalence of neurodivergence within electronic music has led many to wonder if they might be neurodivergent too. Here, following up his 2022 exploration of the topic, ADHD writer and DJ Harold Heath investigates, speaking to DJs, producers, publicists and coaches about their experiences Read our 2022 feature exploring the [...]

AVA Festival 2023: Belfast’s rave haven for homegrown talent (DJ Mag)

By |2023-07-15T09:33:40-05:00July 15th, 2023|Clubs - Nightlife, Dance Music, DJ Mag, electronic music, Entertaiment, International, Music News, Uncategorized|

  DJ Mag ventures down to Belfast's Titanic Slipways for the ninth edition of AVA Festival to learn about its continued dedication to championing homegrown talent alongside electrifying international headliners Since 2015, AVA Festival has been a staple of the Northern Irish capital’s musical and social calendar. “It’s like a national holiday,” Belfast-born DJ [...]

Rhythms of Revolution: The Intersection of House Music and Queer Spaces (Gray Area)

By |2023-06-27T18:08:09-05:00June 27th, 2023|Chicago, Dublin, Gay, Gray Area, LGBTQIA+, London, New York, San Francisco, Uncategorized|

In celebration of Pride Month, we're taking a rhythmic journey through time, tracing the transformative footprints of some of the world's most influential LGBTQ+ club spaces in the oasis of house music. From the disco-fueled dance floors of Chicago's Warehouse to the pulsing beats of New York's Paradise Garage; from Dublin's Mother, a cornerstone of [...]

Explore House Music’s Queer Roots With These 15 Fierce Tracks (ElectronicBeats.net)

By |2023-06-04T20:04:47-05:00June 4th, 2023|Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Dance Music, Gay, House, House Music, House Music History, LGBTQIA+, Uncategorized|

From banging cuts for the ballroom to surprisingly tasteful early big room house, these tracks expose the genre's roots in queer American club cultures. House music is gay music. The sound emerged from the queer black and latinx club cultures of New York and Chicago in the ’80s. Strangely, these roots of the culture are not very well [...]

‘You can’t do that with records’: Electronic cassette community reflects on boom in popularity (Resident Advisor)

By |2023-05-08T17:38:58-05:00May 8th, 2023|Entertaiment, Internet, Music, Music News, news, Resident Advisor, Uncategorized|

We spoke to labels and fans about the beloved format and why it's enjoying a 20-year sales high. Sales of cassette tapes are at a 20-year high, according to the British Phonographic Industry (BPI). The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic contributed to a huge spike in interest, with sales doubling from 80,000 in 2019 [...]

How to survive as a record store in 2023 (DJ MAG)

By |2023-04-21T20:46:56-05:00April 21st, 2023|DJ, DJ Mag, Entertaiment, International, UK, Uncategorized|

Despite the vinyl resurgence, high costs and countless online competitors mean it’s still tough going for record stores. DJ Mag speaks to shops around the UK and beyond about the innovative methods they’re using to stay afloat and provide essential community hubs in 2023 EILEEN PEGG This feature is part of our Record Store [...]

Q & A with My House Radio’s own DJ Portia

By |2023-03-01T21:15:35-06:00March 1st, 2023|African American, Afro House, Afrobeats, Amapiano, Dance Music, DJ, House, House Music, My House Radio, South Africa, Uncategorized, Women|

For those who don't know you, tell us a little about yourself, where you are from, and how you first got into dance music. I was born and raised in South Africa, but grew up in the US. I got into dance music via the Winter Music Conference. Some NYC friends suggested [...]

Glitterbox presents Where Love Lives: A Story of Dancefloor Culture & Expression

By |2021-03-20T00:24:45-05:00March 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnP2_v6mhB4   The film is a story of music’s enduring power to manifest diverse and inclusive community, and the power of that community to accept and embrace, to liberate, even to save lives. It’s a story of acceptance and creative expression – empowered, enabled and soundtracked by club music. Through extensive exclusive interviews with titans [...]


By |2021-01-28T15:19:16-06:00January 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily are bringing back their beloved house project Ten City with a new release for the first time in 25 years. ‘Be Free’ is out via Ultra Music on Friday, January 29. It’s a euphoric vocal house track that channels the soulful spirit that made Ten City’s original productions such a joy. Read this next: Vocal House: The 30 [...]

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