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After PledgeMusic's implosion, Benji Rogers is raising money for a new venture based on "positive" news. He's using Kickstarter to fund it.
Charges have been filed in the murder of Adam Thorpe, the Twin Cities DJ who disappeared in January 2019. Darren Stebe has been charged with double homicide and two others with aiding him after the remains of Thorpe and Jason McDonough were found in a firepit.
House of Sol - one of the festivals that makes Chicago such an amazing place for music - kicks off with Chicago house heroes Paul Johnson, DJ Heather, Kid Enigma, Ed Nine, Shazam Bangles and more.
Half of Floorplan with her father Robert Hood, Lyric Hood drops a grooving two track EP on M-Plant.
High waters on Lake Michigan and a federally protected species of shorebird at Montrose Beach lead React and Jam to cancel this year's Mamby on the Beach festival in Chicago.
Silicon Valley is coming to ruin DJ culture next. PSLY is a new app which harnesses the power of crowds to compel the DJ to play their favorite song next. This is a real thing.
Four tracks from Ralf Gum's latest album Progressions have showed up on vinyl. Why don't more soulful house labels follow suit?
Louie Vega and Shlomi Aber take a shot at a stone-cold classic: Josh Wink's Sixth Sense featuring vocals by Ursual Rucker. Part of the 25th anniversary of Josh Wink's OVUM Recordings.
Torrfisk returns to Apollo Music Group with bleary party jams that evoke the sights, sounds and smells of a '90s Chicago loft.
American rave pioneers Drop Bass are restoring and remastering nearly 300 tracks from their catalog, including early records from techno innovators Woody McBride, Frankie Bones, Hyperactive and more.
Among Detroit's finest, Niko Marks' new release CARNAL (Vocal Mixes) is like a foot in the face in the name of funk.
Raw Culture is having a moment, making music that gives the more precious lo-fi house producers a sucker punch and steals their bike.
The three day free festival begins August 2 2019 at West Riverfront Park in Detroit.
"Rebel Nation" gets a choice remix package by Danny Krivit, Carl Craig, Soul Clap and Felix Da Housecat x Chris Trucher. It's out this week on vinyl and digital from Nervous Records.
Found on 1/4" tape, Hifi Sean and Yam Who edit them and nothing can touch Arthur Baker and Minnie Gardner's "Reachin'" and "Good Good Lovin'."
With Apple killing off iTunes for a replacement, Audio for Mac is crowdsourcing for an audio player and management app designed for collectors and music pros.
Desolate Diligence leads off the 10 track RiteOnRed from Change Request aka Andrew Emil, out on Dufflebag Recordings July 19.
Perpetual Rhythms is righteous in their work and the music can back it up. Taelue's Reflections album is the next big thing.
The disco music legend CERRONE will be dropping in for a Wednesday afternoon with the Queen! DJs.
Amphibian breakbeat? Hypno-Egyptian drum'n'bass? Beats me what you call it, but this music amazes more than it stupefies. But it does stupefy. That is, I am cautiously optimistic, the point, or at least part of it.