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Silver Room Holds Their 21st Anniversary Party in Wicker Park Pop Up Shop

Saturday December 22, 2018 with food, drinks and music by Shazam Bangles, DJ Lady D, Diz and DJ Papa G.
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Funeral Arrangements for Paul Trouble Anderson

The family of Paul Trouble Anderson has announced that a private service will be held on December 19 2018, followed by a public remembrance at The Electric Ballroom in Camden.

Another Big, Big Issue: Inside the New 5 Magazine

Dan Curtin on the cover and electronic music around the world with Ron Basejam (Crazy P), Anna Tur (Ibiza), Eddie Niguel (Singapore), Michael Donaldson & 8D Industries inside the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now.

Remembering Scott Song

Chicago DJ, producer, promoter and inspirational figure to thousands Scott Song has passed away after a long but valiant fight.

Mixcloud Launches Paid Streaming Service to Pay DJs

Mixcloud Select launches among 47 selected channels today and everyone can register for future roll outs.
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One In A Million: Remembering Paul Trouble Anderson

This is heartbreaking news. After many battles with cancer, DJ and dance music legend Paul Trouble Anderson has died.

Marshall Jefferson Comes Home for A Classic Christmas with SpyBar & 5 Mag

This is your invite: Chicago House Music pioneer Marshall Jefferson comes home on Friday December 21 with Chip E., Stacy Kidd and Andrew Emil, hosted by Czarina from 5 Mag.
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Is Mixcloud Planning (Yet Another) Paid Streaming Service?

Speculation is rife that Mixcloud will be launching a paid streaming alternative after signing another major licensing deal, this time with indie label rep Merlin.

Smashed Plastic Opens Chicago’s First Vinyl Pressing Plant in 20 Years

Leor Galil wrote the cover story in this week's Chicago Reader announcing the opening of Smashed Plastic, Chicago's first vinyl pressing plant in decades.

The Legendary CAJMERE Added to Housegiving at Navy Pier Lineup

Cajmere joins the line-up for HOUSEGIVING November 21 2018 - Thanksgiving Eve - at Navy Pier with Terry Hunter, Paul Johnson, Ron Trent and DJ Heather. And it's FREE - a fundraiser for Chicago's homeless.

How NYC’s Mix Shows Inspired Pete Tong’s BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

"All the guys back then - Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Louie Vega - I brought that all into how we wanted to do the show."

Phillip Hertz of Chicago’s Crosstalk Distribution Has Died

Phil C Hertz of Chicago vinyl distributor Crosstalk International died and some former customers and friends are remembering him.

The Chicago House Music Festival Will Return in 2019

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has released their calendar for 2019. The good news: The Chicago House Music Festival is coming back to Millennium Park Memorial Day weekend.

5 Mag Loves Disco! Welcome to the New Issue!

Our love of disco knows no bounds! The new issue of 5 Mag with more than 100 pages of disco heat, starring Danny Krivit, Linda Clifford, Nick The Record, Dr. Packer, Boogie Nite, Marcel Vogel and more!

SoundCloud Goes Full Damage Control Mode After Contract Leak

SoundCloud's monetization program stumbles, as artists and media push back after The Verge published the original artist contract.

Could a Record Store Change Your Life?

A new book by Marcus Barnes lists 80 of the best record stores around the world.

The DJ Community Raised $9000 for Red Bull’s DJ Battle Winners. Red Bull Still...

DJ Konflikt's campaign has raised $9,000 for the winners of Red Bull's 3Style DJ Battle after the corporate giant decided it no longer needed to pay them.

David Morales Released WITHOUT Charges

"David is well and has asked that we pass on his love and gratitude to all those who have shown their support" according to a statement from his management.

Discogs Launches an “Exclusive” Marketplace for Records You Don’t Need and Can’t Afford

$500 test pressings and cassette tape boxed sets are the sample fare for Discogs new "Discogs Exclusives" marketplace for high ticket and rare items.

God Said Give ‘Em Drum Machines: A New Documentary on the History of Detroit...

A new documentary tells the story of Detroit Techno pioneers Juan Atkins, Kevin Saunderson, Derrick May, Eddie Fowlkes, Blake Baxter, and Santonio Echols.

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Serial Plagiarist FLOD Caught Again – and His Entire Discography May...

Dance music producer FLOD, aka Flavio Lodetti, was stealing tracks as early as 2010, and his entire discography may be based on fraud, deception and lies.
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