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Mixcloud Raises a Boatload of Cash, Eyes Big Time US Expansion

$11.5 million from California investors will lead to US expansion for the London-based DJ streaming site Mixcloud.

Street King Releases Remixes of Vanilla Ace’s You’re Not Mine

King Street sister label Street King has announced a package of remix for Vanilla Ace's "You're Not Mine". Originally released in September 2013, "You're Not Mine" gets treated by Bordertown, Jamie Antonelli, Apollo 84...

Tonight: The House That Chicago (and the LGBTQ Community) Built

It's always strange to see your favorite nightlife personalities outside of the ambience of the club, but tonight you'll be able to see them (and, provided your tinnitus isn't too bad, hear them) at...
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Dimitri from Paris Preparing Epic CHIC Remixes

Dimitri From Paris presents Le Chic Remix, coming in June 2018 from Glitterbox Recordings.
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Tear The MF’ing Roof Off!

New documentary on the wild and dangerous times of Parliament Funkadelic Tear The Roof Off debuts in Chicago.
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Presenting the Mamby On The Beach Afterparties

The last pieces of the Mamby on the Beach festival are locking into place. You know about the place, you know about the people and you know the daily line-ups for the two-day outdoor...
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Moog Gives a Send Off to The Little Phatty Synth (Video)

Legendary synthesizer manufacturer Moog announced today the discontinuation of the oft-beloved "Little Phatty" synth, created in 2006 as a tribute to the life and legacy of founder Bob Moog. In a short documentary released today...
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Congress Theater Will Reopen, But EDM is Still Banned

Big news today that may bring the long, tortured saga of Chicago's crumbling landmark Congress Theater in Logan Square to a close. Darryl Holliday of DNAinfo is reporting that a redevelopment plan for the Congress...
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Remembering Romanthony, For the First Time, Again

Millions know the name Romanthony because of Daft Punk, but he was really so much more. Don't we always say that when someone passes away? But this time it's true. It takes a monstrous appetite...

Curtis McClain & Marshall Jefferson: Together Again

Rather under the radar given its importance, two Chicago House legends - Curtis McClain and Marshall Jefferson - have released their latest collaboration. The Satisfaction EP features the vocals of McClain and the production...
5 Magazine Issue 140

Happy Holidays! Issue 140 of 5 Magazine

Eli Escobar, Booker T, Ant LaRock, a free EP of tracks from Closer To Truth and more in issue 140 of 5 Magazine. Get inside.

New Documentary Trailer: Back In The House

A long trailer from a new documentary has surfaced on youtube, featuring classic scenes of New York City nightlife circa the mid 1990s, including Body and Soul, the Tunnel and more
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Andrea True, The One True Porno Disco Queen

Tom Moulton joins the Rialto Report to talk about Andrea True, the disco star and adult film star from the Golden Age of Porn.

Record Breaker! Inside the new issue of 5 Mag

Dive into the biggest issue of 5 Magazine to date, featuring Fred Everything, Low Steppa, Souldynamic, Karsten Sollors and more.

The Obama Library at the Chosen Few Picnic?

The Obama Foundation announces Jackson Park - home of the iconic Chicago House Music festival - as site of the presidential library.
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Tycho Announces US Fall Tour

Tycho has announced an ambitious 2016 Fall Tour behind the release of the sweeping new single, Division.
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Why Kids Don’t Dance Anymore (as revealed to me by Steve Angello of Swedish...

So I was watching this somewhat interesting 10 minute mini-documentary from Size TV on Steve Angello. There are scenes of him fiddling around in his studio, performing at a gig in Brazil and speaking...

Ralf Gum Prepping Release of New Album Never Leaves You

German-born and now South African-based producer Ralf Gum is preparing for the release of Never Leaves You, the follow-up to his breakthrough 2008 LP Uniting Music.     Like Uniting Music, Never Leaves You is packed with...
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Good Morning. Here’s More Than 11 Hours of Mark Farina’s Mushroom Jazz

Mark Farina takes the turntables about, oh, 11 or 12 hours from now, playing an ultra-rare Mushroom Jazz set at The Mid tonight (RSVP here). Colette, Mark Grant and other DJs will be there...
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UK Gets Its First Vinyl Charts

The growth of the market for new vinyl has lead to the UK's main chart-making firm to re-introduce vinyl charts just ahead of Record Store Day 2015. OfficialCharts.com - the official website of the self-described...

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The Trials and Tribulations of Lonely C

His touch is on every aspect of the album: as a vocalist, programmer, arranger and instrumentalist. Lauren Krieger talks to Lonely C (aka Charlie from Soul Clap) on the recording of his debut solo album, Charles and Tribulations.

Dan Curtin: A Matter of Sound

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