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Here We Go: Rekordbox Launches Streaming Integration

DJs can now stream live from Beatport and SoundCloud's catalogs for a price using the latest update to Pioneer's rekordbox software.

House Music Around The World: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

5 Mag meets Virginia, Xio of Wax Ninja Moscow, Luke McKeehan of Nordic Trax, in Lyon with Mad Men and more in the brand new issue of 5 Magazine, ready for downloading.

Remembering Darryl – Chicago House Legend Darryl Pandy Has Passed Away

Vocalist Darryl Pandy - best known and internationally known for the early Chicago House track Love Can't Turn Around - has passed away
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Goodnight, East Room: The Chicago Venue Closed Down Last Night

Logan Square late night venue East Room closed on December 1st with "something new" coming... but not yet.

Official History: Industrial Pioneers Ministry Get Authorized

Aaron Tanner is authoring Ministry: Prescripture, a new authorized history of Chicago's industrial giants Ministry.

You’re Invited to a Secret Daytime Party with Colette

This Friday July 26, Flavorpill is launching a new daytime party series held at venues throughout Chicago - and day one features our lady of the, er, mid-day, Ms. Colette. The theory is that you...

SiriusXM Just Invested $75 Million in SoundCloud

SiriusXM - already the owner of streaming giant Pandora - has made a strategic $75 million investment in SoundCloud. It looks like either SoundCloud is doing great or SiriusXM is getting ready to eat them.

Is This The First House Music Track to Evoke Eric Garner?

Updated 3/9: Out today via beatport. Dance music often deals with currents affairs and controversies from an oblique and indirect angle. I don't think this is anything to apologize for. Dance music grew out of...
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Gearslutz to change name after viral petition

Gearslutz is for gear, but Julian Standen acknowledges the name "has gotten old" and will be changed in the near future.

Relive the Magic of Fyre Festival in a New Documentary Series

Hulu has picked up a new multi-party documentary about the debacle of the Fyre Festival in the Caribbean.
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Autopsy: Erick Morillo died from Ketamine toxicity

Autopsy by the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner reveals Erick Morillo's cause of death as acute ketamine toxicity combined with MDMA and cocaine as a result of an accidental overdose. Morillo was charged with sexual assault at the time of his death on September 1 2020

Apple Confirms the End of iTunes

The company is splitting its iconic app into three parts, according to Craig Federighi at the 2019 World Wide Developer's Conference.
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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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Mayor: No Festivals or Mass Events Until 2021?

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the latest public leader casting doubt on festivals, sports and other mass events returning this summer or even this year.
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Moulton Reissues Johnny Fiasco and Heather’s Soundz (Free DL)

San Francisco-based label Moulton Music has reissued a track from Chicago's Johnny Fiasco and Heather with a new set of remixes. "Soundz" was originally released in 2004 on Uniform Recordings, pairing up two of the...
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NAMM 2021 cancels January convention due to Coronavirus

The most notable gear and music instrument showcase in the US has been cancelled and replaced with a digital event for 2021.
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Paul Zyla Is In The Hospital and His Family Could Use Some Help

photo via Host of the weekly DJ broadcast Ultrawizardsword Dot Net and Pittsburgh scene fixture, Paul Zyla is currently in the hospital. His family posted that last Monday, Paul suffered an aneurysm and seizure...

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...

For Your Consideration: House For Hope, Hurricane Sandy Relief in NYC This Saturday

They say you can tell a lot about a person based upon what he does in a time of crisis. If that's also true of communities, it says a lot about House Music to...
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5 Mag Is Welcoming Junior Sanchez, Gene Hunt & Czboogie to Smartbar This August

World renowned house music veteran Junior Sanchez is coming to Chicago for a special 5 Mag Presents show at Smartbar this August 30

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