Fakes & Phonies Beware: Selling Likes & Plays is Illegal

In what is believed to be the first case of its kind, New York's attorney general cracked down on a social media fake merchant for fraud.

Todd Edwards To Join Daft Punk for Random Access Memories Album

News about Daft Punk's forthcoming Random Access Memories - at this point, the most anticipated album in electronic music since... probably the last Daft Punk album - continues to dribble out. After the first...
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Jeff Mills Takes Us Back to the Moon

Episode 2 of Jeff Mills' The Outer Limits radio program airs Wednesday March 14 2018, presenting a fictional voyage with Apollo 18 to the lunar surface.

The UK & Ireland are Now Included in US Travel Ban

The EU travel ban into the United States has been extended to include the United Kingdom and Ireland, the administration announced today.
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Rekordbox now lets you edit tracks

Pioneer's rekordbox adds a new kink for DJs to edit tracks in the new update showcasing "edit mode."

Denver May Be the First City to Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms

Denver may become the first city in the nation to allow possession of personal quantities of psilocybin if a controversial ballot initiative passes on Tuesday.

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...

Pirate Radio in the US is Booming. Here Comes the Crackdown.

Massive enforcement actions are taking down record numbers of pirate radio broadcasters in the US, and now Congress is getting involved.

Chicago House & Sunshine: House of Sol returns for 2021 this weekend

Chicago's 100% homegrown House of Sol festival returns to Pilsen this week with DJ Heather, Ron Carroll and more.
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Pay Close Attention: DEMF, Not Movement, Is July 4 Weekend and FEMT is Something...

This is what editors used to call "burying the lede", back when there were still gainfully employed editors who could tell you what a "lede" was. Four paragraphs into this story published today about...
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Vitality: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Jorge Caiado, Erick Morillo, John Digweed, Tee Mango and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now!

Your Annual Story About Ballot Stuffing DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs List

Do we have to do this again? Oh why not. After all, this is Chicago, where you probably voted (twice!) for someone you don't like even if you're unaware of it. For the literally dozens...
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SoundCloud is for Sale. Is Anyone Buying?

And this is why SoundCloud ignores the independent artists and DJs that are their best customers.

9 Not-So-Great Moments in House Music in 2017

Focus on the positive, learn from the rest.
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Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Live from the underground - inside 5 Mag #185 with Tensnake, Joi Cardwell, the death of Detroit's Packard Plant Project, the Politik and more.
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Field narrows in Chicago alderman race featuring DJ Julian “Jumpin” Perez

The surprise retirement of Roberto Maldonado and disqualification of two other candidates shakes up the 26th ward aldermanic race featuring former Hot Mix 5 and radio DJ Julian "Jumpin'" Perez.
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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...

Electric Zoo Festival VIP management group sued for minimum wage & labor violations

The proposed class action targets Notoriety Group and three of its owners that manage the "main stage VIP SkyDeck" at Electric Zoo.

We have 13 Questions for PledgeMusic’s Benji Rogers

The collapse of PledgeMusic has left no one looking good, but Benji Rogers is the only one doing any talking.
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Synth Lovers are Paying Tribute to Dave Smith

Dave Smith, the inventor and synthesizer pioneer behind Sequential and the Prophet-5 turns 70.

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Searching: Inside 5 Mag Issue 204

With Detroit's Reggie Dokes, Aterral Records, Carlo, Maggie Tra, Demuir, Cyphon Records and more inside 5 Mag Issue 204, out now.
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Glenn Davis – RISE vol 2

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Cee ElAssaad: Evolve