Sunburst Band Listen Love

Louie Vega & Josh Milan remix Sunburst Band’s “Listen Love”

Jon Lucien's classic covered by Dave Lee's Sunburst Band project with Wayne Hernandez on vocals.
5 Mag Issue 192 with Solomun, photo by Chino Moro

#MadeWithLove

Inside the new issue of 5 Mag with Solomun, Andrew Emil, Ultra Naté, Dam Swindle and more.

Terry Hunter’s Birthday Weekender starts today

Four events in the next three days, featuring DJ Spen, Rich Medina, Natasha Diggs, the Chosen Few DJs and more.
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Cinthie to remix Frankie Knuckles’ The Whistle Song

SoSure Music will be releasing a new remix of Frankie Knuckles' legendary "The Whistle Song" remixed by German deep house DJ and producer Cinthie. The record, which is listed for pre-order on SoSure's Bandcamp...
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Andrés takes everyone back to church on “Praises”

New on black wax from Moodymann's Mahogani: Andres drops a new "New 4 U" and a track that takes everyone back to church on "Praises."
DJ Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson has passed away

There will never be another Paul Johnson. Ever.
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My House Music Festival is a non-stop Chicago house music celebration

Felix Da Housecat, Mike Dunn, Ron Trent, Colette and more headline this year's two day festival August 28 and 29 in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
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Welcome to Black Sjuan’s Rogue Disco

Black Sjuan's Rogue Disco EP is a Bandcamp find of the funky kind.
Martin Shkreli

The strange journey of Wu-Tang Clan’s $2 million album & the Pharma Bro

Bought by the Pharma Bro, seized by the government and now sold to... the Wu-Tang Clan again? Elon Musk? or who?
Shake Shop Records launch party with Moodymann

Moodymann, Eddie Fowlkes, K-Alexi & Joe Smooth headline Shake Shop Records launch party

Moodymann, Eddie Fowlkes, K'Alexi Shelby, Joe Smooth, KC Wray and NO:SL33P will play at the Shake Shop Records launch Party August 28 2021 at an undisclosed location in Chicago.
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These are the beats you’re looking for: Yeti Mind Tricks debuts on Motech

"Distance" is an incendiary release from Glasgow native Yeti Mind Tricks from Motech.
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Underground heroes Solid Gold Playaz drop “Mind in a Daze”

Jimpster's Freerange drops another "buy on sight" record - Mind in a Daze - from underground heroes Solid Gold Playaz.
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Roland demos Zenology FX plugin for Mac & Windows (Video)

Roland is rolling out Zenology FX, a plugin for macOS and Windows with "nearly 50 years of legendary Roland sounds, including over 90 genre-defining effects."
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Damian Rausch drops “Watch Me Fly” on The Gathering

Damian Rausch has a preternatural feel for deep house, making tracks that have a sound and feel that is classic on Watch Me Fly, his forthcoming EP from Balance sublabel The Gathering.
Dennis Ferrer

How about Dennis Ferrer at Spybar this weekend?

Objektivity boss Dennis Ferrer makes his first post-pandemic visit to Chicago this Friday July 30 at Spybar.
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Kaidi Tatham inaugurates 7 Inch Nails label with Sooner Or Later / Feeling Happy

Hugely underrated broken beat pioneer Kaidi Tatham inaugurates the new 7 Inch Nails label with a platter of pure gold.
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Nu-Cleo launches Aural Vision imprint with “In The Zone”

Body-moving bass and drums like thunder on Nu-Cleo's debut release from new label Aural Vision.

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.
Best of Rockin' House Records and Rodney Bakerr

Mr. Bakerr’s Half Dozen: 6 rarities from Rodney Bakerr & the Rockin’ House catalog

From Mike Dunn to Michael Ezebukwu: here are 6 tracks we love most from the small but hugely influential early Chicago house label, Rockin' House, and the late Rodney Bakerr.

#TheMission – Inside the new 5 Mag

Soul Clap, Nona Hendryx, 15 years of Burial and more in 5 Mag issue 191, out today.