Tag: chez damier

Premiere: Ed Nine – Not On The Radio [Inner Balance]

Stomping Chicago tracks from Ed Nine's new EP The Journey Part 3, on vinyl from Inner Balance.

Afterhours vibes from Eddie Leader & Chez Damier on “Pressure”

For some people "Pressure" is late night music. It's early morning for some and some of us live our whole lives at an afterhours tempo. The Eddie Leader and Chez Damier collaboration on wax is a treat for whenever you're up and ready to vibe.

We Still Call It House: Inside the new 5 Mag

The story of 3°, Chicago's influential house music collective and their member's only parties, Detroit vocalist Diviniti, Gratts cover mix and profile, disco legend John Davis and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag out now.

5 Mag’s Czboogie launches Cz’s House

5 Mag founder and editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani has launched Cz's House, a new regular mix series on YouTube. The debut episode is up now.

Freudenthaler bangs on the fresh & funky Bar Rescue

Screaming music for screaming people: Deep house was never supposed to be boring, techno was never supposed to be music you could hear in a mall over the muffled sound of foodcourts and strollers and people trying to sell you snapback caps and Cinnabons.

Cee ElAssaad: Evolve

Will Sumsuch meets Cee ElAssaad, Moroccan DJ and producer among a fresh cohort of electronic artists from North Africa and the Middle East with a singular sound.

Rissa Garcia – RISE vol 1 🙏

New weekly mix series from 5 Mag kicks off with our friend, NYC mainstay Rissa Garcia.

Choice cuts of Italian house from Cosmic Garden on “Come With Me”

Nico Lahs aka Cosmic Garden has an energy to his tracks, the same kind of energy I hear in records made by Chez Damier and Brawther and not a whole lot of others. Come With Me is an unapologetic ode to the authentic sound of Italy's underground deep house scene.

Musique Électronique celebrates 10 years with Kenny Dope, Freddy K in Madison

A celebration of house and techno this July 15 and 16, 2022 at McPike Park with afterparties to follow.

#ListenUp Cirene: Video Planet

Video Planet captures the '90s deep house vibe made by a man in the middle of the sea.

“Burning Heat” is steamy New Orleans deep house from Redance & Quickweave

Nick Holder and AceMo remix steamy deep house tracks from Redance & Quickweave on this quality EP from Mystery Zone.

#ListenUp Gratts & Robert Owens sing of a Brighter Future

A consciously optimistic and upbeat tune, "Brighter Future" by Gratts and Chicago house legend Robert Owens gets rewired by Jorge Caiado on his Inner Balance label.

Dan Ryan & Ed Nine split the Distant Reality EP

Out now on black wax from Groove Access, where fine deep house tracks are sold.

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.

Smartbar reopens: “We cannot wait to dance with you”

Chicago institution Smartbar will reopen starting this weekend for the first time in 16 months. Here's the line-up:

Chez Damier to launch his first ever radio residency

Chez Damier's new monthly mix show launches this Saturday May 8 on Radio FG's Maxximum Radio.

Snad makes an auspicious debut on Courtesy of Balance with “Avoidance”

Another stand-out record from producer Snad, this time on Balance affiliate Courtesy of Balance with the Avoidance EP on vinyl.

Stephan Hoellermann & the roots of this thing of ours

Stephan Hoellermann quietly releases one of the best deep house records of the last year. It has no name, no label and no distribution. And that's the message.

8 Funk & Disco gems curated by Chez Damier & Camille, edited by Nico Lahs

The Makeup is a wild compilation of bright rarities from the '70s and '80s loved up by Adeen Records, Chez Damier and Camille and mixed by Nico Lahs.

Jorge Caiado: Vitality

Since his first release a decade ago on Chez Damier's Balance, Jorge Caiado has been passionately influencing the electronic music scene of his local Lisbon and beyond.

MUST READ!

Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.