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Larry Heard & Robert Owens win vs Trax Records

The Guardian carries the story that the lawsuit by Larry Heard and Robert Owens against Trax Records has been settled.

Electribal Soul: Billie Ray Martin on the fabled lost album from...

Originally recorded in 1991, pioneering electronic music band Electribe 101's lost second album, Electribal Soul, is finally released.

We have plans for Frankie Knuckles’ birthday

For Frankie, the annual Foundation benefit is this Sunday at Metro / Smartbar with Ralphi Rosario, Kai Alce, Terisa Griffin, Czboogie, Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini and Garrett David.

How Frankie Knuckles’ reel-to-reel wound up in Abe Lincoln’s library

"The State of Sound" is an exhibit showcasing Illinois artists from Miles Davis to Frankie Knuckles at the Abraham Lincoln presidential library in Springfield.
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The house that Frankie Knuckles built for us

How we keep Frankie a part of our lives and the soul of the architect in the house he built for us.

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

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....

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

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.

“You’re the Deepest MF Around”: Matthias Heilbronn & Monique Bingham team...

Matthias Heilbronn & Monique Bingham team up on "Something" for Peppermint Jam.

Billie Ray Martin to release lost Frankie Knuckles mixes of Electribe...

Frankie Knuckles' remixes of Electribe 101's "Heading For The Night" were shelved but will appear on vinyl in July.

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.

Haçienda NYE livestream features an avatar of Frankie Knuckles

24 hour (virtual) party people with Carl Craig, Phuture (live), Inner City (live) and an avatar playing Frankie Knuckles last ever Manchester NYE set recorded in 2013.

In 2021, support people. Screw the brands.

If we say we care about the history of this music, we need to stop enabling the ones that fucked it up.

Dancing While Black, Young and Queer in the 1970s

Lessons from Robert Williams: How dealing with the police was an essential part of dancing while Black, queer and young in the 1970s.

Tedd Patterson on Remixing Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper’s “Get Over...

Tedd Patterson talks to 5 Mag about remixing THE SOURCE - Frankie Knuckles and Eric Kupper's "Get Over U," released today.

Larry Heard & Robert Owens are Suing Trax Records

Chicago House Music pioneers Larry Heard and Robert Owens have filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement suit against Trax Records and defendant Rachael Cain.

More Classic Chicago House Flyers in Beyond Heaven Vol 2

New book showcases party flyers from back in the day - Chicago from 1981 to 1992 - and snapshots from ground zero of house music's origins.

Chicago House Pioneers Launch Ron Hardy Memorial Fundraiser

Chicago House pioneers lead by the Chosen Few and the Frankie Knuckles Foundation are holding a fundraiser to purchase a stone for Ron Hardy's grave.

Chicago Celebrates Frankie Knuckles’ 65th Birthday

This year's fundraiser for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation is coming quick... this Sunday, with Michael Serafini and Garrett David from Queen, plus Alan King, Mark Grant and Zac Jones at Metro.

Days Without You: Cherushii and Maria Minerva Made Beautiful Music

Cherushii's final record with Maria Minerva is a beautiful tribute to a rare soul.

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With Love for Detroit: Inside the New 5 Mag

The making of God Said Give Em Drum Machines, plus Rees Urban on Dam Swindle & 10 years of Heist, Lauren Krieger on Nala, Ultra Naté, Steve Mill and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.

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