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Steve Ostrow, founder of NYC’s Continental Baths, dies at 91

The NYC singer and entrepreneur who gave Frankie Knuckles and Larry Levan an early gig passed away in Australia.

There is one true diva, her name is Kathy Brown and she needs our help

Legendary vocalist Kathy Brown's family has announced that her previously diagnosed lung cancer has spread to her brain. A GoFundMe campaign has been launched to support her.

For Frankie: Celebrating the life of Frankie Knuckles

There is one official Frankie Knuckles birthday party and it is held in Chicago. And this year it's at Metro & Smartbar.

Some Call It House, We Call It Home: the Story of 3 Degrees

The history of Chicago's 3 Degrees Global collective, representing a missing link in Chicago house music history as told by its members: Jeremiah Seraphine, Forever Monna, Julius The Mad Thinker, Dj-FLX, Priti Gandhi, BIGSEXY and Czboogie.

The Warehouse is now a Chicago landmark

An enthusiastic City Council approved landmark designation for the building where Frankie Knuckles played and where house music was born in Chicago.

Beyond Heaven: Discovering the hidden history of Chicago house music

In Beyond Heaven, Mario Luna and publisher Brandon Johnson collect artwork from more than a decade of Chicago house music history, from the early days of legendary pioneers to lost icons of dance music.

Frankie Knuckles & Juice WRLD murals intentionally destroyed in West Loop

Somebody painted over the Hubbard St. viaduct murals to Frankie Knuckles and Juice WRLD in Chicago. Nobody knows who, or why.

The Warehouse OK’d for preliminary landmark status

It was unanimous and if everything goes right The Warehouse will soon have landmark status in the city of Chicago.

Chicago to consider landmark status for The Warehouse

A meeting this Thursday April 13 2023 will consider granting preliminary landmark status to the building that formerly housed The Warehouse, Frankie Knuckles' first Chicago residency where house music was born.

Made With Love: Ron Trent’s moving tribute to Frankie Knuckles

You have very little time to nab one of the few copies of 7th Heaven, Ron Trent's 2014 tribute to the late Frankie Knuckles.

Site of Chicago club The Warehouse listed as “most endangered”

A Chicago preservation group has listed the site of legendary house music club The Warehouse as one of Chicago's "7 most endangered" buildings and destinations for 2023.

DJ Deeka – RISE vol 4

Strictly Underground Music's DJ Deeka is the DJ for this week's featured mix for 5 Mag's RISE series.

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 Electribe 101

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 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.

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