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Chicago’s ARC Music Festival announces 2024 lineup

Labor Day weekend 2024 gets electric with the return of ARC Music Festival in Union Park.

Kanye West sued again for copyright, this time it’s Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love”

The Summer estate denied use of the iconic disco song due to "potential degradation to Summer's legacy" and "wanted no association with West's controversial history."

Derrick Carter, Armand Van Helden headline My House Music Festival 2023

The Chicago festival celebrates its eighth year in Pilsen's Harrison Park with a two day extravaganza August 12 and 13 2023.

DJ Lady D makes a festival-worthy Chicago house playlist

Chicago's DJ Lady D selects her top 19 Chicago house festival tracks ahead of ARC Music Festival, coming this Labor Day Weekend (September 1 through September 3 2023) at Union Park.
Everyone Is About To Feast On The Beast

“Everyone is About to Feast on the Beast”

A who's who of classic Chicago House artists have launched a legal strike to reclaim their rights from Trax Records. A reckoning over the past has been a long time coming...

#ListenUp Ten City’s Love Is Love, remixed

Chicago duo DRAMA add original vox and pulsating electro-pop vibes to LOVE IS LOVE, the title track from Chicago house legends Ten City's forthcoming album.

Chicago house music legends Ten City drop a new single

Love Is Love is the title track of the forthcoming album. Their last one was nominated for a Grammy, so that's a big deal.

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.

Kanye sued for sampling house music classic “Move Your Body” 22 times

A lawsuit filed Wednesday lights up Kanye West for alleged "blatant exploitation" of Marshall Jefferson's house music classic on "Flowers" from Donda 2.

Ten City’s JUDGEMENT nominated for a Grammy Award

The nominations are out, and Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily are nominated for a Grammy Award for Ten City's JUDGEMENT album.

#TheTeardown Making The Spaces Between’s “Ghosts” with Terry Farley & Ashley Beedle

F*CLR's latest black wax masterpiece is a transcontinental séance featuring the combined talents of Terry Farley, Wade Teo, Ian Snowball, Harry Dennis — and a reunited Black Science Orchestra.

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.

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.

Trax Records Founder Larry Sherman Dies of Heart Failure

Chicago House label Trax Records' founder Larry Sherman died of heart failure over Passover.

Joey Negro’s Z Records Prepares ’90s House & Garage Vol 2 Comp

Dedicated to the late, great and deeply missed Paul "Trouble" Anderson, the double album/CD set is out at the end of February 2020.

Chicago House’s Sleezy D of “I’ve Lost Control” Has Died

Marshall Jefferson tagged us in a post bringing the news that Derrick Harris aka Sleezy D has died of kidney failure.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Chicago House Music Festival

Save the date : May 23 - May 25 2019 we're going back to Millennium Park, and Tony Humphries, Marshall Jefferson, Chip E. and Reel People are coming with.

Merry Christmas from Andrew Emil

Here's your invitation to A Classic Christmas with Chicago House legends Marshall Jefferson, Chip E., Stacy Kidd and Andrew Emil at Spybar December 21 2018.

Marshall Jefferson Comes Home for A Classic Christmas with SpyBar & 5 Mag

This is your invite: Chicago House Music pioneer Marshall Jefferson comes home on Friday December 21 with Chip E., Stacy Kidd and Andrew Emil, hosted by Czarina from 5 Mag.

Get (Almost) Famous with Roland’s #808Day Showcase

Roland is promoting their Roland Cloud software with their first ever 808 Beat Maker's Showcase in August 2018.

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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.