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Mood II Swing is one of those names - like Masters at Work or Todd Terry - that is shorthand for a whole era of quality house music.
Osunlade joins DJ Heather for her Lake Effect residency October 19 2018 at Smartbar with special guest Michael Serafini.
An ultra revealing podcast interview with Smartbar's former talent buyer Nate Manic on what went on behind the scenes of one of the biggest and most influential clubs in the world.
Soul Clap is leading the way to Movement and bringing Amp Fiddler with them. They play at a special House of EFUNK show on Saturday May 19 2018 at Smartbar in Chicago.
In honor of Glenn Underground & Boo Williams playing b2b at Smartbar this Friday April 20 2018, here's the classic Strictly Jaz Unit vol 3 set featuring Boo & Glenn from the 1990s.
Noncompliant aka DJ Shiva on Midwest electronic music's roots and what sets DJs from mid-America apart.
There is something wrong with you if you are planning on being somewhere other than Smartbar this Friday, March 16 2018 for DJ Minx from Detroit, DJ Heather and Samone for Lake Effect.
36 panels of Haring's 1989 mural with Chicago public school students will be on display at a new exhibition in Chicago.
Jeff Derringer is also marking Oktave's 8 year anniversary and the launch of Oktave Records.
A tribute to a tribute to Chicago with DJ Pierre, DJ Hyperactive, Glenn Underground, Paul Johnson, Boo Williams, Mike Dearborn and Ron Trent.
Baltimore House Music legend DJ Spen's complete 3 hour set recorded at 5 Magazine's 11 Year Anniversary Party August 27 2016 at Smartbar, Chicago.
Wanna get a brief lesson on House and Garage history as told (verbally and musically) by Marc Cotterell? Keep scrolling! We’re beyond excited to have...
Next Time For 45: It was 33 and a third years ago (July 1982) that Joe Shanahan opened Smart Bar. From Frankie Knuckles and...
5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani goes behind the scenes of Queen!, Chicago's Sunday night residency at SmartBar with Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Garrett David, Jojo...