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Here’s Every Panel at the Chicago House Music Conference

The Chicago House Music Conference gets underway on May 24 2018 featuring panels by industry insiders and instructional workshops. Panelists include Glenn Underground, Brian Harden, Joe Smooth, Chip E., Ronda Flowers and many, many more.
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.
Moog announces the Grandmother semi-modular synth

Moog Celebrates (Grand) Mother’s Day

The mad geniuses at Moog have brought to the world the next step in retro semi-modular synths: Grandmother.
Pirate Radio Stations in US Cities

Pirate Radio in the US is Booming. Here Comes the Crackdown.

Massive enforcement actions are taking down record numbers of pirate radio broadcasters in the US, and now Congress is getting involved.

Deep(er) State: Inside the New 5 Magazine

Brawther's on the cover, Hifi Sean on the inside, Aathee Records on the move, Arturo Garces 5 Mag Mix, 5 Mag hips you to music premieres and why they just suck so hard, plus new music and reissues of the latest Deep House, Techno, Soulful House and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!

House, Latin House & Vogue Classes at the Chicago House Music Festival

Free master classes on Friday May 25 as part of the City of Chicago's huge Chicago House Music Festival, by instructors Czarina Mirani, Carlos Morris, Lyrik Cruz and Carlos Lanvin.
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Ron Trent Profiled in New Wax Poetics Series

Wax Poetics has launched a new "travel" series of videos and they wisely started off in Chicago. Chicago house music legend Ron Trent talks about listening to Black Jazz "in the womb" and the history of Chicago house music. Later Ronnie Reese takes us with Ron and Zernell Gillie for some crate digging.
Chicago House Music Conference

3 Days In May: The Chicago House Music Conference Is Coming

Part of the Chicago House Music Festival coming Memorial Day Weekend 2018 in Chicago, featuring workshops, panels and industry insiders. Also: Free. No RSVP needed.

You Can Be In The Video by the Voice of House Music’s Greatest Anthem

Chuck Roberts is working with Terry Hunter and Monique Bingham and shooting a video for their new single in Chicago.
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HearThis adds livestreaming. Is this a gamechanger?

Upstart DJ-centered streaming site HearThis.at has added livestreaming support, enabling DJs or podcasters to stream their sounds live and have them recorded automatically.

Record Store Day at Gramaphone Records!

All your jaded tweets about Record Store Day have come true. But there are still some places where the original spirit flies and Gramaphone Records is one of them.
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Mixcloud Raises a Boatload of Cash, Eyes Big Time US Expansion

$11.5 million from California investors will lead to US expansion for the London-based DJ streaming site Mixcloud.
Fyre Festival

Relive the Magic of Fyre Festival in a New Documentary Series

Hulu has picked up a new multi-party documentary about the debacle of the Fyre Festival in the Caribbean.

Music Is A Family: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

The essential Louie Vega interview. Plus Terry Hunter, The Scumfrog, Fish Go Deep and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!
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Cleveland Promises a “Proper Ass-Shaking Homage” to Rob Sherwood

Lady Miss Kier, Kenny Summit are among those paying tribute to seminal Cleveland underground music pioneer Rob Sherwood.

Ultra Music Fest Just Bought WMC

The long running industry conference has given into the reality that EDM now dominates music in Miami.
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Massive Attack Shut Down Facebook Page in Protest

The #deletefacebook movement picks up its highest profile endorsement as Massive Attack "temporarily withdraws" from Facebook.

Housepitality SF Returns to Chicago for Housepit CHI

The new Tuesday night residency Housepit CHI from the Housepitality SF crew launches April 3 at East Room.

The People That Ruined Radio Are Ruining The Company That Ruined Radio

IHeartMedia, formerly Clear Channel, just filed the 30th largest bankruptcy in history with $20 billion in debt.

EDM DJ Launches His Own Cryptocurrency

Don Diablo wants you to buy HEXCOIN.

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Low Steppa: A 5 Mag Mix 59

Birmingham DJ and Simma Black owner Low Steppa sits for an interview and contributes a new 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's house music mix series.

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