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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.
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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.
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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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The Legend of Jay B. Ross

Jay B. Ross moved mountains for tons of Chicago house artists from the early days to the present. The legendary "Rappin Lawyer" died on March 1.
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Jeff Mills Takes Us Back to the Moon

Episode 2 of Jeff Mills' The Outer Limits radio program airs Wednesday March 14 2018, presenting a fictional voyage with Apollo 18 to the lunar surface.
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Update: Traxsource Drops Prices, More Beats For the Buck

Final figures on Traxsource slashing prices for 2018 on new exclusive promo tracks, AIFF and WAV files, albums and back catalog classics.

The Music Is Always Bigger Than All Of Us: Inside The New Issue of...

We're talking about Jimpster, Lester Fitzpatrick, Pool Boy and Chip E. - inside a HUGE new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
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Dimitri from Paris Preparing Epic CHIC Remixes

Dimitri From Paris presents Le Chic Remix, coming in June 2018 from Glitterbox Recordings.

Basement Boys Join the Line-up of Chicago’s 2018 Chosen Few Picnic & Festival

Karizma, DJ Spen and Teddy Douglas join Ralphi Rosario, Sheree Hicks and the Chosen Few DJs at this year's Chosen Few Picnic and House Music Festival.
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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.

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