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Romanthony

Romanthony’s Ministry of Love Remixed by Andres, Kevin McKay

Glasgow Underground is releasing a double 12" and digital set of remixes this summer featuring the late Romanthony's classic "Ministry of Love" remixed by Andrés, Ejeca, Andre Crom, Mirrors and Kevin McKay. There's an inevitable...
Giorgio Moroder

Giorgio Moroder to Play Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork announced the first wave of acts headlining at this summer's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. Among the names is Don Giorgio Moroder. Moroder, who skyrocketed back into the public consciousness in 2013 thanks...
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Spring Awakening 2015 Lineup Announced

In anticipation of warmer days to come, the good folks at React have announced the acts to their 4th annual Spring Awakening Music Festival, taking place once again Chicago’s Soldier Field on June 12th,...
hard summer

Three Deaths at Hard Summer Festival in LA

San Bernardino County Sheriff confirms the death of two women and one man at the Fontana, California Live Nation faux rave.
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Cajmere Drops 31 Track Compilation

Out today comes another bundle of sunshine from Cajual and Relief Records in Chicago - a massive 31 track compilation pitting the labels in mortal combat, Cajual vs. Relief Volume 2. There are few...

Help Colonel Abrams

Item: An appeal from House Music legend Marshall Jefferson on behalf of Colonel Abrams. The multifaceted performer on more classic tracks than any man could count is in "dire straits" after both health and...

Chicago Dance Club Neo Moves All Operations to Debonair

Legendary Chicago underground music club Neo has announced that it's pulling up stakes and moving all operations to Debonair Social Club in Wicker Park beginning in August 2015. Following initial reports by Red Eye and...
5 Magazine Issue 145

This Month We’re Talking About Joeski

New 5 Magazine Issue 145 with New York City nightlife legend Joeski, a new 5 Mag Mix from Ricardo Miranda, WildPitch! in Atlanta and more.
Jesse Rose

Jesse Rose to Retire?

DJ/Producer Jesse Rose claims his next album "Alright Mate" will be his last.

Live Broadcast Tribute to Andre Harris this Sunday

It was last June 3rd that we learned the shocking news that House Music producer and DJ and all around fixture in the Chicago House Music scene, Andre Harris, had passed away. I'll always...
Disco Demolition Night

Disco Demolition Night: A Drunk History

Season four of the Comedy Central Show Drunk History will feature a slightly misremembered history of Chicago's infamous Disco Demolition Night.

This Chicago Record Store is Closing & Everything Left Is Free

About the only thing sadder than a record store closing is a movie theater closing... No, scratch that: there's nothing on this earth sadder than a record store closing. And while there have been...

Coming Soon: Bob Moog Documentary Electronic Voyager

Here's a nice success story to start your day. Electronic Voyager, a documentary dedicated to the life of synthesizer and electronic music pioneer Bob Moog, has exited its kickstarter campaign fully funded with hours...

London’s Iconic Fabric to Close

Amid questions about restricting BPMs at Fabric, the Islington Council ultimately elected to revoke the club's license.

Who’s Going to Movement?

Later this week - on Memorial Day weekend to be exact - thousands of Techno and House fans will descend upon the Motor City for the 10th anniversary of Paxhau's Movement Festival at its...

The Last Days of The Shrine

In the '90s, it seemed that every shop and store in Chicago was on the verge of becoming a Starbucks. Today, they've gone condo. The Shrine is the latest casualty in Chicago's property wars gone...

Commissioner Fritchey Intervenes to End the Chicago Culture War

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey seeks an end to the absurd tax arguments that might end Chicago nightlife as we know it.

Tortured Soul, Dusky, Eats Everything in the New Issue of 5 Mag

Tortured Soul's John-Christian Urich, Dusky, Eats Everything and Chicago's Summer of House in Issue #118 of 5 Magazine, Out Now. This month, 5 Magazine talks with Tortured Soul's John-Christian Urich on the band's loss following...
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Chicago House Producer Andre Harris Passed Away

We've just received the sad and shocking news that Andre Harris - long a mainstay of the Chicago House scene - passed away last week. The announcement was made in a joint statement by Roy...
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Roland Releases Schedule for #909 Day Celebration

Music festival meets product launch-a-palooza with DJ Pierre, Ian Pooley and others.

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Session Victim: Listen To Your Heart

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