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Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

House Music All Stars Come Out to Support Boyd Jarvis

The Music Got Us Too: Timmy Regisford, Merlin Bobb, Francois K, Joe Claussell, Kevin Hedge, Barbara Tucker, Eli Escobar and Mark Francis lead a fundraiser in support of Boyd Jarvis.

Is This The First House Music Track to Evoke Eric Garner?

Updated 3/9: Out today via beatport. Dance music often deals with currents affairs and controversies from an oblique and indirect angle. I don't think this is anything to apologize for. Dance music grew out of...

DJ Pap ft. Cei Bei: “It’s the Music”

This one took a long way around: from DJ Pap and Curt Harmon (aka Cei Bei) in Chicago to Dubai and back again. Cei Bei is an immensely talented vocalist, but the key here...
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Marquis Hawkes ft. Jocelyn Brown: I’m So Glad

Marquis Hawkes' "I'm So Glad" featuring Jocelyn Brown is a track so good that even haters will buy two copies for their kids.

Barbara Tucker Interview

HER POWERHOUSE VOICE AND presence has established her as the diva of house music. Think of the classic songs: "Deep Inside", "Beautiful People", "I Get Lifted" and "Jazz it Up". But Barbara Tucker is more...
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Southport Weekender Returns for One Day in London

The acclaimed UK soul festival is back June 10th in London.
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PREVIEW: Kings & Queens of House Music May 30 2015

Chicago, send the kids to the fam and call in sick for a week, because the city hasn't seen a powerhouse event of Chicago House Music's original pioneers in a long, long time. And...
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Ant LaRock & Zhao Release “The Question” on Dopewax

Looking for real heat? It's right here, with Ant LaRock's fantastic "The Question" featuring Zhao on Dopewax.

The Armando Project: Terry Hunter Interview

The following is a partial transcript of our interview with Terry Hunter for The Armando Project. Terry was on the road at the time, and took time out to answer a few questions and...

Cookie Monsterz and Michelle Weeks: Spread Love

This is your peak-hour stomper for the months flowing into summer and maybe beyond. Michelle Weeks is well-known as a vocalist by this point, but I hadn't a clue who the hell the "Cookie...

Vega Records Uncovers Unreleased Loleatta Holloway

The new release, "Can't Let You Go" was completed before her passing in 2011.
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N’Dinga Gaba: The 5 Magazine Interview

In a climate where "hot" new music trends seem to be introduced to the world every few months like a high-street store's new fashion line, artists who are steadfastly doing their own thing stand...

So You Think You’re Old School? Meet. Dr. Bob Jones

In his more than forty years in the business, Dr. Bob Jones has seen dance music trends come and go. Whether he's selecting music for his worldwide gigs, or an underground radio show, he...

Cheyenne – “It’s In My Heart”

More on the progressive tip than straight-ahead House, this track exhibits some interesting arrangements and genuinely uplifting vocals from the singer Cheyenne. The mix has a lot of bells and whistles which makes it...

Billy Butler & Adam Hyjek featuring Josh Quenton: Stay

Mike Millrain's Soul Revolution Records stays in the gap where Deep House, Soulful House and UKG meet.

Charles Dockins: “I Gotcha Back”

I first heard this from the Groove Junkies during a set at WMC. It had me hooked right off the bat. Most tunes might require an additional listen but not this. A wicked electric...
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Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly: It’s Your World

Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly, Wayne Williams and Terry Hunter. What do these legendary names all have in common? Well, the obvious answer is Chicago, but I bet you NEVER would have uttered "House Music"...

Terry Grant Joins Spiritchaser for “Dancing In My Head”

Terry Grant is one of the most unique vocalists working in electronic music today - pretty much everything that he sings on (and/or writes) is worth a listen and probably an impulse buy. The...
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DJ Dealer: The 5 Magazine Interview

A proud "re-plant" to Chicago, DJ Dealer recently moved back to his former childhood home after spending much of his musical career in Denver. It was there that he built an incomparable reputation as...

DJD3 (DJ Donovan): “Taste My Spirit”

This was sent via CDR by Donovan (aka DJD3), a talented DJ that was for a time last Fall and Winter was splitting his time between residencies in Chicago and Miami. This is a...

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Techno flows through YENI, influencing her from an early age in the East German illegal rave scene and driving her life to become a global force as a DJ, producer, and label owner.

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