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Deep House is a subgenre of House Music. Originating in the 1980s - particularly with the music of Larry Heard, Fingers Inc, and others - it fuses elements of Chicago House with a more melodic, sometimes soulful feeling.

Chicago House Legend Roy Davis Jr Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Updated: A gofundme campaign has been set up by some good people to assist Roy Davis Jr. Click here to find out more. Our friend, a wonderful producer and a stalwart of the Chicago scene,...

Shazam Bangles: 5 Magazine’s New Mix Monday #164

The music never stops and it never should. Volume 164 of 5 Magazine's New Mix Monday weekly guest mix series is an exclusive mix from Chicago's Shazam Bangles. Mr. Bangles is part of Cutz on...
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Deep and Disco (and a little bit of pop): JKriv of Deep and Disco

We go around but one time on this globe, and Jason Kriveloff, alias JKriv, appears to be one of those carpe diem types. As the bassist for Tortured Soul, JKriv brought dance music into...

Nicholas: Bonus Beats Vol 1

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/259895915" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Has it really been this long? I looked through all of my records and write-ups and when that failed I fell back to Googling, and it seems it's...

Cinthie and Ed Herbst: Beste 005

I've been finding some dope split EPs and choice cuts from the always prolific "Various Artists" lately, and this split between Cinthie and Ed Herbst for Beste Modus (Berlin) was near the top of...

Ed Nine: Timeless

Ed Nine first perked up my ears with a DJ's DJ, sick as hell mix, right here on our website. Then in 2014 I started getting his tracks in my box from various labels...

Kevin Yost: “All I Had Was My Music”

Kev Obrien profiles Kevin Yost, the ultimate outsider & one of the most prolific dance music producers in America.
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Mark Farina: Good Afternoon Mix (Exclusive)

New Mark Farina mix for 2016 for his new track with Homero Espinosa and Seven Davis, Jr, "You Should Be Dancing," out now from Moulton Music.

Karizma’s “Work It Out” Stars in New Google Chromebook Ad

Watch the new 60 second spot featuring the Karizma gospel house smash from Lumberjacks In Hell.
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How I Play: Jenifa Mayanja on the Culture of DJing

DJs today are confronted with an astonishing number of choices, from vinyl to digital media, controllers, mixers, and the unending stream of more music being released for consumption than at any time in history. It's...

Jeff Craven: Getting Larger

Large Music founder Jeff Craven on the state of the American Deep House scene and why WMC 2012 was 'the funeral of American House Music that nobody came to'

Fort Street presents Rick Wade’s Transcendent

On its second release, Detroit's Fort Street Records appears to be in very safe hands with this three tracker from local Deep House champion Rick Wade.

Look Like’s Delta EP

Look Like's Delta EP is a vision of early Detroit and Chicago realized, drawing upon his early French hip hop influences.
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Frankie Knuckles, Ron Hardy and How House Music Movies Are Made

Everyone will be Unsung. Including you.
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Sir Rick: The Neverending Reflections of Rick Wade

Detroit producer Rick Wade has been a fixture of the Deep House scene since the early 1990s. Long considered an underground hero - one of those guys we call a "producer's producer" or a...

Mystery Producer Nicholas a Mystery No More

Welcome to the new Digital Divide. If you buy, play or listen to nothing but MP3s and the new release section of Beatport is your conduit to the international dance scene, you may find...

Point G: Classics and Unreleased Jams

There hasn't been a more inexplicable but delightful story than the resurgence of interest in the music of Gregory Darsa. His Point G alias has been taking most of the bows but it's a...

For a Good Cause: In Memory of Kenny Hawkes

In memory of Kenny Hawkes, several of his friends are reaching out to raise money for the British Liver Trust, the "only charity in the UK dedicated to helping everyone affected by a liver...
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Giorgio Luceri’s Liger EP (SAFT)

If my record collection is any guide, Giorgio Luceri isn't just going places - he's already arrived. In the wake of another EP on Chicago's Mathematics (A Love Supremacy) that has been getting a...
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Classic Chicago House Selections from Golf Clap

Midwest heroes Golf Clap select 5 classics from the Midwest rave scene and contribute a special throwback old school Chicago House mix.


Duke Shin and 5 Years of Bringing The Goods

Exclusive mix and interview with Duke Shin, purveyor of fine beats and impresario behind The Goods Thursday nights, celebrating their 5th anniversary.




12 Years of Breaking Records

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