Results tagged “chicago”

Chicago House Roots: WBMX Italo

There’s no denying that Italo disco served as a major influence to Chicago producers.
Mar 5, 2012 in Features: House Roots

Obsolete Music Technology: "Mmmmmusic"

Steven Tang’s latest single reminds me of the good old days of melodic Detroit techno.
Jan 26, 2012 in Reviews: House

Farley Keith Mixes, 1984-1986

Any study of influential Chicago DJs would be incomplete without Farley Keith (later Farley “Jackmaster” Funk).
Dec 5, 2011 in Features: Chicago House

Michael Ezebukwu, The Wanderer

DJ at Club LaRay, Rialto Tap, the Clubhouse, and more
Jun 4, 2011 in Features: Chicago House

VA: Gene Hunt Presents Chicago Dance Tracks

At its beginning, Chicago house music was not a commercial product. Young artists recorded tracks to tapes.
May 20, 2011 in Reviews: House

Disco Curator

Daniel Goss on Dugan’s Bistro and Chicago’s First Radio Hot Mixer
Feb 2, 2011 in Features: Chicago Disco

Chicago Skyway: Wreckage

Sean Hernandez is one of a handful of artists in Chicago making music inspired by an earlier, trackier era.
Dec 13, 2010 in Reviews: House


"Disco-Tech" was a newsletter edited by Rufus Smith of the Disco-Chicago record pool.
Dec 2, 2010 in Features: Chicago Disco

Sim Garrett: From Soul to Zorine's

A profile of DJ Sim Garrett, who spun soul with Herb Kent before a two-and-a-half-year stint at Arnie Morton’s disco, Zorine’s.
Nov 28, 2010 in Features: Chicago Disco

Sónar Chicago 2010

When I first heard that Sónar was coming to Chicago, I wasn’t sure what to expect.
Sep 12, 2010 in Features: Shows
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