Results tagged “chicago”

Leonard "Remix" Rroy, Chicago's Unsung House DJ

Rroy’s parties at The Rink Zone drew huge crowds. He claims he invented the term “house music.”
Jan 7, 2010 in Features: Chicago House

Chicago House Roots: Left-field

House and techno were both heavily influenced by prep dance scenes.
Jan 2, 2010 in Features: House Roots

Leron Carson: Red Lightbulb Theory '87-'88

In his follow-up to a split EP with Theo Parrish, Carson provides us with five more early Chicago house tracks recorded to cassette in his youth.
Nov 14, 2009 in Reviews: House

Carpe Diem: The Story of Viola Da Gamba

Frank Youngwerth started his own label during the height of the Chicago house frenzy in hope of U.K. exposure.
Oct 21, 2009 in Features: Chicago House

Chicago House Roots: Last Days of Disco

Everyone knows house music is a direct descendent of disco, but to most, disco is still a dirty word.
Sep 19, 2009 in Features: House Roots

Chicago House Roots: Italo

To most older Chicagoans, the music listed here is house.
Sep 13, 2009 in Features: House Roots

Marcello Napoletano: The Space Voodoo

This is one of those albums where I sense that the artist enjoys the same old records I do.
Aug 25, 2009 in Reviews: House

Ron Trent: Dance Classic

It’s taken me almost two months to figure out how to review this album.
Aug 22, 2009 in Reviews: House

Africa Hi-Fi 5-Year Anniversary

Ron Trent is smooth as can be. His selections were joyous and beautiful. DJ Rashida played a fun set as well....
Jul 12, 2009 in Features: Shows

2009 Summer Singles

New 12-inches from Patrice Scott, Theo Parrish, Keith Worthy, Tevo Howard, and Les Aeroplanes.
Jun 25, 2009 in Features: Singles
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