Results tagged “chicago”

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

Gas at the Chicago Cultural Center

At times I felt like I was moving through a three-dimensional sculpture.
May 27, 2009 in Features: Shows
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