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AmyElle transports listeners back four decades with new single, ‘Push It’

AmyElle is diving into old-school house with her new single, “Push It.” Aiming to bring a return to Chicago’s signature style of footworking dance music, the rising house producer hooks in with her infectious beats and transports listeners back to early-80s Chicago. “I always find myself endlessly searching for old classic house records that set […]

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Premiere: Rising Chicago force DJ G-String shares floor-ready VIP edit of ‘Your Love’

For those that haven’t caught on-to DJ G-String, that’s likely about to change. The rising Chicago-based DJ/producer is quickly carving out a name for herself with a fierce disposition in the studio, and especially behind the decks. Drawing from a number of formative influences across the house, future-bass, and pop genres, G-String is building out […]

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Bea Miller joins Louis The Child on percussive new offering, ‘hate u cuz i don’t’

X-Factor alum Bea Miller has been demonstrating her knack for electronic toplines as of late, having jumped from singing on Kito’s “Steal My Clothes,” to now acing the vocal on Louis The Child‘s third album single, “hate u cuz i don’t.” Dispatched via Interscope Records, it turns out that the recent collaboration has actually been […]

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ARC Music Festival adds more first-class talent to debut lineup: TSHA, Channel Tres, Lee Foss, and more

Ever since ARC Fest announced a surreal debut lineup for the festival’s first edition, house and techno fans have been frothing at the mouth to for Chicago’s Union Park affair over Labor Day Weekend, September 4 – 5. What better location to celebrate house music than in the city of its birthplace, among artists who’ve […]

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ARC Music Festival adds more first-class talent to debut lineup: TSHA, Channel Tres, Lee Foss, and more

Ever since ARC Fest announced a surreal debut lineup for the festival’s first edition, house and techno fans have been frothing at the mouth to for Chicago’s Union Park affair over Labor Day Weekend, September 4 – 5. What better location to celebrate house music than in the city of its birthplace, among artists who’ve […]

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12th Planet announces new ‘Supernova’ EP, coinciding tour, ‘I am absolutely ready to get back out on the road again’

For many of us, the pandemic’s lockdowns meant being forced to shelter in place and work from home. For many others, it meant working on the front lines even under unprecedented uncertainties. For touring musicians however, the pandemic meant not being able to work—at all. Though now, as we inch back to normalcy, we’re likely […]

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Chicago city councilor calls for two 24-hour clubs solely dedicated to house music

House music was born in Chicago‘s underground club culture back in the late 1970s. Going on to shape electronic dance music for the next fifty years, one high ranking city official is now calling for a perpetual celebration of the city’s musical roots. Chicago city councilor Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has made the suggestion that the city […]

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Chicago city councilor calls for two 24-hour clubs solely dedicated to house music

House music was born in Chicago‘s underground club culture back in the late 1970s. Going on to shape electronic dance music for the next fifty years, one high ranking city official is now calling for a perpetual celebration of the city’s musical roots. Chicago city councilor Carlos Ramirez-Rosa has made the suggestion that the city […]

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Chicago permits Lollapalooza to move forward with ‘near or full-capacity’ festival this summer

The city of Chicago has given Lollapalooza the green light to host a near-capacity or full-capacity event during the festival’s previously scheduled dates of July 29 – August 1. Slated to take place at its usual venue, Grant Park in Chicago, Lollapalooza could proffer a similar lineup to what was initially planned for 2020. Details […]

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Drivers Are Dying In Chicago Because Cops Treat Car Chases Like Demolition Derbies

The Chicago Sun-Times recently wrote about how bad car crashes have gotten in Chicago, Illinois. Except it’s not regular motorists who are causing all the mayhem; it’s the police. Specifically, it’s police chases that are causing all the accidents.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Drivers Are Dying In Chicago Because Cops Treat Car Chases Like Demolition Derbies

The Chicago Sun-Times recently wrote about how bad car crashes have gotten in Chicago, Illinois. Except it’s not regular motorists who are causing all the mayhem; it’s the police. Specifically, it’s police chases that are causing all the accidents.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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ARC Fest secures Eric Prydz, Adam Beyer, ZHU, Seth Troxler, and more for inaugural event in Chicago

As summer winds to a close this year, fans will descend on Chicago, the birthplace of house music, for a brand new two-day event that features some of the genre’s most in-demand forces. ARC Fest will host its debut run this Labor Day Weekend, September 4 – 5, at Chicago’s Union Park, promising a stacked […]

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ARC Fest secures Eric Prydz, Adam Beyer, ZHU, Seth Troxler, and more for inaugural event in Chicago

As summer winds to a close this year, fans will descend on Chicago, the birthplace of house music, for a brand new two-day event that features some of the genre’s most in-demand forces. ARC Fest will host its debut run this Labor Day Weekend, September 4 – 5, at Chicago’s Union Park, promising a stacked […]

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Diamond Formation URL digital festival to benefit staff of iconic Chicago clubs, city charities

On August 1, music enthusiasts can aid staff of iconic Chicago clubs and a collection of the city’s community-based charities by streaming Diamond Formation URL. A digital festival curated by Smartbar’s Ariel Zetina, Diamond Formation URL will specifically benefit staff of Metro/Smartbar who are in need of relief, Brave Space Alliance, Afrorack, Molasses Chicago, and […]

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Diamond Formation URL digital festival to benefit staff of iconic Chicago clubs, city charities

On August 1, music enthusiasts can aid staff of iconic Chicago clubs and a collection of the city’s community-based charities by streaming Diamond Formation URL. A digital festival curated by Smartbar’s Ariel Zetina, Diamond Formation URL will specifically benefit staff of Metro/Smartbar who are in need of relief, Brave Space Alliance, Afrorack, Molasses Chicago, and […]

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Check Out Our Exclusive Peek at Jim Butcher’s New Dresden Files Entry, Peace Talks

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden returns for more magical mayhem in Peace Talks, the latest in fantasy author Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files series, which marks its 20th anniversary this year. At long last there’s some hope that the supernatural conflicts that’ve been tearing the city apart might be resolved—but will it last?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Check Out Our Exclusive Peek at Jim Butcher’s New Dresden Files Entry, Peace Talks

Chicago wizard Harry Dresden returns for more magical mayhem in Peace Talks, the latest in fantasy author Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files series, which marks its 20th anniversary this year. At long last there’s some hope that the supernatural conflicts that’ve been tearing the city apart might be resolved—but will it last?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Louis the Child announce Brooklyn event, release hip-hop collaboration [Stream]

Less than 24 hours after teasing a special event on Instagram live, Louis the Child have followed-up their Red Rocks announcement with an August show at The Brooklyn Mirage in New York City. The Chicago-duo is going all out for this stop on their Here for Now 2020 tour, enlisting the help of The Knocks, […]

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