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We review the Sneak/Carter/Farina trio

Friday nights are now in the hands of the Insane crew. They have moved quickly and filled the 40 year old Ibiza institution with a whole host of underground artists, including John Digweed, Fritz Kalkbrenner (regular residents), Uner, Steve Lawler, Joris Voorn, Coyu and Umek, plus tonight's guests - the Chicago house trio of DJ Sneak, Mark Farina & Derrick Carter.

For official Pitchfork afterparty this Saturday July 20

With Chicago's Pitchfork Festival this weekend (July 19-21), catch Ray-Ban X Boiler Room 002 on Saturday July 20 for the official festival afterparty.

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Premiere: Big Dope P ‘Southside Of Chicago’

Moveltraxx will release its latest compilation EP, ‘Street Bangers Factory 21’, this month. Listen to founder Big Dope P’s ‘Southside Of Chicago’ below. 


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“He was one of the best DJs you’d ever meet, but didn’t mind sharing the spotlight" 

Chicago house DJ Darrell Woodson has passed away.   “Last night we lost a sweet soul who happened to be a fantastic DJ,” Chicago's DJ...

The Rockin' House Records boss, and first producer to add guitars and live instruments to the studio mix, leaves a huge legacy behind 

Chicago house music legend Rodney Bakerr has died. 

Baker, who produced and DJ'd with an additional "r" on his surname, suffered a heart attack last...

The imprint was originally launched in 1985 by Rocky Jones and the late Benji Espinoza

Chicago house label, DJ International Records, has relaunched. 

DJ International, the legendary Chicago imprint oringally launched in 1985 by Rocky Jones and the late Benji Espinoza...

“Unfortunately, the time has come where The Mid’s doors will be closing”...

Chicago club The Mid is to close in February, the venue has announced.

Leading up to the venue’s closing party on 5th February 2019, The...

He was a champion of the city’s underground scene...

Dan Jugle, the influential, Chicago-based techno and experimental artist, died this past weekend.

Jugle was a champion of the Chicago underground scene. He was best...

Decision gives tax breaks to small venues...

Following a debate, Cook County — the Illinois municipality which covers the city of Chicago — is set to officially recognise DJ shows as cultural...

Cynic Music boss digs up some vocal gems!

Felix Dickinson's new tune is sensational. Out on Futureboogie this month, it's been on heavy rotation in the DJ Mag office over the last few...

Another surprise SoundCloud drop from RDJ

The latest upload on Richard D. James’s SoundCloud sees him rework a classic.

The British producer shared an edit of Street-Side-Boyz’s ‘I Wanna Be With...

Jesse Saunders, Chicago house pioneer, hospitalised following “major stroke”

Chicago house pioneer Jesse Saunders has been hospitalised following reports of a "major stroke".


On 26th November, Chicago collective Chosen Few DJs, of which Saunders...

The Frankie Knuckles Foundation and the Chosen Few DJs have teamed up to honour house music pioneer 

The Frankie Knuckles Foundation and the Chosen Few DJs have launched a GoFundMe campaign to get a proper gravestone for Ron Hardy.

Hardy, the house...

It all started with radio DJ Steve Dahl destroying disco records on air...

The Major League Baseball team, Chicago White Sox, have announced they will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the controversial 1979 Disco Demolition night.

Steve Dahl...

It's a thorough snapshot of a timeless scene...

A new 96-page book documenting early Chicago House music has been published.

Out now via Brandon Johnson's Almighty & Insane Books, 'Beyond Heaven: Chicago House...