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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...

Chicago’s Trax Records sued by over a dozen artists over unpaid royalties

Trax Records, the Chicago record label that played a key role in the development of house music, is being sued by over a dozen artists...

Larry Heard and Robert Owens via Traxsource

Larry Heard and Robert Owens have won their legal case against Trax Records, The Guardian reports


In 2020, Chicago house innovators Heard (AKA Mr...

Beyoncé's 'BREAK MY SOUL' remixed by Honey Dijon, Nita Aviance and Terry Hunter: LISTEN

Beyoncé has released a selection of remixes of the single 'BREAK MY SOUL', the lead single from her seventh studio album, 'RENAISSANCE'. Honey Dijon, The...

deeon

A GoFundMe page has been launched to assist DJ Deeon amid ongoing health issues.


Last month, the legendary Chicago DJ and ghetto house pioneer -...

A 3D interactive exhibition dedicated to Prince is coming to downtown Chicago this summer.


Prince: The Immersive Experience is a multisensory project to celebrate the...

Heavee sat on steps outside in a hooded jacket

Chicago footwork dynamo Heavee, a mentee of the late DJ Rashad, is set to unleash a new EP, ‘Audio Assault’, via Hyperdub on 25th March...

Frankie Knuckles DJ set from 1986 shared online for the first time: Listen

A rare Frankie Knuckles DJ set from Valentine's Day 1986 has been shared to SoundCloud by Chicago music luminary Braxton Holmes. 


The 80-minute recording was...

Ewan McVicar releases new EP, 'Movin' On Over', on Optimo Music Digital Danceforce: Listen

Ewan McVicar has dropped a new EP, 'Movin' On Over', on Optimo Music Digital Danceforce. 


The winner of DJ Mag's Best of British Awards 2021...

Teklife releases new album from Chicago footwork artist, Sirr TMO, ‘888 (INFINITY)’: Listen

Teklife has released the new album from Chicago footwork artist Sirr TMO, '888 (Infinity)'. Check it out below.


A prolific face in the city's scene...

Jana Rush announces new mini-album on Planet Mu, ‘Dark Humor’

Jana Rush has announced a new mini-album, 'Dark Humor', which will land on 25th March via Planet Mu. 


The record follows on from the Chicago...

TEACHERS is a new short film (clocking in at exactly 9:09) with a special mix by CK303, celebrating the Chicago roots of Daft Punk...

Get To Know: Shaun J. Wright

Get acquainted with Shaun J.Wright, the Chicago-born DJ, dancer, producer and vocalist who lives and breathes house music

DJ Bone goes record shopping at SeaWolf Records in Amsterdam

DJ Bone is the next artist to feature in our DJ Mag Originals series, Crate Diggin’.

In the series, in which we take some of...

With tracks like ‘That’s The Way Love Is’ and ‘Right Back To You,’ Ten City’s 1989 debut album, ‘Foundation,’ set the standard for what vocal...

If songwriting and arrangement were as valued as sonic innovation in the history of dance music, then Chicago vocal house group Ten City would be...

'I Want The Love Of My Own' was found in the vaults of Chicago label DJ International 

A newly discovered Frankie Knuckles track is set for release.

Taken from reel-to-reel tape from some of the late house pioneer's early studio sessions in...

Messages of support have poured in from across the world 

Chicago house legend Paul Johnson is in an intensive care unit (ICU) after becoming infected with Covid-19. 

Johnson shared the news on Sunday (18th July)...

Footnotes is screening every night until 16th September

A short film on the music genre and dance style footwork is being projected onto Chicago's Merchandise Mart, a huge Art Deco building home to...

Chicago-born vocalist and musician KeiyaA’s debut album ‘Forever, Ya Girl’ was self-released last year, and won praise for its multi-layered and tender sound. Christine Ochefu...

When KeiyaA readied the release of her debut album, ‘Forever, Ya Girl’, last March, she was surprised at how quickly it took off. “I put the...

The festival will take place at Chicago’s Union Park in September

Eric Prydz is set to play under all three of his alias' at a new festival in Chicago.

Taking place across Labour Day weekend (September...