Posts tagged "chicago house"

Roundup, March #3

This week, we’re spoiled for choice when it comes to fresh, contemporary house music that isn’t afraid to pop off. See what we have on repeat below.    Jessy Lanza -Don’t Leave Me Now  The latest single from Canadian producer Jessy Lanza is her first since relocating to LA, and

Germany’s iconic house outfit Milk & Sugar return with a new track for 2023, Feels Like, a collaboration with UK DJs Killed Kassette and Skapes with vocals from the Queen of Detroit Blues, singer Thornetta Davis. Bright, upbeat, and bouncy, Feels Like provides some much needed light to banish those

The mainstream’s embrace of no-nonsense house music has long been on the horizon, starting as far back as 2014 when a certain deep house bass-line crept its way into a number of high profile pop releases. Since then, the imminent arrival of 90’s Chicago as the new sound of pop

If the name Yulia Niko is not one you’re familiar with yet, chances are that’s about to change fairly soon. Finding her way to music at fifteen after buying ‘Western music’ from her local record store, Niko has since been crafting music that combines European minimal tech with the groove

Image courtesy Planet Mu Contrary to her name, Jana Rush seems to find solace in slowness. The iconic Chicago native DJ and producer (also known as JaRu) released her debut album Pariah in 2017, after twelve years in the game of Chicago footwork. It was a statement from a veteran;

Image by Louie Banks Late last year while the world was deep in the throes of lockdown, German photographer, musician and multi-disciplinary artist Wolfgang Tillmans released his video work, Can’t Escape Into Space. Filmed on an empty dance floor on location at a venue in the iconic LGBTQIA+ haven of

Image: Planet Mu Derived from ghetto house and hip hop, footwork may not be your immediate point of reference when considering the work of Finnish producer Sasu Ripatti, AKA Vladislav Delay and simply, Ripatti. His latest album, Fun is Not a Straight Line, parts with the artist’s conventions in that

The state of Chicago skating two decades ago in the early nineties certainly was very different to what it is today, labelled a pursuit aligned more with punk rock and grunge than the legacy of local electronic pioneers such as Ron Hardy and Frankie Knuckles. But it embodied a DIY

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