Robert Ford and Trent Adkins shaped the bold, subversive, gossipy, funny, deeply engaged voice of Thing, which was felled by the AIDS pandemic in 1993.
This week’s featured gig poster was created by singer, DJ, and producer Green Velvet, aka Cajmere.
Chicago nonprofit Open the Circle works to spread a local Black dance culture that can knit together youth communities.
A series of events in the south-side neighborhood is rounded out by a panel and dance party devoted to house music.
Plus: Tall Pat Records brings Cuddlestock back for year three, and Scientist release their second album of metal experiments.
Cajual and Cajmere compiled, Swerp vs. twinklecore, and more
Chicago house music is the sound of global pop today. In the 90s, though, it was on life support—until a new wave of producers got its groove back.
With his new Fabric mix, house-music legend Derrick Carter proves again what his fans have known for more than 20 years.
Diplo and Switch debut their own take on the house classic “Percolator.”
Girl Talk gorges at Graham Elliot, the Electrical Audio forum’s annual sausage party, and more
The Chicago dance style footwork already has MTV’s attention. But footwork music may be too weird for mainstream ears.