Prepare for the free show with Strut Records’ second compilation of material from the local label that birthed ghetto house.
Inspired by Ferguson protestors clashing with riot police, the local ghetto-house producer drew upon his experience in public housing for his powerful spoken-word contribution to “Ghetto.”
If you’re on the hunt for some unusual yuletide records for the holidays keep an eye out for this 1988 Dance Mania LP.
The Chicago producer died before the music he helped define could break out, but he’s still inspiring his Teklife crew—which is releasing a compilation to benefit his young son.
An off-the-grid show by Swedish industrial legends Brighter Death Now, a compilation of rare Chicago house from Kstarke, and more
Five honors students from Chicago rap’s freshman class: Alex Wiley, Saba, Spenzo, Taylor Bennett, and ZMoney
The local dance producer performed at the Chicago Cultural Center earlier today, and if you missed it you can watch his recent Boiler Room set to make up for it.
Johnson’s “Feel My M.F. Bass” is the kind of raw, raunchy house music that’ll get you on the dance floor.
Juke Underground’s globe-spanning comp, Clearance’s slanted and enchanted EP, and more
Explore Ray Barney’s basement, which is filled with old back stock from his in-demand and soon-to-be-revived dance label, Dance Mania.