The folks behind Daphne—including Eris Drew, Sold, and DJ Kiddo—discuss how the festival’s workshops aim to help women and nonbinary people claim their place in electronic-music history.
Chicago dance-music phenom the Black Madonna is sure to play one of the best sets of this year’s Tomorrow Never Knows festival.
Performers from this week’s Daphne: A Women’s Movement in Dance Music talk to the Reader about artists who inspire them.
Cap’n Jazz plans to recruit Blake Schwarzenbach of Jawbreaker, Smart Bar launches a record label, and more.
LA garage label Burger Records throws itself 50 parties (including one in Chicago), Smart Bar celebrates women in dance music, and more.
Next month local electronic label Argot will release Thanks, Karl, a tribute to a Smart Bar bouncer made by a couple of the club’s junior residents, Olin & Savile.
David Morales, Louie Vega, Jamie Principle, and more play Smart Bar on Sunday night to celebrate what would have been the house-music legend’s 60th birthday.
New music and a new side project from Vukari, crowdfunding for a documentary on Ella Jenkins, and more
Current obsessions of Metro publicist Jenny Lizak, and Smart Bar booker Marea Stamper (aka the Black Madonna)
Current musical obsessions of DJs and producers Ross Kelly and Samantha Roberts
Gossip Wolf: Two fun Cassette Store Day events to distract you from the nonexistence of “cassette stores,” a second LP for dark dance-rock duo Post Honeymoon, and more.