TALsounds and Matchess braid their music together on the debut of Damiana, Chi-ROCK Nation celebrate hip-hop heritage with a monthlong exhibit, and more.
Marcus Mixx’s early records fetch hundreds of dollars apiece from a cult of collectors, but he just wants a space of his own to make his new tracks.
West-side music-business institution Willie Barney dies at 89, Music Frozen Dancing returns to the Empty Bottle with a “kool” surprise guest, and more.
DJ Chip made the ghetto-house cut “Aw Shit” with his neighbor in 1999, and last week it soundtracked a downtown inauguration protest.
Ghetto-house pioneer DJ Funk releases a career retrospective, the Adler mashes up stars with rock stars, and more.
Johnson’s “Feel My M.F. Bass” is the kind of raw, raunchy house music that’ll get you on the dance floor.
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.
Dance Mania Records helped birth ghetto house, juke, and footwork music—now it’s back to court the EDM crowd.