In November 2021, news broke that filled the Chicago house-music community with pride. Hometown house legends Ten City were nominated for a Grammy for Best Dance/Electronica Album for Judgement, their […]
Mickey “Mixin'” Oliver’s new autobiographical musical has charm, but is too talky.
UPDATE Monday, July 8, 12:45 PM: Both concerts by Ready for the World have been canceled. Refunds available at point of purchase. Ready for the World’s single “Tonight” was all […]
A tour and oral history of the long-gone spaces that birthed one of the foundational sounds in modern pop
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.
Dance-music fiend Jerome Derradji Still is restoring dozens of decaying reel-to-reel tapes featuring unissued tracks and mixes from the genre’s early giants.
Pastor T.L. Barrett has been a lot of things: an activist preacher, a top-shelf gospel-funk musician, a convicted scammer.