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Grammy nominated producer DJ Terry Hunter stopped by the Vocalo studios to catch up with host Jesse De La Peña…

Luis Baro chatted with Jesse De La Peña about Viva Acid – a celebration of acid house in Chicago this week.

“House music is music for everybody.” Jesse De La Pena sits down with Byron Stingily and Marshall Jefferson of Ten City.

Jesse De La Pena returns to Gramaphone Records to discuss business during the pandemic, the vinyl resurgence and the legacy of the iconic record store.

Released on August 27 by toucan sounds, The Garden is the sticky sweet fruit of a collaboration between avant-r&b singer Brandon Markell Holmes) and Rogue Vogue.

Chicago House DJ and Producer Paul Johnson’s contributions to the city’s vibrant music scene began in his teens, and even a tragedy suffered early in life couldn’t halt his creativity.

This weekend, Chicago hosts two of its legendary DJ teams who pioneered what Spin magazine called the “boldest dance music on the planet,” in a one-night-only house party. In the 1980s, The Original Hot Mix 5 DJs (Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mickey Mixin Oliver, Ralphi Rockin Rosario, Kenny Jammin Jason), and in the 1990s the Original B96 Mixmasters (Julian Jumpin Perez, Bad Boy Bill, Frankie Hollywood Rodriguez, Tim Spinnin Schommer, Brian Hitmix Middleton) brought house music […]

We talked with Vivian James about his inspirations, the house music scene, and what to look forward to…

The LA-born, Chicago-based producer speaks to us on finding her name, sound, and new friends since she moved to Chicago for school.

On “Taken Away,” we see a relaxed, confident side to the iconic Detroit producer.