Tag: chicago house

The Black Madonna Presents The Roots of Chicago House In RBMA

The music director at Chicago’s Smart Bar, America’s longest running independent music venue, The Black Madonna, brings, what could be called the perfect introduction to the origins of what made Chicago House the way that we know it now. This track selection by The Black Madonna includes the international roots of the sounds that shaped the distinctive style of Chicago house. What makes it more special, is that each track comes with an introduction by one of the most sought after DJs at the moment. Thus, aside from the music highlights itself, you can expect to hear comments like ‘the tune Derrick Carter played at his prom’. ... Read more

President Obama Congratulates Veteran Chicago House DJs

Chicago House legends Chosen Few DJs received blessings from perhaps the most famous Chicagoan of them all over the weekend, President Barack Obama. “Michelle and I are sorry we can’t be home with all the house heads in Jackson Park today,” Obama explains. “We’re having a 4th of July get together of our own at the White House, with some of America’s finest servicemen and women, and their families, but I still wanted to wish the Chosen Few DJs and all of you a happy 4th of July, and a happy 25th anniversary, Chosen Few Picnic. Love you Chicago! Enjoy ... Read more

Mix #087 by Brent Roozendaal

For many years now, Brent Roozendaal has been seen as a strong electronic music advocate, known for his outspoken, diverse and relevant musical style. On stage as a DJ, or as the promoter of several concepts, Brent pushes underground dance music straight from his heart into the realm of true connoisseurs, moving crowds everywhere he goes. During the past 12,5 years Brent has rocked dance floors all around the Netherlands from playing at renowned clubs as Studio 80 and Trouw as well as the obscure ones such as Pand 14 – right up to playing at festivals such as Open ... Read more