Much like Nickelback performing in arenas while "real" rock bands grind it out in much smaller clubs, a new crop of more-mainstream producers and DJs have sprung up and exploded. Acts like the Swedish House Mafia and Avicii create endless amounts of interchangeable, formulaic EDM music that is devoi ... More >>
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House Proud is special in that it's a monthly club night that doesn't feel like one, but rather a packed party filled with a family-and-friends vibe. Factor in DJ/producer Gene Farris as headliner on April 6 for the sixth installment, and you're definitely going to leave Honey sweaty at 2 a ... More >>
Farina in his record roomIf you love house music, you know Mark Farina. The jazz-house pioneer got his start in Chicago and San Francisco in the late '80s and has stayed true to his funky flavors of mellow house, downtempo and hip-hop ever since. He self-released the seventh installment of his fa ... More >>
Old-school Chicago buddies Derrick Carter and Mark Farina are house music's modern heroes. They're about as popular as a pair of DJs can get, Mark hailed for his legendary Mushroom Jazz compilations and fluid style and Derrick for epic late-night sets and ability to work a crowd. The two are reun ... More >>
Photos from over the weekend.
America's number one house DJ (in our book) comes to Epic on Thursday. We've got two tixx and an interview.
It's a double dose today!
Music, mayhem, materialism: Experiencing the rhapsody and the industry of Miami's Winter Music Conference