The media may have dumped the DJ--but audiences remain infatuated with Deep Dish
Chicago trackmaster Green Velvet burns down house music with wickedly funny anti-anthems
Side Man hangs out with hipsters; Dracula misses the jugular
Orpheus descends to the realm of the silly; The Chosen depicts the contemplative life
A decade ago, Derrick May helped invent a dance music that complemented a hollow city, Detroit. Now that May's music has colonized two continents, its maker has disappeared.
We list the best of the best of 1997.