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He was a soul music Renaissance Man. A singer, songwriter, and producer who was revered by his contemporaries and who quietly created some of the greatest soul music of all…
Hï Ibiza (Space), the brand new club by Ushuaïa Entertainment, unveils the lineup for their much-anticipated Opening Party, which takes place on Sunday 28th May.   The club formerly known…
Joining Maddness KMA on the this weeks House, Garage & Bass show will be the multi award winning, Chart topping Garage outfit SUNSHIP.   Known for their full vocal mixes…
It was only a matter of time, wasn't it? Little DJ Arch Jnr has got a booking and he's sharing the line-up with some huge names.   The South Africa's…
DJ Harvey will play an exclusive four-date residency at London's Ministry of Sound kicking off on Saturday 8th April.   Subsequent dates will follow seasonally throughout the year — with…
This week on Maddness KMA guest mix is from House and Garage Veteran Producer Paul (Dub Syndicate/ Dubz 4r Klubz) Benjamin.   Responsible for a string of classic hits right…
DJ, producer and bandleader Louie Vega knows something about partnerships. His collaboration with fellow NYC producer Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez is one of near mythical status. That pairing has produced tireless…
The London label's hand-numbered, five-disc compilation lands in early spring. London label Claremont 56 is celebrating ten years in business with a five-disc vinyl box set.   The brainchild of…
A new late night club experience in Dublin.   After months of throwing parties in the infamous Grand Social, Wah Wah Club have announced that they will now be packing…
One Half of the Notorious Garage Outfit Ramsey&Fen, DJ Ramsey \is joining Dj Maddness with a Guest mix of House & Garage Elements kicking of the series of guest mixes…
DJ, producer and all round House music legend Louie Vega is revealed as the latest ambassador for the MODEL 1 mixer, the debut instrument from PLAYdifferently. After more than 30…
She also has plans to retire from performing this year.   Aretha Franklin has big plans for 2017: a new album produced by Stevie Wonder and retirement from performing live.…
SODA, Prescription Underground and Vega Records have come together to bring you a rare night of music and live performances at Fais Do-Do, Los Angeles, in honour of Louie Vega's…
HouseFMdotNet feels very blessed and honoured to be celebrating 1 year of Anané Vega being part of the family along with her musically diverse Nulu Movement Show.        …
Few living DJs embody the spirit of Chicago like Ron Trent   You’re lost in the waves of the crowd, the muddle of the previous DJ’s marching rhythms still washing…
Sunfall Festival has booked Larry Heard, aka Mr Fingers, for his first London show in 20 years.   The Chicago DJ will join current Gold artist Shanti Celeste, The Black…
The Pacha Group has been official sold to Trilantic Capital Partners, a venture capital group with interests in Spain and Italy.   It has been reported by Man In San…
East London venue Village Underground has agreed a new 15-year lease with Hackney council.   T​he council reviewed options for a redevelopment of the site but "rejected them in order…
A brand new documentary, 14 years in the making, has released a trailer with interview gems with the likes of a young Carl Cox, Derrick May, Paul Oakenfold, Noel Gallagher…
The building has been purchased by a property developer who plans to convert it into apartments.   Sankeys has closed.   The Manchester nightclub, which has grown into a global…
Tuff Gong Records ceased production of vinyl records in the early 1990s. Now, it’s back in action as demand for vinyl records surges in the Caribbean.   If you only…
"Our general stance is not to allow BPM to perform here," officials say     Mexican officials have made a decision to forbid The BPM Festival taking place in Playa…
A lone gunman has attacked Blue Parrot night club in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, in the early hours of this morning, Monday January 16.   The shooting took place during…
Louie Vega is nominated for a Grammy in the best dance/electronic album category for a recording that in itself is a celebration of both the house pioneer’s career and his…
"He was definitely an aware guy," Manuela Testolini says of her onetime husband, Prince. "From his earliest music, he was talking about social change and telling people not to be…
Erick Morillo, Dense & Pika and Sonny Fodera are on the bill   Egg London has shared its events programme running from January until May 2017. Throughout the season Egg…
A club night is taking place at the newly reopened Fabric in February organised by iconic British designer Vivienne Westwood and her Climate Revolution organisation.   Climate Revolution says SWITCH…
A dozen properties, cash and 67 gold bars among items listed in inventory.   Last winter's solo performances were some of Prince's most personal ever.   An inventory of Prince’s…
“The fastest I’ve been in a car so far is 187 MPH,” Carl Cox exclaims. “That’s bloody fast.”     Many might not know it, but the Ibiza tech house…
The UK capital is making major strides... Pretty much the whole of clubland was appalled when Fabric had its license revoked a few months back — after all, if Fabric…
Is there a place for phones on the dancefloor?   One of the many beautiful things about club culture is how inclusive and accepting/too-high-to-be-arsed we are. We put up with…
The initiative of the Amsterdam’s Night Mayor institution to put a 24-hour economy running has been showing results. Two more locations – Nachtlab (Warehouse Elementenstraat) and Ven Amsterdam – joins…
The legendary Prescription Records defined the 1990s deep house sound. Now captured in this monumental 6LP anthology boxset! Holds numerous classics that have been out of press for years. Out…
An alternative festival experience on board one of the world’s most luxurious cruise liners has been announced for summer 2017.     With over 50 DJs confirmed, The Ark is…
Over £330,000 was donated towards #SaveOurCulture   Fabric has released its latest transparency statement, revealing it has over £100,000 left from the #SaveOurCulture campaign.   Managing director Gary Kilbey wrote…
Perspective is the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE) documentary commissioned by the festival featuring Eats Everything, Octave One, Ellen Allien, Sjamsoedin and more, all talking about their experiences at the event.…
Huge congratulations to Louie Vega from all the House FM family for his Grammy 2017 nomination.   If you've not yet heard the musical genius of the Album XXVIII check…
Via Discogs.   American documentary series Unsung premiered an episode profiling Frankie Knuckles and the birth of house music, last week. It's a story most of us will be familiar…
The evolution of DJ technology         1976 may seem distant in time, but the similarities are a little closer than you might think. Forty years ago, mixing…
The 'Trapped' and 'Who Do You Love' singer passed away on Thanksgiving   House and r'n'b vocalist Colonel Abrams has passed away aged 67.   The ‘Trapped’ and ‘Who Do…
Printworks London, set to be a ground-breaking new multipurpose, experimental venue in the UK, launches in Canada Water.   Located within the former printing facility for the Metro and Evening…
To win a CD copy of Space Ibiza 1989 - 2016, answer this simple question ;   Space Ibiza have been going for how many years?   1. 2 years2.…
Fabric is to reopen   The club and Islington council have agreed changes to the venue's licence which will allow it to continue operating.   These additions are as follows:…
ROCHELLE FLEMING – THE VOICE OF FIRST CHOICE – WILL PERFORM HER FIRST LIVE SHOW IN LONDON FOR ALMOST TWO DECADES WHEN SHE TAKES TO THE STAGE AT A NIGHT…
Kenny Dope, via RBMA.   Right now the UK dance scene seems to be all about debate. The battle to retain a culture so many revelers and ravers hold dear…
Increased regulation, the cost of entry and drinks, and the growth in one-off events have led to closure of half of UK venues   Britain’s ravers are falling out of…
"Once Upon A Time In North London” - a Film Featuring Skepta, Wretch 32 and Avelino   From youth clubs, estates and pirate radio stations, Tottenham is an area where…
Lawyers for fabric and the Town Hall are said to be in advanced discussions aimed at agreeing licensing conditions which would allow the nightclub to reopen, the Islington Tribune has…
Tributes paid to founder of The Loft, New York’s ‘first underground dance party’, which welcomed marginalised and LGBTQ audiences.   David Mancuso, DJ and pioneer of New York dance culture,…
We are very proud to announce that Chicago legend Terry Hunter has joined the House Fm family. Tune in every Friday night from midnight - 2am where Terry will be sharing…
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