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New Announce: Seth Troxler brings Slacker 85 to Chicago’s Serum

Playing b2b with Jackmaster, Bill Patrick b2b with Hiroko Yamamura and Tres Mortimor on Friday November 3 at Serum at Prysm.

Former basketball star sentenced to 20 years in Sound-Bar shooting

Armond Williams, who once appeared in an MTV reality show hosted by LeBron James, has pled guilty to the March 2019 killing of Sound-Bar doorman Thurmond Bailey.

Chicago shuts down club after 8 shot in River North

Police issued a summary closure of Blum after a mass shooting on Sunday morning sent 8 people to the hospital, 4 in critical condition.
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Report: Hundreds killed at Israeli rave during Hamas offensive

Videos show Hamas attacking a psy-trance rave in the Negev desert. An estimated 260 attendees as the festival were killed, a number that is expected to climb.

Daft Punk’s drumless Random Access Memories is a low-effort collectible made for Record Store...

Another 10th anniversary edition strips the drums from Random Access Memories though I don't think the drums were what anyone disliked about it.

DJ Diz is hospitalized. Help support his recovery.

The Chicago DJ and producer is undergoing dialysis in the hospital and will need support after discharge for outpatient treatment.
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And it’s gone: Bandcamp has been sold again

Epic Games used, neglected and finally divested themselves of Bandcamp in barely more than a year. Intentions of Bandcamp's third owner since February 2022 are unknown.
Teri Bristol

Chicago House DJ, pioneer & icon Teri Bristol has died

Teri Bristol, who held down residencies in Chicago for more than 30 years, including genuinely iconic nights at Medusa's and Crobar, passed away on September 25, 2023.
Viva Acid 2023

Full schedule of events announced for VIVA ACID 2023

Season 3 features a slew of events, workshops and conversations in celebration of the squelch and the scene starting October 5 2023 in Chicago.
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Dropbox puts a hard limit on “unlimited” storage

DJs and producers and others pooling storage were violating TOS all along.

Sounds of the Underground – Inside 5 Mag #209

Alinka on the cover, Laseech cover mix, Marco Lenzi on resuscitating Molecular Recordings and finding talent in a noisy world, Being on being there and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.

Earliest known recordings of Sylvester to be released

Dark Entries prepares an album of jazz, gospel and blues on Sylvester's Private Recordings: August 1970 in honor of legendary disco vocalist's 76th birthday.
House Music at Shedd Aquarium 2023

House music returns to the Shedd Aquarium in September

The Shedd Aquarium House Party returns Fridays through the month with Lady D, Wayne Williams, Dee Jay Alicia and Boolu Master.
Nini Nobless of Lime

Nini Nobless of Canadian electro disco pioneers Lime has died

A "dazzling innovator of this art form," Nini Nobless broke new ground in electronic music in the early 1980s with synth disco duo Lime.
Bobby Eli

Philly Disco guitarist & MFSB co-founder Bobby Eli has died

Guitarist, songwriter, producer and founding member of MFSB and the Salsoul Orchestra, Bobby Eli has died at the age of 77 of natural causes in Havertown, a suburb due west of Philadelphia.
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Everyone is at war with the Internet Archive

Six US record companies are claiming upwards of $372 million in damages against the Internet Archive, joining America's leading book publishers in suing the non-profit website.
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Dead self-driving cars blocked roads from Outside Lands Festival

Festival goers were blamed for malfunctioning robotaxis that blocked San Francisco streets as Outside Lands festival emptied out Friday night.
Viva Acid 2023

VIVA ACID announces 2023 dates for Season 3 of the worldwide acid assembly

October 5th through October 9th 2023 have been set aside for an array of events for VIVA ACID Season 3, featuring artists including Glenn Underground, Mystic Bill, Noncompliant, Eris Drew, John Simmons, Jana Rush, Houz 'Mon, Geto Mark, Hyperactive, Woody McBride, Mike Dearborn and more.
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#RIP Alland Byallo

We are devastated to learn this morning that producer, art director and DJ Alland Byallo has passed away suddenly.
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Bandcamp launches Listening Parties, the virtual record release party

Dropping their first solid new feature of 2023, Bandcamp allows labels and artists to invite their followers to Listening Parties to stream, talk about and buy records in real time.


Brutal layoffs at Bandcamp as new owner slashes 50% of staff

A week after promising to preserve many of the site's most beloved features, Bandcamp's new owner has gutted the company's staff. The writing team at Bandcamp Daily is reportedly down to just 3 people.