Why Have Warehouse Parties Gotten So Gimmicky?

The warehouse party is dead – long live the “warehouse party.” A cornerstone of dance music history, a warehouse party has come to be defined as any illegal event – no permit or license – held inside a former industrial location. In some cases, the definition has been stretched to [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:23-05:00July 1, 2015|News|

What is “House Music,” Anyway?

I came across an interview with Robbie Rivera in Las Vegas Weekly about his club shows and recent remix “100% Pure Love.” Rivera goes through the motions of promoting himself but then makes a statement about modern house music. “It’s bullsh*t,” he says. “There’s this little thing going on I [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:24-05:00December 16, 2014|News|

So, Is Deep House Mainstream Now?

Deep house is one of those dance music subgenres that you just don’t touch. Its origins and 30-year history have carved out a firm place in the genre’s pantheon of come-and-go styles, never truly hitting mainstream in the U.S. but outlasting practically any trend. If it’s classic dance music you’re [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:24-05:00October 14, 2014|News|

The Good and The Bad of House-Influenced Pop Music

Musical trends come in waves. At one point, a certain “it” sound pervades the radio waves, and in roughly five years’ time, it passes back down for another preference to emerge. Right now, house music has reached this metaphorical apex, but rather than in the form of your standard garden-variety [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:06:16-05:00May 23, 2012|News|
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