Smartbar Resident DJ and Producer Chrissy Returns with a New Cool Ranch 12"
'Cool Ranch Vol. 2' drops July 17.
Black Promoters Are Taking Back Chicago's Nightlife
Musicians and event creators are fighting systematic racism by creating spaces for themselves.
Sassmouth Loves Old Songs that Sound New and New Songs that Sound Old
The Last Record: Chicago-based DJ, producer and label boss Sassmouth has a lot to share about her recent purchases.
Chrissy Isn't Afraid To Name and Shame
The Smart Bar resident lights up the illicit underground on this episode of the Rave Curious Podcast
Daphne Series Celebrating Women and Non-binary Artists Adds Elysia Crampton, Nina Kraviz and More
The series expands to include one month of programming.
Chicago’s Hugo Ball Creates “Security and Safety” in an Increasingly Frightening World
The long-running monthly dance party is dedicated to the freedom of personal expression for its DJs and partygoers.
Nina Kraviz, Jane Fitz, and More Billed for Smartbar's Daphne 2017 Series
The event series celebrating women and non-binary artists returns for year three.
Jason Kendig Thinks There's No Such Thing as Too Much Atmospheric Techno
The Last Record: The Honey Soundsystem regular and Smartbar resident selected The Black Madonna, Savile, and Skudge.
The Last Record: Olin Picks House and Techno-Heavy Gems
The Smartbar talent buyer and producer shares the last records he purchased.