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Chicago Smart Bar Resident Olin Announces New Label and Shares 'Conne' EP
He's called the imprint Boundary Monument.
'Daphne' Series Celebrating Women and Non-binary Electronic Musicians Returns to Smartbar
The scheduled performers for the event include Cherushii and The Black Madonna.
Smart Bar's 2016 Residents Are Better Than Your Guest DJs
Chicago clubbing institution nurtures world-class homegrown talent.
The Black Madonna: "Clubs Are Dangerous for Women"
One of Chicago's finest DJs on the necessity of female empowerment in contemporary club culture.
The 10 Most Fab Gay Dance Parties (with Actual Good Music) in North America
From coast to coast, this is where pride meets the party.
Chicago House Music Community Rallies in the Wake of Tragic Car Crash
Don't drink and drive.
The State of House Music in the Home of House
House music is now global music. But what is house music like in Chicago, the birthplace of house? I attended Queen!, a house club night in Chicago, to find out.
We Didn't Know This Would Be Goodbye
Smart Bar remembers Frankie Knuckles.
Orchard Lounge is Headed Into Hibernation
In-depth with the duo about their marriage, the Disco Biscuits, and taking time off to make their first record.