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With the support of a great writing staff and incredibly supportive readers, LWE has grown every day since first launching in 2007. And while we’ve had great interactions with readers through the comments section, our podcast competition and the short-lived reader charts, we were hoping to get to know you a bit better through a […]

Disco 3000 featuring Trus’me tonight @ Sonotheque

Tonight Prime Numbers head honcho and uber DJ/producer in his own right, Trus’me, will be launching the Chicago edition of his Disco 3000 residencies at Sonotheque (1444 W. Chicago Ave). One of four D3K residencies around the world (Fabric, APT and in Guadalajara, Mexico), this one will feature Mister Joshua (Clubs editor for Time Out […]

Win a copy of Bodycode’s album, Immune

If you enjoy Bodycode as much as LWE does and haven’t yet purchased his new album, you’re in luck. In anticipation of his appearance at Fabric on Saturday the 29th, the London super-club is giving LWE readers a chance to win either a CD or vinyl copy of Immune. We have two CDs and one […]

Win two tickets to see Richie Hawtin @ Smart Bar

Minus is in full tour mode at the moment, and on July 5th Richie Hawtin, Barem and Ambivalent will descend upon Smart Bar in Chicago. Those of you looking to save $20 seeing them spin should try to win one of two pairs of tickets LWE has to give away. All you need to do […]

Let’s Go Deep @ Cafe Lura

The weather outside is confusing, but hopefully that stop you from craving techno, house and Okocim beer. This Thursday from 10pm-2am, the LGD crew of James Kartsaklis, Thunderous Olympian and LWE editor-in-chief Steve Mizek will provide just that at Cafe Lura for the princely sum of FREEhundred dollars. Hope to see you there.

Thursday: Let’s Go Deep @ Cafe Lura

That’s right folks, it’s time for the May edition of LGD. In spite of the lovely flyer above, this month sees Thunderous Olympian stick to the side lines, so James Kartsaklis and LWE editor-in-chief, Steve Mizek, will be stepping up to play from 10pm to 2am. Only $3 and tall bottles of Okocim are just […]

LWE Interviews Jimpster

Jimpster on the decks… at his son’s 1st birthday, perhaps? Last week I interviewed Jimpster for a feature which ran in this week’s New City. If you would like, I’ll post the actual interview as well. Jimpster plays Chicago’s Spy Bar on November 14th.

LWE Interviewed Henrik Schwarz (for RA)

My interview with Henrik Schwarz is now up on Resident Advisor. I’m rather proud of the dialog we had and I hope you get a kick out of it, too.

So much happening this weekend in Chicago

Photo by Austin Grisham If you’re in Chicago this weekend you’re in luck. There’s a proverbial buffet of great acts to see all around the city. Here are a few which are especially worth mentioning: Thursday: Ulrich Schnauss @ the Empty Bottle Friday: Samuel L Session, Sasha @ Vision Thomas Fehlmann @ Kinetic Playground Afrika […]

Chicago welcomes Jesse Rose

I swear, we will not have pillows to greet you, Jesse. Excuse the outsider’s perspective from which this preview reports. It was written for a local paper, but they arbitrarily decided to recruit someone else for the task at the last moment. Rising talent Jesse Rose is not exactly easy to categorize, a fact which […]

New Ron Hardy tracks finally released

Ron Hardy didn’t have the high profile of Larry Levan or Frankie Knuckles, but his contribution to dance music is immeasurable. Hardy first tried to produce live continuous mixes as early at 1974 on a reel-to-reel player (imagine what he would have thought of Ableton), influenced many of the most important players of Chicago house […]