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The Influence of House Music

by Gustavo Garcia
Originating from Chicago’s underground club culture in the early and mid-1980’s, house music has been one of the most influential sub-genres of dance music. We hear house music influence in a lot of contemporary music. Four to the floor beats with groovy bass-lines are home to house music.  From Robin S’, “Show Me Love” to […]

“House of Sol” Returns to Chicago’s Neighborhood, Pilsen

by Gustavo Garcia
Summer is in full swing and while there are many activities happening in Chicago, you can’t miss out on House of Sol. House of Sol is part of Fiesta del Sol, an annual fundraising event organized by Pilsen Neighbors Community Council. Taking place in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, Fiesta del Sol is a free, four-day family-friendly […]

Big Ole Kitties

by Ashley Eyes
International electronic music collective “Box of Cats” has been making waves in the scene for just a little over a year now, but has successfully stolen the hearts of thousands of loyal fans. Born from the minds of accomplished talent such as Wongo, Marc Spence, Kyle Watson, Jeff Doubleu, Jak Z and Tom EQ, “Box […]

There’s a Mouse in the House

by Erin Riedl
This past weekend, what some would call one of the founding members of the EDM community performed at a small, intimate venue for an adoring crowd. Joel Zimmerman, better known by his fans as Deadmau5, played an after party at local Chicago nightclub, The MID. React Presents and The MID presented “Lots of Afterparties in […]

Buy Local, Organic…Event Production

by Ashley Eyes
For the past several years the frequency and pervasiveness of corporate sponsor-laden events have been seeming to increase. Crowds and lines grow longer, security gets beefier, and raving starts becoming a tad laborious, at moments. Of course, this is a labor of love. Unmarked Events, an “underground artist collective” out of the Tempe, Arizona area, […]

Spring Awakening 2016 Lineup and Location Announced!

by Karol Luczkiewicz
After a generous amount of patience from the midwest EDM fanbase, React Presents has finally revealed its long awaited lineup and new location — Addams/Medill Park — for it’s fifth installation of Chicago’s biggest EDM event of the year: Spring Awakening Music Festival. The well-respected promotion company experienced quite a bit of backlash three weeks […]