2006 Chicago International House Music Festival

CDM Chicago, NFP presents MOVE! - the 2006 Chicago International House Music Festival being held on Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23. The new lakefront outdoor venue Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island will house the event from 1 PM to 11PM. The venture between CDM and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Bureau of Tourism (IBOT) will showcase the genre of House music which was cultivated in the city of Chicago.

"The Chicago International House Music Festival is sure to provide a fun-filled weekend for music lovers," said Jan Kostner, IBOT Deputy Director.

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New Defected Releases

Defected Records have some hot releases ready to drop soon:

  • Defected D-Fused & Digital - the first Defected digital compilaton and mix, to be complemented by a limited edition double-CD
  • Eivissa 06 - a sun-drenched collection of latin rhythms and global grooves - the balearic sound of Ibiza.

They also just started promotion for the remixes of "The way you love me" by Ron Hall & The Muthafunkaz featuring Marc Evans. The package includes the massive Dimitri from Paris remix, a fantastic Tom Moulton re-edit, and brand new mixes by David Penn and Sergio Flores. Also included is the classic original version.

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FASHIONFM features "Spirit of House" mixset

FASHIONFM, an internet radio station from Italy, will feature a mix from the Spirit of House "Miami 2006 Mixes" series next weekend from midnight of Saturday April 22nd to 1 AM on Sunday April 23rd (times are CET).

Go here to find out more about the various shows you can listen to on this radio station.

Audiowhores launch Tempogroove Recordings

Tempogroove is the new venture from UK production outfit Graham Lord & Adam Unsworth collectively known as the Audiowhores. After a wealth of production & remixes for the likes of Soulfuric, MN2S, Look at You, MAP Dance & Peppermint Jam.. the duo have finally given in to demand, and launched their very own label – Tempogroove Recordings is born.

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UDM Show News

In consideration of the rumour circulating we want to communicate that UDM Show and UDM Show LIVE! will go on.

We want to thank Armando Gomez for all his engagement and power he has put in creating and evolving UDM Show to what it is now and wish him all the best for his future career.

Mark Stone and Valentino - Lelle and Ralphie - Basel City and The World will still contribute to keep House Music alive.

For more information check their website.

Souljerz Records: Digital Downloads now available

The Souljerz Records catalog is now available for digital download at Clickgroove, a UK based digitial music store specialising in soulful dance music and cutting edge grooves.

The next release from Souljerz Records will be "Taxi vibes" by DJ AJ Summers.

FASHIONFM features "Spirit of House" mixset

FASHIONFM, an internet radio station from Italy, will feature a mix from the Spirit of House "Fresh Grooves" series next weekend from midnight of Saturday March 4th to 1 AM on Sunday March 5th (times are CET).

Go here to find out more about the various shows you can listen to on this radio station.

News from the "Spirit of House" office

With the yearly Winter Music Conference and the M3 Summit in Miami coming closer and closer, there are many things going on at the Spirit of House office:

We are currently planning our Miami trip and will bring you exclusive "WMC Preview" mixes just a few days before the conferences begin.

There is also a special Miami 2006 page in the works that will feature information of events selected by the Spirit of House staff.

But we don't forget about the music - we've got lots of fresh tunes in the past few days, and even more has been forecasted to drop in our office soon...

Lastly, if you live in the Toronto area in Canada, bookmark Saturday April 1st in your calender as Michael Fossati will be there for an exclusive set at the Winter Music Conference Edition 2006 party - more info can be found here.

"Spirit of House" goes to Miami for the WMC and M3 Summit

As in previous years, Michael Fossati will be present in Miami from March 21 to March 30 for the Winter Music Conference and the M3 Summit to represent Spirit of House. If you want to meet Michael, please contact him by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use the contact form.

Spirit of House will work in conjunction with In Da Mix Worldwide to bring you the best from this yearly gathering.

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