“Wired Fridays” will feature Chicago DJs prominent in the industry every Friday beginning in January

The 2013 series of Wired Fridays in Chicago will be showcasing Chicago DJ-slash-promoters who have been passionately sharing their highly-specific tastes within their chosen branches of electronic music through their events, radio shows, workshops, and personal performances–albeit with the discerning eye of a curator who has been immersed in local musical culture long enough to be able to sift through the sand to find the gems. What’s really exciting about this particular debut lineup is that every performer has contributed to Chicago’s electronic music culture in a very significant yet personal way over the years they’ve been in the industry. Unlike certain major festivals that seem to rely on headlining those global-trekking-performers who appeal to the most people to generate the highest revenue (and, if they get it … Read More

[3.12.10] FREE Digital DJ Workshop w/ Loco Dice & Martin Buttrich +more

7-8pm – LIZ REVISION: DJ set & presentation on Marketing, Branding & PR for DJs 8-9pm – ORVILLE KLINE from MIW: Intro to Digital DJing 101 9-10pm – JOSH “DOC” HELTON from MIW: Advanced Traktor 10pm-2am – Live Performance by Legendary DJ — Loco Dice w/Martin Buttrich, Livo & Roby Friday, March 12, 7-10pm Spy Bar, 646 North Franklin Street Sponsored by NATIVE INSTRUMENTS MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKSHOP GUITAR CENTER HOSTED SKY VODKA BAR FROM 7-8PM DJ’s, producers, and music lovers join us for a FREE Digital DJ Workshop sponsored by Native Instruments, Music Industry Workshop, and Guitar Center. Witness the new age of digital DJ technology: Friday March 12th 7pm-10pm @ Spybar Chicago. Activities include a FREE Digital DJ Workshop, Networking Reception, and Live DJ Showcases. Native Instruments … Read More