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Dutch House legend Laidback Luke is pushing his limits with his latest releases. He capped off the year with a mix of 80 tracks packed into just one hour, and with his latest full length studio album, FOCUS, he produced 30 tracks in 30 days. “This album is the result of a personal challenge I […]

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Former Smith Westerns frontman and Chicago native Cullen Omori has announced the details of his debut solo album, New Misery – set for release on March 18th, 2016 via Sub Pop. The album, which features the highlights “Cinnamon” and “Sour Silk” was recorded by Shane Stoneback (Sleigh Bells, Fucked Up, and Vampire Weekend) at the now defunct Treefort Studios, and was mastered […]

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New year, new music. Already, 2016 brings releases from many artist React has booked over the years. Dancing Astronaut predicted the best forthcoming albums from the biggest names in dance music to the likes of Flume, Jack Ü, The XX, and many more React favorites. Bring it on 2016! 10 of the most highly anticipated […]

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Blue haired beauty Mija did us a solid and recorded her set from Reaction New Year’s Eve for our listening pleasure. She threw down an eclectic mix of trap, rap remixes, and all around bangers. Definitely one of our favorite performances from this year’s Reaction party, turn up!

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The best place to look for emerging hip-hop artists? Awesome label 300‘s roster. They might rep huge names like Fetty Wap, Meg Mac, and ASTR—but they’ve also got some of the best new rappers on the scene. Even better? They’re sending them all out on a tour together. Which means, yes, you’ll get to see […]

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Check out the React Presents Spotify channel and follow us to discover new sounds and track upcoming React events in Chicago, Detroit, Wisconsin and more. See our ‘Music Preview’ for upcoming React shows in January 2016 below, featuring tracks from Kygo to Claptone, Getter to G-Eazy, and The Werks to The Knocks. Stay tuned for […]

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Autograf, our hometown heroes, just received huge nods from DJ Mag USA, where they are listed as the No. ! Act to Watch for 2016. DJ Mag writes: 01. Autograf Craving: A healthy dose of fantasy Jake Carpenter, Louis Kha and Mikul Wing of Chi-town outfit Autograf, befit their name by leaving a resounding imprint […]

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2015, better known as year of the left shark, was the year we experienced so many things we thought we would never in our lifetime – a Grateful Dead reunion highlighting 50 years of live music, another episode of Star Wars, and Justin Beiber grew up, even turning many of us into Beilebers. 2015 also […]

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Reaction NYE will have limited, numbered black-light reactive concert prints for Reaction NYE fans available for purchase at the event’s merch booth.  Six different styles were created, with one of a kind prints unique to artists Chance the Rapper, Deadmau5, and Skrillex. Created by LA-based artist, Kii Arens , who is a contemporary graphic designer, pop-artist, […]

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The MID and React Presents is slated to welcome Chicago-native Kate Simko on December 25th to perform at the annual ‘Boogie Down Christmas‘ party. She will be joined by fellow Chicago natives DJ Rush, Paul Johnson, and Zebo, ringing in the holidays with a proper dose of Chicago House music. Kate is coming off a new LP release […]

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