"House music still has a strong sense of where it comes from," says Colette Marino (aka DJ Colette). The same goes for Colette herself, who's from Chicago, like house music itself. For the uninitiated, house is to dance music what the blues are to rock: the O.G. (original groove), dawn-of-dance-floor-man funk that developed in Chicago and New York in disco's coke-comedown, adding a soulful vibrancy to a heaving 4/4 beat delicately inflected by the nascent techno of Kraftwerk and Donna Summer's Italo-disco... More >>>
Colette's vox and dex skills bring Chicago house flava to SoCal. Photo courtesy of Om Records.