VINTAGE HOUSE on WNUR 89.3FM | Business, Culture, History of House Music

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Vintage House on WNUR is the premiere on-air radio show and podcast dedicated to illuminating and preserving the lives, music, and careers of #HouseMusic legends. Powered by the Modern Dance Music Research and Archiving Foundation @DanceMusicFound is the ONLY repository in the United States dedicated solely to the study, preservation and celebration of the House and Dance Music Genres. Hosted by House Music Pioneers DJ Lori Branch and Kevin "Mega" McFall. Lori Branch is one of Chicago's first woman DJ's and Kevin McFall was the first PR professional dedicated solely to Chicago's House Music Pioneers! Produced by Archivist and House Music Historian Lauren Lowery, Vintage House broadcasts live shows Wednesdays at 10 pm CT with new podcast shows dropping on Friday nights!

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CITY CAST CHICAGO + The Vintage House Show Crew discuss #HouseMusic in Chicago

Check out The Vintage House Show Crew with the team at City Cast Chicago (
“the essential Chicago podcast” according to Chicago magazine and voted “Best Podcast 2021” by Chicago Reader) We discuss the history of House Music, why Chicago is critical in the creation of the genre and its global impact and why Beyonce and Drake pay homage to Chicago artists and music in their new releases!! Don't miss the new Lizzo track that's also a dance music hit!! #HouseMusicForever

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Jul 18, 2022
CHOSEN FEW - DJ Alan King w/Lori Branch and Lauren Lowery on WNUR Streetbeat December 7, 2016 Podcast 2

Tune in to this episode of The Vintage House Show hosted by DJ Lori Branch !!! Special guest, DJ Alan King. Don't forget The Chosen Few Festival returns this Saturday 07/02/22 at Jackson Park. 

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Jun 30, 2022
Chosen Few - The Business of the Chosen Few Festival with Kim Parham and Lehia Franklin Acox Podcast 4

Tune in to this episode of The Vintage House Show hosted by Kevin "Mega" McFall!!! Special guests, Kim Parham and Lehia Franklin Acox discuss the business of the Chosen Few Festival. Don't forget The Chosen Few Festival returns this Saturday at Jackson Park. 

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Jun 30, 2022
CHOSEN FEW - Vintage House Show's 2nd Episode EVER - June 2015

The second episode ever of The Vintage House Show aired in June 2015! Here's Kirt Townsend interviewing Jesse Saunders and Wayne Williams of the Chosen Few DJs!!!

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Jun 06, 2022
Vintage House with Host Kevin Mega McFall presents Jeanette Thomas

Shake Your Body singer, Jeanette Thomas who has worked with Vince Lawrence and other legendary producers joins Mega for a candid interview on why she unknowingly made House history, and why you might not know she is still relevant today! 

Tune in for this and other stories from the icons, pioneers, and legends of House Music on Vintage House Show with hosts DJ Lori Branch, Kevin Mega McFall, and Executive Producer Lauren Lowery.

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Feb 05, 2022
The Vintage House Show with Host Kevin Mega McFall and guest DJ Emanuel Pippin

Mega presents Philosophical Grooves edition of the Vintage House Show featuring DJ Emanuel Pippin, sharing his unique perspective on the business, history, and culture of House Music.

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Jun 08, 2021
Robert Owens on the Vintage House Show!

#HouseMusic pioneer Robert Owens on His start in Chicago, his iconic songs and life in Europe. Share and Like Vintage House!

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Apr 28, 2021
The Vintage House Show crew talks to #HouseMusic international DJ and producer Terry Hunter!!!

The Vintage House show interviews international DJ and producer Terry Hunter discussing the House Music timeline as well as sharing how COVID-19 has affected his career. Being able to adapt is an imperative part of being a creative, this year has truly shown Terry that.

Terry Hunter’s rise to international status and how Chicago can continue to lead the House Music culture and cannon around the globe. He has amassed close to one thousand songs since the start of his career in 1984.

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Dec 29, 2020
The Vintage House Show crew talks to #HouseMusic Legend Dion Hunter!!!

The Vintage House Show invites DJ Dion Hunter to the conversation about the rivalry between house music DJ's. The idea of it not being enough room for house music DJ's is not true, there is enough room for the passion of music. Dion discusses giving other people the opportunity on their radio station to share the exposure on their platform. They discuss the idea of envy of other DJs in the house music scene and how to combat that to bring the love back to the music. Tune in to hear the conversation. 

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Dec 22, 2020
Vintage House Show talks to DJ Mike Dunn Summer 2020 with DJ Lori Branch & Kevin Mega McFall

Chicago house music legend Mike Dunn, has been DJing and producing music for over twenty years. Hailing from the Englewood community in Chicago, Mike started out DJing at the local block parties that took place playing disco, funk, soul and prototype Chicago house tracks. Mike discusses his introduction to DJing, joining the Chosen Few DJ's and the future of #HouseMusic given the current 2020 crisis. DJ Lori Branch and Kevin McFall lead the discussion.

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Dec 01, 2020
DJ Lady D joins the Vintage House Show Crew and DJ Lori Branch Summer 2020

DJ Lady D has performed on the biggest stages in the US including appearances at the North Coast, Noise Pop, House of Sol, Summerdance, Chosen Few, Wanderlust, SXSW and Lollapalooza. She discusses her career as a DJ, a woman and an artist with DJ Lori Branch and Archivist Lauren Lowery Summer 2020.

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Nov 24, 2020
PIoneer Promoter Reggie Corner reveals the beginning of House Music Promotion and it's Future

PIoneer DJ Reggie Corner is one of the earliest House Music Promotion Professionals in Chicago. Reggie reveals his beginnings in Chicago, The tremendous networking and creativeness needed for pre internet promotions and highlights where he thinks the future of Party Promotions will land during and post COVID. He has questions for those who weren't really a part of the scene at the beginning and shares how young DJ's should present themselves to seasoned promoters! It's funny and informative. Check it out!!

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Oct 15, 2020
#VintageHouse @Home Edition with DJ Tony Hatchett with the Chosen Few DJ's

Vintage House Host Kevin "Mega" McFall welcomes DJ Tony Hatchett with the legendary Chosen Few DJs!!! Co-Hosts DJ Lori Branch and Lauren Lowery join Kevin and Tony Hatchett as they discuss the postponement of the Chosen Few 30 Year Anniversary Celebration in the Park this Summer and the NEW Virtual 30 Year event. Tony shares the new plans, his over 30 year career as a #HouseMusic DJ and reveals the rich #ChicagoHouseMusic history only a true veteran can share!

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May 05, 2020
Kevin McFall shares the stories of #HouseMusic Media w/Black Widow/CZ Boogie and Gary Wallace

Vintage House is where #HouseLegends are honored, interviewed and celebrated. Kevin McFall assembles an unprecedented group of media professionals who bring or have brought #HouseMusic stories and events to the world. Learn the challenges and the current climate illuminating the world's hottest music genre. March 2020.

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Mar 26, 2020
TITAN DAVIS AND Guest CoHost CRAIG LOFTIS on music editing, sharing and the House Community

THE MUSIC INDUSTRY, Music Sharing, production, editing and ego's are all discussed in this powerful conversation on Vintage House with Guest and Producer Titan Davis and House Music Legend and DJ Craig Loftis. Wow...this is a must listen...we begin with history, the love of music the Love of #HouseMusic and the career that continues to thrive. The big issues and discussed and tackled...myths busted open to interpretation...listen and learn. March 2020

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Mar 19, 2020
DJ K ALEXI on Vintage House on with Kevin "Mega" McFall March 2020

K Alexi Shelby appears on this episode of Vintage House and shares his philosophy and history in House music. Pioneering House Music Publicist Kevin McFall shares the business of house music today and in the early development of the House Music Industry!

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Mar 11, 2020
DJ MELVIN GENTRY talks with DJ Lori Branch on the life of a DJ Feb 2020

These pioneer DJ's share over 40 years of the life of a DJ on this episode of Vintage House. Host DJ Lori Branch shares with DJ Melvin Gentry. 

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Mar 04, 2020
BYRON STINGILY and friends with Kevin "Mega" McFall on Vintage House Feb 2020

The Vintage House Crew celebrates with Kevin McFall and House Music Pioneer Byron Stingily. David Risque and others discuss the importance of House Music Supergroup Ten City. New Music, New Tours and Summer 2020 announced LIVE!! A fun episode of Vintage House!!!

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Feb 27, 2020
Jesse De La Pena Chicago's Latin #HouseMusic Super Producer and DJ with Lori Branch Fall 2020

Jesse De La Pena is a Chicago DJ/ Party Promoter and Radio Host/Producer currently producing shows with @Vocalo Radio in Chicago and DJ'ing events nationwide! Learn more about his passion for music, his introduction to the Chicago Music scene and his evolution to one of Chicago's hottest DJ's!! DJ Lori Branch talks to Jesse November 2019.

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Feb 19, 2020
DJ Greg Gray reflects on his life in #HouseMusic, the PowerPlant and Frankie Knuckles with Kevin McFall

Kevin McFall and Mega's Philosophical Grooves talks to DJ and House Music Pioneer Greg Gray in a particularly poignant time in his life and career. He discusses how #HouseMusic heals and how he became one of the few to become a protégé of Frankie Knuckles. Listen and Share this important dialogue. Check out SoundCloud for the full interview and mix!! The podcast has some behind the scenes gems!! 

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Feb 12, 2020
Executive Sweet and DJ Lori Branch spotlight LGBTQ events and culture in Chicago

Chicago's #HouseMusic scene is synonymous with LGBTQ Culture from the 1970's to today. Executive Sweet held the biggest events and featured Chicago's hottest DJ's for decades. The Executive Sweet team of Vera Washington, Vera McComb and DJ Sheron Webb blazed trails and inspired pride! They tell their stories to DJ Lori Branch and Vintage House team in October 2019!

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Feb 05, 2020
CHIP E & Kevin McFall on Vintage House on WNUR powered by @DanceMusicFound

Chip E challenges listeners to discuss and debate what is the first #HouseMusic song. This classic Chicago debate is rarely discussed in a scholarly exploration of music production development and illuminates the History of House Music in a unique way. Host Kevin "Mega" McFall brilliantly unpacks Chip E's thought process and motivations. Listen in and Share!!

Enjoy the History, the Business, the Pioneers and the Icons of House Music with House Legends and Historians DJ Lori Branch, Kevin "Mega" McFall and Lauren Lowery.

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Feb 01, 2020
CHIP E & Kevin McFall on Vintage House on WNUR powered by @DanceMusicFound

DJ CHIP E | Born and raised in Chicago CHIP E is one of the originators of its legendary house music scene. (The term "jacking" originated from one of his early records, the evergreen floor-filler 'Time To Jack'.) In This Episode of Vintage House, DJ Chip E unpacks the origins of #HouseMusic and challenges standard notions of the pioneers and their music creation. House Music's first PR professional Kevin "Mega" McFall guides the conversation Fall 2019. A must listen if you love house music!! The mix was superhot..check out our SoundCloud page to find the unedited content.

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Jan 01, 2020