As of January 1, 2016, Gapers Block has ceased publication. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The Second City has been the home of many a musical movement over the years, from blues to jazz to Chicago House. Many credit the Chicago House sound as the beginning of the modern electronic dance. Learn a bit about the history of the Chicago House here and here. You might also tune your radio or computer to WIIT, the Illinois Institute of Technology's student radio station, which programs probably more electronic music than any other station in the city.

 
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