We recently posted a little contest on Ovation’s Instagram and gave away a pair of passes to our private opening in October. We were incredibly impressed that the winner was able to recognize the artwork below from Cashmere Cat’s splendid “Wedding Bells” EP. Figured some of you readers might like to have a listen to the tune. Weddings bell and creative sampling of a Kanye record…

What else does a modern Chicago couple need?

Snapped by Jamie Davis at a venue right up the block from our home base in Logan Square, Greenhouse Loft. Noah was behind the ones and twos when this incredible photo was taken.

Who run the world? Girls.


Kudos to the man behind this insanely cool edit, Robert Jones, for picking one of the Style Matters crew’s favorite summer scorchers: Joywave’s “Tongues”. If you’re a fan of cinema, and/or no stranger to the dance floor, you’re in for a real treat right about now. How many films can you name?

Let’s Dance.



We knew Sam Smith was going to be huge when we first heard his sultry vocals on last year’s “Settle”. The whole world knows Latch now but have you checked out the unplugged version without the Disclosure boys? Well, here you are:

Too chill? Then get a load of this uptempo rework of “Stay With Me” by our very own Andrew Manor (formerly known as Andrew Pascale):

Dance floor gold. Ask somebody.

We were just informed that our man Zebo has once again won title of Best DJ by the Chicago Reader. We couldn’t be more proud. But wait, look closely at the runner-up.

Thanks, Chicago. See you on the dance floor.


Forgive us Style Chatter followers, we’ve been neglecting this blog to focus all of our efforts on destroying dancefloors. Oh, and you may have heard the news, our space is opening in a few short months. Head over to the Ovation Website and check out what we’ve been up to.