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Dustin Kinney is a passionate, opinionated house DJ and writer in Austin, TX. His friends will tell you he hates everything, but it’s a LIE! Don’t believe them. He is also a member of the 4Jackz DJ crew too.
Layer over layer over layer: Henry Maldonado's new EP under the Son of Sound moniker hits on Classic Music Company.
Bridging generations of Italian DJ/producers, Alexander Robotnick and Lorenzo Banchi (Lore J) have been meeting in Alexander's studio for the past decade
Darek is one of these outlier labels that gets me really excited, and Kim Kemi's entire Dark Moon EP is worth getting excited about.
5 Magazine's Dustin Kinney talks to Session Victim ahead of the release of their new LP Listen To Your Heart.
Every track on the Residual Recordings-released EP delivers.
Scott Diaz is putting his music where his mouth is
I could just as easily shine the light on the new Joeski on Defected, or the remixes of Spencer K & Matt Sassari on DFTD. There have been some stellar releases lately in this group. No disrespect to anyone...
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuLKGK4JrtI I love that in this underground of ours, you have to earn your stripes. Longevity is not something taken lightly and with it comes respect. Through the process of grinding and putting in work, seeing success and seeing failure,...
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/204110231" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   There is some seriously great deep house being released just in time for the warmer weather. I highly recommend taking Monosoul's Early Bird EP with you wherever you're going, be it Sunday...
Think they just don't make them like they used to? Have you HEARD any of the music being made by Tommy Bones? If you didn't know any better you'd swear they were classics - and, well, they are, but...
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/217002558" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Barcelona resident Adrian (UK) has come correct by turning what would otherwise be a chill out record into something interesting and very danceable. He's infused Deep House grooves with Hip Hop sensibilities (drums...
Kerri Chandler: House Is House Real recognizes real and this record is an example of how heroes are made. When the little guys aren't "allowed" to be frustrated or to call bullshit on how whack the game is sometimes, we...
On first listen the Delusions of Grandeur 50th release brings to mind several descriptors like spacey, mysterious, smooth, funky, weird, super sexy, quirky and groovy. After listening a few more times I'd add creeper to the mix because...
Not your average Defected release, The Dangerfeel Newbies and Kai Alce bring a heaping spoonful of soul to the digital world with what was previously only available on vinyl. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1f-qI8ZjtE The Dangerfeel Newbies are a trio out of Atlanta composed of...
Austin’s SXSW is an annual bastion of live music, celebrity sightings, technology, free booze, free food and it takes endurance to make it through it all! The music portion of the festival kicks off this Tuesday and runs through...
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/247499570" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Last fall Luke Solomon and Justin Harris relaunched their "fuck-the-mainstream-house-trends" record label, Music for Freaks. The back catalog now at your digital finger tips is coupled with new vinyl, remastered gems and most...
Cloudy skies be damned! "How I Communicate" is a delicious disco slice of heaven guaranteed to perk up your atmosphere on even the gloomiest of days. Whether you like your disco on more of a classic tip,...

Chrissy: Join Me

I have this record with Frankie Knuckles on tape talking about how you have to listen to everything, without having to like all of it, in order to better understand where you're going with what you're doing. When I...

Ed Nine: Timeless

Ed Nine first perked up my ears with a DJ's DJ, sick as hell mix, right here on our website. Then in 2014 I started getting his tracks in my box from various labels as well as his own...

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