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Gene Farris Is On 100

Gene Farris is one of the Chicago mainstays that proves that hard work and the inability to stay still will reward you to no end. His Farris Wheel Recordings just unveiled its 100th release,...
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Giorgio Luceri: Prophetic Vibes (Fly By Night)

There's much to love about Giorgio Luceri's warm 12" on the London-based Fly By Night Music. Luceri is still a pretty young guy, but already has a solid LP and a spectacular EP on...

Trevor Something: Soulless Computer Boy and The Eternal Render

Trevor Something chews, claws and tears apart the firm categories that synthwave albums are usually boxed in.
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Mega Rare Italo Track by Happen DJ Gets a Reissue

How much would you pay for a "rare" record? I guess we've asked that question once in this issue already (see our piece on MK's "Strider" acetate), but it's a question being asked more...
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Blue Mondays: Vinyl Ain’t Vintage Vol 1

A rallying cry from two guys that make beautiful but fun Deep House.

Strong Souls: Deep Sensation

You know those mysterious black slabs you see in the shop with little ID other than a smudged stamp and a single fingerprint on the sleeve? Where do they come from? France, in this...
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DJ Dealer: “Brothers & Sisters”

When you grab the bassline from Fingers Inc. "Mystery of Love" and a the vocals from a popular Jesse Jackson speech intertwined with some drums that keep moving throughout the track and add a...

ErrorSynth: Struck By Lightning

Gorgeous synth tunes and a moving tribute to David Bowie highlight Errorsynth's Struck by Lightning EP
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Destination Unknown: Till Von Sein & Tigerskin’s Arkansas City

Out of all of the songs named after great cities, this is probably the first dance music anthem dedicated to Arkansas City, pop 12,305. The new record and title track from Till Von Sein...

Latin Soul Brothas: Jingito

Twelve inches of steely funk and garage soul for the masses from Chicago's Latin Soul Brothas.

Recloose: Honey Rocks

Eyes closed or eyes wide open, you can get lost in the labyrinth of abrupt shifts, resets and layered glimpses of the maniac world inside Recloose's mind.

DJ Sneak: The Lost DAT Tapes Vol 1

This vinyl pressing by DJ Sneak appears to contain some forgotten edits from yesteryear, exhibiting the funky cut-up sound of '90s underground House that made such a dramatic impact on some of today's younger...
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Jamie 3:26, Masalo, Sameed Release Scorching “Testify”/”Can’t U”

Gospel-influenced, as you can imagine; disco-influenced, as you would expect; essential, right now. A MASSIVE record from Local Talk.

Cajmere and Gene Farris: The Chicago Jazz and New Gotham EPs

A central part of Chicago House is the presence of the elements that created it. Keeping true to that essence is the creation of The Chicago Jazz EP, the follow-up to The New Gotham...

Nachtbraker’s Pollo Con Pollo

Like a steampunk messiah harmonizing with a drill press, Nachtbraker unleashes Pollo con Pollo on Heist.
Miguel Campbell Memoirs

Miguel Campbell Drops the Memoirs LP

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Area: Youth EP

Sometimes I love living in this cold and heartless meatgrinder of a city. Nowhere else in the world could I pick up a record outside of my own private free speech zone, fall in...
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Various People EP from Plastik People Recordings

This is probably the only "various artists" EP you need concern yourself with for the next few months. Louie "Balo" Guzman's "Don't Shut Me Out" is one of those records that deserves a shelf...
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SLOUSE: Fishing In Slower Territories from Compost Records

If you (like so many British music journalists and tastemakers) lie awake at night worried that there just aren't enough dance music sub-genres ("Night Bus" or "UK Bass" anyone? No, I thought not.), your...

I Hitched On To The Deep88 Bandwagon

... And all I got was a few good records. Italian producer Deep88 has two records out this month that together would have made up one of the best Deep House albums of 2015. From...

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