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Stealing Sunrise 2: Malibu Trail (Night Runner)

A synthwave soundtrack for an actual movie, Night Runner's scored pieces and various additional tracks powerfully evoke the mid-1990s American landscape.

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.

Natural Rhythm: The Jive Remixes

With remixes from Hector Moralez, Phil Weeks, John Mork and Jason Hodges.

DJ Sneak: “Getting Crazy In The Ghetto”

Guesthouse Music stands tall with another solid vinyl release. GM is one of the few labels of its niche in House Music still pushing vinyl in the recently overwhelming digital age of music. This...

Space Meow Doll: San San (Remixes)

This is a label I should write about more often. Firm Tracks has a great name, garish art and something like a family vibe that makes every record feel like a less malignant version...
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Hey Don’t Take This Shit So Serious

Straight and to the point, as befits a record like "Don't Take This Shit So Serious": youANDme collaborate with Brothers Vibe on a fierce Deep House single from Finale Sessions. Powering up the microscope just...
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Junia: The Next Level EP (Magnetic Recordings)

Sometimes I truly don't understand why it's so hard to sell audiences on what I call straight-up House Music. I use that phrase to describe a sound that stretches across and uses multiple subgenres...
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Franck Roger: Let’s Go Down (Real Tone Records)

Real Tone is one of the single most important labels on the scene today. Consciously bridging Deep House with some of the more eclectic and talented purveyors of Techno, every single release has built...

Bargrooves Black

This is a two CD mix set covering a pretty wide array of genres for just one release. Disc 1 is compiled and mixed by Ben Sowton; much of it is trancey and falls...
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From Hell With Love: 5 Years of Lumberjacks in Hell

The grand experiment known as Lumberjacks in Hell has been a smashing success. In five years’ time, label owner Marcel Vogel has managed the delicate balancing act of attracting some of the most prominent...

Mark Grusane Releases MGM Edits Vol 2

Mark Grusane captivates with three untitled tracks ingeniously edited from the fruits of decades of crate digging
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Kim Kemi: Dark Moon EP

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.

Andre Harris: Dance With Me

The latest from Andre Harris on his Innate Soul digital label hearkens back a bit with a spoken word vocal reminiscent of Phuture. The vocal could go over well among a gay crowd or...

Look Like’s Delta EP

Look Like's Delta EP is a vision of early Detroit and Chicago realized, drawing upon his early French hip hop influences.

Pittsburgh Track Authority’s Enter The Machine Age

It was somewhere between the second and third track on Pittsburgh Track Authority's debut LP that I realized something extraordinary was happening. In less than 15 minutes, Enter The Machine Age had shifted adeptly...
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Andy Vaz: 7 Inches of Straight Vacationing Part II (Yore)

This is a neat limited release package: a 200 issue pressing of a pair of brilliant remixes from Andy Vaz's Straight Vacationing LP. Patrice Scott's remix is stunning: it opens with a fuzzy 303...
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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...

Corduroy Mavericks: Square Peg EP

The coolest thing about social media is being able to connect with people in ways that, 10 years ago you would have never been able to. Case in point: Corduroy Mavericks release their first...

Lovebirds ft. MINAKO: Delusions EP

Sebastian Doering (aka Lovebirds) has something new in his workshop and has invited you in for a sneak preview. I first read about this project back in the Fall and his (first?) collaboration with...

Justin Harris: The Future is Past

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,...

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Luke McKeehan on 20 Years of Nordic Trax

From the furthest reaches of the North American continent, Nordic Trax has established itself as an indispensable voice in the house music scene. Owner Luke McKeehan on 20 years of keeping it alive.

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