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Various: The Best of Glenn “Sweety G” Toby

If there's an award for the artist that appeared on the most old school smash hits released without his name on the label, Glenn "Sweety G" Toby would win on the first ballot.
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Garage Favorites from Plastik People’s Collections #6

Hi Times, DB Selective and Ruff Trax get repressed on shimmering black wax by Marc Cotterell's Plastik People.
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A Very Chicago House Tribute to the 808 & Ikutaro Kakehashi

Classic Chicago House Music lore about borrowing Marshall Jefferson's 808 and Tyree's "I Fear The Night."
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Lost Remix of Colonel Abrams’ “I’m Not Gonna Let” Surfaces

Victor Simonelli's tribute to the late Colonel Abrams featuring a previous unreleased remix from Bassline Records' mid-1990s version of I'm Not Gonna Let You.
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Parris Mitchell and RJ Hall: Work It! 94

Nowhere is Parris Mitchell's flexibility as a producer shown better than on this 1994 EP, reissued from the Dance Mania archives.

Bernard’s Amazing Disco Band: I Want Some Trade

It was 1992. I had been playing the previous record on DJ World, "Bitch" by Jamie Principle, and was heading out of Gramaphone when copies of "I Want Some Trade" arrived. I snapped a...

Boris Midney: Companion

It's rare that any recording tugs my heartstrings in so many directions. Companion is an ensemble group brought together by Soviet-born Jazz composer Boris Midney in 1981, featuring Charmaine on vocals. He is behind...

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