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Afrikan Sciences: Means and Ways EP

Seriously, I almost flipped my wig when I first heard the tunes on this 12" from Oakland's Eric Douglas aka Afrikan Sciences. This is soundscaping at work as unique waveforms are presented with three...
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Harry Wolfman & Laurence Guy: The Lone Grazer EP

Having just heard the sad news that the brilliant Lost My Dog Records are to close their doors in 2015, I must confess that writing this review feels bittersweet to say the least. Young...
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Boo Williams: Looney Chunes Vol 1 / Back To The Future

Color me amazed. New label Contemporary Scarecrow has planted a foot firmly in the scene by dragging several classic Boo Williams compositions out of the cobwebs and blending them with four brand new cuts....
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Jenifa Mayanja and Dakini9: Heading Into Tomorrow/Polarity Shift (Sound Warrior)

Hakim Murphy turned me on to a ton of great records in the year he was writing for 5 Magazine. His review of Jenifa Mayanja's full length Walking In The Shadows LP was such...
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Marc King: Ever Forward (FXHE)

At a time when most American labels are having trouble getting records pressed, the greatest problem Omar S and FXHE are having is keeping them in stock. As of May 2015, Detroit's FXHE has...
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It’s Robert Hood’s World and We’re Just Living In It

So this is how it went: Robert Hood returned to Movement in May, dropped the remixes of the best track on the debut Floorplan album, Paradise, the week of, and then backslapped the masses...

Bai-ee and Johnny Fiasco: How Deep

How Deep is a tour de force from Chicago exile Bryan Bai-ee, taking you from the floor and secret cubbyholes of the Red Dog to the rooftop afterhours where the night lingers and is...

Listen to Miruga’s Marvelous “Be Free”

You can hear a certain song for 5 seconds and it feels like you've been listening to it your whole life. That's how I felt about "Be Free" from Miruga's EP of the same...
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Chez Damier, Eddie Leader and Tomson Team Up for I Am With You

Hudd is ten years into this, and Eddie Leader really isn't the same guy that he was at the start. I don't know if that applies to him personally, but as an artist and...
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Will Azada: Proper Traxx EP

Will Azada has a touch, a style distinctive enough that you can differentiate his tracks from the stack by ear alone. The first clue: they're really, really good. The Proper Traxx EP is something of an...
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David Marston Makes Beautiful Music on Jamaicalia from Soul Clap

This took me four or five spins to get it. I'm not sure why. But in the end, I didn't just figure it out, but came to realize that I like every track on...
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The Legendary 1979 Orchestra: Conqueror

As a veteran DJ, I realize that not ALL music is made for the dance floor, nor are ALL of my readers club patrons or DJs themselves. And as a musician/producer, I occasionally like...

Soothing by Brawther

There are about 10 DJ/producers that the whole world needs to know about right now, and it's toward the top of that list that you'll find the name Brawther.
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Love and Civil Unrest: Naeem & Gusto for Detour002

I've been sitting awake all night, pacing between a computer, a phone and a laptop. In the background two audio feeds are playing simultaneously, overlapping in peculiar and sometimes extraordinary ways. One is a...

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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Uncompromising Techno from Tunnel’s Diaspora EP

In a dance music landscape which seems to be becoming more musically conservative by the day, it's always hugely refreshing to hear something uncompromising and different. Chicago's own Tunnel has been steadily building the...

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...
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Nathan Drew Larsen: Prairie Path Frustration

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Artz and Ecilo: Stomp Kase

Never doubt this city for a moment. Even after they pull the cover over her head and pronounce her dead Chicago will continue to surprise you.

Atjazz ft Robert Owens: Love Someone

Right on the heels of the exciting "Twilight People", Robert Owens is back, delivering fresh vocals alongside sizzling techy production by Atjazz, and Slope! You might rock all three interpretations over the course of...

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