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Demarkus Lewis ft. J.A.M.O.N.: Off the Chain EP

I'd normally hop on the Soulful House bandwagon before something a tad harder, but this hip-hop-y House banger just totally deserves mad props - especially because it mixes that sound with a dash of...
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Stilz: Starcrash

Sci-fi, neo-retrowave vibes from Stilz for the full-on Starcrash project.

Craig Alexander – Love & Hate EP

Craig's newest endeavor on the Oblique label is a three track EP touching a variety styles. The First cut "Keep It Coming" is a slow builder with a flute-like lead sound accompanied by some...

Various: Disco Whipped EP

Listening to the mesmerizing horn come in on Pete le Freq's "Rise" makes being up at 10:47 pm totally tolerable and even enjoyable, despite the looming 5:30 am alarm. Throw in the funky bassline,...
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Miguel Migs and Lisa Shaw: Waterfall (Salted Music)

Can we get a documentary or telenovela about the years of collaboration between Miguel Migs and Lisa Shaw?

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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The Measure of a Man: Robert Hood’s M-Print

Jeff Mills has had a hand in far more labels than Axis, Purpose Maker and the other imprints he has his name on. His was the invisible hand that guided Tresor and corrected its...
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Andy Clockwork: Clockwork EP (Pinup Recordings)

Andy Clockwork put together a pretty impressive 5-track EP, with three of 'em grabbing my attention, the fourth one I'm not sure about, and the fifth track - let's just say that I...

Gavin Hardkiss Returns with Fun & Funky Sunshine People

Hardkiss Music returns to its roots as a freaky funk incubator with material from Gavin Hardkiss aka Hawke.
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Lay-Far’s How I Communicate (Remixes)

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Karizma’s Beats & Bobs Vol 1

In a post-apocalyptic world where the fallout from the EDM Bomb has caused our musical landscape to resemble the set of a Mad Max movie, I imagine Karizma to be the supercool guy who...

Mark Grant Interview

WHEN YOU LIVE IN a city as musically blessed as Chicago, it's always hard to know how prominent your local heroes are on the national stage. So it wasn't until I started talking with...

Praising the Frique: The Disco Never Dies EP from Farris Wheel

If I had to nominate just one DJ to represent everything Chicago stands for as a city, a people and a musical sanctuary, that DJ would be Frique. Let me explain for those from...
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Mike Dehnert: Switch Back To City EP

One of the fundamental issues with modern dancefloor-oriented techno is that, in catering to the needs of DJs, what gets lost is the idea of finding one's own sound and creating something that allows...
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Rodney Bakerr: RH019 (The Lost Tracks)

After decades around records, I still can't find anyone that can explain the voodoo of the vinyl re-issue market to me. It reminds me of the hi-fi stereo business - it's the kind of...

youANDme & Tim Toh: About You/Listen To

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Point G: Classics and Unreleased Jams

There hasn't been a more inexplicable but delightful story than the resurgence of interest in the music of Gregory Darsa. His Point G alias has been taking most of the bows but it's a...
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Max Graef: Broken Keyboard (Heist Recordings)

Lars and Maarten of Detroit Swindle continue spreading the love around with a quirky 12" from Max Graef. Broken Keyboard features a couple of good, adventurous pieces and one that's an absolute monster. That...

The Chosen Few DJs: “The Theme” (Terry Hunter Original Mix)

Fat fucking beats pounding, a serpentine groove and everything but the afros for the first release by Chicago crew The Chosen Few. To complicate matters for future discologists, the sample chorus on this one...

T. Mixwell: Grit Grime

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