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ATTA – Slap Jaxx Podcast Volume 3

Japanese DJ ATTA takes over this week's SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. Born in 1987 and based on Awaji Island, Japan, ATTA is...

Farewell, Little White Earbuds

Chicago-based website Little White Earbuds is shutting down, according to site founder Steve Mizek. The site has published nearly 300 podcasts and some of the most thought-provoking, no-bullshit think pieces in the electronic music scene,...
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Wav Fuzz’s Cold Fresh Air

Cold Fresh Air, the debut release from French crew Les Yeux Orange is a six track EP of dreamy techno somewhere between Drexciya and a pleasant amphetamine buzz.

Metamorphic Reissues Titonton’s Classic Embryonic

The Midwest massive gets better with age - just glance at any credible chart from week to week and you'll see new records from House Music and Techno producers who came of age in...
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Jerome Hill: Toy Box Part 1

The Toy Box series shows techno stalwart Jerome Hill still full of righteously noxious piss and vinegar, making fun, noisy beats.
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Tape_Hiss: Cognitive Dissonance

The new double 12" on Love Notes is a gorgeous collection of sounds, on a release that sounds like an especially tight live PA.
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DJ Skull Returns to Sect: The Heavy Thinker EP

A record that starts with the dynamite needs to end with an atomic bomb. DJ Skull understands this: still firing all synapses, his follow up record on Sect after The Dark Knight EP is...
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Borai: Last Time Out (Tasteful Nudes)

I've missed a few releases from this Chicago label but I don't think anything could have held me back from this one. Enthusiasm? Try lust: two tracks of lustrous, melodic techno (or techy house...
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Scan 7: Direct Effect (Detroit Underground)

Massive collaboration between Detroit Techno Militia and Detroit Underground: Gorgeous record, good people, good music all around.
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Spirit of the Black 808: Invasion of the Black Bass

Sometime between Record Store Day and Summer, Spirit of the Black 808 will release at least an album's worth of material on two labels. Combined, the two EPs - Infroduction on Hizou and this...
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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...

Sequences: The World According to Tevo Howard

The Sequence Project: Vanity Tevo Howard's Black Electro Orchestra: Holiday EP Someone I respect very much - the rare man that got old without getting mad - once told me that how much you love something...
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Robert Hood: The Faith and the Fury

We almost lost Detroit. It's the title of a song, one of Gil Scott-Heron's best, but that phrase often comes to mind when I read another accidental obituary for the Motor City. Detroit's decline is...

Floorplan: Music/Tell You No Lie

I really can't figure you people out. Here is a man of worldwide renown, and he's turning out the best records of an illustrious career and clearly some of the best tracks being made...

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Four tracks of hectic, heady techno from Mexico City's White Visitation.
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Low Noise Productions Sampler Vol 1

Three tracks here preserved from the 2014 Compilation Tape 1 cassette and a new one make for a solid EP from Ottawa.

Hieroglyphic Being: Music is Mathematics

A sound artist, an experimental composer, a music-making savant with analog machines - this is Jamal Moss, aka Hieroglyphic Being, the next in a lineage of Chicago's electronic producers driven by a vision to...
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Truncate: 7_1 12 inch Mixes

Originally released as a 7 inch, Truncate's 7_1 gets the remix treatment from Ambivalent and Silent Servant.
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More Music, Less Neon: Movement Is Growing Up

This year's Movement Festival 2013 by Paxahau definitely didn't disappoint, equipped with five technologically spruced up stages (Red Bull Music Academy, Beatport, Underground, Made in Detroit and the Electric Forest) and over 121 artists...
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Phil Kieran’s Blinded By The Sun LP Gets Another Remix Pack

Mano Le Tough, David Holmes and especially Matthew Herbert remix tracks from Phil Kieran's Blinded By the Sun album.

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