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FuFu Records releases "88 - Double Happiness," an 8 track album featuring music by producers from India, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, China and more.
Kai Alce makes some of the deepest soul and the soulfulest deep house known to man. Here are three more servings of the good stuff.
A public viewing in Ann Arbor will be followed by a Chicago celebration of the life for techno DJ/producer Tim Baker.
Frankie Knuckles' remixes of Electribe 101's "Heading For The Night" were shelved but will appear on vinyl in July.
Happyghost's "Ishy Really Bad" is the 30th release and the best track we've heard from Chicago neighbors Aathee.
The soft relaunch of Secret Angels features rarities going back decades from Seven Davis Jr's vaults.
The French DJ/producer and 5 Mag friend on surviving and maybe thriving in the post-COVID music industry.
If this were summer this all-star debut of fugitive tracks from Norm Talley, Omar-S, Moodymann, D'Julz and Charlotte OC would be the underground basement smash of the year.
Known only by test pressings and commentary from Andrew Duke, Return Of The Mad Funk has been RaSoul's most elusive recording. It's coming out with fanfare from Compost Records.
Jumpy two track EP here from Wes Thomas and UK Garage, bass and good shit emporium Four40 Records.
Two b-side tracks highlight an EP full of flavor by Jon Delerious for Luke McKeehan's Nordic Trax.
Cordell Johnson and Scorpeze make the walls quake on Jazzgalaktik, the third release from the Chicago party turned label called Excursions.
Detroit and longtime Chicago DJ, producer, designer and label owner Tim Baker passed away this weekend. This is how we'll remember him.
DJ promo site VIP Ultima is shutting down after a catastrophic hardware failure and losses due to COVID, according to an email.
Belleville features four stripped down and loud deep house tracks from the duo sometimes known as "ALVA" out now by the unsung heroes of the French underground, Pont Neuf.
"Teena Marie was the total package..." John Morales crafts a love note to the vocalist and the music she left behind on Love Songs & Funky Beats, out now from BBE Music.
Quartz Records welcomes Greek techno DJ Alexksyspirit on District X17, a gritty four track EP with a Gotshell remix.
"Here & Now," the two part vinyl & digital celebration of UK label Hudd Traxx's 15th anniversary features all new tracks from label friends, family and a couple of newcomers.
Zimbabwean brothers Tee and Bic Will, Merk craft simple but brutally effective tracks on "This Time Last Year" by Merk | La Familia.
Another stand-out record from producer Snad, this time on Balance affiliate Courtesy of Balance with the Avoidance EP on vinyl.

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