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"At this point, the underground needs an underground." 5 Mag talks to Jeff Derringer on ten years of his OKTAVE residency and the state of techno in Chicago and worldwide.
Good music abounds on the S3A Pages remix album featuring some leading lights and old friends of Dirt Crew.
Rutilance drops Electro City Moving, new vinyl EP from Chris Stussy with the fingerprints of '90s Chicago house and techno all over it.
Portuguese techno provocateur Ninna V dropped this two track EP last month and if techno is a thing you like then "Over The Edge" is something you need to get.
Decorated producer and songwriter Bob Esty worked with Donna Summer, Cher, DC LaRue and many others in the late 1970s through the 1980s.
Keep your eye on this: Hard Drive Library is guys from Hamburg who make sample-heavy deep house and drop it on vinyl on their own dime.
Curated from the label's strong digital output, No Fuss Vol 3 shines a spotlight on deep house duo Saison and disco queen Natasha Kitty Katt.
Detroit duo Mark Maynard and John Duffy are capturing the aesthetic of 1970s proto-electronic on the psychedelic analog dream music of Pato Y Pato.
In the battle of Roland clones vs. Roland's Cloud, the cloners are winning. Why won't Roland make the classic gear that people want?
Review: "What You Gonna Ask For" exudes a tremendous warmth - you can almost warm your hands to it. It's not fair how easy Theo Parrish makes this.
With Outbreak from Moodswing, Obstacle is three records in and has shown the chops to be maybe the best UK Garage label in the business now.
Thirty Two finds Santonio - somehow, after some 30 years - still beating heads and making dope records at a peak level.
Jamie 3:26 produces like he DJs and on his "Windy City Bump" mix of Soulphiction's Beehive from Local Talk he's willing to throw it all out there and lay it on the line if it will make you jack yourself to death.
Together, Alright - a subdued deep house collaboration with Perry Colo - gets freaky and delightfully warped through Ian Pooley's production wizardry.
Jazzy deep house meets tech soul on the superb Tempo of Love / Beggin Bread from the Heart 2 Heart supergroup.
Techno by a duo named after the UVB-76 Russian numbers station is properly dystopian and aggressive at its best.
Wewillalwaysbealovesong pairs one of the best remixers on the scene with one of the most supremely underrated producers on HELP ME, from Andy Vaz's Sankolige EP.
DJs can now stream live from Beatport and SoundCloud's catalogs for a price using the latest update to Pioneer's rekordbox software.
You don't own that file, you license it, and with streaming it can easily be taken away. Microsoft naturally shows us a dystopian vision of the future of licensed culture.
Tale of Us, Perturbator and Jonas Rathman channel the insane grandeur of Equinoxe Infinity, Jean-Michel Jarre's best record in a decade.