Deep House

Deep House is a subgenre of House Music. Originating in the 1980s – particularly with the music of Larry Heard, Fingers Inc, and others – it fuses elements of Chicago House with a more melodic, sometimes soulful feeling.

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Donnell Knox & Mark Hawkins search for the 12th Planet

Kalamazoo's Donnell Knox and Wales' Mark Hawkins team up for the 12th Planet EP, awash in subterranean vibrations and the kind of kickin' tracks it takes a whole lot of digging to find.
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Chicago House pioneer Rodney Bakerr has died

Rodney Baker, known professionally as Rodney Bakerr and the brilliant artist behind early Chicago label Rockin' House passed away last week.
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Hudd Traxx celebrates the Here & Now on a 10 track compilation of new...

Jovonn, Black Loops, Mark Hawkins, Nightmares on Wax, JT Donaldson & more spread the gospel of the Huddersfield miracle on Hudd Traxx's 15 year anniversary compilation.
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Charlie from Soul Clap drops Virgo’s Victory

New drop from Charlie from Soul Clap on Roy Davis Jr's venerable Undaground Therapy Muzik.
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Sushitech reissues Delano Smith & Norm Talley’s Constellation / Detroit 2-Step

Probably one of the greatest deep house 10" records of the last decade, Sushitech beats back the hoarders with a reissue of the 2009 split release with Delano Smith's "Constellation" backed by Norm Talley's "Detroit 2-Step."
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Ashley Beedle mixes SANCTIFY vol 2

The next installment of 5 Mag's SANCTIFY deep house series featuring a mix from the legendary Ashley Beedle.
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Octave One reworks “Believer” & “Whatever She Wants”

Burn it down and build it up again: Octave One revisits two recent tracks for The Reworks EP.
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34th Floor Experience arrives with “Love Will Find A Way”

From the creative talents of Rhythm Of Paradise, Nico Lahs and St. David comes 34th Floor Experience with the vinyl-only EP "Love Will Find A Way" on Spain's Mate.
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Michel Baumann aka Soulphiction has died

Founder of Philpot and maker of wonderful things, Michel Baumann aka Soulphiction aka Jackmate has passed away after reporting a month ago he was undergoing chemotherapy.
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Paxahau surprises with all-Detroit “Micro Movement 2021” festival

The event will be held over Memorial Day weekend in Detroit spread out across multiple clubs.
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Black Loops returns to Shall Not Fade on “Circulation”

Black Loops and Shall Not Fade are releasing a 5 track EP he hammered together out of salvaged electro, acid jazz, deep house and Italo remnants.
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Review: DJ Steaw & Rutilance drop “Paradise 2020”

Deep house made in France but sounding like it came from the sweltering summer blacktops of New Jersey on Paradise 2020, the latest EP from France's Rutilance Records.
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Reissue Alert: “Ocean Between Us” from Wamdue Kids

This mysterious reissue of "Ocean Between Us" is a periodic reminder that Wamdue Kids was a seriously brilliant group that we keep forgetting.
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Review: Promo vol 3 from Robot84

Four cuts on vinyl from the mysterious funk android Robot84.
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Alton Miller & Bo team up on “Where Did We Go Wrong?”

Alton Miller has released more great tracks in the last 3 years than most producers have in a lifetime. This is his latest on vinyl for Chicago's brilliant deep house label Noble Square.
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Dance Loud: This Moment & The Next

Chicago electronic music duo Dance Loud survived adversity to release their best work. After "The Moment," they're just getting started.
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Dope garage & deep house sounds on Mile High remixes

Miles ahead: the sensational "Mile High" featuring Paris Brightledge gets remixed by Keito Sano, Interstate and Dubbyman.
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Andrew Emil releases 34 track remix collection

New comp from S&S Records showcases Chicago producer Andrew Emil's remix work for the Steve "Silk" Hurley and DJ Skip-owned label's back catalog.
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Groovement drops brilliant remix pack for Jorge Caiado’s “Time & Space” album

Groovement enlists Steve O'Sullivan, Brawther, Dyed Soundorom and John Thomas to remix tracks from Jorge Caiado's 2020 album Time & Space.
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Session Victim return to the dancefloor for “Two Crowns”

After releasing a pandemic record before a pandemic, Session Victim return to Jimpster's Delusions of Grandeur for the warm & deep "Two Crowns" EP.

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