Discogs Launches an “Exclusive” Marketplace for Records You Don’t Need and Can’t Afford

$500 test pressings and cassette tape boxed sets are the sample fare for Discogs new "Discogs Exclusives" marketplace for high ticket and rare items.
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One In A Million: Remembering Paul Trouble Anderson

This is heartbreaking news. After many battles with cancer, DJ and dance music legend Paul Trouble Anderson has died.

#ListenUp Kastle Prepares New Compilation GET RIGHT INSIDE

Handpicked and mixed by Kastle with a load of brand new and exclusive garage-y and bass bangers, GET RIGHT INSIDE is out February 22 on Four40 Records.

Songwriters Troll Spotify Over Lawsuit to Reduce Mechanical Rates

Spotify, Google, Amazon and Pandora are suing to avoid paying songwriters higher rates.

We have 13 Questions for PledgeMusic’s Benji Rogers

The collapse of PledgeMusic has left no one looking good, but Benji Rogers is the only one doing any talking.
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Smartbar Announces a Special Guest DJ and it’s CERRONE

The disco music legend CERRONE will be dropping in for a Wednesday afternoon with the Queen! DJs.
Boiler Room Is Changing, But DJs Turning Knobs Is Forever

Boiler Room Is Changing

Boiler Room - the broadcasting platform which brought the party (and DJs turning knobs) into living rooms around the world - is changing. The company has unveiled parts of a new business model involving "brand fee/royalties" and a quasi-franchised version of the Boiler Room experience coming to a town near you.

Winter Music Conference Cancelled Due to Coronavirus

Following in the footsteps of Ultra and SXSW, this year's WMC will be "rescheduled."
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This is What a “Social Distancing Concert” Looks Like

A Fort Smith, Arkansas venue is planning America's first post-coronavirus concert on May 15. It's weird.
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DJ and producer Erick Morillo has died

In shocking news, house music DJ and producer Erick Morillo was found dead by police this morning in Miami Beach.
Phil Asher

Phil Asher, who was among the greatest producers in the world, has died

From broken beat to soulful house to soaring remixes, Phil Asher leaves behind a staggering legacy and treasure trove of tracks.
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Support Midwest Techno hero Kevin Kennedy aka FBK

Midwest techno hero Kevin Kennedy aka FBK has been hospitalized with severe kidney failure and diagnosed with end stage kidney disease.
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Dub visionary Lee “Scratch” Perry has died

The musical icon and production pioneer has died at age 85 in Jamaica.
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Amaré launches Sole Aspect, a new vinyl deep house label

Sole Aspect is launching with a new EP from Dubbyman with tracks from Trinidadian Deep and others to follow.

Freakeasy brings the sound of the underground to downtown Chicago this summer

Sundays on State is a 5 block street festival in downtown Chicago this July, August & September featuring live art and music from the Chicago house music underground.
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The price of streaming music is going up

Apple announced a 10% to 12% increase, effective immediately. Spotify is going up in 2023, CEO Daniel Ek said less than 24 hours later.

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With Detroit's Reggie Dokes, Aterral Records, Carlo, Maggie Tra, Demuir, Cyphon Records and more inside 5 Mag Issue 204, out now.
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Glenn Davis – RISE vol 2

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