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Upstairs Asylum’s Unity Vol 1 is the best V/A of the year & it...

Norm Talley brings together not just 8 of the best producers from Detroit but some of their best work on Unity Vol 1, featuring Jon Dixon, Darren Abrams, Rick Wade, Mike Clark, Kai Alce, Kyle Hall, Eddie Fowlkes and Santonio Echols.
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Charlotte de Witte brings KNTXT to Chicago on Halloween

Belgian DJ and producer Charlotte de Witte presents KNTXT on October 31 at Radius with Enrico Sangiuliano, ONYVAA and Hiroko Yamamura.

OKTAVE returns to Chicago this Friday with Jeff Derringer and ANNA

All of our favorite residencies are coming back.
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Klasse Wrecks reissues the ultra rare Duster

Hi Tech Criminal's gem from 1994 gets reissued and is sold out almost immediately.
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Review: Annika Wolfe – Chiques Funk

Blazing new techno from Annika Wolfe and Motech.
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New York’s WTCHCRFT debuts on I Love Acid

SQLCHY: the soundtrack for an uprising on vinyl from WTCHCRFT and I Love Acid.
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Ali Berger’s Bandcamp is a treasure trove of unreleased gems

You can never have enough Ali Berger records in your life but this Bandcamp discovery does its best to slake your thirst.
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Planet Love draws upon the early work of dance music’s psychonauts and visionaries

Safe Trip compiles a retrospective of "the roots and formative years" of the more psychedelic strains of electronica from 1990 to 1995.
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These are the beats you’re looking for: Yeti Mind Tricks debuts on Motech

"Distance" is an incendiary release from Glasgow native Yeti Mind Tricks from Motech.
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Mr. Bakerr’s Half Dozen: 6 rarities from Rodney Bakerr & the Rockin’ House catalog

From Mike Dunn to Michael Ezebukwu: here are 6 tracks we love most from the small but hugely influential early Chicago house label, Rockin' House, and the late Rodney Bakerr.
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Kick.S makes their 303s sing on Acid 2021 Vol 1 & Vol 2

Stoned drunk on acid: more than 130 minutes of tweak & squelch on Kick.S's Acid 2021 out now from AcidWorx.
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Black Cadmium return to Vault Wax on “Our Legacy”

Another amazing EP from the Rotterdam techno savants and another great slab of black wax from Vault Wax.
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Review: Detroit’s Infolines returns with the V/A Under The Bridge

ADMN, Mister Joshooa and Remote Viewing Party make up Under The Bridge, the 3rd release from Detroit's new label Infolines and anchored by a lush Delano Smith remix.
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Detroit’s finest: Charivari festival returns in August with its best line-up yet

Returning August 13, 14 & 15: all of your hero's heroes will be in Detroit for Charivari, the homegrown midwest festival.
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Andre Kronert releases diamond-cut “Purpose” on Kneaded Pains

Andre Kronert's drums hit with diamond-cut precision on "Purpose," the lead track from his new EP of the same name from Kneaded Pains.

Review: NCW on NCW on Apartment Records

NCW (aka Nick Wilson) drops an EP with rare explosive force. Everyone used to make techno records this way, and those worth listening to still do.
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Review: Drakkar Noir & Heidi Sabertooth on The Sleep of Reason

This split EP from Drakkar Noir and Heidi Sabertooth showcases stripped down and electrifying hardware techno on Jacktone Records.
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Suburban Knight mints gleaming electro gold on “Listening Systems”

New 7" record from Detroit legend Suburban Knight drops on Detroit Techno Records.
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Frankie Vega and Tim Vitek are Junction One, and this is That Way

Two Midwest Techno stalwarts make fun shit together on That Way from Grid Based Beats.
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Review: Maelstrom: Expression Directe

On Expression Directe, Cultivated Electronics delivers an EP of electro cool to the touch by Maelstrom.


Remembering the victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire 5 years...

Remembering the 36 people who died during a show at the warehouse-turned-artists' space on December 2, 2016.
808 State

808 State, From the Beginning