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Memphis Techno & The Big Beat: Ten Trax Records

Will Morrow on the founding of his new label, Ten Trax, created to spread the dirty, raw sound of techno from the American South.

Remembering the Chicago/Amsterdam Alliance on Djax-Re-Up Vol 1

Djax was among the leading European labels to identify and nourish the second generation of Chicago electronic music producers in the early 1990s and that shouldn't be forgotten.
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REVIEW: Jerome Baker Is Boss Techno

El Hefe from UKR finds Chicago's own Jerome Baker beating it hard with aggressive, mind-melting techno.

Shawn Rudiman: Out of Time

Pittsburgh's Shawn Rudiman makes hardware-heavy techno that's both serious-minded and seriously good, Bruce Tantum profiles Shawn for this issue's 5 Mag cover story.
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Jaime Read’s The End Of is a Techno Tour de Force

Jaime Read hammers a drum machine like it's an extension of his arm. His cult techno tour de force, The End Of, gets a handsome and badly needed reissue by For Those That Knoe.

#ListenUp – Erika Glück Makes Wired, Raw Techno on Cosset

Out now on Fixed Rhythms, the Deferment EP is drenched in the rhythms of analog beat machines and the sweat of people getting high off them.
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Detroit Techno Doc Screening Rough Cut at Freep Film Festival

God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines takes an unflinching look at the people behind the creation of Detroit Techno. The doc is creeping toward completion.
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Ellen Allien’s UFOlogy

Ellen Allien talks to Bruce Tantum on the story behind "Take A Stand" and her new label UFO, Inc.
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DETECTION: Wired, Wild Techno from Private Persons & Maelstrom

Russian label Private Persons releases techno that sounds like an eruption in your head.

Monty Luke: Hard Work Not Hype

Monty Luke delivers a minor masterpiece on the album HARD WORK NOT HYPE released by Dogmatik.
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#ListenUp The Southern Tap Into Some Serious Brainwave-Altering Shit on Rave on Mars

"Rave On Mars" is the best track on the new techno EP from The Southern, dropped from Prospect Records.

David Moran Releases New LP Pagans In Paradise

David Moran skips from Techno to Ambient to Drum'N'Bass and even Trance on Pagans In Paradise.
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Deep Club Drops Occidental and Grey People’s Cop Watch/Trespass

Occidental and Grey People anchor Deep Club's latest 12 inch, Trespass/Cop Watch and it's another revelatory experience.

AUX 88 Headlines Kontaktor 2019 Festival

Detroit electronic music godfathers AUX 88 headline Kontaktor 2019, a Latvian live electronic music festival May 31 in Riga presented by Erica Synths.

Jeff Mills Reissuing Deep Cuts from Axis Records’ History for His Director’s Cut Series

Chapter 1 is out now and features "Gamma Player," "Suspense" and more tracks from Axis Records' illustrious catalog.

#ListenUp Jeff Rushin’s SPEAKING OF WITCH on ODD EVEN

Jeff Rushin steps out on Speaking Of Witch, a new four track EP of warm, energetic techno released this week on ODD EVEN.

Sol Ortega Drops The Blue Club on Rhythm Nation

Massive EP of Detroit-style Techno by way of Argentina as translated through the prism of Chicago, via Rhythm Nation.

#ListenUp Lucid Dreams on OUER’s Stingray Nebula EP

OUER's new EP on Dirt Crew is a techno/jazz/deep delight, sometimes all three at the same time, in the same track, even in the same moment.

Dan Curtin: A Matter of Sound

Tristan Dominguez profiles Techno innovator Dan Curtin for a 5 Mag cover story.

Techno from Kolkata: Hybrid Protokol Drop KOLSLAW

Out on Alexander Robotnick's label, Hybrid Protokol's Kolslaw doesn't so much play as chew through a soundsystem.

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