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Kick.S makes their 303s sing on Acid 2021 Vol 1 & Vol 2

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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.
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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.
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Ellen Allien’s UFO Inc releases Alien Rain’s Empire of Illusion

Bad ass new tracks on Alien Rain's Empire of Illusion EP, out now via Ellen Allien's UFO Inc.
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#Rejuvenate – inside the new 5 Mag

Franck Roger, Ed Nine, Rodney Baker, Berlin under lockdown and more in the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
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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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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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Review: Jordan GCZ drops the nodding Introspective Acid EP

Dark occult sciences in the key of bleep: Jordan GCZ drops the nodding Introspective Acid EP on Rush Hour.
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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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Regent drops volcanic EP “Obsidion”

Regent releases four tracks of volcanic techno on "Obsidion," the new EP of dark gems from Planet Rhythm.
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Delano Smith anchors 3rd release from Detroit’s Infolines

The third release from Detroit label Infolines with heat from ADMN, Remote Viewing Party and Mister Joshooa.

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