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Love Notes Signs Ike Release for The Shape of Orbit

Ike Release shows that he's still one of the most versatile producers around with four ultra deep but eclectic and unique tracks.
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Compost 25 – Michael Reinboth on a Quarter Century of Compost Records

Will Sumsuch talks with Michael Reinboth, founder of Compost Records — the most important electronic music label of the last 25 years.
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Who Are Black Cadmium & How Are They Making Such Dope Records?

Rotterdam duo Black Cadmium are working with second hand Detroit DNA and they're building a monster.
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Deep Core: A Month With Malcolm Moore’s Long-Awaited Album

The best, latest and hopefully not the last of Malcolm Moore is Deep Core, a 12 track LP that finally dropped on wax a few days ago.
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Marco Faraone: Uncaged

Techno producer Marco Faraone has been DJing since he was 14 years old and released his first record a decade ago. 2019 turned out to be his biggest year yet.
Monoloc Left The Planet

#ListenUp Charlotte de Witte’s KNTXT Drops Sophisticated Left The Planet from Monoloc

Monoloc's "Sky Is Broken" is the muddy atmospheric acid dream you were put on this earth to experience. It's the outlier from his new EP and the third from Charlotte de Witte's KNTXT label.
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ItaloJohnson Remixes DJ Haus on Modul8

Fiery ItaloJohnson remix of Modul8, the title track for DJ Haus' latest EP on his mothership Unknown To The Unknown label.
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Madman of Music Ludus Pinsky Returns on Lettrobox 1

Producer, musician and synth sculptor Ludus Pinsky drops an EP of bubbling techno and ragged grooves on Alexander Robotnick's label Hot Elephant.
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Surfing with the Aliens on Ellen Allien’s UFO Inc.

UFOx01 and UFOx02 dropped simultaneously as "very limited" white labels at ADE 2019 and more recently in digital format, and the combined 8 tracks makes for one of the strongest V/A compilations of the past year.
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At Ground Zero with Lydia Eisenblätter

Three minutes into "Walk" and you've got one of the most vicious grooving deep house tracks you'll find in the racks this month.
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Liquid Earth Tours 20 Years of Rave Americana on Microsmosis

Urulu dons his Liquid Earth guise and soaks in the psychedelic SciFi aesthetic of TerraFirm on the new release Microsmosis.

The Culture with Marshall Applewhite

Only in the Midwest - and really, only in a city like Detroit - could you find a producer and DJ like Marshall Applewhite.

The Week Ghostly International Takes Over Chicago

Pop up shops, interviews and talks and two distinct but related shows at Metro and Smartbar to celebrate 20 years of Ghostly International.

Marshall Applewhite – A 5 Mag Mix 86

"If EDM is drug music, Marshall Applewhite is the anti-drug." This is the latest 5 Mag Mix.
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Jeff Derringer on Ten Years of OKTAVE

"At this point, the underground needs an underground." 5 Mag talks to Jeff Derringer on ten years of his OKTAVE residency and the state of techno in Chicago and worldwide.
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#ListenUp Ninna V Going Over The Edge

Portuguese techno provocateur Ninna V dropped this two track EP last month and if techno is a thing you like then "Over The Edge" is something you need to get.

Unplugged: The Magical Sounds of Pato Y Pato

Detroit duo Mark Maynard and John Duffy are capturing the aesthetic of 1970s proto-electronic on the psychedelic analog dream music of Pato Y Pato.
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#ListenUp Futureboogie Drops Summer Riot VIII

Techno boogie hypnosis from A Sagittariun highlights Summer Riot VIII, Futureboogie Recordings' eighth seasonal compilation.

The Ultimate Detroit Techno History Documentary is Coming to Chicago

Rough cut screening of God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines will debut in Chicago on October 18 2019.
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Tabernacle Releases Music from the Dead Hand of UVB76

Techno by a duo named after the UVB-76 Russian numbers station is properly dystopian and aggressive at its best.

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