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Tevo Howard: The 5 Magazine Interview

5 Magazine's interview with Tevo Howard: the true hero of the underground.
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Afrikan Sciences: Means and Ways EP

Seriously, I almost flipped my wig when I first heard the tunes on this 12" from Oakland's Eric Douglas aka Afrikan Sciences. This is soundscaping at work as unique waveforms are presented with three...
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Kim Kemi: Dark Moon EP

Darek is one of these outlier labels that gets me really excited, and Kim Kemi's entire Dark Moon EP is worth getting excited about.

Hieroglyphic Being: Music is Mathematics

A sound artist, an experimental composer, a music-making savant with analog machines - this is Jamal Moss, aka Hieroglyphic Being, the next in a lineage of Chicago's electronic producers driven by a vision to...
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Listen to Mystic Bill’s Ferocious Throwback “U Won’t C Me”

Nothing sensitive or subtle about this one. Mystic Bill - the man who DJ'd for your favorite DJ's DJ - teams up with German label Snuff Trax for the forthcoming EP U Won't C...
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Hans Bouffmyhre: Midsummer Beatdown

An (early) midsummer beatdown from Flash Recordings and the indomitable Hans Bouffmyhre.
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#ListenUp Paul Ritch Can Handle The Pressure

Paul Ritch is fucking up your brain chemistry in the most delightful way with his marvelous new 5 track EP called Pressure from Quartz Records.
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Listening Room: Dakini9 on Trail Markers

There's a story behind every track, or at least the good ones. Welcome to our new music discovery feature, Listening Room, in which we share a stream of a new track and ask its creator...
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Tape Hiss: In the Realms of the Unreal

Love Notes from Brooklyn drops Tape Hiss' In The Realms of the Unreal, seemingly inspired by Chicago outsider artist Henry Darger's 15,145 page opus.

#ListenUp Ken Hayakawa’s Lost from Stripped Down Records

Remixes from John Tejada and Whitesquare feature prominently on Stripped Down 004 from Austrian Ken Hayakawa but it's on the ambient sound design of "Lost" that he shines.
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Josh Wink’s Talking To You

Born in 1995, "Higher State of Consciousness" isn't legal to buy beer in a South Philly bar yet but it is old enough to sit down in front of a Roland AIRA and have...
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Various Artists: Discordian Dreaming 8

Discordian Dreaming takes in the full breadth of the label's output, from terse, borderline-sinister late night tech house moods to meditative, goose-bump inducing electronica.
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Chicago’s Tied Collective Launches New Label with Memo Boys EP

Made in Chicago like God intended and on vinyl for the pleasure of man, Tied001 is, as you might reckon, the debut release from the Chicago artist collective and party people Tied, who in...

Matt Dubspun Brings Back Vibenotic with Ground Zero EP

Vibenotic Recordings, a Chicago imprint of yore, serves as an outlet for Matt Dubspun's eclectic electronic sounds.

Unit Black Flight: Evocations

If John Carpenter made a record for Plus-8, it might have sounded a bit like Evocations from Unit Black Flight.

You Can’t Get Enough of Josh Wink’s Balls

Philadelphia's Josh Wink is releasing his first EP in four years on his acclaimed Ovum label. "Balls", the sprawling title track, is a return of sorts to the rugged 303-based material he released in...
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Pezzner and The Last Night In Utopia

It's impossible to trivialize the impact of The Tracks Are Alive, Dave Pezzner's 2010 album on Freerange Records. A key catalyst in pushing Deep House back to the top of the underground music scene,...

YENI: Visions of Techno and Cyborgs in Love

Techno flows through YENI, influencing her from an early age in the East German illegal rave scene and driving her life to become a global force as a DJ, producer, and label owner.
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What We Love: MISC Brings Pittsburgh Center Stage

Oh man is this the truth. More good music from Pittsburgh - hotbed of American electronic music that it is - with a comp put together under the banner of a new imprint, “MISC,”...
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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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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.

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