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Carlo celebrates summer’s last days on the sun-worshipping “Tides”

Tides is a vibe - sparkling, hazy, incandescent eclectic tracks from Carlo on his Aterral label.
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Earliest known recordings of Sylvester to be released

Dark Entries prepares an album of jazz, gospel and blues on Sylvester's Private Recordings: August 1970 in honor of legendary disco vocalist's 76th birthday.

Lavan drops a deep, garagey groove on Can’t Wait

Lavan drops a dime of pure, unadulterated underground happiness on this 12" garage / deep house EP from +98 Records out of Berlin.
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Lars Behrenroth does acid on “Is It”

Hands up if you had Lars Behrenroth dropping a gnarly as f acid track for the summer of 2023
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The impossible meeting of Ellen Allien & Ash Code

"Dance and Kill" is a "bridge from cold wave to techno" but the energies flow both ways in this impossible collaboration between German techno producer Ellen Allien and Italian Darkwave artists Ash Code.
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Chicago’s Aathee releases the blazed “Pull Up” from Hopscotch

The latest releases from Aathee are picking up a head of steam like the blazed, nodding "Pull Up" by co-founder Hopscotch.
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#ListenUp Moodymann remixes Róisín Murphy on “What Not To Do”

The new single drops ahead of Róisín Murphy's album Hit Parade out September 8.
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#ListenUp Paris Cesvette and Chakra Blue – “Caving In”

Paris Cesvette and Chakra Blue team up for a cosmic soul crunch called Caving In on Sy Sez's Raising Records.
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Apparel Music launches 7″ vinyl series with MINI001 and MINI002

Apparel is launching a pretty cool seven inch series with two plates released in June and August respectively with a flared-out disco/funk sound by the mysterious Apparel Wax.
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Ladies & Gentlemen: the fantastically dope Degabah System

Fantastically dope, dirty and elegant by turns, the space-minded cosmonauts of Culture Power 45 present us with The Degabah System, an "interstellar" trio with their debut album Saqqara.

Bernardo Mota is Hustlin’ All Day, Every Day

At 1:05 you should be prepared to get happy. Hustlin' All Day by Portuguese producer Bernardo Mota gets positively joyful at that moment as this lovely little track erupts with bigger-than-Def Mix piano chords going up like fireworks.
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Levon Vincent remixes Skudge’s 2010 jam “Convolution”

Levon Vincent has a clear affinity here for the record, which presaged a darker, more physical turn for analog-driven techno and deep house. Vincent is a fellow traveler and his work on these remixes is nothing short of stunning.
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Seamus Haji & Michael Gray ft. Audrey Martells: Wish

With the onset of summer comes the big, feel good tunes and Seamus Haji and Michael Gray provide you all of that warm goodness with "Wish" out on Defected’s Big Love sublabel
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Moodymann, Move D, Inland highlight AWAY’s 10 YEARS celebration

Three weekend-long events for the Berlin event will follow a ten track compilation from some of the friends, family & honored guests from the label out June 23.
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Photonz makes 12 house cuts about nothing

Photonz drops an album of spares, rares and sketches as a yummy bandcamp only release for diggers and DJs seeking ultra deep cuts.

#ListenUp DJ Deano DNA: C’mon

DJ Deano DNA breaks a piece off his stash on "C'mon," a single from his prolific Bumpin' Underground

Zero atmosphere stomp on Janeret’s “Quasar” from Fuse

If Spotify were smart enough to have a whole radio station of tracks that sound like Janeret I'd fork over money to their algorithm like a drunk bachelorette tipping the DJ for playing "Call Me Maybe."
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Local Talk makes a lovely tribute to Soulphiction on “Live @ Bix”

Live @ Bix is lead by a live version of "Bizzness" recorded by Soulphiction and Netzer in 2018 - bass that jumps out of the mix like a boogeyman and chunky guitar makes this maybe an even more essential version than the extremely well-regarded original.
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Classy deep house from S. Hoellermann on “Pressure”

Classy deep house from S. Hoellermann gets a cosmetic makeover for the '90s and, weirdly, the '20s too.

Felipe Gordon & Bengoa remix Lex’s bass-loving groover “Fast Jags”

Greek producer Lex fell in love with the bass and it's a love that he consummates in public with the bass-loving groove of "Fast Jags," a new single on B2 Recordings.

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Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.