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Detroit savant Jon Dixon shines on Vocal Sessions Vol 1

Here to remind you that Detroit continues to serve as one of the interstellar nurseries of phenomenal talent in electronic music. Witness: Jon Dixon.
System of Survival Handling EP

Live techno vibes on System of Survival’s Handling EP

Techno that sounds jacked out of the PA from System of Surival and Fventi.
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Chicago’s justindemus returns from hiatus with the Rapture EP

An amazing record that sounds like it was wrenched out of a man, Rapture from justindemus is out now from Julia Govor's Jujuka.
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#ListenUp Black Loops – Higher Remixed

An Aterral reissue on black wax of Black Loops' 2017 release featuring remixes by Hugo LX and DJOKKO.
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Kaidi Tatham remixes Get Up from Roy Ayers & Kyoto Jazz Massive

When these three names appear on a record we should probably take note of it. Live bass and percussion meet soul-to-soul with Kaidi Tatham's broken beat sound on this remix from Message From A New Dawn.
La Deep Danford EP

Nordic Trax Heads south with La Deep & the Danford EP

Moody, deep, nodding stuff from South African producer La Deep especially the title track which seems to shake with powerful vibes like a hunk of thorium.
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Dave Lee remixes the Philly disco classic “Don’t Leave Me This Way”

The Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes remix featuring Teddy Pendergrass drops separately from the Produced With Love II album as a stand-alone single.

Upfront & urgent techno on Jeff Derringer’s “Automatic”

Automatic is Smartbar resident Jeff Derringer's first recorded output in four years, a time which coincided with an economic conflagration, pandemic outbreak and the general meltdown of just about everything that once seem solid and certain.
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Strega Musica is a free 13 track album made using Make Noise’s own Strega...

A unique and creative demo with more than a dozen electronic music producers and composers making beautiful music with the Strega patchable desktop instrument.
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#ListenUp Kayenne – Rain Fall Down Remixes on NDATL

The Chris Brann produced single gets the remix treatment from Anthony Nicholson, Marc Cotterell and Groove Victim.
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#ListenUp Being’s There is here from Apartment Records

An 8 track album of whirling and sometimes psychedelic ambient techno "recorded to tape" thirty years ago debuts on cassette from Apartment Records.
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Suburban Knight is dropping his first album in 12 years

Hi8tus is an appropriate title for the full-length from Deeptrax and a producer known for exceptionally high quality and deeply influential techno discography.
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Gloria Scott covers Joe Smooth’s house music classic “Promised Land”

Legendary soul and disco vocalist Gloria Scott takes on a stone cold house music classic on this 7" cover of "Promised Land" produced by Andrew McGuinness for Acid Jazz.
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#ListenUp Fantastic Man drops “Alltogethernow” for Kalahari Oyster Cult

Fantastic Man works a sinister, gnarly bassline on a new four track EP from your favorite Techno Cultists.
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#ListenUp DJ Deano DNA – Paradise

From London-based garage and garage house label Bumpin Underground, DJ Deano DNA finds a sweet vocal and rides on "Paradise."
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Specter’s Ironside drops from Angis Music

The machines take over on the Chicago producer Specter's three track EP of deep house, wild techno and computer funk fusion.
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Crooked Man remixes Lanowa’s “My Fantasy”

Three mixes from Lanowa's impossibly sunny single "My Fantasy" from Citizens of Vice.
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BBE reissues Pépé Bradock’s remix of Roy Ayers’ “I Am Your Mind Part II”

BBE drops a funky 10" vinyl disc paired with "Reaching For The Highest Pleasure" from Roy Ayers' rediscovered Virgin Ubiquity sessions.
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Bicep drops new track, announces new North American tour dates

A new version of "Meli" (with drums!) plus new North American tour dates in San Francisco, Denver, Los Angeles and Chicago.
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Worldship Music drops a V/A for the ages

DJs, take note: Herald Traccs Vol 1 drops a bomb with tracks from Santiago Salazar, Teflon Dons, Kelvin K and Westcoastgoddess.

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Searching: Inside 5 Mag Issue 204

With Detroit's Reggie Dokes, Aterral Records, Carlo, Maggie Tra, Demuir, Cyphon Records and more inside 5 Mag Issue 204, out now.
Glenn Davis DJ mix

Glenn Davis – RISE vol 2

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Cee ElAssaad: Evolve