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#ListenUp Private Persons Showcases Stunning 6 Track EP from Art Crime

Memoirs of Naive from Art Crime is bursting with beauty, from emotional techno through deep house on into disconnected and ethereal ambience. Out in July 2018 on vinyl from Private Persons in Russia.

#ListenUp Paul Johnson Remixes Torrfisk on “A 2 The K”

Torrfisk returns to Apollo Music Group with bleary party jams that evoke the sights, sounds and smells of a '90s Chicago loft.

#ListenUp Lay-Far’s New Album Dropping August 24

Lay-Far's 3rd LP WAR IS OVER features collabs with Stee Downes, Recloose, Phil Gerus, Andy Compton and Pete Simpson.

#ListenUp – Dazzling Ron Trent Remix of Kyoto Jazz Sextet’s “Rising”

Listen to the dazzling brass and electric groove of Ron Trent's remix of Kyoto Jazz Sextet's "Rising" forthcoming on Local Talk.
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#ListenUp – Saine & Smith Play Some Dirty Games

Strike a match, light the wick and listen to this thing groove into a soulphonic frenzy stoked by a choice sample from Vincent Montana Jr's orchestra of disco wonders.

Frique Crashes Through 30 Years of Chicago House History on Clashed

New Sounds from the Underground: Here's a Chicago homage to maybe the only song in House Music history that's a full-on meme.

#ListenUp Hamburg 3011 is the Kind of Track the Word “Vibing” Was Made For

Felix Leifur's new EP for Dirt Crew is adventurous, forward-thinking and extremely dancefloor friendly.
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#ListenUp Louie Vega’s NYC Disco Album is Still Generating Massive Heat

"Rebel Nation" gets a choice remix package by Danny Krivit, Carl Craig, Soul Clap and Felix Da Housecat x Chris Trucher. It's out this week on vinyl and digital from Nervous Records.
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#ListenUp Deep, Evocative Tracks from Soela on Lily

However she does it Soela makes some of the best deep house records I've come across. Lily on Kompakt Records is another ethereal master cut.
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#ListenUp NDATL Rallies an All-Star Line-up for Who Do You Love?

Ricky Corey, Chez Damier, Kayenne, Josh Milan and of course Kai Alce make this funk cover one of the soulful house jams of the year.

#ListenUp Nat Wendell Attains Deep House Virtuosity on The Blues

Coming this month on black wax from a dealer near you: Nat Wendell's gorgeous The Blues EP on Courtesy of Balance.

#ListenUp Kastle Prepares New Compilation GET RIGHT INSIDE

Handpicked and mixed by Kastle with a load of brand new and exclusive garage-y and bass bangers, GET RIGHT INSIDE is out February 22 on Four40 Records.
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#ListenUp Waajeed Conjures Up Witchy Tunes on Hocus Pocus

Waajeed's four track HOCUS POCUS EP on Deviation is about as close to a perfect EP as I can imagine.

#ListenUp Stompin’ House Tracks from Russian Producer Baltimore Chop

Baltimore Chop is not from Baltimore and has probably never played baseball, but the Russian producer has a preternatural understanding of house on this weird acid, NYC vocal and Chicago house stomper.
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#ListenUp Inner Balance Drops Something Deep & Groovy from Lea Lisa

Here Comes The Night is a sterling addition to the Inner Balance catalog: Nothing missing, nothing out of place, and should have been in your crate yesterday.

#ListenUp: Faze Action Taps a Motherlode of Disco Gems for Under The Influence 6

Listen to the ultra-rare Oscar Perry disco groover Body Movements from Under the Influence Vol 6, compiled by Faze Action and slated for a May release from Joey Negro's Z Records.

#ListenUp UK Radio & Club DJ Coco Cole Launches New Label with Human Larvae...

Haunting, beautiful retro-futurism by Cimmerii out now from Universe Language, founded by UK radio and club DJ and dance music tastemaker Coco Cole.

#ListenUp Ornaments Prepares Another Choice Carlos Nilmmns EP

"Copa" sets the tone for the adventurous IRIS EP, coming this month on wax and next month on digital from the ridiculously on-point Ornaments.

#ListenUp: Sound Therapy Do Deep House Live

Three man Italian band Sound Therapy bring the element back to deep house on Black Fever from Closer To Truth.
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#ListenUp Disco Legend John Morales Preps a New Album for Quantize

John Morales' All Q'd Up Vol 2 features 3 new tracks, collabs with Thommy Davis, DJ Spen, Natasha Watts and vocals for dayzzzzz.

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