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New sounds from the underground: new House Music tracks, Techno tracks, Deep House tracks and an eclectic mix of new releases from the electronic music underground. Updated daily, M-F.

DJ Colette

#ListenUp Pete Moss Remixes Colette on Dreams

Colette teams up with Pete Moss for a new set of remixes of "Dreams," her cover of the Stevie Nicks tune.
DJ Sneak

DJ Sneak Releasing New EP on Kerri Chandler’s Kaoz Theory

Kerri Chandler and Kaoz Theory announce the release of a new EP from Chicago legend DJ Sneak, "Movin' Parts," which features a moving tribute to the late, great Judy Russell.
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C. Scott returns to Pittsburgh Tracks with Leaving U

The finest specimen of classic soul'd up deep house you'll find this week is "Leaving U" by C. Scott, out Friday on Pittsburgh Tracks.
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#ListenUp: Sir LSG and Melanie Scholtz Offer Up Some Gratitude

Jazz vocalist Melanie Scholtz joins with South African House Music producer Sir LSG for "Gratitude," another big single from his Moving Circles album on GOGO Music.
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#ListenUp Dreamy Techno from Dispak’s Debut EP

Chris Child and Kasson Crooker aspire to tap the infinite on Dispak 1 and they nearly get there on their debut EP released by FOIL.

#ListenUp Strut to Release “Definitive” Patrice Rushen Retrospective

Remastered from original tapes, Strut's "You Remind Me" covers material from jazz, soul & disco singer Patrice Rushen's bountiful 1978 to 1984 Elektra recordings.
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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.
Nico Lahs

Nico Lahs to Release His Debut LP Freedom This Month

Nico Lahs' debut LP Freedom reflects a roots-driven love of music that weaves jazzy hip-hop and downtempo grooves with Detroit-cultivated deep house.
Jean-Phi Dary and Jeff Mills

Axis releases new Jeff Mills & Jean-Phi Dary project The Paradox

The Counter Active LP was recorded in real-time after an earlier collaboration with the legendary Afrobeat percussionist Tony Allen.

#ListenUp Dubby Vintage Deep House from ChicOlindo’s Carpet Burn EP

Crazy remixes from Spence Chicago and Leandro Di make this Smashing Trax EP irresistible.
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#ListenUp Ralf GUM’s Ready For Love with Tony Momrelle

Ralf GUM's new LP PROGRESSIONS has landed. "Ready For Love" with UK solo artist and the voice of Incognito Tony Momrelle is our choice cut.

#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.
Nigeria 70 box set from Strut

#ListenUp Strut Reissues the Complete Nigeria 70 Series as a Box Set

The 9 LP set from Strut also includes a documentary on the full flower of Nigeria's 1970s music scene.
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#ListenUp Simbad Remixes Gina Jeanz & Mumbi Kasumba’s “Tropic City”

Originally released in May, these slinky remixes from Jackie Queens' Bae Electronica are the sunny, sensual summer tracks we need.
Infolines Under The Bridge EP

Delano Smith anchors 3rd release from Detroit’s Infolines

The third release from Detroit label Infolines with heat from ADMN, Remote Viewing Party and Mister Joshooa.

#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.

#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.

Listen to Ron Trent’s Spellbinding Remix of AFRO PARTY

Ron Trent's remix of "Afro Party" by Chicago Afrobeat Project with the immortal Afropop legend TONY ALLEN dropped this week on Future Rootz.
Soela Lily by Kompakt Records

#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.
Paul Ritch

#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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Smartbar reopens: “We cannot wait to dance with you”

Chicago institution Smartbar will reopen starting this weekend for the first time in 16 months. Here's the line-up:

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