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Emmaculate lights up the night on “Feel Alright”

And here I am, blowing up all of your secret weapons before the weekend. The Djoon Experience launches Emmaculate's dynamic "Feel Alright" out now.
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#ListenUp Dark Techno on Golbon Moltaji’s “Karané”

Low Noise Productions suits up with the intriguing dark techno of the Ekur EP from "DJ, live performer and visual artist from Tehran," Golbon Moltaji.
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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.
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We all blessed here: Junior Sanchez & Ant LaRock collab on Rejected

Rejected is a label that rarely misses and they pound the target with a solid shot on "We All Blessed" from Junior Sanchez and Ant LaRock's Inspire EP.

#ListenUp Inspiring Techno on Oktave’s V/A Visions 01

Visions 01, the first Oktave Records complation features five tracks from five producers with a special connection to Jeff Derringer's label and techno residency.
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Kenny Dope, Kaidi Tatham, Daz-I-Kue Remix the Happy Song from MF Robots

MF Robots previews the remixes from Kenny Dope, Kaidi Tatham and Daz-I-Kue from the first single from their forthcoming album Break The Wall.

#ListenUp Louie Vega & Sean McCabe Remix I Wonder

The 2013 Nathan Adams track "I Wonder" gets some expert remixes from Louie Vega and Sean McCabe on the latter's Good Vibrations label.

#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 Mark de Clive-Lowe Remixes Coltrane & Whitney Houston on LOVE

Love is still the message: Listen to new remixes of Love Will Save The Day and A Love Supreme out this month from GAMM.
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#ListenUp Brassy Grooves from Aathee and TomCat Trumpet on Besos

Kisses showcases the Chicago label and production team Aathee with some live vibes from TomCat Trumpet.

#ListenUp All U Gotta Do Is Listen from Andrés

Detroit producer Andrés has patented the formula for in-the-pocket deep and soulful house that DJs covet and the two tracks on this 12" called All U Gotta Do Is Listen are more of the same.
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#ListenUp Disco Fire from ESCORT for New Album City Life

New video, new single, new album, new tour - "City Life" from Escort, America's favorite live disco band.
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Louie Vega & Kenny Dope are relaunching Masters At Work

Remastered catalog titles, mixes from the vault & the first new MAW single in more than 20 years, "Mattel," out April 2, 2021.

#ListenUp Audio Soul Project Revisits Red Dog on North & Damen Reprise

Who remembers Red Dog? Audio Soul Project revisits "North & Damen" for the latest Fresh Meat vinyl.

AOTN drop new edit of Mary Love Comer’s “Come Out of The Sandbox”

New edit of Mary Love Comer's "Come Out of The Sandbox" the Athens of the North house band East Coast Love Affair, with an original deep house track on the flip.
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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.
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#ListenUp Get Woke to Niko Marks on This New Detroit Techno Compilation

The world has been sleeping on Niko Marks' tracks and we're going to start kicking at the foot of the bed to wake them the hell up.

Listen to 808 State’s New EP and Album Teaser

Subsequent Granada Report features two exclusive tracks and two new ones taken from 808 State's first album in 17 years.
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Daniel Bortz to release new album, STAY, on Friday

Daniel Bortz will release STAY, his first album in 7 years this week on Permanent Vacation - listen to two tracks ahead of the release.

#ListenUp Two Lost Arthur Baker Tracks Resurrected on REACHIN’

Found on 1/4" tape, Hifi Sean and Yam Who edit them and nothing can touch Arthur Baker and Minnie Gardner's "Reachin'" and "Good Good Lovin'."

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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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