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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.

Chuck Roberts

Legendary House Vocalist Chuck Roberts Teams Up with Lempo for “Open House”

The voice of house music from 1987's sermon "My House" by Rhythm Controll writes and sings on a new track with UK producer Lempo, coming in August 2020.

Louie Vega, Leroy Burgess, Patrick Adams Collaborate for Barely Breaking Even

The Unviersal Robot Band's classic "Barely Breaking Even" finds new life in the hands of Louie Vega for BBE Music's 500th release.

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: 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 Journey to the Center of the Soul with Gullen on Sumatra

Mobilee has another huge record on their hands with Sumatra, the title track of a new EP from Gullen.
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#ListenUp The Amazing Roy Ayers is Coming Out With a New Album

Listen to the first two tracks from Jazz Is Dead 002 with Roy Ayers, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad, out in June.
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#ListenUp The Southern Tap Into Some Serious Brainwave-Altering Shit on Rave on Mars

"Rave On Mars" is the best track on the new techno EP from The Southern, dropped from Prospect Records.

#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 Deep Beats from South Africa’s KaySoul

South African producer KaySoul sets a deep and magical mood on "4th & 6th," the lead track from his new The Prosimians EP out now from Tooman Records.
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Brutalist Acid Slap from Boston 168 on Vax Of Love

Italian duo Boston 168 serve up 3 microdots of squelchy acid on Vax of Love from Ellen Allien's BPitch.

#ListenUp: Detroit’s Filthiest Shake Your Booty Is an Assquake

The latest cut in a string of hits from Detroit's Filthiest is a straight-up love poem to Maggot Brain-era Funkadelic.
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#ListenUp – thatmanmonkz Burns Down The House on EASY STILL

Backed by the "basement-ready Wash Good," EASY STILL is a record that sells itself. Play it loud, play it often, play it before everyone else catches up and runs it into the ground.
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#ListenUp Anaxander, Azuni Lead Cinthie’s 803 Crystal Grooves Collective Cuts 2 EP

"For Cinthie" and "Uranus" are two of the incredible deep and techy tracks from two of Europe's savants, Anaxander and Azuni aka Washerman, on the latest V/A EP from Cinthie's 803 Crystal Grooves.
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#ListenUp Louie Vega & the Martinez Brothers Team Up on LET IT GO

First appearing on their Fabric mix, The Martinez Brothers collaborate with Louie Vega and vocalist Marc E. Bassy on "Let It Go," out today on Cuttin' Headz.

#ListenUp Jaco Matthews Remixes Peter Croce’s REVIVAL

Peter Croce's REVIVAL gets remixed by Jaco Matthews as a one-off from Rocksteady Disco.
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#ListenUp Absent Channels Ancient Chicago Acid Jack on Armani’s Ghost

Absent makes his debut on Mark Broom's Beard Man label with devastating techno artillery on the Animate EP.
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EscaFlowne Delivers the Punched Up Stimulus Pack

With sharper edges than a shattered beer bottle "Stronger" makes a devastating start to The Stimulus Pack, a new EP from EscaFlowne and out now on Sorry Records.
Peggy Gou Maurice Fulton Earth EP

#ListenUp Peggy Gou & Maurice Fulton Drop the Full Earth EP

The full Earth EP from Peggy Gou and Maurice Fulton is flush with hermetic cuts and left-field swerves.
Ninna V Portugal over the edge

#ListenUp Ninna V Going Over The Edge

Portuguese techno provocateur Ninna V dropped this two track EP last month and if techno is a thing you like then "Over The Edge" is something you need to get.

#ListenUp The Passion of Rick Wade

Detroit deep house magician Rick Wade is in rare form on Passion Play from Shall Not Fade.

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