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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.

#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.
Samone dibs volume 1

#ListenUp Funk Monsters from Samone on dibs vol 1

Two funk and disco edits from the debut release Changes Presents: dibs volume one.

#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.

#ListenUp The Passion of Rick Wade

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

#ListenUp HOOKED on Alex Agore

Listen to HOOKED, Alex Agore's latest record with a sound balanced and carefully tempered between energetic dancefloor-friendly chords and deep soulful vibes.
Martinez Brothers Fabric Presents

#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 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.

Friends Complete Tribute Album to the Late Chicago DJ Amar

TECHNO WAR is a compilation Chicago's Legendary DJ Amar was finishing prior to his death in March 2019.

#ListenUp Salsoul Gets Re-Imagined, Remixed and Remade

DJ Spinna, Kai Alce, Mark Grusane, Specter, Ge-Ology and Twice & Volcov make up Murderer's Row of remixers working over disco classics from the Salsoul Records catalog.

#ListenUp Detroit’s Filthiest Celebrates 20 Years of Motor City Electro Co.

Motor City Electro Company is celebrating its 20th anniversary - and what a fitful two decades it's been. "Celebration" features Megan Shackell on vocals - disco house to bang the box.

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.
BBE Music

#ListenUp BBE Releasing Paul Trouble Anderson’s Final Production

A cover of the gospel standard, "Happy Day" is an uptempo tour de force featuring vocals from John Redmond and drums and programming by Booker T.
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#ListenUp John Morales Remixes Reel People’s Cover of Can’t Fake The Feeling

Disco lives on! Reel People cover "Can't Fake The Feeling" with Navasha Daya on vox & the legendary John Morales cutting tape.
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.

Jeff Mills Reissuing Deep Cuts from Axis Records’ History for His Director’s Cut Series

Chapter 1 is out now and features "Gamma Player," "Suspense" and more tracks from Axis Records' illustrious catalog.
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.

#ListenUp Rare Groovin’ Electro Unearthed by Pittsburgh’s Was/Is

The 1997 Phreax release Jitterballz resurfaces on a gorgeous reissue by Pittsburgh's Was/Is imprint.

#ListenUp Ken Hayakawa’s Lost from Stripped Down Records

Remixes from John Tejada and Whitesquare feature prominently on Stripped Down 004 from Austrian Ken Hayakawa but it's on the ambient sound design of "Lost" that he shines.

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#StayHomeDisco Kevin Knapp Live at Kater Blau

Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels and Dirtybird recording artist Kevin Knapp live set recorded at Kater Blau in Berlin Feb 22 2020.

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