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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.
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Circus Company Lines Up Roman Flügel, Matthew Herbert & Wajatta for Brigitte Barbu Remixes

New remix pack flexes on the Pepe Bradock album Muzak pour ascenseurs en panne released in June and it's nice.
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Nightmares On Wax, Jovonn, JT Donaldson & Black Loops feature on Hudd Traxx’s 15th...

"Here & Now," the two part vinyl & digital celebration of UK label Hudd Traxx's 15th anniversary features all new tracks from label friends, family and a couple of newcomers.
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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 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.
Miguel Campbell and Jimmy Switch

Skint Signs Miguel Campbell & Jimmy Switch for “Be The Night”

Legendary UK imprint Skint Records prepares for a May 1 release for the Miguel Campbell and Jimmy Switch collaborative EP "Be The Night"/"I'll Be You (Again)"
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#ListenUp The Chicago (House) Manual of Style, According to Ed Nine & Kid Enigma

Ed Nine and Kid Enigma are two of Chicago's best doing it in the Chicago tradition, and collaborate on Provide & Floss from Street Tracks.
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#ListenUp: Art of Tones Launches a Hell Cannon of Funk on Double Wheelin’

The b-side for Where The One Is marks Art of Tones auspicious return to Local Talk.
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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.

#ListenUp Rabotat Records Launches with a Collaborative Techno Joint

Re-Animator from Ironfist and Madame de Fer is brutalism in sound and marks the debut of Rabotat Records from Los Angeles.

#ListenUp Thomas Barnett’s “French Loop” Will Blow Up Your Dancefloor

Thomas Barnett's catalog is full of delights, from the exposure of his work on the classic "Nude Photo" through his Groove Slave and work on his Visillusion label in the present.
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.
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Soul OD: Coflo Debuts Lux on Local Talk

Imagine Manhattan Transfer got into Daft Punk's vocoder collection and you have a very basic idea of where Coflo is taking this new EP on Local Talk.

#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 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.
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Let’s Listen To “Bassline” from Cinthie’s Debut Album, Coming in July

Berlin DJ and producer and proprietor of about 75 different labels Cinthie is preparing to bring her debut album to Will Saul's Aus Music.
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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.

#ListenUp: Just Not Ending is Pure House Music from DJ Cream

The Hustlin' EP is a surprisingly fresh take on the '90s Golden Age deep house sound from Bologna's DJ Cream.
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Tom Moulton remixes Michael The Lion & Amy Douglas on Get It On

We're here for this. The legendary Tom Moulton reinvents the 2017 Michael The Lion and Amy Douglas collaboration into a new classic on Soul Clap 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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