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Damian Rausch drops “Watch Me Fly” on The Gathering

Damian Rausch has a preternatural feel for deep house, making tracks that have a sound and feel that is classic on Watch Me Fly, his forthcoming EP from Balance sublabel The Gathering.

How about Dennis Ferrer at Spybar this weekend?

Objektivity boss Dennis Ferrer makes his first post-pandemic visit to Chicago this Friday July 30 at Spybar.

Kaidi Tatham inaugurates 7 Inch Nails label with Sooner Or Later...

Hugely underrated broken beat pioneer Kaidi Tatham inaugurates the new 7 Inch Nails label with a platter of pure gold.

Nu-Cleo launches Aural Vision imprint with “In The Zone”

Body-moving bass and drums like thunder on Nu-Cleo's debut release from new label Aural Vision.

Chicago House & Sunshine: House of Sol returns for 2021 this...

Chicago's 100% homegrown House of Sol festival returns to Pilsen this week with DJ Heather, Ron Carroll and more.

Mr. Bakerr’s Half Dozen: 6 rarities from Rodney Bakerr & the...

From Mike Dunn to Michael Ezebukwu: here are 6 tracks we love most from the small but hugely influential early Chicago house label, Rockin' House, and the late Rodney Bakerr.

#TheMission – Inside the new 5 Mag

Soul Clap, Nona Hendryx, 15 years of Burial and more in 5 Mag issue 191, out today.

Mark de Clive-Lowe launches “Midnight Snacks”

Mark de Clive-Lowe's new series "Midnight Snacks" launches on vinyl & digital on Mashibeats.

Kick.S makes their 303s sing on Acid 2021 Vol 1 &...

Stoned drunk on acid: more than 130 minutes of tweak & squelch on Kick.S's Acid 2021 out now from AcidWorx.

Friends & family rally for Steve Laviniere of Bobby & Steve

Steve Laviniere of Bobby & Steve - DJ, producer and pioneer of the soulful house sound - has been disabled as a result of complications from COVID-19.

The mysterious Clive From Accounts returns on Cooking The Books

The brilliant Clive From Accounts made one of the best records of 2020 and is back with a new EP on Dirt Crew with a remix from Dan Only.

Black Cadmium return to Vault Wax on “Our Legacy”

Another amazing EP from the Rotterdam techno savants and another great slab of black wax from Vault Wax.

Kenny Dope, Moodymann, Francois K & more remix Sun Palace’s classic...

One of David Mancuso's Loft classics and "major influence for DJs such as Larry Levan, Frankie Knuckles and Kenny Dope" the classic Rude Movements gets worked over by an all-star roster of remixers for BBE.

Review: Leonid Nevermind is one of house music’s treasures

The notoriously leftfield Leonid Nevermind's "Use The Moon" is another revelation from one of our most revelatory producers.

Ed Nine mixes Sanctify Vol 3

Chicago's Ed Nine takes the wheel for SANCTIFY vol 3 from 5 Mag's deep house mix series.

Saiful Idris & SRNDR releases the sunny Summer Daze

Saiful Idris' "Summer Daze" is of those songs that brands itself on people's memories of a summer season.

Review: Detroit’s Infolines returns with the V/A Under The Bridge

ADMN, Mister Joshooa and Remote Viewing Party make up Under The Bridge, the 3rd release from Detroit's new label Infolines and anchored by a lush Delano Smith remix.

Harold Heath’s career could be your life

Harold Heath's new book "Long Relationships" explores his journey "from unknown DJ to smalltime DJ" with some harrowing stops along the way.

Chasing Motown: Josh Milan & the making of Honeycomb Music

After the demise of Blaze, Josh Milan built Honeycomb Music into a model for the modern soulful house label. His motto: do it or die trying.

Review: Emmaculate drops 7 minutes of “Cosmic Funk”

A packaged goods funk party from Chicago's Emmaculate featuring live drums, bass, keys and organ on Red Night Recordings.