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El Tropico: Summer’s Last Sleaze from Coco à Gogo

Imagine Sylvester, only French and playing in an island disco. Maybe that's too much, but Coco à Gogo comes close on Lo O Goulo from Tartine Records.

Remembering Legendary Vocalist Michael Procter

The voice of definitive house music classics "Deliver Me" and "Love Don't Live" has passed away.

Some Bad Ass Acid Cuts from Granary 12

Lethal hardware-crafted acid bounce on Granary 12's new twelve inch.

Joey Negro’s Z Records Prepares ’90s House & Garage Vol 2...

Dedicated to the late, great and deeply missed Paul "Trouble" Anderson, the double album/CD set is out at the end of February 2020.

Soul Power: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag!

25 years of Compost Records, the most important electronic music label of the last 25 years, plus Soulphiction, Marco Faraone and more inside the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now.

#ListenUp Lovebirds Says New Shit Has Come To Light

When Sebastian Döring releases a track, drop what you're doing and head to a well-ventilated area because the spirit is about to get her hooks in you

AppleTV+ Jumps into Music Docs with Beastie Boys Story

The Spike Jonez documentary Beastie Boys Story will debut on the AppleTV+ streaming service on April 24, 2020.

Madman of Music Ludus Pinsky Returns on Lettrobox 1

Producer, musician and synth sculptor Ludus Pinsky drops an EP of bubbling techno and ragged grooves on Alexander Robotnick's label Hot Elephant.

Closer to Truth Celebrates 40 Releases with Hotevilla & Javonntte on...

This is a feel-good record, the sort of weapon that gleams with age and which a DJ can pull out now, or six months from now, or six years.

#ListenUp Vincent Floyd Brings It Again with Economy of Motion

Vincent Floyd keeps bringing it. A new 4 track EP from Manuscript shows him at the top of his game.

Roland Unveils ZEN-Core, a Brand New Synthesis System

Powering all new instruments and integrating them like never before, ZEN-Core will be baked into the heart of all new electronic instruments.

Crystal Waters & Hifi Sean’s HEAVY is a Track for Our...

HiFi Sean and Crystal Waters talk to Harold Heath about their new politically charged single "Heavy" and the role of an artist in a time of discontent.

This Is For You, from Maurissa Rose and Theo Parrish

Theo Parrish's latest single features stellar songwriting and even better vocals from Maurissa Rose.

Outer Limits is Unadulterated DJ Heat from Boo Williams

Boo Williams' "Outer Limits" is the kind of record Sun Ra might have made if he were born 50 years later and on the Southside of Chicago.

Chicago Celebrates Frankie Knuckles’ 65th Birthday

This year's fundraiser for the Frankie Knuckles Foundation is coming quick... this Sunday, with Michael Serafini and Garrett David from Queen, plus Alan King, Mark Grant and Zac Jones at Metro.

Surfing with the Aliens on Ellen Allien’s UFO Inc.

UFOx01 and UFOx02 dropped simultaneously as "very limited" white labels at ADE 2019 and more recently in digital format, and the combined 8 tracks makes for one of the strongest V/A compilations of the past year.

Endless Summer: Eli Escobar Drops Latest Album “Last Summer”

Eli Escobar's Last Summer harnesses the intimacy of music's new lo-fi downtempo Einsteins with the skills of one of the best house artists in America.

15 Years of Dirt Crew – A 5 Mag Mix vol...

Dirt Crew Recordings head Break 3000 plunders 15 years of the label's incomparable catalog for our latest 5 Mag Mix.

SoundCloud Introduces Mobile Track Editing

SoundCloud has enabled several tools for editing and pinning tracks to Spotlight - long established on their desktop website - for their mobile app.

Change Request Releases the Deep & Dark “Shatter Proof”

Andrew Emil (still here as Change Request) flexes his songwriting chops on "Shatter Proof," a new single from Mazi's Fresh Meat Records.