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Niko Marks Revisits “No Fairy Tale Love”

Niko Marks is a record-making machine. Now when's the rest of the cool kids clique gonna give Niko Marks his due?
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Lyric Hood drops second solo EP, Everything/Social Distance

Another strong EP from Floorplan's Lyric Hood on M-Plant.
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Going Free Form with Hugo LX on People of Earth

It takes about 30 seconds to recognize a record like this as belonging to some higher realm.
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Detroit’s Filthiest dropping 8 spicy buds on Casa Voyager

Original, Not Cripsy, All Filthy: Detroit's Filthiest Returns on Casa Voyager with a new 12".

Adobe unveils free Keith Haring brushes

The project in tribute to legendary artist Keith Haring's mantra that "art is for everyone."
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Deep Cuts: the music of Kool & The Gang’s Ronald Bell

More than just a Celebration: Ronald Bell aka Khalis Bayyan passed away this week, leaving behind a catalog of funk and pop hits spanning nearly 50 years.
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Larry Heard rarity Sceneries Not Songs reissued

Never reissued before now, Larry Heard's groundbreaking Sceneries Not Songs gets a reissued on his label Alleviated this month.
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Art Basel Miami 2020 is cancelled

COVID-19 cancellations are now extending into the winter as Art Basel Miami's organizers cite coronavirus, travel restrictions and general uncertainty in canceling the December 2020 Art Basel Miami event.
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We all blessed here: Junior Sanchez & Ant LaRock collab on Rejected

Rejected is a label that rarely misses and they pound the target with a solid shot on "We All Blessed" from Junior Sanchez and Ant LaRock's Inspire EP.
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DJ and producer Erick Morillo has died

In shocking news, house music DJ and producer Erick Morillo was found dead by police this morning in Miami Beach.
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Back To Life: New Issue of 5 Mag

Phenomenal Handclap Band, Boddhi Satva, Milly James + more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
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The World Celebrates Frankie Knuckles Day 2020 with Virtual Concert

Eric Kupper, Mike Dunn, Billy Porter, Lady D and more on deck for DJ sets and live performances in tribute to Frankie Knuckles this August 25, 2020.
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Robert Babicz on the making of his cinematic new single “Herz”

Robert Babicz talks to 5 Mag about the creation of his latest release, "Herz," out now on Babiczstyle.
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NAMM 2021 cancels January convention due to Coronavirus

The most notable gear and music instrument showcase in the US has been cancelled and replaced with a digital event for 2021.

Chicago nightlife legend Dave Medusa has died

Dave Medusa, of the most influential promoters in the history of electronic music and Chicago music in general has passed away of natural causes.
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DJ Minx & Lady C are Living The Life

"Living The Life" is a devastating new collaboration between Detroit dynamo DJ Minx with the one and only Lady C.

Artists stand to lose out when Google Play goes down

Google Play Music paid artists more than its corporate sibling at YouTube. Maybe that's why it had to die.
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Erick Morillo arrested for rape accusation in Miami Beach

Erick Morillo was arrested following an eight month investigation after a fellow DJ has accused Erick Morillo of sexual battery following a private party in December.
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Detroit Techno legend Suburban Knight will release 1st vinyl EP in a decade

Vinyl only: Detroit techno pioneer James Pennington returns with Suburban Knight EP this September.
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Lil’Tal beats the everliving hell out of Paul Johnson’s “Dance With Me”

Moveltraxx drops some scorching remixes of Chicago House legend Paul Johnson's "Dance With Me" by Lil'Tal and Dudley Slang.