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Remembering the victims of the Oakland Ghost Ship fire 5 years later

Remembering the 36 people who died during a show at the warehouse-turned-artists' space on December 2, 2016.
Tortured Soul 20th Anniversary Album

How’s Your Career? Tortured Soul release 20th anniversary LP

The 20th Anniversary Album is solid overview of Tortured Soul's two decade recording career with a few rarities thrown in.
Abraham Lincoln and Frankie Knuckles

How Frankie Knuckles’ reel-to-reel wound up in Abe Lincoln’s library

"The State of Sound" is an exhibit showcasing Illinois artists from Miles Davis to Frankie Knuckles at the Abraham Lincoln presidential library in Springfield.

Palp’d: Art of Tones on the launch of his new label

How do you measure a successful underground label? We ask Art of Tones on the founding of his new label Palp.
Robert Hood

Robert Hood revives his Monobox project with new album “Regenerate”

Robert Hood brings back his sci-fi inspired Monobox alias for a new album, Regenerate, out now on M-Plant.
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Soela: “Berlin” / “Do I Really Need You”

Soela makes beautiful deep house on a two track EP from Fort Romeau's Cin Cin.
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Party Like It’s Y2K: “Pirates” UK Garage movie opens to rave reviews

Nitpicking aside, generally positive reviews for UK Garage inspired movie Pirates that opened in the UK last week.
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Sir LSG ft. NutownSoul: Searching

South African producer Sir LSG is in top form on "Searching," a soulful house track showcasing the vocals of acclaimed Soweto-born vocalist NutownSoul.
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Brian Kage & Delano Smith: Keep ‘Em Movin’ EP

A pitch-perfect deep house track cooked up by Detroit producers Brian Kage and Delano Smith.
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Hieroglyphic Being: “Black Hands Sound 63”

Can't go wrong with anything on this V/A but Hieroglyphic Being's contribution to Neroli's Inside Part 2 will bring you life when you need it most.
Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily

Ten City’s JUDGEMENT nominated for a Grammy Award

The nominations are out, and Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily are nominated for a Grammy Award for Ten City's JUDGEMENT album.
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Moog launches Animoog Z free for iOS and macOS

Animoog Z, the new iteration of Moog's first professional synth launched today and is a free download for iOS and macOS.
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Spray launches with a reissue from Los Angeles rave scene legends Dimension 23

New label Spray launches with Dimension 23 and a blast from the analog days of LA's rave scene.
Justin Martin Auris Concord Music hall

Justin Martin, DJ Heather & Colette light up PRYSM

AURIS 360° EXPERIENCE show on Black Friday 2021 in Chicago.
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New heat as Tuff Culture remixes “Good For You”

The remix of Soulecta and Lee Walker's "Good For You" is out next week on Garage Shared.
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James Welsh is on fire on Man & Minion

Aggro house that's heavier than lead, "Man & Minion" is the title track of the next badass EP from James Welsh on Kneaded Pains.
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Solid Gold Playaz: Next To Me

The second Solid Gold Playaz EP released on Freerange in 2021 is a fitting tribute, if that's what we have, to the late Kenny Gino.
808 State

808 State, From the Beginning

Bruce Tantum's groundbreaking interview with Graham Massey and the late Andrew Barker on the history of 808 State.
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DJ Seinfeld’s Mirrors: Live tour comes to Chicago

DJ Seinfeld will be performing music from his Ninja Tune album Mirrors on December 3 at Metro.
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Moods & Grooves drops Pinky2Dye4’s “Phantom Phoenix”

Mike Grant's Detroit institution drops the first release from one of Those New Cats From Detroit in 16 years.