Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno Worldwide Sounds

Professor Rhythm “Bafana Bafana” (1995, Awesome Tapes From Africa)

via ATFA: Professor Rhythm is the production moniker of South African music man Thami Mdluli. Throughout the 1980’s, Mdluli was a member of chart-topping groups Taboo and CJB, playing bubblegum pop to stadiums. Mdluli became an in-demand producer for influential artists (like Sox and Sensations, among many others) and in-house …

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Forgotten Treasures
Eclectic Electronic

Geoffrey Landers “1 by 1” (1979 – 1987, Music From Memory)

via MFM: Music From Memory’s final compilation of 2017 sees the release of the double album “1 by 1”, which brings together the works of American experimental musician Geoffrey Landers. During a period spanning from 1979 to 1987, this Denver, Colorado based multi-instrumentalist, composer, record producer and engineer, conceived several …

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House / Techno Soul

Exclusive Premiere: Marcel Vogel feat. Khalil Anthony “Dance The Blues Away (Julien Dyne Remix)”

Amsterdam based Marcel Vogel has risen to fame following releases on his seminal Lumberjacks in Hell imprint, which along with his own music, has featured tracks from the likes of Rahaan, Karizma and Soulphiction. Marcel Vogel’s latest release on Lumberjacks in Hell is a split EP that features new original …

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Broken Beat Techno

Exclusive Premiere: Altered Natives “Back2Bruk (Remember Your Heart)” (Eye4Eye Recordings)

Altered Natives shares his eighth album “The Black Album”, which hits hard with hypnotic precision and demonstrates a strong sense of knowledge, capability, and execution. In his own words, Altered Natives describes his thoughts and processes of the album: “This is my eighth album, an album which was written in …

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House / Techno Jazz

The Astral Walkers “The Passage EP” (Deepblak Recordings)

On their début expedition as Astral Walkers, AYBEE and Lars Bartkuhn produce house music compositions that merge dubious elements from various genres and styles in electronic music. Percolating rhythms that run throughout the EP pay silent tribute to the Body and Soul era of house music, while certain melodies acknowledge …

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Forgotten Treasures
Ambient Electronic

Satoshi & Makoto “CZ5000: Sounds & Sequences” (Safe Trip)

via Delsin: We write to you with the conclusions of our investigation into the synthesized audio transmissions picked up by the deep space telescope at irregular intervals since 1986. After many years, we pinpointed the source of the ear-pleasing frequencies. they were being transmitted from a secluded building in Kawasaki, …

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Future Classics
Ambient Electronic

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith “The Kid” (Western Vinyl)

via Boomkat: Retro-futurist prog-pop made on modular synths. In 2017, the musical term “electronic” is nearly obsolete given the ubiquity of computerized processes in producing music. Even so, the prevailing assumption is that musicians working under this broad umbrella must be inspired by concepts equally as electrified as their equipment. …

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The Raw House Supreme
House / Techno

The RAW HOUSE SUPREME Show – #190 (Hosted by The RawSoul)

A deep, funky and groovy ride… Old and new flavours ranging from Disco to Broken Beat, Italo House to forgotten New York grooves, Detroit Techno to New Jersey House. In the mix : Jacy, KGB, Deep88 featuring Javonntte, MLH, Byron The Aquarius, Kerri Chandler, Robert Owens, Omar S featuring Nite …

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Future Classics
House / Techno

Cuthead “Big Time EP” (Rat Life Records)

via Uncanny Valley: We got Cuthead on Rat Life Number 12. You probably know this guy. He is respected worldwide for his one of a kind House and Hip-Hop productions. Big Time EP by Cuthead Lately he said, he got a bit bored with all the soulful jazzy sampling, the …

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Future Classics
Electronic

Shigeto “The New Monday” (Ghostly International)

It’s been four years since Zach Saginaw, aka Shigeto, returned home to Michigan from a stint in Brooklyn, NY, and since then, the multi-faceted musician has become a part of the fabric of Detroit’s music scene. With each project Shigeto releases his sound becomes more and more polished, more and …

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Future Classics
Electronic Jazz

The Colours That Rise “2020” (Breaker Breaker)

The sound of ‘2020’ is new jazz and old funk with an electronic city pace, brought to you by The Colours That Rise. Made up of multi-instrumentalists and producers Simeon Jones and Nathanael Williams, their ‘2020’ EP is a confident guide through future sounds and past histories from a time …

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Forgotten Treasures
House / Techno

The Black Science Orchestra “The Altered States EP” (1994, Groovin Recordings)

via Juno: It was way back in 1994 when the Black Science Orchestra – AKA Ashley Beedle, Uschi Classen and Marc Woolford – first released the Altered States EP. As this timely reissue on Groovin’ proves, it remains a benchmark of British Deep House. The EP is arguably most famous …

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