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Various Artists Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness
A second collection of gems from the archives of the stalwart Chicago label.

With a back catalog spanning 30 years and more than 300 releases, Dance Mania is a label with few peers. Beginning in Chicago back in 1985, it began as an …

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Hear Actress Remix Wiley on Upcoming 12"
"From the Outside – Actress' Generation 4 Constellation Mix" is due out as a limited-edition white label on Big Dada.

Actress (a.k.a. Darren Cunningham) has remixed a track from grime statesman Wiley’s recent Snakes and Ladders album. “From the Outside – Actress’ Generation 4 Constellation Mix” is due out as …

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Podcast 375: Anthony Parasole
One of Brooklyn's finest pilots a thoughtfully diverse journey to the dancefloor and back.

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Maribel Tafur "Summer Dreams"

Hailing from Lima, Peru, Maribel Tafur is a budding beatmaker who struck out on her own as a producer in 2013 with the Mysteries of Love EP. Having spent the …

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Torvvo "Light Traveling Beneath Me (Reduced Mix)"

The latest effort to land on Seattle’s fast-growing Hush Hush label is the Light Traveling Beneath Me EP, a new outing from 22-year-old, Pittsburgh-based artist Tom Holroyd (a.k.a. Torvvo). The …

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Humans "Follow (Phil Moffa Remix)

An artist who has highlighted during the course of our recent Bubblin’ Up Week of content (and a frequent collaborator of XLR8R’s most recent podcast contributor, Anthony Parasole), NYC producer/engineer …

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Reviews

Various Artists Dance Mania: Ghetto Madness
A second collection of gems from the archives of the stalwart Chicago label.

With a back catalog spanning 30 years and more than 300 releases, Dance Mania is a label with few peers. Beginning in Chicago back in 1985, it began as an …

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Virginia My Fantasy
The veteran DJ and longtime Ostgut Ton affiliate steps out on her own.

For many of us, Virginia first emerged in the last couple of years as a vocalist, contributing impassioned verses to some of Ostgut Ton labelmate Steffi’s most standout hits. Her …

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Vril Portal
The Giegling affiliate draws up another world—or at least attempts to—on his second LP.

It’s appealing to think of Vril’s second album, Portal, as a doorway into a set of discrete rooms. The titles of these tracks—”Portal 1,” “Portal 2,” “Portal 3,” and so …

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