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Put it down EP – Gavin Herlihy – Leftroom Gavin Herlihy’s return to Leftroom brings three engaging house cuts that show he’s a producer never content to stand still. As happy making edgy techno as he is glowing deep house, the producer’s path’s taken him to diverse imprints...

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Don’t You Stop EP – Waifs & Strays – Madtech Bristol’s Waifs And Strays have progressed from local heroes to festival-straddling favourites in a few short years, thanks in no small part to their own solo hard yards and an innate ability to raise the temperature on the...

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Are You There Remixes by Josh Wink – Ovum Josh Wink’s Ovum label is a staggering twenty years old in 2014. For those of a certain age that seems an awfully long time ago, not least for Wink himself, whose own early tracks catapulted him from the clubs into the charts themselves. To...

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The Moment Not The Memory Remixes By Spencer Parker – Work Them Records Spencer Parker’s Work Them imprint has quickly built a reputation for unreconstructed dance music that flits between house and techno, enlisting the likes of Dana Ruh, Pittsburgh Track Authority, S:VT and Radio...

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Bodytrax Vol.1 by BodyJack – Bodytrax Techno DJ and producer Chris Finke’s self-rebranding as a house/rave hybrid at the end of 2013 with a mystery-clouded release on Hypercolour brought the Atomic Jam stalwart to audiences new. Since then, he’s launched a self-titled imprint,...

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Avalanche – Sebo K – Mobilee Sebo K and Mobilee have a long history stretching back to his and the Berlin imprint’s debut release back in 2005. Since then he’s almost exclusively put out music on his ‘home’ label, and risen to the upper echelons of house music with a...

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Modern Underground Music Vol. 3 – Various Artists – Black Catalogue Fledgling Motor City imprint Black Catalogue’s already put out some noticeable work from Carter Bros, and its helmsman, Monty Luke. Having released on Planet E and Mothership, the Detroit artist and label boss...

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Ensemble EP by Nyra – Never Learnt Never Learnt’s first track of 2014 continues where they left off in 2013 with the reappearance of Sheffield artist Nyra, the producer behind the label’s debut release, ‘Best Of’ back in 2012. Since then, the imprint – co-run by Bearweasel...

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No Stress EP by Cayam – Hypercolour Hypercolour debutant Cayam shows the label’s knack of unearthing new talent remains undimmed. The fledgling producer lands on the UK stalwart with a trio of accomplished tracks that straddle the divide between house and techno, and provide the label...