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A Generous Environment: Thoughts, Ideas, and Questions from patten

patten is a different kind of artist. Case in point: He isn’t satisfied being labelled with such a specific title. He’s the kind of, let’s say, instigator who embraces the …

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Hi-Five - Kerri Chandler Lists the Five Tracks That Influenced Him the Most

When it comes to East Coast house figures, there aren’t many artists whose influence looms larger than that of Kerri Chandler. The New Jersey native is perhaps best known for …

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Deep Inside: 'Hardcore Traxx: Dance Mania Records 1986-1997'

Nearly 30 years after its inception, pioneering Chicago house label Dance Mania is finally receiving the accolades it deserves. Launched in 1985, Dance Mania was operated by Ray Barney, a …

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Bubblin' Up: Lockah

When we get ahold of Tom Banks (a.k.a. Lockah) via Skype, he’s in the final stages of packing up his flat and moving away from Aberdeen, Scotland, the city he’s …

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Hi-Five - Perc Selects His Five Favorite Acid Cuts

With records for Kompakt, Stroboscopic Artefacts, and his own Perc Trax label accounting for much of his noteworthy discography, Londoner Ali Wells (a.k.a. Perc) has built a solid reputation over …

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