Specter – Ironside [ANGIS555]

Angis Music returns faithful and strong with a new EP from the lush imagination of Chicago veteran Specter. Entitled Ironside, and inspired by a late 60s crime drama- you will Embrace a dense 3 track journey catered to premium vibe lovers of deep house and deep techno grooves spanning from jazzy and romantic to funky and dark moods.

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Specter – Ironside [ANGIS555]

Josh Caffe – Do You Want To Take Me Home EP [PH117]

Introducing Josh Caffe’s second single on Phantasy, ‘Do You Wanna Take Me Home?’ is a sensual yet gritty return, a keen document of just one of the many stories of desire always occurring in the shadows, just beyond the strobes. Produced in collaboration with Quinn Whalley, one half of Paranoid London, ‘Do You Wanna Take Me Home?’ also features a headsy interpretation from Steffi & Virginia, marking their first ever collaborative remix.

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Josh Caffe – Do You Want To Take Me Home EP [PH117]

VA – Tracks From The Alley Vol. II EP [ALV008]

MOSS, Jamal/TAKESHI KOUZUKI/FLML/MITUO SHIOMI - Tracks From The Alley Vol II EP

Jamal Moss, Takeshi Kouzuki, FLML and Mituo Shiomi take part in “Tracks From The Alley Vol. II”, a Various Artists four-tracker E.P. which follows the imprint of the previous release of the Bologna based underground music label Alley Version. Here the jackin’ and acid house/techno sonic palette is diverted in a raw, immersive and screwy signature. Rough vibes for freaky minds.

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VA – Tracks From The Alley Vol. II EP [ALV008]

Leron Carson – Red Lightbulb Theory [SS036]

CARSON, Leron - Red Lightbulb Theory '87-'88 (reissue)

A few Highlights from the sessions Leron recorded in 1987-88 when he was fifteen or so. China Trax, featured on SS012, came from these sessions. These were hand made, meaning no sequencing was used for the keys on any of the songs featured, using cassette tape overdubs, a lost science. Omar-S touched up the material from those cassettes for this release on vinyl.

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Leron Carson – Red Lightbulb Theory [SS036]

One On One Crew – Give It Up [RHRSS31]

ONE ON ONE CREW - Give It Up

One On One Crew are Leslie Lawrence & Danny Arno. They experimented with various styles and directions with the aim of creating different music; a deep house sound. There are strong influences from Detroit and Chicago, but still with an unmistakable London style and identity. Both tracks were produced in 1989, and this is the first time either are released on a full length 12”.

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One On One Crew – Give It Up [RHRSS31]

Lost Trax – Mind Over Matter [148DSR]

LOST TRAX - Mind Over Matter

Lost Trax pops up at Delsin once more. It’s their second EP with new material on Delsin after their Surface Treated EP from 2019. On Mind Over Matter, Lost Trax steps in the world of old school pre-nineties jackin’ Chigaco and Detroit sounds. Four tracks filled with razor sharp 303s, bubbling FM-basses, jacking drums and offworldy emotive melodies, making this an excellent pack for the late nights.

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Lost Trax – Mind Over Matter [148DSR]

LeRon Carson – Under The Conditions [SS083/84]

CARSON, Leron - Under The Conditions

Brilliant album from the legend LeRon Carson on Sound Signature. Raw dusty early Chicago flavored house. LeRon Carson is one of the many unheralded but still legendary producers out of the American Midwest. His next move takes him to Theo Parrish’s mighty Sound Signature for a new album of his textbook dusty drums and lived-in house grooves. Of course, they are all linked in some way, left of centre of experimental in how they are assembled. That’s the case right from the off with the scruffy drums and twanging synth lead of ‘Under The Conditions.’ What sounds like a speech from Martin Luther King is sampled on ’72nd & Oglesby’ over a sweet of raw, tense beats and elsewhere the bittersweet synths of ‘Bismarck Nite’ strike a different but equally powerful note.

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LeRon Carson – Under The Conditions [SS083/84]

Steve Summers – Generation Loss [LIES169]

SUMMERS, Steve - Generation Loss

Steve Summers delivers his long anticipated debut double LP for L.I.E.S. Stepping up with 13 tracks, Summers goes across the board exploring all ends of the long lineage of Chicago House music. As a member of Mutant Beat Dance with Traxx and Beau Wanzer or under his Rhythm Based Lovers alias Summers has always managed to tread the line between classic Chicago styles and modern psychedelic Jakbeat floor beaters. On the aptly titled “Generation Loss” we get the the full spectrum; from the old school 80s acid of “Who Knows” to the long form lysergic blackhole of “Boxed In” or the dx funk of “Unknown Origin” Summers cements his signature style which he has refined over years throughout this LP.

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Steve Summers – Generation Loss [LIES169]