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Key Tracks: The Underground Boogie Sound of 1982

In the early 1980s, the boogie sound was red hot. John Barera runs down some of the quintessential tracks of the day that have become favourites of DJs, musicians and fans alike.

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Nightclubbing: New York City’s Better Days

If the Paradise Garage was a party, Better Days was a church. An oral history of one of the ’70s and ’80s most influential New York clubs.

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Gentle Revolution: Bill Comeau, Avant Garde Records and Christian Psychedelia

David Keenan explores one of the great, unsung labels of the short-lived Christian psychedelia movement.

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Down in the Dumps: Inside Japanese Collector Culture

Go inside the monomaniacal world of Japanese hoarders that fill their homes with just one item of musical obsession.

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10 Mixes: A Guide to Frankie Knuckles

Michaelangelo Matos provides a rough guide to the genius of the house pioneer in ten mixes.

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Nightclubbing: Space Lab Yellow

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Nightclubbing: Minneapolis’ House Nation Under a Groove

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Key Tracks: Daryl Simmons on Babyface’s Tender Lover

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A Kick in the Kawaii: Inside the World of J-Core

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A Guide to the Unhinged Genius of Jean Pierre Massiera

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Best Music Journalism 2014

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The Afflicted Yard: Peter Dean Rickards RIP

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Key Tracks: Jimmy Jam on The S.O.S. Band’s Just the Way You Like It