The first album on Violet's naive label is a heartfelt tale of the ins and outs of clubbing over wonderfully dubby dance tracks. Gene on Earth's second album expands the singular producer's cosmos, adding touches of techno and drum & bass to his sun-soaked house.
Jamal Moss alternates between romance and grotesquerie on one of his best vinyl releases ever. An alternately impressive and head-scratching LP that packs as much music as possible onto a humble vinyl LP. Saâda Bonaire's recently unearthed '90s album is brilliantly absurd and ahead of its time.
Self-releasedAn incredible mix that captures the energy—and the love—that makes the Jersey Club queen one of the best DJs going.
The Detroit DJ's T4T LUV NRG mixtape is a devotional hymn to the salvational powers of house. Veteran music journalist John-Paul Shiver writes about how the old-school spirit of Cinthie's impeccable house DJing brings him back to his '90s heyday.
Self-releasedOrder another blue lagoon and pull up a chair at Fennec's hip-hop bossa nova tiki lounge.
The Oakland producer lets the top down on a record filled with dreamy house and ambient meditations. A road trip from LA to Toronto in an old Lincoln becomes the source material for an LP of bumping beats that touch on vintage Chicago house and Detroit techno. The master of micro still makes stripped-back house more soulful than almost anyone else, 15 years on from his last album.