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Vinyl distributor RPM Music Distribution has allegedly shut down, according to multiple reports across the industry today.
Services will be held on Wednesday, January 9 for the legendary engineer and inventor Alan R. Pearlman, founder of ARP Instruments and a giant in the world of early commercial synthesizers.
Broadcast live January 7 with Kenny Dope, Derrick May, Cut Chemist and DJ Koco aka Shimokita.
Thousands of hours of '90s and early '00s mixes from the early electronic music scene rescued from oblivion.
We've been Golf Clap stans from Day 2, so it's nice to see the lads selected to ring in New Years 2019 in Chicago at SpyBar.
The family of Paul Trouble Anderson has announced that a private service will be held on December 19 2018, followed by a public remembrance at The Electric Ballroom in Camden.
Dan Curtin on the cover and electronic music around the world with Ron Basejam (Crazy P), Anna Tur (Ibiza), Eddie Niguel (Singapore), Michael Donaldson & 8D Industries inside the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now.
Twelve of the best hardware clones of the Roland TR-808 drum machine from home kits, soundalikes to plastic grooveboxes.
I Love Techno: Chicago heroes Mark Angel, Rondell Adams, Saladin, Microdot, DJLT, Jack Richards and Lionel6 bang tracks at Exit December 8.
The Roland TR-808: How a fledgeling Japanese electronics company changed the sound of electronic music forever.
Gene Farris and Bucky Fargo are joined by Grammy Award nominee Sasha on December 28 2018 for the final scheduled appearance of Gene's residency before The Mid closes.
Speculation is rife that Mixcloud will be launching a paid streaming alternative after signing another major licensing deal, this time with indie label rep Merlin.
A bit of meta for our readers who may have followed us to this site from an old link or post: 5 Mag has moved from our historic domain at 5chicago.com to our new home at 5mag.net. Rest assured there...
Leor Galil wrote the cover story in this week's Chicago Reader announcing the opening of Smashed Plastic, Chicago's first vinyl pressing plant in decades.
"All the guys back then - Frankie Knuckles, David Morales, Louie Vega - I brought that all into how we wanted to do the show."
The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events has released their calendar for 2019. The good news: The Chicago House Music Festival is coming back to Millennium Park Memorial Day weekend.
Our love of disco knows no bounds! The new issue of 5 Mag with more than 100 pages of disco heat, starring Danny Krivit, Linda Clifford, Nick The Record, Dr. Packer, Boogie Nite, Marcel Vogel and more!
SoundCloud's monetization program stumbles, as artists and media push back after The Verge published the original artist contract.
"David is well and has asked that we pass on his love and gratitude to all those who have shown their support" according to a statement from his management.
Chicago Sessions: Back 2 Jack is Friday November 2 with Fast Eddie, Recloose, Haz Mat, John Simmons, My Boy Elroy, DJs Mass Transit and Stephen P.