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Daylight Savings becomes a date in the Chicago scene as important and exciting as Black Wednesday or New Year's Eve when Smartbar and Metro open their doors for 23 hours straight.
The legendary 808 State, plus mixes and interviews with thatmanmonkz, Soela and more in 5 Mag 177, out today.
People get ready - Housegiving 2019 is coming to Navy Pier's Aon Ballroom on Black Wednesday with Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mark Farina, DJ Alicia and host 5 Mag's Czarina Mirani (Czboogie).
If you don't know Matt Masters' name, you know his work. Here is some of it as Matt takes over this week's 5 Mag Mix.
Detroit (and Ghostly) invade Chicago this weekend, plus some day party vibes with Ron Trent.
Hot Music gets hotter on the new 8 track Ornaments release featuring a selection of Pal Joey Music tracks edited and serving as inspiration to Tokyo producer Takeshi Fukushima.
Pop up shops, interviews and talks and two distinct but related shows at Metro and Smartbar to celebrate 20 years of Ghostly International.
It's not quite a DAW, but Korg's GADGET is the first music making app to jump from iPad to the Mac with a stop on Nintendo Switch in between.
Julia Govor, Carl Craig, Jayda G, Richie Hawtin and more of this weekend's selections for 5 Mag's Chicago house music events calendar.
Patch Base, the vault of synth patch editors and librarians, has made the migration from iPad app to the Mac desktop.
Techno boogie hypnosis from A Sagittariun highlights Summer Riot VIII, Futureboogie Recordings' eighth seasonal compilation.
Aaron Tanner is authoring Ministry: Prescripture, a new authorized history of Chicago's industrial giants Ministry.
Happiness Is The Truth leads off another Grand Plans EP from the UK producer.
5 Mag presents our new issue with Krystal Rodriguez's profile of Cinthie, mixes from Marshall Applewhite and Matt Masters, Chicago House with Stripped & Chewed Records and more.
Dance music legend Joe Claussell with Vick Lavender and Dreea at Renaissance Bronzeville on September 25 2019, presented by Ronda Flowers and Koko.
Rough cut screening of God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines will debut in Chicago on October 18 2019.
Chicago honors pioneering DJ and Grammy-nominated producer Ralphi Rosario with an honorary street sign dedication on North Halsted in Boystown.
Hefty tracklisting includes Blaze, Kai Alce, Dan Curtin, Cassio Ware and 3 exclusive Martinez Brothers tracks on the 3rd installment in the Fabric Presents series.
Hidden Agenda / Tangled Thoughts was one of Gemini's "Italian" EPs and is being repressed on vinyl by the Groovin' sublabel, Dark Grooves.
Knobcon 8 features the inventor of FM synthesis, Dr. John Chowning and a slew of workshops for musicians, producers and synth nerds and maniacs.