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House Music magazine publishing for more than 12 years from Chicago, covering Deep House, Soulful House, Techno, Synth, Disco and every flavor of underground electronic music.
Reason is a DAW that is sometimes a plug-in and now sometimes a subscription-based service with the introduction of the new Reason+.
The board docked David Solomon (aka "DJ D-Sol" for the terminally corny) for his bank's role in the 1MDB scandal. Thankfully it's only 1/3rd of his salary.
Gearslutz is for gear, but Julian Standen acknowledges the name "has gotten old" and will be changed in the near future.
Four years after the Ghost Ship Fire, leaseholder Derick Almena plead guilty in a controversial plea agreement. He is not expected to serve additional time in jail.
Monty Luke on BLM, Climate Change and Creating a Catalogue of Black Electronic Music, Brawther cover mix and more inside the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now.
Neural Mix, a modest app from Algoriddim, uses AI to isolate sounds and simplify one of the most tedious tasks of music producers and DJs looking for effects from sampling.
24 hour (virtual) party people with Carl Craig, Phuture (live), Inner City (live) and an avatar playing Frankie Knuckles last ever Manchester NYE set recorded in 2013.
Live music industry hails the inclusion of the Save Our Stages Act in the omnibus COVID-19 stimulus deal.
In an aggressive pivot into the music production market, Beatport has acquired Loopmasters and consumer brands Loopcloud and Plugin Boutique.
One of the lawsuits seeking refunds from Ticketmaster & Live Nation over shows "postponed" by coronavirus has been pushed to arbitration.
Podcast from the filmmakers behind "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" pays tribute to the late Detroit producer Mike Huckaby who gave their film its name.
The inside history of Bay Area stalwarts As You Like It, Seven Davis, Jr., Mike Huckaby and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag.
Snips with a pair of 7" edits of some well-known classics on Barbershop.
Dutch deep house duo Detroit Swindle is changing their name to Dam Swindle, honoring both their home base of Amsterdam and acknowledging the controversy over cultural appropriation.
Why have the vocalists become almost invisible in dance music coverage these days? The answer (probably won't) surprise you.
A mere 15 years after YouTube and 10 after SoundCloud, Apple finally allows users to embed podcasts from Apple Podcasts on their website.
Live from the underground - inside 5 Mag #185 with Tensnake, Joi Cardwell, the death of Detroit's Packard Plant Project, the Politik and more.
Music retailing giant Guitar Center is reportedly discussing bankruptcy with creditors after missing a key interest payment.
Friends and family will pay their respects to the DJ International co-founder Benji Espinoza this Wednesday and Thursday in Berwyn.
Billy McFarland's attorney alleges he was sent to solitary confinement for recording a podcast called "Dumpster Fyre."

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