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Terry Matthew

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I'm the Managing Editor of 5 Magazine. You can reach me by email or at @terry5mag.
The restless adventurer has found a new calling. One-time Chicago resident JT Donaldson played twice in as many months in the city this summer, with something new in his bag. Or sort of new. They're 7" records - the small,...
There are at least a few people in this thing determined to Keep House Music Weird. Chicago's Alinka is one of them. She debuts an EP for Get Up that is destined to become a "What the hell is...
This took me four or five spins to get it. I'm not sure why. But in the end, I didn't just figure it out, but came to realize that I like every track on David Marston's Jamaicalia from Soul...
I feel like you can take anything I've ever written about any Alex Agore record and apply it to any other. That's not to say they're interchangeable. It's because of a level of quality that will take your breath...
I'm still counting out the loot from Record Store Day, and among the treasures is this peculiar re-issue of two in-demand Dance Mania tracks, plus a "lost" Parris Mitchell track that time forgot, re-issued not by Dance Mania itself...
If you're a soulful DJ, I cannot imagine any reason why you wouldn't lead off every set you play for the next three months with "Corazon Angustiado", the title track of Caswell James' magnificent slab of soul from Süd...
Out of all of the old school producers who still have a credible current body of work, nobody can surprise you like Gene Hunt. You think he's fallen into a groove but he'll bounce from a soulful house gem...
In 1985 - just as the profile of the Detroit scene exploded overseas - Mike Grant enlisted in the military. Thus began his second career - a career aside from running what has to be considered one of the...
Space, in the words of minimalist composer Terry Riley, is "surely the realm of dreams and imagination," the "feeding ground for poets and musicians". Ike Release and Hakim Murphy have created a record inspired by the heavens but made...
So this is how it went: Robert Hood returned to Movement in May, dropped the remixes of the best track on the debut Floorplan album, Paradise, the week of, and then backslapped the masses with two more releases in...
I can mark time by Fresh Meat's records. I've written more about this label than any other, and the last five or six years has seen the beginning and end of relationships, friendships, personal habits and professional failures. This...
Hudd is ten years into this, and Eddie Leader really isn't the same guy that he was at the start. I don't know if that applies to him personally, but as an artist and producer, his style (along with...
There are no good guidebooks to Italo Disco, no beginner's manual, no elegant list of essential tracks that can get a young record nerd started on his or her way into one of the most thrilling but generally unloved...
Constant State was launched with a series of artistic yet vaguely unnerving videos that reminded me of some of the creepy shit that you can find scraping the sides of YouTube with random search strings. But rather than a...
It was somewhere between the second and third track on Pittsburgh Track Authority's debut LP that I realized something extraordinary was happening. In less than 15 minutes, Enter The Machine Age had shifted adeptly from the broken beat, 4Hero-esque...
World Psychedelic Classics Vol 5:Who Is William Onyeabor? Luaka Bop In the six months since Luaka Bop's reissue album Who Is William Onyeabor? was released, the obscure, reclusive Nigerian funk and disco musician has been acclaimed as a lost genius, was...
One year after the tragic death of Scott Hardkiss, Gavin and Robbie Hardkiss have brought the iconic San Francisco label back from the brink. This is the fascinating story of Hardkiss - or, at least, the story so far.   It...
Not all of your heroes died young and left a corpse handsome enough to sell t-shirts twenty years later. Some of your heroes just had bills to pay. Hardly anyone stays on top in any form of pop music...
I feel bad for this, for adding what's become Shaun J. Wright's epithet - "of Hercules & Love Affair" - every time I say his name. Shaun has done more than enough - as an artist, a DJ, a...
This is the work of some bad motherfuckers right here. Let's get the introductions out of the way. Brawther doesn't need one if you've been reading what I've been writing. Together with Jeremy UndergroundParis from My Love Is Underground, Brawther...

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