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I'm the Managing Editor of 5 Magazine. You can reach me by email or at @terry5mag.
5 Magazine 2009 interview with Soulful House producer and DJ Andy Compton.
We were shocked to hear that our friend, former Red Dog resident DJ Lil John Coleman, was no longer on the air at WGCI where he had been a mix show DJ for almost eight years. While a lot...
ABOUT A YEAR AGO, my excitable friend Kevin Starke of the vinyl emporium Kstarke Records told me that he'd recently run into K. Joy - "the singer on that track 'Like This' that Ron Hardy always used to play,"...
ABOUT THE TIME you read this, Night Dubbin, the latest compilation from the world-renowned Dimitri from Paris, will be in stores and available worldwide. Dimitri has sold more than a million records in his career - most famously his...
5 Magazine profile of German Soulful House producer and impresario Ralf GUM of GOGO Music.
This is one of two mixes sent to us in the mysterious missives leading to this month's story on Spencer Kincy called Sign of the Gemini. Like the other mix, Live at Staple, this has appeared on the internet...
FOR FOUR YEARS I've been chasing a ghost, and his name is Spencer Kincy. I've been told by some people to leave the ghost alone, while others have all but berated me for not pursuing him harder. This story is...
SOME PEOPLE ARE BORN underdogs. Farley Jackmaster Funk, one of the most influential figures in the history of House Music, with a career pning three decades, clearly relishes the idea of being underestimated. More than twenty-five years since he...
  01: We last caught up with you in April 2008. You've been back in Chicago for more than a year now; what have you been up to on the local tip? I do a residency every six weeks at Boom...
At every critical moment in early House Music history, Robert Williams was there. As the owner of the original Warehouse to the Music Box to the parties he continues to throw today, Robert Williams is an icon, a treasure of the Chicago House Music scene.
YOU MAY NOT KNOW who he is, and that would be just fine if you attend a party by Frederick Dunson. One half of D/E Entertainment, Frederick has been behind some of the most wonderful parties in Chicago in...
FRED EVERYTHING might have a funny name, but there's a very good reason for it. He originally earned his moniker because he played "everything" in his live sets at events in his native Canada, from House and Techno to...
Any reporter could interview Ultra Naté every week - or every day - and walk away with a great story. The legendary dance music diva doesn't just have the personal charm and irresistible magnetism of a Hollywood star, but...
There's not a DJ in House Music that's had more success with commercial DJ mixes than Mark Farina. Here's how the Mushroom Jazz man does it.
Jamie 3:26 mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.
Welcome to the DUNNgeon.
ONE OF THE MOST accomplished DJs and producers of House Music's "second wave" of the 1990s, Gene Farris picked up himself and his Farris Wheel Recordings imprint last October and returned to Chicago, the city of his birth and...
If you lived in Chicago in the 1990s, you couldn't get away from Armando Gallop. As a DJ, producer and promoter, he was everywhere in this town. From his "School Daze" parties at the Hummingbird on 86th and Ashland,...
This is the transcript of our interview with Farley Jackmaster Funk for The Armando Project. Farley was interviewed via phone in mid-January 2008. Errors in transcription are the fault of the interviewer.   FARLEY: I met Armando when I was...
Kevin Starke is the owner of KStarke Records, the pre-eminent record store in Chicago both for House and other genres of music, for The Armando Project. Kevin was interviewed at KStarke on January 7, 2008. Errors in transcription are...

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