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Classic House Mixes

5 Magazine’s large and growing archive of classic House Music mixes, along with Techno, rave mixtapes, old school bootlegs and other recorded DJ sets and live PAs. We’re keeping the dates open here but read “classic” as something like the first 20 years of House Music – 1980 to 2000ish. Posting a new mix every day M-F – follow @5Magazine on Twitter for the latest update.

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Paul Johnson “Chicago/Miami Mix” – 5 Mag’s NMM (March 2009)

5 Mag Mix from Paul Johnson circa 2009. Back when March meant Miami and lots and lots of CDRs in your bag.

Vintage Scott Hardkiss Mix: Roots In The Man

Gorgeous Scott Hardkiss studio set from 2001.
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Scott Hardkiss DJ Mix: Yes

Another Scott Hardkiss mix. From 1996, Yes was a studio mix and featured a wide variety of tracks beyond the Hardkiss Music catalog. Listen or download

Spencer Kincy Mixes: Live at Staple, San Francisco May 2000

This is another live recording and DJ mix in the files sent to us related to Chicago House Music producer and DJ Spencer Kincy, aka Gemini. Unlike the previous mix (Live at Deep in...

Acid House on the Radio: Armando on WBMX 1987/1988

Armando Gallop live set recorded in 1987 or 1988 on Chicago's WBMX radio.
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Boo Williams: Strictly Jaz Vol 4 (Four Part DJ Mix)

Classic House Music mix from Chicago's Boo Williams.

Alexander Robotnick’s Snapshots of a Happy Time – 2.5 Hour Italo Disco Mix

Here's a two and a half hour DJ mix from 2012 of maestro Alexander Robotnick playing Italo Disco classics.
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Scott Hardkiss: Live at Delusions of Grandeur Release Party

Scott Hardkiss live mix recorded at Organic, San Francisco on January 20 1995.
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Frankie Knuckles Live at the Palms Hotel, Miami 2004

Classic DJ mix from House Music legend Frankie Knuckles recorded live at the Palms Hotel, Miami on March 8 2004.

Spencer Kincy Mixes: Experiments (Complete Mix)

This is a mix from Spencer Kincy aka Gemini from the late 1990s called "Experiments." It is split into Side A and Side B as the original mix was distributed on cassette tape and...

Spencer Kincy Mixes: South of Da Border (Complete)

This is a DJ mix from Chicago House legend Spencer Kincy aka Gemini. This was ripped from cassette tape from the 1990s and retains the Side A/Side B split formatting. Our complete archive of Spencer...

Derrick May DJ Mix at The Barn (Braintree, Essex) – August 24 1989

Spoiler: 1989 was almost 30 years ago! Classic House and Techno mix from Detroit godfather Derrick May.

Spencer Kincy Mix: Live at Deep In The Flowers

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...

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