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Deep House is a subgenre of House Music. Originating in the 1980s – particularly with the music of Larry Heard, Fingers Inc, and others – it fuses elements of Chicago House with a more melodic, sometimes soulful feeling.

#StayHomeDisco – DJs Under Lockdown

5 Mag is launching a new project to help hold our community together and feed our souls with good music. DJ sets every day, several times per day.
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#StayHomeDisco Donnell Knox House Mix Vol 1

DJing under lockdown with Detroit Techno and House legend Donnell Knox aka D-Knox.
Rudiman and Jordan GCZ EP

Essential Tracks: Shawn Rudiman & Jordan GCZ on AMS > PIT

Shawn Rudiman and Jordan GCZ of Juju and Jordash collaborate on a new EP that's mostly techno, except nobody really makes techno like this anymore.
DJ Emmaculate

Emmaculate – A 5 Mag Mix 91

Chicago House DJ and producer Emmaculate takes the wheel for the latest 5 Mag Mix.
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Love Notes Signs Ike Release for The Shape of Orbit

Ike Release shows that he's still one of the most versatile producers around with four ultra deep but eclectic and unique tracks.
Michael Reinboth Compost 25

Compost 25 – Michael Reinboth on a Quarter Century of Compost Records

Will Sumsuch talks with Michael Reinboth, founder of Compost Records — the most important electronic music label of the last 25 years.
Malcolm Moore - Deep Core

Deep Core: A Month With Malcolm Moore’s Long-Awaited Album

The best, latest and hopefully not the last of Malcolm Moore is Deep Core, a 12 track LP that finally dropped on wax a few days ago.
Detroit Swindle Heist The Round Up 6

Detroit Swindle & Demuir & Everyone Else Mixes Everyone Else on Heist’s The Round...

The Round-Up is one of our end-of-year highlights and certainly one of the superior annual label compilations from Heist Recordings.
Alexander Robotnick Vintage

Review: Kai Alce Remixes Alexander Robotnick’s “You Have Time”

Kai Alce takes on Robotnick and Robotnick takes on the zeitgeist on this new remix/reissue vinyl from Adeen.
Soulphiction in 5 Mag

Soulphiction: 24/7 Love Affair

Released by Local Talk, 24/7 Love Affair is a 17 track story that takes you across various genres and atmospheres. Lauren Krieger talks to Soulphiction, the man who made it.

The Antidote: James Duncan & Spirit of the Black 808

James Duncan and Spirit of the Black 808's split record "Morning Mix/Rough Bounce" is bad medicine from Roundabout Sounds' secret lab for analogue hypnotism.
Break 3000 from Dirt Crew Recordings

Discograph: The Story of Dirt Crew Recordings

Dirt Crew still builds their brand on new discoveries, which has helped create one of the finest back catalogs of any deep house label in the world.

Lövesick: Jimpster Debuts Dutch Duo Lövestad on “Miles”

The Dutch live duo provide sumptuous raw material for some surprisingly sunny remixes by Jimpster on their Freerange debut.
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Detroit’s MotorCity Wine Has a Label And It’s Great

Detroit's favorite venue, MotorCity Wine, released two records on wax in 2019 featuring Mark de Clive-Lowe, Jon Dixon, Loftsoul and more.
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#ListenUp Lovebirds Says New Shit Has Come To Light

When Sebastian Döring releases a track, drop what you're doing and head to a well-ventilated area because the spirit is about to get her hooks in you
Javonntte Hotevilla Closer To Truth

Closer to Truth Celebrates 40 Releases with Hotevilla & Javonntte on “If I Told...

This is a feel-good record, the sort of weapon that gleams with age and which a DJ can pull out now, or six months from now, or six years.
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#ListenUp Vincent Floyd Brings It Again with Economy of Motion

Vincent Floyd keeps bringing it. A new 4 track EP from Manuscript shows him at the top of his game.
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This Is For You, from Maurissa Rose and Theo Parrish

Theo Parrish's latest single features stellar songwriting and even better vocals from Maurissa Rose.
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Outer Limits is Unadulterated DJ Heat from Boo Williams

Boo Williams' "Outer Limits" is the kind of record Sun Ra might have made if he were born 50 years later and on the Southside of Chicago.
Break 3000 from Dirt Crew Recordings

15 Years of Dirt Crew – A 5 Mag Mix vol 90

Dirt Crew Recordings head Break 3000 plunders 15 years of the label's incomparable catalog for our latest 5 Mag Mix.

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