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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.

Chicago House DJ John Simmons

John Simmons: All I Can Say

The long and winding road taken by Chicago house DJ and now producer John Simmons.
Rick Wade Remix J Gabriel Ritual

Rick Wade Remixes Ritual for Moteur Ville Musique

Sick b-side jam on J Gabriel's Pretty Girls Don't Dance EP featuring Delano Smith and Rick Wade remixes.
Nick Holder Selected Works

Early Days: Selections by Nick Holder

Selected Works is a vinyl-only curated trip through the great deep house producer Nick Holder's catalog.
Omar Benefit Kai Alce Remix

Kai Alcé & Alton Miller Remix Omar’s Benefit

Somewhere deep in New York or Atlanta there's a party where people play nothing but Kai Alce remixes all night long and it's the best party in the world.
Louie Vega Expansions in the NYC

Louie Vega Previews New Album “Expansions in the NYC”

This one is for the dancers: Named after his residency, Louie Vega and Nervous Records drops a preview EP from his forthcoming Expansions in the NYC album.
Waajeed Hocus Pocus

#ListenUp Waajeed Conjures Up Witchy Tunes on Hocus Pocus

Waajeed's four track HOCUS POCUS EP on Deviation is about as close to a perfect EP as I can imagine.
Javonntte DJ Romain Innermoods Drumz of Africa

Javonntte & DJ Romain Release Drumz of Africa on Innermoods

James Duncan's Innermoods is the truth and if you want to know where your favorite DJ gets those rare dope jams, this is one of the hidden caches smuggling secret weapons.
Soela photos by Victor Kiktenko

Soela: Resonance

5 Mag is in love with the sound of Elina Shorokhova, aka Soela. The Berlin-based DJ and producer talks to Lauren Krieger and plays some dope wax for our latest 5 Mag Mix.
Ibadan Records Leads & Bites 3

Drum Love on Ibadan’s Leads & Bites Vol 3

Ibadan's V/A series returns after an extended hiatus with four samplings of deep, soulful and afro house bangers.
thatmanmonkz aka Scott Moncrieff

thatmanmonkz: Straight Out of Sheffield

Harold Heath talks to Scott Moncrieff, aka thatmanmonkz, on the making of his new album Non Zero Sum Game.
Soela, photo by Victor Kiktenko

Soela – A 5 Mag Mix 89

Soela brings a vinyl-only DJ mix for this week's 5 Mag Mix, ahead of our profile in the latest issue.
Martinez Brothers Fabric Presents

#ListenUp Louie Vega & the Martinez Brothers Team Up on LET IT GO

First appearing on their Fabric mix, The Martinez Brothers collaborate with Louie Vega and vocalist Marc E. Bassy on "Let It Go," out today on Cuttin' Headz.
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Z Records Releases the Scorching New Edition of “Attack The Dancefloor”

Leading off with straight fire: Joey Negro remixes Delia Renee's 1981 Airwave Records "You're Gonna Want Me Back," plus remixes from Dr. Packer and Grant Nelson on the 14th edition of Z Records' Attack the Dancefloor.
Eddie Niguel - photo by Melissa Han

Eddie Niguel’s Integrity Records Launches New “The Other Side” Series

Singapore label Integrity Records launches "The Other Side," a new b-side series November 21.
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Kate Simko Returns with the Irresistible Party Wall

Kate Simko is fucking up bodies as well as minds with two choice tracks on a exhilarating but sophisticated new EP.

Roots Underground Drops HEAT from Two Thou & Hobby Horse

Roots Underground has put out some dope sounds over the years but maybe none as important as this EP from Two Thou and Hobby Horse.
thatmanmonkz

thatmanmonkz – A 5 Mag Mix 88

Scott Moncrieff aka thatmanmonkz takes control of this week's 5 Mag Mix.
Jorge Caiado Nasha's Groove

#ListenUp Brawther Remixes Jorge Caiado’s Nasha’s Groove

There's more than just one track that needs to be piped up into the public consciousness on Jorge Caiado's debut Time & Space album but this is one is the truth.

Matt Masters: neverendingnights

Freerange's Matt Masters is stepping out from behind the scenes of the deep house label with a new LP of his own. Lauren Krieger talks to Matt about Never Ending Nights.
Dego

Dego’s New Album, Too Much, is as Good as We Hoped It Would Be

Dego's "Too Much" is a production tour de force but among the most listenable, contemplative musical experiences committed to wax.

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