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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.

Ron Basejam, photo by Ric Kelly

Ron Basejam: Disco Denizen

Harold Heath on Ron Basejam, alter ego of James Baron, co-founder of Crazy P and producer of "a certain brand of detailed, pristinely produced disco-tech music."
Borg Iceland

Get a Taste of Iceland’s Homegrown House Music Scene

Borg's Homegrown Vol 1 features tracks on wax from Iceland producers and DJs ILO, Intr0beatz and Felix Leifur.
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Eddie Niguel: Three Decades of Sacred Visions

Will Sumsuch talks to local hero Eddie Niguel on his odyssey behind the decks and the evolution of the electronic music scene in Singapore.

Rockysteady Disco Releases Standing Still Is An Illusion Remixes

Blair French's glittering, funky 2017 release gets remixed by Topher Horn, Aroop Roy and Eli from Soul Clap as Bamboozle.
Tensnake Mousse T Remix

Tensnake Remixes Mousse T. featuring Cleah’s MELODIE

Tensnake does what he does best and turns a soulful house tune inside out on his remix of "Melodie" by Mousse T. and Cleah.

Ashley Beedle Remixes Mutenoise’s Midnight EP on F*CLR

With the best A&R among deep house labels, F*CLR hits gold with Russian producer Mutenoise's MIDNIGHT EP.
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Dirt Crew Cuts: Lorenz Rhode’s Belair EP

Tensnake and Strip Steve remix cuts from Lorenz Rhode's Belair, out now from Dirt Crew.

Deeper Than Deep with Spinna, Alex Agore, Latin Soul Brothas

Bad ass tracks on black wax DJ Spinna (as Free Radikalz), Alex Agore and Ricardo Miranda from Chicago house stalwart Noble Square.

Intr0beatz: Late Night Snacks

Iceland's wunderkind releases an EP on wax of musical feed for famished dancefloors.

Cult Culture: The Burden of Abundance

What has Will Azada been up to? Glad you asked!

Best of 2018: Ethyène’s High Octane “Brotherly Love”

Built on a foundation of eclectic samples stacked on high, Ethyene's Brotherly Love is an LP in length and epic in scope

Tevo Howard Pays Tribute to the Late Rick “Poppa” Howard

We were shocked to read in the liner notes of this reissue about the "sad passing" of Rick "Poppa" Howard, father of Chicago producer and DJ Tevo Howard.
Tour-Maubourg-2 © Thomas Prunier

Tour-Maubourg Releases Solitude Collective on Pont Neuf

Tour-Maubourg is a relatively new talent and, should he produce a few more records like this, Solitude Collective will mark the ascent of a major one.
HIMWOL

H.I.M.W.O.L. – A 5 Mag Mix 72

Exclusive new mix from Australian deep and soulful house music artist H.I.M.W.O.L.

Closer To Truth Adds to a Flawless Catalog with Sakhile SK: Right On Time

Some of the coolest deep and garage-y records in the world right now are being released by Closer To Truth, and the Right On Time EP from South Africa's Sakhile SK is another.

Nikki O & Javonntte Team Up On “The Color of Midnight”

The Color of Midnight is Deep & Soulful House of such a high quality that it could serve as a teardown for a masterclass in the genre.

Danny J Lewis: The 5 Mag Profile

A Producer, A Remixer, An Educator: a profile of the extraordinary Deep House and UK Garage artist Danny J Lewis from 5 Mag's Issue 165 cover story.

Gnarly 8 Bit Analog Fuzz on Back For Good’s Gymnastics

Betonkust joins in the fun on a remix of Back For Good's Gymnastics from Matthias Speck's Turn It Down.

#ListenUp Nat Wendell Attains Deep House Virtuosity on The Blues

Coming this month on black wax from a dealer near you: Nat Wendell's gorgeous The Blues EP on Courtesy of Balance.

#ListenUp Hamburg 3011 is the Kind of Track the Word “Vibing” Was Made For

Felix Leifur's new EP for Dirt Crew is adventurous, forward-thinking and extremely dancefloor friendly.

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The Trials and Tribulations of Lonely C

His touch is on every aspect of the album: as a vocalist, programmer, arranger and instrumentalist. Lauren Krieger talks to Lonely C (aka Charlie from Soul Clap) on the recording of his debut solo album, Charles and Tribulations.

Dan Curtin: A Matter of Sound

Ron Basejam, photo by Ric Kelly

Ron Basejam: Disco Denizen

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