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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.

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Produced With Love: The Joey Negro Interview

The legendary producer on his first album in 20 years - and why sampling is becoming a dead end.

Terrence Parker’s Heart Break for Melodymathics

Various Artists is killing these days (so the old joke goes). Belgian Deep House label Melodymathics is on a hell of a roll themselves. In an era in which everything is cookie-cutter and samey,...

Atnarko and Jevne: Get On Down

Atnarko and Jevne combine here for an original production (interestingly, all of the four released remixes are done by others) on Onethirty, Jevne's home imprint. This is a juicy slab of funky house and...
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In the Studio with Anthony “Shake” Shakir

For 5 Magazine's monthly feature on musical machines and the men & women who love them, we talk with Detroit electronic music pioneer and Frictional Recordings owner Anthony "Shake" Shakir. Mr. Shakir's work as...
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Kerri Chandler: Atmosphere (5MagLove)

Kerri Chandler: Atmosphere EP I had such a tough time deciding between the Atmosphere EP and Computer Games. I eventually had to put taste aside and stand back to admire the way that this four...
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The Slow Burn of Closed Paradise’s Praise

New on wax from FINA: Closed Paradise's PRAISE.
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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."

Borrowed Identity: Je T’Aime

Borrowed Identity is a new name to me, and given the implications of his or her alias I'm not entirely sure this isn't a hoax. Apparently this young fella has released a handful of...

For a Good Cause: In Memory of Kenny Hawkes

In memory of Kenny Hawkes, several of his friends are reaching out to raise money for the British Liver Trust, the "only charity in the UK dedicated to helping everyone affected by a liver...
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Mike Grant: Moods, Grooves and Cool People

In 1985 - just as the profile of the Detroit scene exploded overseas - Mike Grant enlisted in the military. Thus began his second career - a career aside from running what has to...

Justin Harris: The Future is Past

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuLKGK4JrtI I love that in this underground of ours, you have to earn your stripes. Longevity is not something taken lightly and with it comes respect. Through the process of grinding and putting in work,...

DJ Dan: 5 Magazine DJ Masters (2012)

This is the first installment of 5 Magazine's DJ Masters series, featuring interviews & companion mixes from influential and legendary figures whose contributions were crucial to the development of the American House Music scene. I...

Rareified Air from Keith Worthy, Hieroglyphic Being & Steven Tang

Made in Detroit and remixed in Chicago, three guys I love a lot come together for Aesthetic Audio.

Closer To Truth: Chapter Two

Various Artists strikes again with an EP that's more of a label sampler and nearly as long as an album from the dynamic new label Closer To Truth. Launched with a series of free...

Rick Wade, Sleepy & Boo Remix Brooklyn NY

Deep Woods' affectionate tribute to his home city gets loved up on 3Bridge Records.
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Mr. Fingers Outer Acid EP

Larry Heard's records stick around for a long time. Outer Acid is going to be with us for awhile too.
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Listening Room: Kelly Sylvia on Remedy (Blood and Stone)

There's a story behind every track, or at least the good ones. Welcome to our new music discovery feature, Listening Room, in which we share a stream of a new track and ask its creator...
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Kerri Chandler: House Is House (5MagLove)

Kerri Chandler: House Is House Real recognizes real and this record is an example of how heroes are made. When the little guys aren't "allowed" to be frustrated or to call bullshit on how whack...
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Hunee Previews Tracks from His Debut Album Hunch Music

Notorious crate-digger Hunee will be making his debut as an album-based artist this Spring with the release of a somewhat experimental but thoroughly combustable LP, titled Hunch Music. Rush Hour has shared a short "trailer"...
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Renascence Records Releases Pépe’s Motorforce

Quality, quality, quality Deep House on wax via Renascence and emerging producer Pepe.

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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.

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Ron Basejam: Disco Denizen

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