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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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Mateo & Matos: A 5 Mag Mix #28

They've been dubbed "House legends" and you're not going to find many that disagree. Mateo and Matos are back and in the mix for vol 28 of A 5 Mag Mix.

Art Feast and Kann Family’s Sister Cities EP

Old friends get you through hard times; new friends show you a good one. There's a concept behind the fourth release from Art Feast Records - it's a collaboration between artists from Leipzig and...
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Bicep: Aura

Bicep's "Aura" manages to capture both an emotional restraint and an emotional release and a feeling of tension between them. Also: you can fuck a speaker to it.
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Feature: Carl Bias of Master C&J

Get outcher Number Two pencils and a clean sheet of paper, and at the end we'll be having a quiz. Quite a few of the classic House artists of the late '80s have been...

A New Classic: Ricardo Miranda’s London Councils

Ricardo Miranda's tracks from the Italia To Chicago split EP show why there are no producers in Chicago adding more to their game.

#ListenUp Stompin’ House Tracks from Russian Producer Baltimore Chop

Baltimore Chop is not from Baltimore and has probably never played baseball, but the Russian producer has a preternatural understanding of house on this weird acid, NYC vocal and Chicago house stomper.
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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.
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Station H Podcast Episode 1 – with Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw & Lee Bright

Host Will Sumsuch presents his Station H, the newest 5 Magazine podcast with special guests Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw and Lee Bright of BBE.

Red D’s Chez EP

Bubbling up on the ever-excellent Freerange Records is the Chez EP from Belgian producer Red D who, although a brand new name for me, appears to be doing all the right things here in...

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...

#ListenUp Private Persons Showcases Stunning 6 Track EP from Art Crime

Memoirs of Naive from Art Crime is bursting with beauty, from emotional techno through deep house on into disconnected and ethereal ambience. Out in July 2018 on vinyl from Private Persons in Russia.

Rick Wade, Sleepy & Boo Remix Brooklyn NY

Deep Woods' affectionate tribute to his home city gets loved up on 3Bridge Records.

Summer in January: Lars Behrenroth’s June 13th

A Bandcamp discovery from Deeper Shades of House's Lars Behrenroth.

Art Of Tones: Unbalanced

Art Of Tones shows a mastery of modern roots as his LP UNBALANCED is filled with a riot of colors and sounds.

Label Profile: Mazi, Nathan Drew Larsen and Fresh Meat Records

5 Mag's Label Profile series continues, with curiously in-depth overviews of some of our favorite House Music labels and the people behind them. This month we're featuring Mazi (aka Audio Soul Project), Nathan Drew...

Jerry C King: Psalm 23 (Paul Johnson Remix)

Paul Johnson gives Jerry C King's "Psalm 23" a spiritual workout. The remix pack is out now from Love Vibration Nation.
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Kerri Chandler: The Drive (5MagLove)

Dick Dickler: The Drive A freebee: the opening "phone conversation" from this incredible song is the answer to the question so many of you that have asked: "What WAS that sexy accapella you played?" While...
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Andrew Emil: Four Play Music’s Return

After several years in the wilderness, Four Play Music - one of Chicago's most diverse, most innovative and, it can now be said, most resilient labels - is back in a big way. On...

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.

Kerri Chandler Remixed Brings Jimpster, Peggy Gou, Detroit Swindle Together

Madhouse gets on track with remixes of several Kerri Chandler classics: "Powder" by Jimpster, "I Need You" by Peggy Gou and "Get Out" by Detroit Swindle.

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HYPERACTIVE – Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Chicago techno godfather Hyperactive, plus Red Rack'em, Manuel Tur (5 Mag Mix), Ten Trax and more in the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
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