Deep House

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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Detroit Swindle: The 5 Magazine Interview

When the term 'overnight success' is bandied about for an artist, there can often be raised eyebrows. But when it turns out that that there's a perfect fusion in the cosmos of talent and...
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Kerri Chandler: I Need You (5MagLove)

Kamar: I Need You (50% Dub) If there were to be one signature song to describe my sound, it would be this song, hands down. I love it, I live it, and I wouldn't...

Paolo Rocco: Not Scared

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Satoshi Tomiie’s New Day Album Sampler #4

Remixes from Ron Trent crown the remix sets from veteran producer Satoshi Tomiie's album, New Day.

Matthias Heilbronn: The 5 Magazine Interview

It's a cliché to talk about an artist that's been in the thick of the industry for more than two decades as "underrated", but it's staggering to take a step back and draw in...

Shaun J Wright & Alinka: Greed (Lovecrimes)

Another spectacular record from the Chicago duo released on Waifs and Strays' Lovecrimes label.

Chicago Underground: J-Dub Interview and Free Track Download

Chicago Underground is a new regular feature in 5 Magazine, in which we feature interiews with Chicago producers and give away a free download of one of their tracks so you can check out...
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Mark Farina: Good Afternoon Mix (Exclusive)

New Mark Farina mix for 2016 for his new track with Homero Espinosa and Seven Davis, Jr, "You Should Be Dancing," out now from Moulton Music.
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Rondell Adams: A 5 Mag Mix #35

FIERCE new mix and interview from Rondell Adams for A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's signature House Music mix series.
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Forever Monna – Again and Again and Again

Are you going to remember this in six months? That’s a new litmus test I’m trying out with new music. It’s limited and a bit pretentious - not everything good is meant to stand the...

Gene Hunt: The 5 Magazine Interview

I WANT TO INTRODUCE you to a guy - you might already know him. in fact, I'm sure you've met him before. If you've been to more than one House Music event at any...
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Franck Roger: Let’s Go Down (Real Tone Records)

Real Tone is one of the single most important labels on the scene today. Consciously bridging Deep House with some of the more eclectic and talented purveyors of Techno, every single release has built...
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People You Should Know: Manuel Sahagun

Checking in with one of our favorite South American friends, Manuel Sahagun
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Josh Milan: The 5 Magazine Interview

When you talk about Blaze, you're talking about House Music royalty. The legendary duo released almost twenty full length albums, countless hit songs and remixes for Diana Ross, Aretha, Jamiroquai, and more... But that's all...
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LJ Hawk Featuring Quails: Heart Still Beats

Quality Deep House sounds from Husky as LJ Hawk, featuring Quails and released on Miguel Migs' Salted Music.
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Adesse Versions: Run Hot on Edits from the Tribe

Buy three copies to replace the one you're gonna wear down.
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Apparel Story Part One

Apparel Story Part One is among the precious few label compilations that advance the story and are worth your time.
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Where It All Began: Karizma Reissues The Power

Karizma's "The Power" has lost none of its bossy authority in the intervening years. Here it is digitally with a choice exclusive.

#ListenUp: Garrett David Makes a Return to Titonton’s Residual

Garrett David's "Simple Flourish" joins tracks by Todd Sines, Titonton Duvante and Andreas Saag and Fym on fresh vinyl from Residual.

#ListenUp Dubby Vintage Deep House from ChicOlindo’s Carpet Burn EP

Crazy remixes from Spence Chicago and Leandro Di make this Smashing Trax EP irresistible.

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The Wisdom: A life in music with Eternal Student

Marvin Prather is Eternal Student, a fixture from the early days of the Detroit electronic music scene who debuted as a producer three decades later with the gorgeous "Hear Me Though." This is his story.

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