Tony Allen via tonyallenafrobeat.com

Tony Allen Has Died: “Perhaps The Greatest Drummer Who Ever Lived”

Legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen has died in Paris. Known for his collaborations with Fela Kuti, Hugh Masekela, Art Blakey, Jeff Mills and more, a cause of death was not reported.
Mike Huckaby

Detroit Techno Pioneer Mike Huckaby Has Died

Connect Bookings, which represents Detroit producer Mike Huckaby, posted earlier today that Huckaby has passed away.

#StayHomeDisco with Kraak & Smaak

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Clavis

#TheTeardown Clavis on “Wirefire” and Making Music in a Time of Quarantine

Manuel Tur and Adrian Hoffman on the making of "Wirefire," title track of their new EP on Freerange.

Users Are Not Happy About Rekordbox 6’s Monthly Fees

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Miguel Campbell and Jimmy Switch

Skint Signs Miguel Campbell & Jimmy Switch for “Be The Night”

Legendary UK imprint Skint Records prepares for a May 1 release for the Miguel Campbell and Jimmy Switch collaborative EP "Be The Night"/"I'll Be You (Again)"
Clive from Accounts

#StayHomeDisco Clive From Accounts April 2020 Mix

The mysterious cubicle dweller named Clive From Accounts is working from home these days, and is out with a new EP on Outplay and a new StayHomeDisco DJ mix for 5 Mag.
Larry Sherman

Trax Records Founder Larry Sherman Dies of Heart Failure

Chicago House label Trax Records' founder Larry Sherman died of heart failure over Passover.
Kate Simko

Future/Classical: The Journey of Kate Simko

Chicago-raised, now London-based electronic music artist Kate Simko has done it all, but not all at once. 5 Mag hears her story.

Meet the Godfather of House Foreclosure

The REAL "business techno" and bizarre PR campaign behind the "Goldman Sachs DJ CEO" David Solomon, who calls himself "DJ D-Sol."
Cz's Boogie Podcast 24

New Episode! Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 24

New podcast! 5 Mag's editor in chief Czboogie plays 10 favorite tracks from lockdown.
FSQ artwork by R Stozo

#StayHomeDisco with FSQ

Stay home with the marvelous music of funk collective FSQ in an exclusive new #StayHomeDisco mix.
Hifi Sean, photo by Gavin Mills

#StayHomeDisco – Hifi Sean Dublab mix

DJing under lockdown with a mix from the amazing Hifi Sean.
Ricardo Baez

#StayHomeDisco – Ricardo Baez Mix

DJing under lockdown with Ricardo Baez.
DJ Rocca

#StayHomeDisco DJ Rocca Mix March 2020

DJing under lockdown with Italy's eclectic master DJ Rocca.
Ben Gomori 80s mix

#StayHomeDisco Ben Gomori: On an ’80s Vibe Mix

DJing under lockdown: New mix from Ben Gomori aka G. Markus on an '80s vibe.
DJ Empress

#StayHomeDisco – DJ Empress Empowercast Mix

DJing under lockdown - DJ Empress with a 4 deck Drum&Bass set.
Andrew Emil

#StayHomeDisco Andrew Emil (Deep Club Podcast #39)

DJing Under Lockdown with Chicago's Andrew Emil aka Change Request.
Peter Croce

#StayHomeDisco Peter Croce Live at Solfa Tokyo October 10 2019

DJing under lockdown with Rocksteady Disco's Peter Croce.
Donnell Knox

#StayHomeDisco Donnell Knox House Mix Vol 1

DJing under lockdown with Detroit Techno and House legend Donnell Knox aka D-Knox.

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