Every city needs a record label like Stripped & Chewed Records. Chicago is just lucky enough to have the original.
Boiler Room - the broadcasting platform which brought the party (and DJs turning knobs) into living rooms around the world - is changing. The company has unveiled parts of a new business model involving "brand fee/royalties" and a quasi-franchised version of the Boiler Room experience coming to a town near you.
5 Mag presents our new issue with Krystal Rodriguez's profile of Cinthie, mixes from Marshall Applewhite and Matt Masters, Chicago House with Stripped & Chewed Records and more.
Kerri Chandler's remix of Romanthony's "Trust" is one of the greatest, most sublime deep house tracks ever made.
Rocksteady Disco is releasing some of the best and most important records in the scene today. Lauren Krieger talks to founder Peter Croce on the Detroit vinyl label's origins and aspirations.