Ellen Allien by Marie Staggat

Ellen Allien’s UFOlogy

Ellen Allien talks to Bruce Tantum on the story behind "Take A Stand" and her new label UFO, Inc.
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Why Soul Clap Launched House of EFUNK as a Record Label

It began as an afterparty event during Movement Detroit in 2014 but House of EFUNK was destined to spread its freaky, funky word to the rest of the world.

Remembering Chicago’s Legendary DJ Amar

Friends and fans pay tribute to Chicago techno, house and ghetto house producer and pioneer DJ Amar who died on Monday.

The Shitlabel Manifesto

The world is going to shit and music is leading the way.

Out of Time: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Bruce Tantum on American Techno maestro Shawn Rudiman, Soul Clap launches a new label, Kastle, DJ Moppy and Melodymann and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
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Anna Tur: Live from Ibiza

Lauren Krieger takes us to the Balearic Islands and finds Anna Tur practicing her craft, as a DJ, producer, owner of Illusion Music and managing director of Ibiza Global Radio TV.
Jason Jinx

Legendary New York DJ Jason Jinx Has Passed Away

NYC DJ, producer, NASA resident and original STORMrave DJ Jason Jinx has passed away.

The High Life with Detroit Swindle

Harold Heath meets up with Lars and Maarten to get to the heart of the Detroit Swindle sound.

STRANGE GROOVES: A Short History of the Weirdest Records Ever Made

From cereal box records to porno mags to records made out of human blood: a round-up of the strangest playable records ever made and the weird stuff they're made out of.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Chicago House Music Festival

Save the date : May 23 - May 25 2019 we're going back to Millennium Park, and Tony Humphries, Marshall Jefferson, Chip E. and Reel People are coming with.

Faze Action: Brother To Brother

The music of Faze Action has soundtracked parties and club nights since 1996. Harold Heath meets up maestros Robin and Simon Lee for a classic 5 Mag interview.

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.

Magic Box: A History of the MPC

A fresh perspective on Roger Linn's masterpiece of engineering and the most important new music machine since the invention of the drum machine: the MPC.

Reggie Dokes – A 5 Mag Mix vol 73

Psychostasia godfather & Detroit deep house and techno hero Reggie Dokes presents a new Chicago Mix for our 5 Mag Mix series.

Dan Curtin: A Matter of Sound

Tristan Dominguez profiles Techno innovator Dan Curtin for a 5 Mag cover story.
Ron Basejam, photo by Ric Kelly

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."

Techno, UFOs & Legends of the Chicago Underground

Inside the new issue of 5 Mag with Ellen Allien, Nachtbraker and Kelly G.
Eddie Niguel - photo by Melissa Han

Eddie Niguel: Three Decades of Sacred Visions

Will Sumsuch talks to local hero Eddie Niguel on his odyssey behind the decks and the evolution of the electronic music scene in Singapore.

PledgeMusic Is Falling Apart

PledgeMusic has just admitted they're at least 90 days behind in paying out artists. This looks a lot like a sinking ship.
5 Mag Issue 168 - photo by Lauren Murphy

Back in The High Life – Inside the New 5 Mag

Detroit Swindle on the cover, Faze Action and Lonely C of Soul Clap and a whole lot more on the inside of 5 Mag Issue 168, out now.

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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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