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Private equity seeks a stake in ticketing outfit DICE, Boiler Room

Bloomberg reports that investors are seeking to cash out of the company at a valuation of hundreds of millions of dollars.
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New conference spotlights Latinos in Chicago House Music

Latinos In Da House recognizes the DJs, artists, dance crews and personalities that shaped Chicago house from the start.
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5 Mag meets Nick V & La Mona Paris

There's something to be said for a party that is still going strong after seventeen years. That party is La Mona, a gathering in Paris paying tribute not only to house music but also its passion for the art of dance.
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5 Mag Cover Mix – Nick V Live @ La Mona

The latest 5 Mag Cover Mix comes from Nick V, recorded live at his amazing Paris residency La Mona.
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Step Inside: Behind the Scenes with Chicago’s Elevator Music

5 Mag's Czarina Mirani meets the anonymous crew behind Chicago's Elevator Music platform and viral livestreaming DJ sets.
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Chicago shuts down CTA “rave train” before it even starts

Updated: The Chicago Transit Authority pulled the plug on the four hour event that would have chartered six cars on the CTA Brown Line. Organizers claim it was an unfair, unilateral and arbitrary action.
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DJ Paulette: Welcome to the Club

Will Sumsuch speaks to the legendary DJ about her memoir "Welcome To The Club: The Life & Lessons of a Black Woman DJ."
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“The Voice of House Music” Chuck Roberts has died

Chicago house icon Chuck Roberts, famous for the "In the beginning there was jack..." sermon, has passed away after a battle with cancer.
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5 Mag Cover Mix ⚡️ Henna Onna: Sanctify vol 9

Deep and sophisticated sounds from Yerevan-based deep house DJ and producer Henna Onna as she takes over the 5 Mag cover mix.
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Seven Davis, Jr: “This is absolutely me now & me going forward”

Seven Unfiltered: 5 Mag's cover story with one of the most talented people we've ever met: Seven Davis Jr.

Live Alive: Seven Davis Jr. in the new 5 Mag

There are probably people in this scene with more innate talent than Seven Davis Jr, but we haven't met them. The brilliant producer, DJ and musician is subject of the latest 5 Mag cover story, plus Nick V and the 17 year strong La Mona Paris, Chicago's viral Elevator Music, disco archeology and more inside 5 Mag 214, out now.
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Rooted: Laurent Garnier in the new issue of 5 Mag

Electronic music pioneer Laurent Garnier, Monty Luke, Petals In Sound, Henna Onna, Paul Johnson and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, released May 2024.
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Just Announced: Movement 2024 Set Times – All Stages

Set times have been announced for all stages and all three days of the 2024 installment of Movement, America's most cherished techno festival taking place in Hart Plaza, Detroit on Memorial Day weekend, May 25 through May 27 2024.
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RIP Steve Albini, who probably hated everything we love

Steve Albini hated dance music, and "hated" was the word he used. We still admired him anyway.
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Elbert Phillips: Tears

Elbert Phillips & Andre Espeut deliver a sensational cover of the Frankie Knuckles, Satoshi Tomiie and Robert Owens classic
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The Cover Mix ⚡️ Black Sjuan

Chicago's underground house music hero BLACK SJUAN takes over the latest 5 Mag cover mix.

Entering Dark Heaven

Ecstatically raging through the city’s underground, Prov Krivoshey (aka VORP) and Asha Rahaylia expand their event series into Chicago’s most exciting new label.
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WYSER mix ☀️ RISE vol 21

Wake up, stay up and don't stay in: new mix from WYSER, aka Matt Wyser of Custom Vibes, the DJ duo REDUX and part of Shfft Chicago.

Live from Cz’s House: Big Love

New mix recorded live from Cz's House with 5 Mag's Czboogie playing soulful, deep house and '90s tracks.
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Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.