Why we love and why we support DJ Deeon

Someone like Chicago ghetto house & low end legend DJ Deeon only comes around once in a generation.
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Newspaper Prints Chicago House Themed Crossword Puzzle

Jim Daley of Chicago's South Side Weekly has composed a crossword puzzle with clues themes from Chicago House Music history.
DJ D2A Brian Rosin

Chicago DJ D2A Found Dead Two Months After Being Charged in Wife’s Murder

Brian Rosin aka DJ D2A was found dead by police on Saturday morning. The DJ/producer had been charged in May for the smothering death of his wife during a mushroom trip.

In Viral Petition, Black Artists Call for Black Madonna to Change Her Name

The petition by Monty Luke on Change.org has received hundreds of signatures, with endorsements from King Britt, Gene Farris, Kai Alcé, Ash Lauryn, Jon Dixon and more.
WOLF Music Recordings

In The Wolf’s Lair: Inside WOLF Music with Harold Heath

Harold Heath talks to Matt Neale & Stu Clark of WOLF Music and finds out what it takes to run an underground record label without compromise.
John Digweed on Quattro

John Digweed: “The shared passion for the music never dies”

More than 9 months in the making, a 4xCD project called QUATTRO opens a new decade for John Digweed. Lauren Krieger speaks with the legendary electronic music DJ and producer.
Remute

The Cult of Remute: Music for Video Game Consoles to 7″ Vinyl

Remute on the making of "Hallo, Haben Sie Gin?" and releasing music on video game cartridges, metal plates and now - maybe - vinyl.
Tedd Patterson

Tedd Patterson on Remixing Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper’s “Get Over U”

Tedd Patterson talks to 5 Mag about remixing THE SOURCE - Frankie Knuckles and Eric Kupper's "Get Over U," released today.
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Larry Heard & Robert Owens are Suing Trax Records

Chicago House Music pioneers Larry Heard and Robert Owens have filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement suit against Trax Records and defendant Rachael Cain.
Beyond Heaven Vol II

More Classic Chicago House Flyers in Beyond Heaven Vol 2

New book showcases party flyers from back in the day - Chicago from 1981 to 1992 - and snapshots from ground zero of house music's origins.
Jorge Caiado

Vitality: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Jorge Caiado, Erick Morillo, John Digweed, Tee Mango and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
Luna City Express

#StayHomeDisco Luna City Express Disco Club House Session (Vinyl Only)

New mix from Luna City Express, a Berlin-based DJ and production duo with a hot new record out on Phil Weeks' Robsoul.
Glo Phase Permafrost Final Departure

#TheTeardown Glo Phase on the Making of Permafrost

Glo Phase on analog recipes, Ableton and live basslines. His new Final Departure EP is out today from Whiskey Pickle.
Mike Huckaby by Marie Staggat

Rick Wade: Mike Huckaby Had a Gift for Teaching People. Including Me.

Rick Wade reflects on the life and career of Mike Huckaby, from working together at Record Time in the early 1990s, releasing records and DJing together.
Richard Anthony Hewson

SELECT: Six Records with the RAH Band

Phil Spector, Paul McCartney, Herb Alpert: Richard Anthony Hewson tells us the stories behind six records from his storied career.
Gene Farris

#StayHomeDisco with Gene Farris

Chicago house legend Gene Farris is back with his first 5 Mag mix in almost five years and a new release, "So Dope" for Yousef's Circus Recordings.
Mike Huckaby by Marie Staggat

Mike Huckaby: A Production Primer

Thomas Cox on the "tight but focused" discography and musical evolution of a dance music icon, Mike Huckaby.
Kevin Knapp DJ Mix

#StayHomeDisco Kevin Knapp Live at Kater Blau

Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels and Dirtybird recording artist Kevin Knapp live set recorded at Kater Blau in Berlin Feb 22 2020.
5 Mag Issue 181, photo by Marie Staggat

The Mike Huckaby Issue – Inside the New 5 Mag

Rick Wade, Thomas Cox and more pay tribute to the life and legacy of Detroit deep house and techno producer, DJ and educator Mike Huckaby in the new issue of 5 Magazine.
Jus Tadi DJ Mix

#StayHomeDisco with Jus Tadi

Deep house DJ and producer and Closer To Truth recording artist Jus Tadi mixes a new #StayHome set for 5 Mag.

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DJ and producer Erick Morillo has died

In shocking news, house music DJ and producer Erick Morillo was found dead by police this morning in Miami Beach.

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