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Just steps from the church where the late Frankie Knuckles was memorialized, the Chicago White Sox will commemorate Disco Demolition Night this Thursday.

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The mp3, ProTools, Ableton and digital music itself can be traced to a crazy engineer who taught his computer to sing and helped Stanley Kubrick scare the crap out of the world.
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All Praise To HYPERACTIVE, Chicago’s Techno Godfather Has Returned

Memorialized as one of Daft Punk's "Teachers," one of the legends of Chicago's Techno underground is back. 5 Mag's cover story with DJ Hyperactive.

Apple Confirms the End of iTunes

The company is splitting its iconic app into three parts, according to Craig Federighi at the 2019 World Wide Developer's Conference.

Our House Is For Everyone – Inside 5 Mag 172

All of our love to Dawn Tallman, on the cover of the new issue of 5 Mag with support from DJ Rocca, Benji Candelario, Hot Toddy, Detroit's Filthiest and more.
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Exclusive DJ Meme One Hour Disco Mix

The latest 5 Mag Mix from Brazilian disco legend DJ Meme - a one hour disco (and some house) set exclusive for 5 Mag.

YouTuber Receives 400 Copyright Claims Before Lunch

A YouTube gamer named Mumbo Jumbo received 30 claims a minute from Warner Music Group's publishing arm over non-existent music violations.

New Episode! Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 23

New episode of Cz's Boogie podcast from 5 Mag, featuring house music news & gossip and 10 favorite tracks from 5 Mag's editor in chief Czarina Mirani.
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The Culture with Manuel Tur

"Both at the studio and the club, an EQ is still the most powerful tool we have." The secrets of the sound of Manuel Tur, deep house producer and DJ. His new EP ORGANIC REACH is out now from Freerange.

So DJ Streaming Is Going to be a Thing

Beatport and SoundCloud are taking the plunge, are you jumping in?

Alleged Investment Pitch Reveals PledgeMusic’s Bad, Bad Numbers

Confidential investor pitch shows PledgeMusic was spending twice what it earned, planned to raise fees to 20% and charge artists for promoting campaigns on their platform.

Station H is LIVE from the Brighton Music Conference 2019

Join Will Sumsuch and Richard Earnshaw, Harold Heath, Massi Deeka (Strictly Underground Music) and music industry veteran and Brighton DJ Nick Titchener recorded live at the Brighton Music Conference 2019.

We have 13 Questions for PledgeMusic’s Benji Rogers

The collapse of PledgeMusic has left no one looking good, but Benji Rogers is the only one doing any talking.

Chicago’s Heart & Soul: Remembering Darrell Woodson

DJ, producer, inspirational figure and house music sage of Chicago, DJ Darrell Woodson has died.

How To Crowdfund an Album Without Going Broke or Looking Like a Tool

Crowdfunding already had something of a shabby reputation - and that was before funding sites began stealing their customers' money.
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No, Pioneer DJ is Not “Exiting The DJ Business”

The owners of Pioneer DJ are looking for a new buyer. The company is not exiting the DJ business, which they come pretty damn close to dominating.
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Manuel Tur – A 5 Mag Mix vol 76

Deep house producer and DJ Manuel Tur takes over A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's DJ mix series with a new set ripped right out of the pages of 5 Mag.
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Memphis Techno & The Big Beat: Ten Trax Records

Will Morrow on the founding of his new label, Ten Trax, created to spread the dirty, raw sound of techno from the American South.
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The Culture with MELODYMANN

DJs on DJing - and an exclusive 5 Mag Mix from Belgian DJ, producer and Melodymathics label owner Melodymann.

Black Ice: The Science of the Yamaha DX7

The sophisticated science behind the Yamaha DX7 - the most popular synthesizer ever made.

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