Wonky Techno Banger

Red Rack’em: Wonky Magazine Profile

Harold Heath gets in the head of Scottish DJ and producer Danny Berman aka Red Rack'em, creator of the massive "Wonky Bassline Disco Banger" and its successor, "Wonky Techno Banger."

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.
Ten Trax

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.

Shawn Rudiman: Out of Time

Pittsburgh's Shawn Rudiman makes hardware-heavy techno that's both serious-minded and seriously good, Bruce Tantum profiles Shawn for this issue's 5 Mag cover story.

Fyre Festival Is Like The War On Terror. It Will Never End.

Billy McFarland is laughing all the way from his jail cell as Netflix and Hulu get sucked into the disastrous festival's bankruptcy case.
DJ Moppy

The Culture with DJ Moppy

5 Mag interviews with DJs on the culture and craft of DJing. This episode we talk to Detroit/Chicago DJ Moppy, along with an exclusive new 5 Mag Mix.

404: The Internet Has A Memory Problem

Where's my f'ing mixtape? MySpace just "lost" 12 years of music, but whole sectors of electronic music history are vanishing from the internet.

Nachtbraker: Nocturnal Adventures

He comes to life when the sun goes down, heading to the studio after dark to create more of his original funk-filled productions. Harold Heath meets Dutch producer Nachtbraker.
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Detroit Techno Doc Screening Rough Cut at Freep Film Festival

God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines takes an unflinching look at the people behind the creation of Detroit Techno. The doc is creeping toward completion.
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.
DJ Kelly G

Kelly G. – Chicago Stories

Czarina Mirani meets up with old friend and creative dynamo Kelly G, who's mounted an incredible comeback to the top of the charts.
Kastle

5 Mag Select: KASTLE on Get Right Inside

Kastle selects 6 signature records from GET RIGHT INSIDE, his new mixtape on Four40 Records.
anna tur

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.

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.

The Wax Trax Documentary is Going On a Multicity Tour

Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records is coming to a House of Vans near you. Oh, and a soundtrack for Record Store Day too.

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.

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Motor City Electro Company's 20 year anniversary marked by 6 records, selected and with the stories behind them by Detroit's Filthiest.

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