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Feature stories, profiles and interviews with leading House Music DJs, producers and vocalists from more than 14 years of 5 Magazine.

Unplugged: The Magical Sounds of Pato Y Pato

Detroit duo Mark Maynard and John Duffy are capturing the aesthetic of 1970s proto-electronic on the psychedelic analog dream music of Pato Y Pato.
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PBR Streetgang Launch KURTZ, Their New Label

Their mission is no longer classified. Bruce Tantum talks to PBR Streetgang on the launch of Kurtz Records for 5 Mag's new label profile series.

The Ultimate Detroit Techno History Documentary is Coming to Chicago

Rough cut screening of God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines will debut in Chicago on October 18 2019.
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Jimpster: The Franc Spangler Chronicles

How a harmless alter ego can take on a life of its own: Jimpster talks to 5 Mag's Lauren Krieger on his once-mysterious "Franc Spangler" records.

Robert Hood Is Paying It Forward

Every single line of this is an inspiration. Tristan Dominguez profiles the legendary Detroit icon Robert Hood on faith, creativity and the power of electronic music.
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5 Mag SELECT – 4 Records with DJ 3000

Detroit lore with Robert Hood, Gerald Mitchell, Esteban Adame and more as DJ 3000 walks us through some classics cuts from the Motech Records catalog.
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Jozef K is Hysterical

"I love how no matter what is going on in the world, people are still making sick tunes." Jozef K talks opera, gloomcore and Boiler Room comments with Harold Heath.
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For All Mankind: Electronic Music on the Moon

Brian Eno, Jeff Mills and Michael Kandel offer radically different interpretations of the relationship between humans, the Moon and the Earth.
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Remute is Releasing Techno Records on Video Game Cartridges

Denis Karimani aka "Remute" releases his music on exotic formats ranging from 45s to floppy disks and Sega game cartridges. Harold Heath asks: Why?
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DJ 3000 and the Story of Motech Records

Ben Sims, Santiago Salazar, Gerald Mitchell, Fabrice Lig, Robert Hood – these are just a few of the best and brightest techno producers in the world that have left a trace of their art in the back catalog of Motech.

Review: 5 Mag at 51st State Festival 2019

5 Mag went to 51st State Festival in London this year. We'll be going back in 2020 too. Photos and video of Wookie, Kerri Chandler, Soul Clap and more.
photo by Prisca Lobjoy

Farmarama! A Conversation with Sally Rogers of A Man Called Adam

Sally Rogers is best known as one half of Balearic funsters A Man Called Adam which has just released their latest and many say their best album yet, Farmarama. Harold Heath has the story.
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Atomic Age Drum Machines: the Ghost Orchestras of Harry Chamberlin

Musicians' unions once banned these machines for fear they would put their members out of work. The incredible story of the insulation installer who developed the world's first commercial drum machine.
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Junior Sanchez: Welcome To The Matrix

5 Mag's Harold Heath talks to underground house music hero Junior Sanchez ahead of a 5 Mag show at Smartbar on August 30.
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Something Real: Peter Croce & the Story of Rocksteady Disco

Rocksteady Disco is releasing some of the best and most important records in the scene today. Lauren Krieger talks to founder Peter Croce on the Detroit vinyl label's origins and aspirations.

What It Is: Deep Jazz Funk House Jams with Kapote

Harold Heath talks cold techno and warm solar vibes with Kapote, a "music nerd, DJ, keyboard wizard and producer" and founder of the exquisite, buy-on-sight Toy Tonics record label.
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Timmy Regisford: Love for the Underground

Legendary NYC DJ and producer Timmy Regisford walks us through five tracks from his new 7pm album, and mixes a brand new 5 Mag Mix.
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The Culture with Benji Candelario

Let's talk about DJing: Benji Candelario played at nearly every OG club imaginable, including residencies at Studio 54 and Ministry in London. 5 Mag editor Czarina Mirani talks to Benji about his art to approaching the turntables and excelling at the craft across 30 years of technology.

Bonobo: “It’s Less About the Stage, More About the Experience”

Lauren Krieger talks to Bonobo about bringing his outdoor electronic music event series to North America, with dates in Montreal, Denver, San Francisco, Brooklyn and coming to Chicago on July 6.

For Me: The Beautiful World of Dawn Tallman

People say that music saved their life. Music saved Dawn Tallman, and her music has saved so many more. The Queen of Gospel Energy talks to 5 Mag about her songs of love, inspiration and survival.
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