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This Year’s Record Store Day Atrocities

Just a handful of the ludicrous "Record Store Day exclusives" on sale this year, most if not all courtesy of the big three major record labels. In other words: Bono & A-ha picture discs are...

GO!! Ralf Gum on 15 Years of GOGO Music

There's an earnestness about Ralf Gum, and aside from the music it's one of his most attractive qualities as an artist. Here's a guy that would stay true - did stay true, in the...

Disco Refugees: Dan Hartman, Loleatta Holloway and the Day After Disco Died

It was supposed to be the deal of the century, and in retrospect - if you count art rather than commerce - it was. It was a project bringing together the most talented songwriter...
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Norm Talley: The 5 Magazine Interview

5 Magazine's October 2012 issue story with Detroit Deep House DJ and producer Norm Talley
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House, Techno and Backpacks: Detroit’s Backpack Drive and House Music Picnic

The end of every summer gives the promise of a new school year complete with new friends, classes and abundant activities. But for many underprivileged kids, something as simple as a school bag and...

DJN Project: The 5 Magazine Interview

The DJN Project - comprised of Ruben "Swift" Vidal & Ricardo "Rick Galactik" Wilkinson - is a duo based out of NYC & Atlanta - and their body of work is overwhelming. I'm amazed...

David Harness: The 5 Magazine Interview

David Harness is quintessential San Francisco, and a testament to a city that lives and breathes deep, soulful House Music.

Michael Serafini: The 5 Magazine Interview

FOR THE HOUSE MUSIC faithful there are few places on the planet more sacred than Gramaphone Records. For decades it has been the source from which Chicago's House sound has flowed. Luminaries such as...
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Victor Simonelli On His New Track with Byron Stingily: “Having You”

There's a story behind every track. Or at least the good ones. Listening Room is a regular feature devoted to discovering new House Music and learning the story behind the tracks from their creators. It's...
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Kiko Navarro: Everything Happens For A Reason

Will Sumsuch on Kiko Navarro: The 5 Magazine profile and cover story from Issue 141.
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Marques Wyatt: The 5 Magazine Interview

IT MAY BE THE center of the entertainment industry, but Los Angeles seems like the edge of the world when it comes to House music. Or so it would seem to those of us...

Jeremy Sylvester: 5 Magazine Interviews the UK Garage Pioneer

While compiling songs for a UKG inspired mix, I had narrowed my choices down to about 25 of my favorites. It wasn't until much later, while creating a playlist, that I realized that over...

Tommie Sunshine: The 5 Magazine Interview

There really wasn't a time that I didn't know about him. Can you imagine Chicago in the early 1990s without Tommie Sunshine? As I first knew him, Tommie was what you might have called...

“Lady Kier. Lady Miss Kier. That bitch from Deee-Lite. That’s fine too.”

Our amazing interview with the legendary vocalist Lady Miss Kier. Worth quoting.
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Inaya Day Interview

Interview by Doug Brandt. YOU KNOW WHO SHE IS, although you may not realize it. She's had three #1s and two #2s on the Billboard dance charts over the last nine years, and at least...

Before the Last Dance: Southport Weekender’s Alex Lowes

THERE ARE VERY FEW FESTIVALS like Southport Weekender. The very name of it elicits a feeling of warmth, hospitality and of coming home. With today's mind numbing pyrotechnics, billion watt sound systems and DJ...
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Colette: When The Music’s Loud

'It's definitely not a throwback record,' Colette says of When the Music's Loud, the long-awaited album released in late August on her Candy Talk label. This much is clear: at a time when everyone...

The Dark Knight: John Julius Knight, the 5 Mag Interview

5 Magazine meets John Julius Knight, House Music DJ and producer extraordinaire.
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I-Robots Is Your Future

In a time of universal mediocrity, an obsession with quality is a revolutionary act. A man of the same sentiment, Chez Damier, lit the fire in me with an introduction to the music of...
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Moon Boots: The 5 Magazine Interview

Moon Boots - the mystery man and French Express artist who in the last few years has produced some of the smoothest, sexiest soulful R&B/Disco-infused House - speaks to 5 Magazine about his music.   So...

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Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 18

Episode 18 of Cz's Boogie, 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani's podcast running down her 10 current favorite songs with House Music news & talk.

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