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The Fiasco Party Lands in Chicago

A few months ago my FB friend and fellow ChicagoHouseFM.com DJ Ed Marco from Glasgow hit me up about throwing a party in Chicago. He told me about his FIASCO parties, globe trotting fiestas that have touched down on London, New York, Miami, Ibiza and in two days... Chicago

Terry Hunter: What The Future Looks Like

I THINK IN THREE YEARS we will have a drastic shift in music as we know it... We all know everything comes in cycles so I predict more well written and produced projects with...
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.

The Sound Republic: The 5 Magazine Interview

Unimpressed by the headlining DJ at Zentra one Friday night, I was about to sit down when suddenly the music shifted and so did the room's energy. Two animated guys jumped on the tables...

Queen! The SmartBar Residency Is On The Road To Legendary

5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani goes behind the scenes of Queen!, Chicago's Sunday night residency at SmartBar with Derrick Carter, Michael Serafini, Garrett David, Jojo Baby, Sissy Spastik, Jay Jay and a cast of thousands. Photos...

Label Profile: Mazi, Nathan Drew Larsen and Fresh Meat Records

5 Mag's Label Profile series continues, with curiously in-depth overviews of some of our favorite House Music labels and the people behind them. This month we're featuring Mazi (aka Audio Soul Project), Nathan Drew...

Hot Since 82

Daley Padley, better known as Hot Since 82, recently graced the decks of Chicago's SpyBar launching his North and Latin American tour. The Leeds-based artist has been keeping busy both with his Knee Deep...

5 House Music Classics Made by The Chosen Few

They're best known as DJs, but the members of the Chosen Few DJs - some of the first and finest house music DJs in the world - have made some classic house music tracks. Here are 5 to bang right now.

Retrospect: Andy Compton from The Rurals

After 20 years of putting out music, Andy Compton from The Rurals has the hard-earned reputation for being a connoisseur of all things soulful, jazzy, with a groovy downtempo vibe. He's about to release...
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Kerri Chandler: It’s You (5MagLove)

Kerri Chandler: It's You This song has always had a special place in my heart. In 2010 I spent an entire Summer editing 41 separate videos of DJ interviews in celebration of 5 Magazine's fifth...

Alexander East: Enter Planet East

Alexander East is that rare renaissance man in this scene - spinning records, singing on them, a master of a half dozen different instruments (and probably more). Born in Brooklyn, he's done an amazing...

Sound Warrior Loves

Jenifa Mayanja on the new double vinyl release showcasing female producers and dedicated to the memory of Cherushii

Christina Chatfield Interview

  Getting to know San Francisco-based producer and Beretta Grey recording artist Christina Chatfield - on live PAs and performing, the Bay Area techno scene and the art of (not) DJing.   You're in San Francisco now,...

Interview: Brian Coxx

Ahead of our 8 year anniversary party this Friday, August 23 2013, we get to know Brian Coxx of New York City, talking punk rock, House dancing and the Soulgasm events in New York.   When...

Ashley Beedle: The 5 Magazine Interview

IN THE EARLY YEARS OF HOUSE MUSIC in the UK, the traffic was largely one-way, coming to these islands from across the pond. Tales of the niche underground sub-genre called "Acid House" infecting the mainstream...
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Carl Craig, Detroit and Planet-E

Carl Craig was three years old on June 21, 1972 - the day the lights went out at 2648 West Grand and Motown left the city that gave the label its name.
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Radar: Mad Villains

9 questions with Mad Villains in our new profile series by Dustin Kinney
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Alexander Robotnick: The Italian Mad Genius Digs Into His Archives

Twenty eight years after cutting the proto-electro classic "Problemes d'Amour" - a staple at clubs like the Box, the Loft & the Garage - the Italian mad genius Alexander Robotnick (aka Maurizio Dami) is...
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Kerri Chandler: Atmosphere (5MagLove)

Kerri Chandler: Atmosphere EP I had such a tough time deciding between the Atmosphere EP and Computer Games. I eventually had to put taste aside and stand back to admire the way that this four...

Psycho-Bitch is the Original Diva Powerhouse of Chicago

When you hear stories of Chicago's golden days of House Music whether it be in the late '80s through the late '90s, you learn to appreciate the multifaceted talent behind the big names. These...

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HYPERACTIVE – Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Chicago techno godfather Hyperactive, plus Red Rack'em, Manuel Tur (5 Mag Mix), Ten Trax and more in the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
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