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5 Magazine is a House Music magazine from Chicago. Browse or buy from more than 120 issues spanning more than 10 years of covering House Music in the US and the World.

#DieTrying – Inside the new 5 Mag

Josh Milan, Ashley Beedle, Terry Farley, Jackie Queens and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag.

Happy Birthday! 5 Mag Issue 136 is Out Now

DJ Spen, Phil Kieran, Mateo and Matos and more highlight 5 Mag's 11 year anniversary issue.
5 Mag Issue 168 - photo by Lauren Murphy

Back in The High Life – Inside the New 5 Mag

Detroit Swindle on the cover, Faze Action and Lonely C of Soul Clap and a whole lot more on the inside of 5 Mag Issue 168, out now.
Issue 111

5 Magazine Issue #111 Released

Issue #111 of 5 Magazine is out now, featuring Chicago juke and ghetto house prince Gant-Man aka Gant Garrard. Once heralded as the world's youngest professional DJ, Gant-Man released his first track on Dance...
5 Magazine Issue 148

Welcome to the Freakeasy and 5 Magazine #148

Sixty-six pages of fun! Featuring the Freakeasy, Session Victim, Sleepy & Boo, UM Records, SunceBeat and more.
5 Mag Issue 179 Cover

Soul Power: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag!

25 years of Compost Records, the most important electronic music label of the last 25 years, plus Soulphiction, Marco Faraone and more inside the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now.

Happy Birthday Frankie!

Issue #126 of 5 Magazine is now available. In honor of his birthday and the upcoming benefit on January 17, we elected to dedicate this entire issue to stories about Frankie Knuckles. Inside this issue: The Final...

The Music Is Always Bigger Than All Of Us: Inside The New Issue of...

We're talking about Jimpster, Lester Fitzpatrick, Pool Boy and Chip E. - inside a HUGE new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
5 Mag Issue 190 featuring Franck Roger

#Rejuvenate – inside the new 5 Mag

Franck Roger, Ed Nine, Rodney Baker, Berlin under lockdown and more in the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.
5 Magazine Issue 137

Ready Steady Go! Issue 137 of 5 Magazine Out Now

Featuring Demuir, DJ Heather, Dan X and Lil'Mark of Apollo Music Group, Igor Jadranin, a DJ's guide to Mixcloud, Roland's big retro-futurism day and more.

Techno, UFOs & Legends of the Chicago Underground

Inside the new issue of 5 Mag with Ellen Allien, Nachtbraker and Kelly G.

5 Magazine Hits Issue #112 with Recloose, Psycho-Bitch & Sundae

The November 2014 Issue of 5 Magazine is now available! A deeper look inside this month's features: 5 Mag's Terry Matthew talks to Detroit-born DJ and producer Recloose. After 13 years in New Zealand, Recloose is...
5 Magazine Issue 149

Get Inside Issue 149 of 5 Magazine

Summer vibes, slow jams and old school bangers with Pomo, Joey Negro, Paul Oakenfold, The Chosen Few, Adam Warped and more in the new issue of 5 Magazine.

Future/Classical: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag!

The journey of Kate Simko, plus Rudosa's fave acid tracks, mixes from Emmaculate and Microdot and more inside 5 Mag Issue 180, out now!

Ashley Beedle. Dan Hartman. Loleatta Holloway.

Issue #127 of 5 Magazine is now available. This is our first completely digital issue, published in a variety of formats (including mobile-friendly HTML) as well as optimized PDF. ON THE COVER: Ashley Beedle: Black Science...

Music Is A Family: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

The essential Louie Vega interview. Plus Terry Hunter, The Scumfrog, Fish Go Deep and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!

#TheMission – Inside the new 5 Mag

Soul Clap, Nona Hendryx, 15 years of Burial and more in 5 Mag issue 191, out today.
5 magazine issue 138

The Phuture Is Yours: 5 Mag Issue 138

We honor the legends and spotlight the new breed. In this issue: Pezzner, a tribute to Earl Smith, Jr of Phuture, Jeff Derringer of Oktave, and three mixes from Boorane, Jay Hill and Tim Zawada.

Out of Time: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Bruce Tantum on American Techno maestro Shawn Rudiman, Soul Clap launches a new label, Kastle, DJ Moppy and Melodymann and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.

The Legend of Kevin Irving: Issue #115

"All I knew for sure is that he was a hell of a singer - one of the best, certainly in House Music, likely of his era, probably in the world..." 5 Magazine's Terry Matthew...

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#FutureShock – Inside the new 5 Mag

Oona Dahl, Boiler Room, Art of Tones, More Ghost Than Man and more inside #5Mag193, out now.
Dam Swindle photo by Lauren Murphy

Dam Swindle: Nod to the Classic

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