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Red Bull Cut Their Prizes for DJs, So This DJ is Crowdfunding Them Himself

Since Red Bull stopped paying cash prizes to winners of their 3Style contest, DJ Konflikt stepped forward to raise the funds himself.

David Guetta Responds to Worldwide Internet Roasting & Still Doesn’t Get It

Meme victim David Guetta (and his handlers) get put on blast after Nightline claim that he "brought house music to America" by pointing out that he bought Farley's records once.

ABC’s Nightline Says David Guetta “Helped Bring House Music to the US”

Is this real life or a reboot of Spinal Tap?

What’s Next After David Morales Was Arrested in Japan?

A primer on the Japanese legal process and zero-tolerance drug laws in light of David Morales' arrest in Japan last week.

Even Jeff Sessions Admits the RAVE Act is Killing People

The legacy of Drug War hysteria is still claiming lives via the RAVE Act, a terrible law that has had even worse consequences. Sign the petition and maybe we can annoy Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chuck Schumer and the other sponsors of the RAVE Act to help change it.

Black Coffee Wants to Make the Music Industry Work for Africa

Four years in the making, the South African dance music star is putting his activism on the line with a new platform made by and for Africa called GongBox.

Chicago Is Becoming the Tiny Town from Footloose Where It’s Illegal To Dance

Another day, another closure. Who would want to open a nightclub in Chicago?

Beyond Heaven Showcases ’80s Chicago House Music Party Flyers

Beyond Heaven: Chicago House Party Flyers from 1983 to 1989 is now available for the Old School lover in your life.

David Morales versus Kanye West

House legend David Morales heatedly accuses Kanye West of directly stealing the bassline of a 25 year old remix he did for "What Is This Thing Called Love."

In The Groove: Welcome to the New Issue of 5 Mag

Bigger, thicker, stronger: a completely redesigned 5 Mag and our longest issue ever with features on underground legend Danny J. Lewis, DJ Aakmael, Pirate Radio, Streaming in Africa, the history of the 808 and its clones, new podcasts, reviews and more.

Frankie Knuckles Mural Unveiling this Saturday August 25

Unveiling the Frankie Knuckles Mural on Frankie Knuckles Day, August 25 2018 at 815 W. Hubbard Street in Chicago.

Chicago’s Frankie Knuckles Mural Will Return in August 2018

After a long saga, Chicago's overnight landmark - the Frankie Knuckles Mural raised in the days following his death - will return in 2018.

Cassy. DC LaRue. Titonton. Inside Issue 164 of 5 Mag, Out Now

The new issue of 5 Magazine with a dedication to Sean Haley, a 5 Mag interview with Cassy, disco legend DC LaRue, Titonton and more.

Chicago’s Own DJ Sean Haley Has Passed Away

Sean Haley of Windimoto, Deep Rooted and one of the best DJs the city had has passed away. This is devastating news.

Record Breaker! Inside the new issue of 5 Mag

Dive into the biggest issue of 5 Magazine to date, featuring Fred Everything, Low Steppa, Souldynamic, Karsten Sollors and more.

Pure Love for the Music: Inside 5 Mag 162

D'Marc Cantu, T. Williams, Christopher Coe, Nat Wendell, Prince Airick and more inside 5 Magazine's bulging new issue 162, out now!
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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.

Deep(er) State: Inside the New 5 Magazine

Brawther's on the cover, Hifi Sean on the inside, Aathee Records on the move, Arturo Garces 5 Mag Mix, 5 Mag hips you to music premieres and why they just suck so hard, plus new music and reissues of the latest Deep House, Techno, Soulful House and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!

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!

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!

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Serial Plagiarist FLOD Caught Again – and His Entire Discography May...

Dance music producer FLOD, aka Flavio Lodetti, was stealing tracks as early as 2010, and his entire discography may be based on fraud, deception and lies.
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