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5 Mag Issue 139

Chicago Stories: Issue 139 of 5 Magazine

Jerome Baker, David Mancuso, Hanna Hais, Surface and Karen Copeland headline issue 139 of 5 Magazine. Get inside.

Here’s the App that Turns the DJ into a Jukebox

Silicon Valley is coming to ruin DJ culture next. PSLY is a new app which harnesses the power of crowds to compel the DJ to play their favorite song next. This is a real thing.
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Afro-Funk Legend Manu Dibango Dies from Coronavirus

86 year old Cameroonian saxophonist and pioneer of Afro Funk Manu Dibango has died in France from Coronavirus.

Jeff Mills On The Moon

Moon: The Area of Influence is Jeff Mills' new album commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.
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Jeff Mills Performance Interrupted by Idiots Throwing Shit

http://youtu.be/i0rGtSbdGY4   A good deal of the concern - lawsuits, even - about safety at concerts is aimed at protecting the audience. In Chicago, the E2 club tragedy ten years ago is STILL a lightning rod...

Ethan White of Tortured Soul, Remembered

Another good man has gone. Ethan White - best known as the keyboard player for Tortured Soul - has passed away, the band's official Facebook page has confirmed:   Former Tortured Soul bassist JKriv (Deep&Disco) reacted...
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Tycho Returns to Chicago April 28

Grammy nomination be damned: Tycho's Epoch tour continues as the Scott Hansen-led band criss-crosses North America through the Spring.
Jorge Caiado

Vitality: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Jorge Caiado, Erick Morillo, John Digweed, Tee Mango and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
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Presenting the Mamby On The Beach Afterparties

The last pieces of the Mamby on the Beach festival are locking into place. You know about the place, you know about the people and you know the daily line-ups for the two-day outdoor...

Judy Russell Is At Peace

One of the beautiful people who made house music possible, Judy Russell of Downtown161, Downtown304, Vinylmania, Movin' Records and the Paradise Garage has passed away.

PledgeMusic’s Bizarre Death Spiral Is Taking Out Everyone

Campaigns suspended, staff abused and a returning co-founder must be wondering what he got himself into: welcome to PledgeMusic 2019, one of the most bizarre corporate death spirals in the industry.
Lars from Detroit Swindle photo by Lauren Murphy.

Detroit Swindle’s Lars Recovering from Post-Accident Surgery

A motorcycle accident in Amsterdam left Lars from Detroit Swindle with two broken jaws and a broken palate.

The Last Days of The Shrine

In the '90s, it seemed that every shop and store in Chicago was on the verge of becoming a Starbucks. Today, they've gone condo. The Shrine is the latest casualty in Chicago's property wars gone...
Queen Livestream

Smartbar’s Queen! Residency Starts Livestreaming Sundays

Chicago's infamous Queen! residency moves online this Sunday with Michael Serafini, Garrett David, Lucy Stoole, Nico, Jojo Baby and guests.
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Paul Zyla Is In The Hospital and His Family Could Use Some Help

photo via Host of the weekly DJ broadcast Ultrawizardsword Dot Net and Pittsburgh scene fixture, Paul Zyla is currently in the hospital. His family posted that last Monday, Paul suffered an aneurysm and seizure...

Silver Room Holds Their 21st Anniversary Party in Wicker Park Pop Up Shop

Saturday December 22, 2018 with food, drinks and music by Shazam Bangles, DJ Lady D, Diz and DJ Papa G.

Philip Glass Was Almost a Househead

He just couldn't stay up late enough to hit the clubs composer Philip Glass says in The Big Issue.
DJ 808 Tour Chicago

Roland’s DJ-808 Tour Rolls Through Chicago Today

Guitar Center on Halsted Street is hosting the Chicago stop for Roland's DJ-808 Tour today.
Eric Garcetti

Mayor: No Festivals or Mass Events Until 2021?

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is the latest public leader casting doubt on festivals, sports and other mass events returning this summer or even this year.

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 Chicago House Music Festival

Save the date : May 23 - May 25 2019 we're going back to Millennium Park, and Tony Humphries, Marshall Jefferson, Chip E. and Reel People are coming with.

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Chicago nightlife legend Dave Medusa has died

Dave Medusa, of the most influential promoters in the history of electronic music and Chicago music in general has passed away of natural causes.

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