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Andrea True, The One True Porno Disco Queen

Tom Moulton joins the Rialto Report to talk about Andrea True, the disco star and adult film star from the Golden Age of Porn.

The Philly Days of Josh Wink

Legendary DJ, producer and label owner Josh Wink talked to Michaelangelo Matos about the early days of Philadelphia's electronic music scene for City Pages.

Record Store Day at Gramaphone Records!

All your jaded tweets about Record Store Day have come true. But there are still some places where the original spirit flies and Gramaphone Records is one of them.
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That Fyre Festival Guy Gets SIX YEARS in Prison

Today we mark the death of a meme: Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland was sentenced today to six years in prison for fraud.

SoundCloud Goes Full Damage Control Mode After Contract Leak

SoundCloud's monetization program stumbles, as artists and media push back after The Verge published the original artist contract.

DJ Heather & Colette Headline Valentines Underground Party in Chicago

The Chicago underground party that gives back to a good cause returns on Saturday February 16th with heavy hitters Colette and DJ Heather.

Spring Awakening Is Moving to Poplar Creek This Summer

Spring Awakening, the Midwest's largest electronic music festival, is going to the Chicago 'burbs this June.

Twitter Is Probably A Waste of Time But Everyone Already Knew That

Twitter's median user tweets twice a month and probably doesn't like your Beatport chart either.

Jeff Mills On The Moon

Moon: The Area of Influence is Jeff Mills' new album commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.
Behringer RD-8 808 Clone

Behringer 808 Clone: Thomann Shipping Orders & the First RD-8 Videos Show Up in...

German music retailer Thomann is shipping the Behringer 808 clone, the RD-8, and the first customers are posting videos of their new gear. They seem... happy?

Chicago DJ Pioneer Teri Bristol Needs Help. Let’s Do It.

A benefit by Teri's friends is set for March 28 at Smartbar, and a GoFundMe page is helping to defray her medical costs after experiencing kidney failure.

Chicago Independent Music Venues Have Lost More than $7 Million from Coronavirus

The toll from nearly 45 days without live music and DJs in the city amounts to $3.4 million in lost wages and $7 million in lost revenue, according to Chicago Independent Venue League.

Why we love and why we support DJ Deeon

Someone like Chicago ghetto house & low end legend DJ Deeon only comes around once in a generation.
Mike Huckaby on God Said Give Em Drum Machines podcast

Detroit documentary makers pay tribute to Mike Huckaby

Podcast from the filmmakers behind "God Said Give 'Em Drum Machines" pays tribute to the late Detroit producer Mike Huckaby who gave their film its name.
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Remembering Tim Baker, DJ

Detroit and longtime Chicago DJ, producer, designer and label owner Tim Baker passed away this weekend. This is how we'll remember him.
Shake Shop Records launch party with Moodymann

Moodymann, Eddie Fowlkes, K-Alexi & Joe Smooth headline Shake Shop Records launch party

Moodymann, Eddie Fowlkes, K'Alexi Shelby, Joe Smooth, KC Wray and NO:SL33P will play at the Shake Shop Records launch Party August 28 2021 at an undisclosed location in Chicago.
Music Lives Here Chicago music history markers

Have you seen these? Signs appear at Chicago house music landmarks

Music Lives Here is a new project that places markers at the condos, parking lots & empty fields that shaped Chicago music history.

New Event: 5 Mag welcomes Terry Hunter to Smartbar June 4

5 Mag welcomes Chicago house legend Terry Hunter with Czboogie & Duke Shin for a Saturday night special on June 4 2022 at Smartbar.
Stevie Lavinere Bobby & Steve

Garage City holds a reunion to raise funds for Steve from Bobby & Steve

Bringing the tribe back together in Shoreditch London this Saturday Oct 1 with Norman Jay, Grant Nelson, Full Intention and more to raise money for the care of Steve Laviniere, who is in neurological hospital care following complications from COVID.

For Your Consideration: House For Hope, Hurricane Sandy Relief in NYC This Saturday

They say you can tell a lot about a person based upon what he does in a time of crisis. If that's also true of communities, it says a lot about House Music to...

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Searching: Inside 5 Mag Issue 204

With Detroit's Reggie Dokes, Aterral Records, Carlo, Maggie Tra, Demuir, Cyphon Records and more inside 5 Mag Issue 204, out now.
Glenn Davis DJ mix

Glenn Davis – RISE vol 2

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Cee ElAssaad: Evolve