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Video: Watch the FootworKINGZ in Green Velvet and Gant-Man’s Check U Out

Against a backdrop of Chicago's skyline, lakefront, high school gyms and downtown sidewalks, the FootworKINGZ provide the visuals for "Check U Out", the neo-juke track in collaboration with Gant-Man from Green Velvet (aka Cajmere's)...

Josey Records Buys Pressing Plant, Plans Vinyl Domination

Dallas based record store Josey Records - which has somehow managed to tie the term "mega-store" to their independent operation - has purchased A&R Records, according to the Dallas Observer. A&R was the only...
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ADE Announces 2019 Dates

The dates are in for Amsterdam Dance Event, what we can safely say is the most preeminent event for the electronic music industry.
5 Magazine Issue 140

Happy Holidays! Issue 140 of 5 Magazine

Eli Escobar, Booker T, Ant LaRock, a free EP of tracks from Closer To Truth and more in issue 140 of 5 Magazine. Get inside.
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808 The Documentary Makes its Chicago Premiere April 17

Fresh off a debut at SXSW, the documentary on dance music's quintessential machine is set to debut in Chicago this April 17. 808 The Documentary, the film about the ubiquitous drum machine that powered House...
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Techno Fans Rage at EDM “Garbage” at Movement

People have some issues with Diplo at Movement 2018.
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Disco, Love & the DJs that Brought House Music to the White House

Issue #132 of 5 Magazine is now available! 5 Magazine is published twice per month in our member's section for 5 Magazine subscribers - join now for only $1/issue! Who's On the Cover of Issue 132? Al...

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.

I-Robots Reconstructs Techno Classics for The Detroit People Mover EP

Our friend and fearless ally I-Robots (aka Gianluca Pandullo) has announced the release of his forthcoming The Detroit People Mover EP, featuring I-Robots "reconstructions" of classic material from Derrick May, Juan Atkins and Orlando...
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Disclosure Just Announced They’re Playing Chicago – at Lincoln Park Zoo

The ticket page just went up and it looks like it's going to go off. Grammy-nominated (we can say that now) recording artists Disclosure will be performing in Chicago - and at Lincoln Park Zoo! The...

Funeral and Memorial Services for Andre Harris

Following up on our report yesterday about the death of Chicago House Music producer & DJ Andre Harris, 5 Magazine has learned that funeral and memorial services will be held this coming Saturday, June...

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.

The Great Facebook Purge is Coming. How Will DJs Fare?

They're already calling it The Great Facebook Purge. The suspicions of many are likely to be validated this Thursday, March 12, 2015, when Facebook has announced plans to purge an unknown number of what...

Unconscious Therapy, New House Music Documentary, Debuts in Chicago (Video)

Centuries (okay, a few years) ago, Steven Harnell began recording footage for something tentatively given the very tentative title of An Untitled Documentary About House Music. A few people asked me about it, but...

Love Is Still The Message: The Gallery 1977 on DVD

We have a lot of retrospectives, a lot of interviews, a lot of tributes and talismans of respect paid forward but not so many primary documents of the underground disco scene at its peak...

12,065 Days: Disco Demolition Night and House Music’s Return

You can't mention Chicago and House Music without coming back to Disco Demolition Night, the infamous publicity stunt gone wrong on July 12, 1979 at Comiskey Park in Chicago in which radio disc jockey...
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Ron Trent Profiled in New Wax Poetics Series

Wax Poetics has launched a new "travel" series of videos and they wisely started off in Chicago. Chicago house music legend Ron Trent talks about listening to Black Jazz "in the womb" and the history of Chicago house music. Later Ronnie Reese takes us with Ron and Zernell Gillie for some crate digging.

House Music All Stars Come Out to Support Boyd Jarvis

The Music Got Us Too: Timmy Regisford, Merlin Bobb, Francois K, Joe Claussell, Kevin Hedge, Barbara Tucker, Eli Escobar and Mark Francis lead a fundraiser in support of Boyd Jarvis.
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Giorgio Moroder to Play Pitchfork Music Festival

Pitchfork announced the first wave of acts headlining at this summer's Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Park. Among the names is Don Giorgio Moroder. Moroder, who skyrocketed back into the public consciousness in 2013 thanks...

Farewell, Little White Earbuds

Chicago-based website Little White Earbuds is shutting down, according to site founder Steve Mizek. The site has published nearly 300 podcasts and some of the most thought-provoking, no-bullshit think pieces in the electronic music scene,...

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New Frankie Knuckles Album Is On Its Way

The definitive Director's Cut collection of collaborations between Eric Kupper and Frankie Knuckles kicks off with a 12" release of Baby Wants To Ride with a Jimmy Edgar remix.

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