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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.
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Joyful noise from Theo Parrish & Maurissa Rose on “It’s Out Of Your Control”

Maurissa Rose is one of those vocalists that sounds like she's singing with her whole heart only to you.
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BBE reissues Pépé Bradock’s remix of Roy Ayers’ “I Am Your Mind Part II”

BBE drops a funky 10" vinyl disc paired with "Reaching For The Highest Pleasure" from Roy Ayers' rediscovered Virgin Ubiquity sessions.
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Kylie Auldist & Tony Garcia spread “Peanut Butter”

An affectionate tribute to Gwen Guthrie by Aussie vocalist Kylie Auldist and Tony Garcia in the Vagrant Soundz-released cover of "Peanut Butter."
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Alex Agore returns with the gorgeous deep house séance “Polarity”

One of the most prolific producers of the 2010s, Alex Agore returns to home label Moment of Truth with the shockingly pure and soulful "Polarity."
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NYC House: Louie Vega on the making of Expansions in the NYC

Described as a love letter to New York, Louie Vega's Expansions in the NYC was made with the intent to "pass on some history and hold a space for the new."
Silver Room Block Party 2022

Silver Room Block Party is becoming a 2 day Chicago beach festival, and here’s...

The Chicago street festival roars back July 16 and 17 2022 at Oakwood Beach.
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So Much Time: Opolopo & André Bonsor remix Lisa Shaw & Mannix

A great early ray of summer sun here, with a trio of timely updates from Opolopo, Andre Bonsor and Mannix for Mannix and Lisa Shaw's soulful 2016 cut "So Much Time."

Arnheim lights up Roots Underground on The Journey Is The Place To Be

Arnheim has a sound that is bigger than the moon, brighter than the sun and powered by an internal rhythm so precise you could set a watch to it.
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Dave Lee drops “Starlight” – his new track with Omar

Showered in neo-soul, "Starlight" hangs on a gorgeous hook, a chorus that elevates a mid-tempo track into a soul-with-strings tour de force.
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The Cover Mix 🔥 Eternal Student

Detroit deep house DJ and producer Marvin Prather mixes 5 Mag's latest cover mix.
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Rahsaan Patterson: “House Music Is Church”

Vocalist & artist Rahsaan Patterson talks to 5 Mag's Lauren Krieger on his album Heroes & Gods 2.0 reimagined by Quentin Harris and the deeply spiritual connection between gospel & house music.
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Classic Malik Alston vocal cuts reissued by Mother Tongue

The world is finally catching up to the marvelous sound of Detroit maestro Malik Alston as Mother Tongue reissues a pair of killer vocal tracks.
Phil Asher

Phlash’s Friends: a classy tribute to Phil Asher on Journey To The Light /...

The late, great Phil Asher would be pleased to know his memory brought great records like this one into the world.
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Groundbreaking fusion from Hugo LX on transcenDance

Dropped on DJ Spinna's Wonderwax, Hugo LX's transcenDance is a "very personal homage to original dance music legacies" but never takes its eye off the future.
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Ron Trent remixes Coflo’s celestial Orisha fable “Warrior’s Dance”

Coflo's latest EP on Ocha Records, A Warrior's Dance, is a whirlwind of grooves and deep rhythms, spellbinding and entrancing.
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Anthony Nicholson & Lailah Reich team up on “We Are One”

Chicago heat from two artists you should always, always, always keep tabs on, because what they put on wax is always a delight.
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#ListenUp Niko Marks drops the Reach Out EP

Detroit producer Niko Marks shows his soulful side on a new four track EP, Reach Out, on vinyl from Yore Records.
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Tortured Soul has a show

Valentine's Weekend the live group Tortured Soul plays at Chicago's Cobra Lounge on February 12 with Lady D and Larry Miller.
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Rico Herrera helms the sunny “Favourite Dream” for Roots Underground

Elegant and blindingly bright, the jazz-inflected soulful house masterpiece is out on Excursions Vol 1 from Roots Underground.

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With Detroit's Reggie Dokes, Aterral Records, Carlo, Maggie Tra, Demuir, Cyphon Records and more inside 5 Mag Issue 204, out now.
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Glenn Davis – RISE vol 2

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Cee ElAssaad: Evolve