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Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

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N’Dinga Gaba: The 5 Magazine Interview

In a climate where "hot" new music trends seem to be introduced to the world every few months like a high-street store's new fashion line, artists who are steadfastly doing their own thing stand...

Gareth Whitehead, Marshall Jefferson and Robert Owens: How Can I

For me, it's a rarity to come across a dance music single where the original mix actually outshines the remixes! But, when you've got Marshall Jefferson on production and Robert Owens on vocals, what...

Vick Lavender Interview

ON NOVEMBER 10TH, a fascinating group of artists, musicians, DJs, label heads and music afficionados from all walks of life came together for the latest installment of Diaspora's Den at the Vida Lounge. Headlining...

Remembering Darryl Pandy One Year Later

It was one year ago yesterday that we heard the news that Darryl Pandy passed away. The question arises - and it's a terrible question indeed - of how you remember someone after they're gone....
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Opolopo, Sir LSG Remix Ralf GUM’s “Used To Be”

"Used To Be," the next single from Ralf Gum's Progressions album, gets rubbed up by a transcontinental team of soulful house all-stars, including Opolopo, Sir LSG and Davide Fiorese.
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Listening Room: Marcel Vogel on Doin It (Intimate Friends)

There's a story behind every track. Or at least the good ones. Listening Room is our (somewhat neglected of late) music feature devoted to discovering new music and learning the story behind the tracks...

Play It Like Papa: 15 Years of Soul

Reel People and Papa Records founder Oli Lazarus on the 15th anniversary of his label - and an exclusive mix from DJ Spinna.

KORT – A 5 Mag Mix vol 61

Tropical Velvet's DJ KORT takes over for the 61st volume of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's signature DJ mix series.

Copyright: The 5 Magazine Interview

There is not one Copyright song that I do not like. My music library is filled with tons of Copyright's music, and English-born Sam Holt and Gavin Mills without a doubt deserve the title...

Black Coffee – “Turn Me On”/”Come To Me”

I received this track in Miami from Mr. Black Coffee himself. I already knew of Mr. Coffee through his hit "Even Though" on Real Tone, but what I didn't know is that this man...
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New Rurals Album Emerges from the Vaults

Classic Deep and Soulful sounds from The Rurals' "countryside era" of 1995 to 2001 on Farmyard Flavours Vol 2.
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Station H Podcast Episode 1 – with Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw & Lee Bright

Host Will Sumsuch presents his Station H, the newest 5 Magazine podcast with special guests Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw and Lee Bright of BBE.
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Terry Hunter/Jill Scott: The Remixes

Four remixes of tracks originally released on Jill Scott's 2015 album Woman, with additional keys, winds or horns, filling out the sound.

The Best of Pal Joey, With Love from Takeshi Fukushima

Hot Music gets hotter on the new 8 track Ornaments release featuring a selection of Pal Joey Music tracks edited and serving as inspiration to Tokyo producer Takeshi Fukushima.

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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It’s Time: The Soulful House Sound of Sean McCabe

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN FASCINATING to me to find young artists in dance music that gravitate towards soulful music. Since releasing his first tracks in 2003 at 17 years old, Sean McCabe has quietly and...
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Brian Power – A 5 Mag Mix #55

From bedroom DJ to radio DJ at age 50, and his debut album at 54: 5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani meets Brian Power with an exclusive interview and DJ mix.

Barbara Tucker Interview

HER POWERHOUSE VOICE AND presence has established her as the diva of house music. Think of the classic songs: "Deep Inside", "Beautiful People", "I Get Lifted" and "Jazz it Up". But Barbara Tucker is more...

Skip & Silk’s Chicago House Music Documentary

ANY TRUE HOUSE FAN knows that there have been a few DVDs floating around as of late that chronicle the early days of House music in Chicago. Well, get ready for one more. About...

So You Think You’re Old School? Meet. Dr. Bob Jones

In his more than forty years in the business, Dr. Bob Jones has seen dance music trends come and go. Whether he's selecting music for his worldwide gigs, or an underground radio show, he...

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Soulphiction: 24/7 Love Affair

Released by Local Talk, 24/7 Love Affair is a 17 track story that takes you across various genres and atmospheres. Lauren Krieger talks to Soulphiction, the man who made it.

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