Soulful House

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

Azee Project: Traveling in Africa (Abicah Soul Remix)

The original release of Traveling In Africa comes from one member of the Brazilian Soul Crew on the Taubate EP, which received heavy chart action from industry heavyweights like Louie Vega, Dr. Bob Jones...

Diva Down Ent. ft. Su Su Bobien: “Praise Always”

Nice inspirational garage track remixed by Italian producer Ciappy DJ, featuring the ever-talented diva vocalist Su Su Bobien. A proper intro and outro make this remix ideal for mixing. Beautiful horns layer nicely throughout...
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Just Vibing with Vick Lavender and Brian Smokey Williams

New heat from Vick Lavender and Brian Smokey Williams on Vick's Sophisticado imprint.

Mousse T. and Lovebirds: Prophets Hangover

Peppermint Jam releases three tracks made in Berlin by two of the best.

Joi Cardwell: Days Of Our Lives

Sweet soulful melodies courtesy of God, hard work and Joi Cardwell's heavenly voice.
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All That Glitters is Glenn Davis’ Body & Soul

Irish DJ and producer Glenn Davis shines with four gems of energetic soul on Body & Soul from Jo Wallace's F*CLR Music.

Cranberry & Vodka – A 5 Mag Mix 62

New mix from Chicago DJ Cranberry & Vodka, recorded live at Remedy at East Room in Chicago.

For Me: The Beautiful World of Dawn Tallman

People say that music saved their life. Music saved Dawn Tallman, and her music has saved so many more. The Queen of Gospel Energy talks to 5 Mag about her songs of love, inspiration and survival.
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2020 What? OPOLOPO drops Sickla album on Local Talk

"Proper music" and a stunning album called Sickla, the new album from Hungarian/Swedish producer OPOLOPO on Local Talk.
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Roy Davis Jr. – 5 Magazine’s January 2014 Cover Profile

At a time when dance music is now outselling Hip-Hop, we can shamelessly go with the glass half full analogy and say that the EDM scene is revitalizing the underground. New fans are primed,...

Frankie Knuckles: The Gift Mix

Note: The 5 Magazine DJ Series was a monthly CD series released in a limited edition from March 2007 to November 2008. We featured mixes from legends such as Frankie Knuckles, Gene Hunt and...

Dirty Sole ft. jOHNNY DANGEROUs: Connect the Dots

I played this for some friends yesterday and one of them told me it was "too funky." How do you mean? If you're tryin' to tell me anything is too funky for your dancefloor...

5 Magazine DJ Series presents DJ Alan King

Note: The 5 Magazine DJ Series was a monthly CD series released in a limited edition from March 2007 to November 2008. We featured mixes from legends such as Frankie Knuckles, Gene Hunt and...

Jamie Lewis: The 5 Magazine Interview

From Switzerland, Jamie Lewis has been rocking the tables and carrying the flag for House Music for more than 20 years.
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HM Presents Hold Tight

You might not recognize the name "HM" right away, but it's the latest moniker being used by none other than Harold Matthews - better known in Chicago House lore as "Big Ed."

Dennis Ferrer: “Change the World”

We're treated to a meaner side of Jihad Muhammand here - no jazzy stuff going on. Not that we don't appreciate it when he does it, but this one is a full-on nightclub banger!...

Abicah Soul: The 5 Magazine Interview

Some know him as Stax, others as Harmony Funk and most as Abicah Soul. With a plethora of releases over the last few years Stax, founder of Abicah Soul Records, is quickly becoming a...
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Mike Steva: Who Am I Remixes

Rick Wilhite, Louie Vega, Mr. Raoul K, Atjazz, Rocco, Anthony Nicholson are just a few of the all-star remixers on Mike Steva's album project.

Ricky Birickyno ft Jack Wolf: Something

At a time when most labels were cutting back, Purple Music has been on an expansion spree.

Louie Vega: Music Is A Family

Fresh from his seventh Grammy nomination, Louie Vega talks to 5 Mag's Krystal Rodriguez in a must read interview on Loleatta, Sylvester, Elements of Life, his NYC Disco album and uniting three generations of dance music.

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