Rocksteady Disco is releasing some of the best and most important records in the scene today. Lauren Krieger talks to founder Peter Croce on the Detroit vinyl label's origins and aspirations.
Absent makes his debut on Mark Broom's Beard Man label with devastating techno artillery on the Animate EP.
Half of Floorplan with her father Robert Hood, Lyric Hood drops a grooving two track EP on M-Plant.
Louie Vega and Shlomi Aber take a shot at a stone-cold classic: Josh Wink's Sixth Sense featuring vocals by Ursual Rucker. Part of the 25th anniversary of Josh Wink's OVUM Recordings.
Raw Culture is having a moment, making music that gives the more precious lo-fi house producers a sucker punch and steals their bike.
Perpetual Rhythms is righteous in their work and the music can back it up. Taelue's Reflections album is the next big thing.
"Copa" sets the tone for the adventurous IRIS EP, coming this month on wax and next month on digital from the ridiculously on-point Ornaments.
Jason Patrick offers up four tracks of sonorous, steely and atmospheric techno, out now on DJ Hyperactive's 4 Track Recordings.
The two legendary Underground Resistance members, Jeff Mills and Mike Banks reunite for a live performance of the X-102 album on July 6 in Brest, France.
Technical and musical mastery preserved on the latest Jeff Mills Director's Cut reissue - Chapter 2.
Memorialized as one of Daft Punk's "Teachers," one of the legends of Chicago's Techno underground is back. 5 Mag's cover story with DJ Hyperactive.
Vincent Floyd may have released more records in the last couple of years than he had in the entire first phase of his career.
Anja Schneider's Sous Music has become a driving force in the industry. Give It All To You is her latest, and the label's latest, and it's the best so far.
Spacey 808s and Terminator laser war footage appropriated for the dancefloor: Vin Sol's 808 Tele Funk EP breaks cosmic new ground for 5 Mag fave Jupiter4 Records.
TECHNO WAR is a compilation Chicago's Legendary DJ Amar was finishing prior to his death in March 2019.
Mobilee has another huge record on their hands with Sumatra, the title track of a new EP from Gullen.
Vibenotic Recordings, a Chicago imprint of yore, serves as an outlet for Matt Dubspun's eclectic electronic sounds.