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New House Music and Classic House Music reviews, free tracks and charts from 5 Magazine’s team of editors, writers, reviewers and DJs.

Wukah Fred Hampton EP album art

Wukah tells two tales of Chicago on the Fred Hampton EP

A nice brace of scratchy, vintage-sounding productions with a message from a new producer on the rise.
How to Disappear Completely aural stream album art

Ambient outfit How To Disappear Completely release “Aural Stream”

Fascinating new EP from the live ambient collective based in Poland, reputedly burned to 2 inch tape for a warm, enveloping feel.
Tee Mango

The crazy, strange, wildly inventive music of Tee Mango

"Big Houser" is what it says it is: another brilliant house EP from Tee Mango.
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Dave Lee and Incognito’s Bluey team up on In 2 The Light

The latest release from Dave Lee's lesser-traveled Lakeshore Commission alias is as fine as anything you'll find bottled up in a rich man's cellar.
Dave Angel Original Man reissue album art

A Stellar Reissue: Dave Angel’s Original Man / Quarter Pounder

Here is a record from back in the day that you really, really can play today. Could. Should.
Swoose Breathe Feel My Bicep album art

Bicep do the damn work on unearthing Swoose’s “Breathe”

Breakbeats, pitched up vocal hits and a mind-melting haze of euphoric synths on Irish producer Swoose's EP for the Bicep lads.
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The sound of Detroit Techno via Kevin Reynolds

Riverfront is Reynolds' third release on Osunlade's Yoruba label and comes with a Jon Dixon remix on the back.
Juno Download Xmas free tracks

31 days of free tracks from Juno Download

Free tracks are good. Free tracks from great labels are better. Juno Download is offering one each day this month (and daily discounts from each label's entire catalog).
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Premiere: Turbojazz ft. Dave Giles II – Stay Balanced [Last Forever Records]

Italy and Chicago meet and the result, as you might expect, is... tasty. Chicago MC Dave Giles II meets Italian DJ and producer Turbojazz on STAY BALANCED, the third single from Turbojazz's forthcoming album.
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Theo Parrish drops a superb album mix for DJ Kicks: Detroit Forward

Filled with surprising twists and tasty juxtapositions, Theo Parrish's DJ Kicks is one of the strongest DJ mixes I've heard this year.
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ZG is Zansika Lachhani and Grant, and their debut album is an out-of-nowhere masterpiece

Coming just at the end of 2022, ZG is a new project of blindingly beautiful work and one of the best albums of the year.
Byron The Aquarius Akira EP album art

Byron The Aquarius hits the melodic sweet spot on Akira

Hazy, heavy, house music delivered with a light touch on Byron's first solo EP from Heist.
Peter Schumann House Magic album art

Kater Blau resident Peter Schumann’s esoteric “House Magic”

Dope tracks from Kater Blau resident DJ Peter Schumann and record label Sound of Berlin. "House Magic" is more esoteric than hocus pocus hand tricks, built around a centrifuge of swirling synths, a bubbling organ riff and steady, crispy percussion that steadies the spine.
Jon Dixon Vocal Sessions vol 1 album art

Detroit savant Jon Dixon shines on Vocal Sessions Vol 1

Here to remind you that Detroit continues to serve as one of the interstellar nurseries of phenomenal talent in electronic music. Witness: Jon Dixon.
System of Survival Handling EP

Live techno vibes on System of Survival’s Handling EP

Techno that sounds jacked out of the PA from System of Surival and Fventi.
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Punchdrunk synth spirits brewed up by Liquid Earth on The Electronic Brain

A nose dive into junkyard synthesis on the new vinyl imprint from Liquid Earth.
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Chicago’s justindemus returns from hiatus with the Rapture EP

An amazing record that sounds like it was wrenched out of a man, Rapture from justindemus is out now from Julia Govor's Jujuka.
Marshall Jefferson and Byron Stingily

Chicago house music legends Ten City drop a new single

Love Is Love is the title track of the forthcoming album. Their last one was nominated for a Grammy, so that's a big deal.
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UK label Drifted drops the quality Kids Klub EP from Jack Eject

Heavy duty, funky basslines, stripped, taut house beats, a whiff of that cool, detached Detroit musical sensibility and a helping of Chicago jack. It's like the best of '90s-style tech house but re-tooled for the 21st century.
Greg Foat Psychosynthesis album art

Crooked Man & Foremost Poets remix Greg Foat’s Psychosynthesis

Low frequency oscillations abound on these Greg Foat remix packages from Foundation Music.

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Glenn Davis DJ mix

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