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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.

Fess Grandiose: Front Room Methodology

Get a stompin' sound system, because Fess Grandiose's full length LP of hip-hop and chill vibes is so dense with textures and subtle effects that you're liable to miss the show without one.

MJ Cole: Sincere (Metrix 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about MJ Cole Sincere from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

Dixia Sirong’s “Di Er” is Deep, Moody & Achingly Beautiful

The journey is the reward on this back of the crate selection, Dixia Sirong's Di Er EP, released in early 2018 by Inner Balance.
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Moodymanc samples downtempo vibes on Vault’s Cows on a Beach

As "Vault," Moodymanc blows the dust off some tracks more than a decade in the making on "Cows on a Beach."

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.
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SmartBar Launches In-House Record Label

Your favorite northside club is behind your new favorite label. "Northside '82" is the year SmartBar opened its doors and its general location, and it is also the title of the new record label....

Digital Delay: “My Love” (Starlet DJ remix)

Have you ever seen videos of European megaclubs with men with sharp hair and women with sharp breasts dancing like decapitated birds between laser beams and glo-sticks? This track is pretty much an epitome...

Glitterbox Drops NEW Remixes of Ralphi Rosario Classic

Jamie 3:26, Full Intention and Dr. Packer have a go at the Ralphi Rosario classic "Wanna Give It Up" featuring Linda Clifford.
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New label launch with Gene Hunt, Ed Nine, G Marcell & Hakim Murphy’s Tales From Chicago

TALES01 is the debut from the Tales vinyl-only label, a V/A featuring Chicago deep house producers Gene Hunt, Ed Nine, G Marcell and Hakim Murphy.
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The essential Karizma in 10 tracks

An impossible task but 10 tracks make for a fine vol 1 in an r2 records collection called Karizma Klassics.

Listen to Miruga’s Marvelous “Be Free”

You can hear a certain song for 5 seconds and it feels like you've been listening to it your whole life. That's how I felt about "Be Free" from Miruga's EP of the same...

Fort Street presents Rick Wade’s Transcendent

On its second release, Detroit's Fort Street Records appears to be in very safe hands with this three tracker from local Deep House champion Rick Wade.
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Time Travel: Synthwave Singles

A stupefying collection of candied hooks and grooves and music for people who like to drive fast and die young.

Specter: The Gooch (Sound Signature)

This is like reading the back of a pack of Chinese firecrackers: light quickly and run away. Drop the needle anywhere, at any point on any of the three tracks of Specter's new EP...
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Liquid Earth Tours 20 Years of Rave Americana on Microsmosis

Urulu dons his Liquid Earth guise and soaks in the psychedelic SciFi aesthetic of TerraFirm on the new release Microsmosis.

Settling: Disclosure runs in circles on Alchemy

On Disclosure's fourth album, the lads wind up circling around back to where they started.

Theo Parrish: American Intelligence

Alex Chilton spent most of his life in obscurity, working for shit wages to support himself as his records were released in tiny bundles that might as well have not been released at all....
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Straight Up No Chaser: deep house at its finest from Delano Smith & Norm Talley

Double twelve inch in which two of the greatest deep house producers in Detroit (and that means in the world) drop some of their dopest tracks.

Induction Releases Jay Hill’s Beckoning

Beckoning from Jay Hill is a four track EP of deep, hypnotic house, including a choice remix from Frink.
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The One “O” Ones: Radio Cosmo Disco

This strange curio out of Italy's disco past is one of the best reissues of the year, and one you didn't know you needed so bad.

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Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.