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UK Garage is a subgenre of House Music and electronic music featuring a shuffling beat, cut up (or “chopped”) vocal samples which are often clipped, time shifted or pitched. Most popular in the UK from the mid 1990s to the early 2000s and related to 2-step, UK Garage is seen as a precursor to Dubstep.

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#JACKED – Inside the New 5 Mag

Demuir beats the beat thieves, a legendary Garage white label, the making of a Frankie Knuckles tribute and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag.
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SPEKTRALSOUND debuts on City Road with Garage banger “Big Up”

Big Up, big sound: Bristol record shop Idle Hands launches a new imprint curated with homegrown "secret weapons" like this one.
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Reissue: Rare classic speed garage tune SW15 London Vibes

Reissued by Shuffle'n'Swing, the infamous and mysterious "Fungus Mungus" rides again.
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Party Like It’s Y2K: “Pirates” UK Garage movie opens to rave reviews

Nitpicking aside, generally positive reviews for UK Garage inspired movie Pirates that opened in the UK last week.
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New heat as Tuff Culture remixes “Good For You”

The remix of Soulecta and Lee Walker's "Good For You" is out next week on Garage Shared.
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Jeremy Sylvester reissues classic UKG b-side “Do It Baby”

"Do It Baby," the Miles Fontaine classic from 1997 comes back to life and it's screaming.
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Mondo Jazzo: Phonetix spins the dials on the Jazz Step FM LP

Phonetix traces the uncharted islands between UK Garage and Jazz on the Jazz Step FM album.
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Rochelle Jordan’s Play With the Changes is one of the best albums of 2021

Rochelle Jordan is a powerhouse of talent and Play With the Changes is a record that blows away the industry's already lofty expectations.
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UKG legends Tru Faith & About 2 return on Glamourize

Tru Faith and About 2, or one of them, or both of them, some of them or all them are back in the studio and banging out Garage like they never stopped.
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Shuffle’N’Swing puts rare Garage back in circulation

Shuffle'N'Swing puts UKG rarities from Sasha Love and Herb LF back on wax on their third release. And it's already gone.
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Dope garage & deep house sounds on Mile High remixes

Miles ahead: the sensational "Mile High" featuring Paris Brightledge gets remixed by Keito Sano, Interstate and Dubbyman.
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Wes Thomas gets “Deep In Your Soul” for Four40 Records

Jumpy two track EP here from Wes Thomas and UK Garage, bass and good shit emporium Four40 Records.
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Jeremy Sylvester reissues 1998 UKG classic Shaken Not Stirred

Jeremy Sylvester's Shaken Not Stirred is one of the perennials from the Nice 'N' Ripe back catalog, with some pretty steep prices for less-than-mint copies circulating among the hyperactive elves of Discogs.

While you are sleeping Jeremy Sylvester is bangin’

There are born DJs who can roll out of bed and mix a flawless 120 minute set while wiping the sleep out of their eyes. That's how Jeremy Sylvester must make his tracks.
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Ride the Vibe: More Garage Cuts from Herb Rhythm

Dope tracks from Herb Rhythm memorialize the Don't Go EP, coming soon on vinyl from Marc Cotterrel's Rhythm Vibe.
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DJ Q Returns to Local Action with 2-step Magic on “All That I Could”

DJ Q returns to Local Action for the first time since Brexit, Trump and everything else on "All That I Could."
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T. Williams 30 minute vinyl set – loaded! vol 4

A short house & garage mix from T.Williams' vinyl vault for 5 Mag's loaded! mix series.
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DJ MJ – loaded! vol 3

5 Mag's new #Garagehouse DJ mix series continues with a blistering new set from DJ MJ.
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DJ Fen – loaded! vol 2

5 Mag's new #Garagehouse DJ mix series continues with the legendary DJ Fen, of the seminal Ramsey & Fen DJ and production duo, Bug Records and of late Upcycle and Mi-Soul Radio.
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Jeremy Sylvester – loaded! vol 1

New #garagehouse mix series from 5 Mag starting with the legendary Jeremy Sylvester.

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