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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.

Jeremy Sylvester: 5 Magazine Interviews the UK Garage Pioneer

While compiling songs for a UKG inspired mix, I had narrowed my choices down to about 25 of my favorites. It wasn't until much later, while creating a playlist, that I realized that over...
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UKG2k17: DJ Nav’s SpreadLove Street Soul Mix

"SpreadLove Street Soul": A 2step mix from DJ Nav for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.

Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 18

Episode 18 of Cz's Boogie, 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani's podcast running down her 10 current favorite songs with House Music news & talk.
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Todd Edwards: The 5 Magazine Interview

You know a Todd Edwards song when you hear it. And his contributions to the UK Garage scene from the early '90s onwards continues to impress.
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London Vibes/Fungus Mungus Vol 1 (SW15, 2000)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Fungus Mungus or London Vibes from 2000. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

Danny J Lewis: The 5 Mag Profile

A Producer, A Remixer, An Educator: a profile of the extraordinary Deep House and UK Garage artist Danny J Lewis from 5 Mag's Issue 165 cover story.
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How I Play: Scott Diaz on the Culture and Craft of DJing

DJs today are confronted with an astonishing number of choices, from vinyl to digital media, controllers, mixers, and the unending stream of more music being released for consumption than at any time in history. It's...

Colours: Hold On (SE22 Remix) (Inspiration 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Colours Hold On from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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Marc Cotterell, Mike Millrain Remix CEV’s Last Men Jackin’

Deep House & UK Garage-inspired remixes from Hi! Energy Records

Jeremy Sylvester: A 5 Mag Mix Vol ++007

UK Garage pioneer Jeremy Sylvester mixes Volume #7 of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's signature mix and interview series. "I’ve been quite busy DJing around UK and Europe with gigs in Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany...
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UKG2k17: DJ Sushi’s Phoenix Mix

"Phoenix": A UK Garage/2step mix from DJ Sushi for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.
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Scott Diaz: A 5 Mag UKG Mix vol 41

Exclusive interview and UK Garage mix from Scott Diaz from 5 Magazine's cover story.
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Czboogie UK Garage Mix

UK Garage mix from 5 Mag editor Czboogie from our resident's series in 2011. Here Cz brings you her latest mix made up of her favorite style of music: UK Garage. Most of these...
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Persian: Summer Breeze/Worries in the Dance (White Label, 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Persian: Summer Breeze/Worries in the Dance from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

#ListenUp Chicago House Meets UKG on Soledrifter’s Spirited “Let Me Sing”

The hidden gem on a diamond-studded vinyl release, Garage Connection, from Hi! Energy Records and also featuring tracks from Lombard Street and Melodymann.
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Marc Cotterell: New Mix Monday vol 191

Marc Cotterell mixes volume 191 of New Mix Monday, 5 Magazine's weekly guest mix series. English-born but living in the US, Marc Cotterell is a DJ, committed vinyl junkie and owner of Plastik People Recordings....

Bump & Flex: Long Time Coming (Heat Recordings 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Bump & Flex Long Time Coming from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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Various Artists: Garage Future

Jeremy Sylvester spearheads a 20 track compilation from UK Garage-influenced artists spanning the globe.
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Runaround Runaround Runaround Runaround

Country Club Disco releases a lot of records, and there are some gems in these stacks. Their latest is called Runaround, from an artist who is also calling his or herself "Runaround." I'm not...
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Groove Chronicles: Stone Cold (Groove Chronicles 1997)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Groove Chronicles: Stone Cold from 1997. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

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