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Editorial Staff

Czarina Mirani
Czarina Mirani is the editor-in-chief of 5 Magazine. You can contact her at, via @czboogie and facebook.

Terry Matthew
Managing Editor
I’m the Managing Editor of 5 Magazine. You can reach me by email or via @terry5mag.


Will Sumsuch
Contributing Editor
Producer, Musician, DJ & Grumpy Person, Will Sumsuch has been immersed in music since the late 90s. Releasing on BBE Records as one half of “Mega Jawns,” Will also runs his own little independent House music label, Colour and Pitch.

Dustin Kinney
Contributing Editor
Dustin Kinney is a passionate, opinionated house DJ and writer in Austin, TX. His friends will tell you he hates everything, but it’s a LIE! Don’t believe them.

Lauren Krieger
Contributing Editor
Lauren Krieger loves Underground Electronic Music & connecting with those who feel the same.

Tristan Dominguez
Contributing Editor
Tristan Dominguez has been DJing in New York City for the past 16 years. His popular radio show Oscillations is broadcast all over the world and available on all major podcast outlets. His music has been published on Kynatix, System Recordings, and 3Bridge Digital. In addition to organizing various house music events, he’s worked as a content curator for Satellite Records, operations manager for Sullivan Room events, and is a contributing editor for 5mag Chicago.

Krystal Rodriguez
Contributing Editor
Krystal is a Los Angeles-based journalist who has been writing about electronic music and culture since 2011. Her work has been published in Billboard, Resident Advisor, Vice’s THUMP, DJ Mag, and more.

Kev Obrien
Contributing Editor
Kev is a house music addict who somehow manages to balance between nights spent DJing and producing house music, with his days spent managing his and his clients’ house music labels. The rest of Kev Obrien’s time is spent writing about house music, traveling for house music, and (occasionally) sleeping.

Bruce Tantum
Contributing Editor
Bruce Tantum has been chugging along on the music train since his early-80’s East Village youth, when he was the bassist in the band Moot, playing at such hallowed halls as Mudd Club, Danceteria, and the Peppermint Lounge. Soon, the DJ siren beckoned, and he’s been on the wheels of steel at spots like Limelight, Centro Fly, Save the Robots, Cielo, Verboten, Output and practically every other NY club large,or small for the past two and a half decades. Bruce is also well known as a music journalist – he spent nearly 20 years as clubs editor of Time Out NY, and has written for Resident Advisor, Red Bull Music Academy, THUMP, XLR8R, Mixmag, DJ Mag and and many other periodicals, websites and blogs.

Harold Heath
Contributing Editor


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