Detroit and longtime Chicago DJ, producer, designer and label owner Tim Baker passed away this weekend. This is how we'll remember him.
DJ promo site VIP Ultima is shutting down after a catastrophic hardware failure and losses due to COVID, according to an email.
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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.
If this were summer this all-star debut of fugitive tracks from Norm Talley, Omar-S, Moodymann, D'Julz and Charlotte OC would be the underground basement smash of the year.
Most of Eddie Leader's best records of the last 15 years have come from collaborations, so no surprise that "Get You Alone" with vocalist Alexander East is the lead off and best track of his comeback EP.
Known only by test pressings and commentary from Andrew Duke, Return Of The Mad Funk has been RaSoul's most elusive recording. It's coming out with fanfare from Compost Records.
Jumpy two track EP here from Wes Thomas and UK Garage, bass and good shit emporium Four40 Records.
Two b-side tracks highlight an EP full of flavor by Jon Delerious for Luke McKeehan's Nordic Trax.
Cordell Johnson and Scorpeze make the walls quake on Jazzgalaktik, the third release from the Chicago party turned label called Excursions.
Belleville features four stripped down and loud deep house tracks from the duo sometimes known as "ALVA" out now by the unsung heroes of the French underground, Pont Neuf.
The UK festival returns with Masters at Work, Body & Soul, Hannah Wants, Roger Sanchez and more August 7 2021 at North London's Trent Park.
"Teena Marie was the total package..." John Morales crafts a love note to the vocalist and the music she left behind on Love Songs & Funky Beats, out now from BBE Music.
"Here & Now," the two part vinyl & digital celebration of UK label Hudd Traxx's 15th anniversary features all new tracks from label friends, family and a couple of newcomers.
Another stand-out record from producer Snad, this time on Balance affiliate Courtesy of Balance with the Avoidance EP on vinyl.
From the mystical mind of Crackazat via Dam Swindle's Heist Recordings comes "Alfa," the title track of a new EP mixed up by Detroit deep house legend Rick Wade.
Remastered catalog titles, mixes from the vault & the first new MAW single in more than 20 years, "Mattel," out April 2, 2021.
SANCTIFY is 5 Mag's new deep house DJ mix series focusing on back-to-basics deep house and volume 1 is mixed by French maestro Brawther.
Closed by the pandemic and forced to move by redevelopment, Amoeba's LA location reopens on Hollywood Boulevard April 1, 2021.