5 Magazine DJ Series presents Terry Hunter

Terry Hunter mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.

Bear Who and the Beatbox

A lot of people see me as different characters when I walk into a club. I'll hear, "Man I see this guy everywhere! Who's Bear? Bear Who?" Exactly!

The Dark Knight: John Julius Knight, the 5 Mag Interview

5 Magazine meets John Julius Knight, House Music DJ and producer extraordinaire.

5 Magazine DJ Series presents Leonard Part Sixx

Leonard Part Sixx mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.

David Storm Ruffin: “The Morning After”

I'm also not sure about the release info on this one, but hopefully it gets a wide release. It's downtempo and shows off some...

DJD3 (DJ Donovan): “Taste My Spirit”

This was sent via CDR by Donovan (aka DJD3), a talented DJ that was for a time last Fall and Winter was splitting his...

Anthony Nicholson: The 5 Magazine Interview

SINCE THE EARLY 1990s, DJ, producer, and collaborator Anthony Nicholson has been blowing up the underground airwaves with his dance music while doing what...

Dennis Ferrer: The 5 Magazine Interview

THE FUNKY, IRRESISTIBLE DRUMBEAT that kicks off "Touch the Sky" has graced practically every DJs' mix CD recently. In fact, you'd be hard pressed...

5 Magazine DJ Series presents DJ Lil’John

Note: The 5 Magazine DJ Series was a monthly CD series released in a limited edition from March 2007 to November 2008. We featured...

Dance Culture ft. Kenny Bobien: “Better”

A fantastic new single from French label Qalomota with some of the greatest (if still relatively unknown among the househeads in the US) up...

Kevin Hedge: The 5 Magazine Interview

WHILE IN NEW YORK, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet with one of my musical idols, Kevin Hedge. He makes up the other...

Dennis Ferrer: The World As I See It LP

A solid debut long-player from New York's Dennis Ferrer. If you look through DJ charts with any regularity, you'll see Dennis' name all over...

Chuck Love: Bring Enough to Spill Some

Chuck Love came through Zentra in May, though I wasn't able to attend the show. This dual CD set arrived in the mail a...

David Storm Ruffin: “Take Me Away”

A chill latin-influenced beat characterizes this track with a sweeter-than-sugar vocal loop. The arrangement is pretty nice - not overloaded with samples for the...

5 Magazine DJ Series presents DJ Alan King

Note: The 5 Magazine DJ Series was a monthly CD series released in a limited edition from March 2007 to November 2008. We featured...

Wayne Williams: The 5 Magazine Interview

Meet Wayne Williams: the man who brought House Music - or the embryo of what would become House Music - from the gay clubs to a straight audience in the mid- to late-1970s.

Skip & Silk’s Chicago House Music Documentary

ANY TRUE HOUSE FAN knows that there have been a few DVDs floating around as of late that chronicle the early days of House...

Craig Alexander: The 5 Magazine Interview

5 Magazine 2007 profile of Chicago House Music DJ and producer Craig Alexander.

Kstarke Records in Chicago

If you're thinking about dumping your turntables and making the switch to CDJs full-time, you better think twice - or at least make a visit to KStarke Records

Ultra Nate: The 5 Magazine Interview

Our interview with Ultra Nate, one of the most enduring dance music icons of our time.