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City of Chicago Throws Its Support Behind the Chosen Few Virtual Festival

The city is among the supporters of this year's Chosen Few Picnic and Music Festival, which like everything else has moved online.
Tedd Patterson

Tedd Patterson on Remixing Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper’s “Get Over U”

Tedd Patterson talks to 5 Mag about remixing THE SOURCE - Frankie Knuckles and Eric Kupper's "Get Over U," released today.
JT Donaldson

JT Donaldson and 20/20 Unreleased Tracks

It's maybe the best JT Donaldson had in the vault, or maybe just what was in reach, but 20/20 Unreleased Tracks is a phenomenal collection.
Fingers Inc

Larry Heard & Robert Owens are Suing Trax Records

Chicago House Music pioneers Larry Heard and Robert Owens have filed a multi-million dollar copyright infringement suit against Trax Records and defendant Rachael Cain.
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Larry’s Garage Takes Us Back to Paradise

Watch a new documentary on classic disco Paradise Garage and the king who held court there, Larry Levan.
Shmoo

#StayHomeDisco with Shmoo @ Oops, Too Soon (April 30 2020)

Chicago house healing from DJ Shmoo in a new DJ mix.
Beyond Heaven Vol II

More Classic Chicago House Flyers in Beyond Heaven Vol 2

New book showcases party flyers from back in the day - Chicago from 1981 to 1992 - and snapshots from ground zero of house music's origins.

Furlough House from Clive, That Guy Down in Accounts

The Trouble With Clive is as you would expect somewhat off-kilter and its idiosyncrasies make it that much richer.
Overworx 3

Acid Delirium on OverworX 003

If we're gonna throw back to rave records let's have more like these, please.
Jorge C

#StayHomeDisco with Jorge C.

A new mix from a DJ and producer whose sound we've long admired, Chile's Jorge C.
Jorge Caiado

Vitality: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

Jorge Caiado, Erick Morillo, John Digweed, Tee Mango and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now!
Luna City Express

#StayHomeDisco Luna City Express Disco Club House Session (Vinyl Only)

New mix from Luna City Express, a Berlin-based DJ and production duo with a hot new record out on Phil Weeks' Robsoul.
Shazz

Renascence: Shazz Rediscovered & Remixed

A new project sees '90s French classics by Shazz remixed by Dan Ghenacia, Chez Damier & Ben Vedren and more.
Glo Phase Permafrost Final Departure

#TheTeardown Glo Phase on the Making of Permafrost

Glo Phase on analog recipes, Ableton and live basslines. His new Final Departure EP is out today from Whiskey Pickle.
COEO Habibi Dub

COEO Summons a Demon With a Tom Selleck Moustache on Habibi Dub

If electro bass lines and 808 kicks until you bruise is your thing, COEO's "Habibi Dub" is gonna be your soundtrack.
Alinka Control Transmission

Alinka Prepares New EP for Crosstown Rebels

Alinka was born in Kiev, reared in Chicago and is based in Berlin and little pieces of all of those electronic metropolises are in Control Transmission, out in July on Crosstown Rebels.
Mike Huckaby by Marie Staggat

Rick Wade: Mike Huckaby Had a Gift for Teaching People. Including Me.

Rick Wade reflects on the life and career of Mike Huckaby, from working together at Record Time in the early 1990s, releasing records and DJing together.
Saytek

Live It Live with Saytek Live on Tour

Saytek releases a live album, recorded back when people still did that sort of thing.
Carlos Nilmmns

#StayHomeDisco with Carlos Nilmmns

New mix from Carlos Nilmmns, whose name has become synonymous with an eclectic but often deep and sensual sound influenced by the best traditions of Chicago and Detroit.
Rodriguez Jr

Rodriguez Jr.’s Blisss is Maybe the Best Electronic Album You’ll Hear This Year

Released at the height of the coronavirus pandemic Blisss builds upon Rodriguez Jr's efforts with Baobab, his previous record on Mobilee which was shortlisted by many industry folks as a record of the year. So will this one.