The latest issue of 5 Mag is out now!

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Here’s a look at this issue’s contents:

On The Cover:

Ellen Allien: UFOlogy. – Ellen Allien talks to Bruce Tantum for 5 Mag’s latest cover story on the story behind the summer smash “Take A Stand,” “UFO” and her new label, UFO Inc. Photos by Marie Staggat.


Nocturnal Adventures with Nachtbraker. – He comes to life when the sun goes down, heading to the studio after dark to create more of his original funk-filled productions. Harold Heath meets Dutch producer Nachtbraker, on the release of his distinctive debut album, When You Find A Stranger In The Alps.

Kelly G: Chicago Stories. – Czarina Mirani meets up with old friend and creative dynamo Kelly G, who’s mounted an incredible comeback to the forefront of the house scene.

News from Namm. – Behringer and Pioneer continue to bring what the people want, which is mostly clones of 30 year old gear like the Technics 1200s and the TR-808. Also: Arturia’s superfunky Microfreak, Volca expands its inexpensive Volca line with an adorably wee modular synth, Akai unleashes The Force and one of the most venerable makers of high end studio mics throws their headphones in the ring …

How To Crowdfund An Album… – … without going broke or looking like a tool.


New releases & reissues from Trinidadian Deep, Javonntte, Patrice Scott and Vincent Floyd, Ed Nine (Inner Balance), DJ Skull (Shift Imprint), Director’s Cut, Jamie Principle and Jimmy Edgar (Sosure), Monty Luke (Dogmatik), Magnus Asberg (Romana), Aybee (Deepblak), Black Jazz Consortium, Peter Croce, Donny Hathaway (Timmy Regisford and Joe Claussell), Ali Berger, Private Persons, Jaime Read, The Carry Nation (Sweat Equity) & more.

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