Hifi Sean returns and the legendary Crystal Waters makes her first ever 5 Mag appearance in the latest issue of 5 Magazine, out now.

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Here’s what else is inside our new issue of 5 Mag:

On The Cover:

🔴 “If you start believing that you cannot make a difference in life with your art, words, thoughts & beliefs then the powers that be have won and driven you down. Never ever let that happen.” Discotech-maestro HiFi Sean and house vocalist extraordinaire Crystal Waters talk to 5 Mag’s Harold Heath on their new topical and politically charged single HEAVY and the role of an artist in a time of danger.

🔴 Since 2004, Dirt Crew and founder Break 3000 have broken numerous artists that are now household names on the scene, among them Till Von Sein, Mano Le Tough, Nachtbraker and of course Detroit Swindle. We do our best to cover 15 years of Dirt Crew with a special 5 Mag Mix plundering the label’s epic catalog.

🔴 Chicago’s hardest working DJ is not wholly of Chicago — or of DJing — anymore. A conversation with Chicago house DJ and now producer John Simmons.

🔴 Who Killed Internet Radio? The era of legal micro-broadcasting on the internet is coming to an end. We’re all pirates now.

🔴 The 6 best portable keyboards for home studios or the road – and for less than $100.

🔴 Plus new music from Louie Vega (Nervous), Omar, Kai Alcé and Alton Miller (People of Earth), Nick Holder, J Gabriel x Chuffing Buffy x Rick Wade (Moteur Ville Musique), Change Request ft Lailah Reich (Fresh Meat Records), Ellen Allien (UFO Inc), Theo Parrish, Eli Escobar, Hotevilla (Closer To Truth), Ludus Pinsky (Hot Elephant), Boo Williams, Granary 12, MotorCity Wine, Ed Nine (King Street Sounds), ItaloJohnson and DJ Haus (Unknown To The Unknown), Jimpster, Lovestad (Freerange), Technorama, Red Axes, Ae:ther on Crosstown Rebels, Madcat (Pont Neuf) and more.

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Photo: Crystal Waters and Hifi Sean by Gavin Mills