🔴 Putting all of your life, your experiences and your soul into music: inside Issue 207, the latest issue of 5 Mag, out now!

Lauren Krieger’s profile of Joyce Muniz is on the cover of Issue 207, celebrating her landmark release, Zeitkapsel. Plus how to save a landmark, the AI music-making bot that is eating streaming alive, Sumsuch in the studio with Fred Everything, remembering Conrad Colson, LF System and more. The complete contents are listed below.

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🔴 Joyce Muniz: Time Capsule. Zeitkapsel is the title of Joyce Muniz’s new album, the culmination of years of musical explorations and a “roadmap of life expressed through electronic music.” Photo by Markus Morianz.

🔴 How to Save a Landmark. The preservation of the site of the legendary Warehouse nightclub proves that while you can fight City Hall, sometimes you don’t have to.

🔴 The Mixdown: Sumsuch meets Fred Everything. Fred Everything takes Will Sumsuch on a studio tour and house music production deep dive on creativity, technology and workflow.

🔴 This Year Is The Last Pride Somewhere. To make clear where we stand: a letter from the editors.

🔴 Ravenomics: The Bot Net Monster. A single AI music company claims it has created nearly 15% of the world’s recorded music and are flooding streaming platforms with it. Who, or what, is Boomy?

🔴 Dancin’ For Dollars. Ultra Music and Sony have launched legal action against a Chicago house pioneer and a founder of Beatport over a 20 year old Chicago house track. Inside the weirdest copyright case in electronic music.

🔴 Luminescence: Remembering Conrad Colson. The producer’s posthumous EP, Firefly, is out now.

🔴 System of a Sound. LF System work a classic disco sample on Dancin’ Shoes (Take Me Higher).

🔴 Heavy Machinery: Roland Introduces S-1 Tweak Synth. Hardware for the masses: The AIRA compact polysynth is inspired by the legendary Roland SH-101.

🔴 Unpluggable: Ear Horns. Anker’s Soundcore Liberty 4 are cheap, wireless earbuds with quality sound.

🔴 Screen Grab: Velvet Fog. Velvet Machine is a little plugin for that big sonic blur.

🔴 Music Reviews #207. Longform reviews of new music and reissues from the likes of Roberta (Night Moves), Age of Rage (Dubbyman & Dan Piu) (Sole Aspect), Tr-One, Giles Armstrong & Reflection Port Assembly (First Cut), Andrew Emil, Artispure, The Remedy, Elbert Phillips & Andre Espeut (Yore), Wareika (Ornaments), Naux (Simplexia), Autokinetic (Fixed Rhythms), Fanon Flowers, Pau Roca (Shades of Sound Records), Cody Currie and Kaidi Tatham (Toy Tonics), JIM (Ron Basejam) (Vicious Charm), Brine, HATT.D, Naconda and Blazers (Sengiley Recordings) and Marco Repetto (return_backspace).

🔴 In Rotation #207. Records new, old, conventional, strange and genre agnostic that we love and are playing the hell out of right now from Skudge & Levon Vincent, Eleanor (Sorry Records), Lavan (+98), Seamus Haji, Michael Gray & Audrey Martells (Big Love), Bernardo Mota (Dog With A Bone), The Degabah System (Culture Power 45), Ellen Allien x Ash Code (BPitch Control), Apparel Wax, Danny Krivit, Hopscotch (Aathee), Lebedev (RU) (theBasement Discos) and Robbenspierre (Chat Noir Tools).



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