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The 2023 Silver Room Block Party will be the last

The event's 18 year run has spanned from Wicker Park to Hyde Park before becoming a multi-day lakefront festival.

NYC House: Louie Vega on the making of Expansions in the NYC

Described as a love letter to New York, Louie Vega's Expansions in the NYC was made with the intent to "pass on some history and hold a space for the new."

Inner Life is a Lethal Disco Machine Screaming Against the End Times

The supergroup that saved disco's soul - Inner Life's self-titled album with Jocelyn Brown, Leroy Burgess, Patrick Adams, Greg Carmichael, Stan Lucas and mixes from John Morales, Larry Levan and more.

Louie Vega, Leroy Burgess, Patrick Adams Collaborate for Barely Breaking Even

The Unviersal Robot Band's classic "Barely Breaking Even" finds new life in the hands of Louie Vega for BBE Music's 500th release.

Joey Negro Selects Disco Classics and Rarities on Remixed With Love Vol 3

Another gorgeous collection of disco classics and rarities on the third installment of Joey Negro's Z Records Remixed With Love series.

Louie Vega’s NYC DISCO is a New Classic

When I heard Louie's confirmation that he was indeed going to release a disco album, I knew it would be good. Everyone did. But the usual pre-release hype aside, NYC Disco is a new classic.

Louie Vega: Music Is A Family

Fresh from his seventh Grammy nomination, Louie Vega talks to 5 Mag's Krystal Rodriguez in a must read interview on Loleatta, Sylvester, Elements of Life, his NYC Disco album and uniting three generations of dance music.

Southport Weekender 2018 Line-up Announced

Southport Weekender 2018 line-up announced including Kathy Sledge, Leroy Burgess, Jazzy Jeff, Louie Vega, David Morales, Joey Negro, Grant Nelson, DJ Spen, Karizma, Jamie 3:26 and more spread out across 9 arenas in Finsbury Park, London.

Reflections on Frankie Knuckles

Symbolically and appropriately, 5 Magazine, a Chicago publication (in origin and spirit), was and is intricately tied to Frankie Knuckles. Without pause, Frankie Knuckles not...

John Morales: “Today when I work on a track in my studio, I’m alone”

The difference between making music in the 1970s vs now is that today the creator is usually alone. Nowadays the great studios are vacant, hollow rooms that echo with the sounds and memories of the great music they once created.

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Beloved: Inside the new 5 Mag

An oral history of Freerange Records with Jimpster, Tom Roberts, Matt Masters, Pezzner, Manuel Tur and Fred Everything, plus Chicago house with Black Sjuan, DJ Paulette's welcome to the club, Elbert Phillips on Tears, Dark Heaven and more inside the new issue of 5 Mag, out now.