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Chicago’s ARC Music Festival announces 2024 lineup

Labor Day weekend 2024 gets electric with the return of ARC Music Festival in Union Park.

Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, Nitzer Ebb & more headline 2023 West Fest

Final line-up for this year's West Fest held Friday July 7 to Sunday July 9 2023 in Chicago's West Town neighborhood.

Derrick Carter & Mark Farina headline West Fest Chicago 2023

Good food, good people, good house: The long running Chicago street festival returns to West Town July 7 through 9 2023 with the Chicago House DJ stage right in the middle of it all.

#RIP Giano Lujan

We hadn't heard from house music producer and DJ Giano for awhile. Sadly, friends are posting on Facebook that Giano (aka Ian) Lujan passed away last week.

Chicago declares July 14 “Metro / Smartbar Day”

Founder Joe Shanahan was on hand to accept the proclamation honoring the Chicago institutions on their 40th anniversary.

“Isolated Samples” is Mark Farina’s first album in 18 years

Isolated Samples is an 8 track LP full of upbeat and positive vibes from Mark Farina and Robsoul Recordings.

#TheMission – Inside the new 5 Mag

Soul Clap, Nona Hendryx, 15 years of Burial and more in 5 Mag issue 191, out today.

Remember this? Remembering Blue Boy’s 1997 smash “Remember Me”

There was a point in time when Blue Boy's "Remember Me" was inescapable, as ubiquitous as sunshine, cheap gas and bucket hats on weed dealers hangin' in doorways.

Chicago nightlife legend Dave Medusa has died

Dave Medusa, of the most influential promoters in the history of electronic music and Chicago music in general has passed away of natural causes.

Housegiving Storms Back to Navy Pier with Farley & Mark Farina

People get ready - Housegiving 2019 is coming to Navy Pier's Aon Ballroom on Black Wednesday with Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mark Farina, DJ Alicia and host 5 Mag's Czarina Mirani (Czboogie).

#ListenUp Deep Dive with JT Donaldson on FACES

One of the best to ever do it does it again for Mark Farina's Great Lakes Audio. JT Donaldson's FACES EP takes its place in the producer's unrivaled discography of deep house tracks.

Chicago House Lives! WEST FEST Announces 2019 DJ Schedule

Derrick Carter, Mark Farina, DJ Heather, DJ Lady D and more headline this year's Chicago House DJ stage.

Mark Farina Recalls the Golden Age of Crate Digging

The Chicago DJ legend Mark Farina talks to HI-FIVES about cratedigging and the records that make him dance.

404: The Internet Has A Memory Problem

Where's my f'ing mixtape? MySpace just "lost" 12 years of music, but whole sectors of electronic music history are vanishing from the internet.

Remembering Scott Song

Chicago DJ, producer, promoter and inspirational figure to thousands Scott Song has passed away after a long but valiant fight.

Luke McKeehan on 20 Years of Nordic Trax

From the furthest reaches of the North American continent, Nordic Trax has established itself as an indispensable voice in the house music scene. Owner Luke McKeehan on 20 years of keeping it alive.

DJ Sneak: Farina Banger

A DJ Sneak record dripping with Chicago nuance like a greasy bit of wax paper fished out of the parking lot trash outside Lawrence Fisheries.

Mark Farina’s Music Cultured Drops on Static

A beat track and pure percussion delight in a new original track from Mark Farina.

Mark Farina & Homero Espinosa: Good Vibrations

Mark Farina and Homero Espinosa's latest collaboration shines on Moulton Music.

Get Inside Issue 149 of 5 Magazine

Summer vibes, slow jams and old school bangers with Pomo, Joey Negro, Paul Oakenfold, The Chosen Few, Adam Warped and more in the new issue of 5 Magazine.

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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.