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LALAL.AI is AI-aided sampling that actually works (until the RIAA takes it down)

AI-based sampling apps are proliferating but the music industry is sharpening their knives.

House Like You Love It – Inside the New 5 Mag

New year, new you, new issue of 5 Mag: Chicago house history through flyers and art, the DJ King of Donetsk, cover mix and profile of Damian Rausch, Will Sumsuch talks to Milton Jackson and more inside 5 Mag Issue 203.

Vinyl sales jump 61% in a single year

Vinyl jumps, CDs explode and your digital downloads are getting kinda bummed out. More revelations from the RIAA 2021 annual sales report for the record industry.

CD sales up for the first time since 2004 – and they’re booming

US sales of CDs - the hard little discs you never thought you'd use again - erupted in 2021, marking the first increase in nearly 20 years.

Vinyl Surges, Streaming Tops Physical Sales For First Time

Praise the DJ, because vinyl is the only thing propping up music sales right now. Sales of vinyl surge while mp3s continue their decline...

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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.