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Czarina Mirani is the editor-in-chief of 5 Magazine. You can contact her at czarina@5chicago.com, via twitter and facebook.
San Juan Water Club hosts Bear Who's bimonthly residency starting the weekend of July 30-31 2016.
Ron Hardy photos and pictures of the Music Box, the legendary nightclub in Chicago from the personal collection of Robert Williams.
We had a chat with UK Garage/2 Step/Bass and House Music don MJ Cole this afternoon, ahead of his gig at Vertigo Sky Lounge in Chicago this Saturday.
You can't stop Roy Davis Jr. Join in or get out of the way. Czarina Mirani interviews Roy after his recent MS diagnosis and ahead of his appearance with MJ Cole this Saturday in Chicago.
Shiba San is the French connection to the Dirtybird collective - the "newcomer" that many people don’t realize has actually been making beats for 15 years in his native country. But it was his ubiquitous 2014 track "Okay" which...
After 35 years DJing, Tony Humphries has done it all. Twice. From holding down the legendary Zanzibar, from which much of the scene to come would find their inspiration, to KISS FM and some of the touchstone records of...
[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/257884339" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] DJ/Producer J Lektro and songwriter/vocalist Patty Plezhur of Pleazhurhouse have a new label, called Level E. The new imprint debuts in collaboration with Jerry C. King of Kingdom Digital Music Group with two...
Going on the 26th year of their Chosen Few Picnic, these eight pivotal House ambassadors blew us away once again when pictures were posted all over social media of their recent visit to the White House. We always knew...
Quentin Harris is back. New York's dynamic producer, with two major albums to date (Sa.cri.fice and No Politics) has been a major force in the House scene, moving deftly moved between the soulful and harder landscapes of dance music....
The first time Natasha Watts ever crossed my radar was with "Time to Shine," her beautiful song with Aaron Ross. I've been hooked ever since. Following up on her self-titled debut album in 2014, the soulstress brings us her...
“Sometimes the answer to all of life’s problems is to throw down on the dancefloor! Dancing Room Only NYC, in contrast to today’s more voyeuristic club experiences, intends to take the focus back to the dancefloor.” Promoter and resident...
Stories of DJs come and go, but sometimes there are those that go beyond the ordinary and need to be shared. I've known Edward Fields for a few years now. he's always been incredibly kind, polite and a great supporter...
Kamar: I Need You (50% Dub) If there were to be one signature song to describe my sound, it would be this song, hands down. I love it, I live it, and I wouldn't trade it for anything else. Featuring...
My favorite stories are not about the newly-discovered underdog, but those of transformation. Change is a daunting thing to many people, and we often favor trudging the same road rather than taking that leap of faith. For over 10 years...
Kerri Chandler: It's You This song has always had a special place in my heart. In 2010 I spent an entire Summer editing 41 separate videos of DJ interviews in celebration of 5 Magazine's fifth anniversary. The 42nd video was...
Now in its 3rd year, the Phoenix House Fest is looking to be its biggest and brightest yet, with lots of excitement and anticipation building up. Started by Rani Gharfeh and Chicago transplant Dawaine Yokley, what was once a...
Terry Hunter is once again infusing us with positivity and hope through his new EP, featuring an all-star cast of powerhouse vocalists, including Jon Pierce, Byron Stingily, Jamie Principle, Ann Nesby and Chantay Savage, among others. After the success...
On the heels of his upcoming show at the Mid in Chicago, MK (aka Marc Kinchen) is riding the wave of his BBC Radio1hit "Piece of Me" with Becky Hill. With over 20 back to back tour dates that kicked...
Wanna get a brief lesson on House and Garage history as told (verbally and musically) by Marc Cotterell? Keep scrolling! We’re beyond excited to have Marc Cotterell grace Chicago decks this coming week. We’re HUGE fans of his sound and...
Bristol’s Andy Compton is a beast when it comes to releasing music, and here he is once again with his - you heard it right - 30th album out on his own label Peng. Known for his deep love...

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