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I'm the Managing Editor of 5 Magazine. You can reach me by email, on Facebook, Ello.co, @terry5mag or on Google+.
From Belgium, Raoul Belmans of Swirl People (facebook, twitter, soundcloud) has cut more than 70 EPs under a variety of crazy aliases, including Cosy Creatures, Dandruff Truckers, Different Noodles and his disco alter ego, Raoul Lambert. Celebrating his 20th...
Officially released on vinyl on in February, Matthew Kyle's Diner City Sound Volume 1 was a sensation for fans of disco. In fact, it was a sensation even before it was released. As the story goes, Matthew uploaded "Honey...
High fashion and House Music used to go together like vodka and vermouth, and for Honey Dijon, they still do. From Chicago, Miss Dijon (facebook, twitter, soundcloud) got her groove on as a DJ and producer in New York...
In music, and especially in underground music, the word "legend" is thrown around to the point where it loses all meaning. What is a legend? It's someone who broke the mold - someone whose sounds, techniques - even his style...
5 Mag's Label Profile series continues, with curiously in-depth overviews of some of our favorite House Music labels and the people behind them. This month we're featuring Mazi (aka Audio Soul Project), Nathan Drew Larsen and Chicago's Deep House...
In the list of classic Armando Gallop acid tracks, "Downfall" was the evil stepsister - not quite as sinister and chaotic as "151" but with more of a demonic gleam than "Land of Confusion". Originally released in 1988, "Downfall"...
Given the choice, I'm going to take music that makes a lot of noise and pisses off my neighbors every time. A serious problem with the audio glut of tunes that make their way to market every month (well...
Loleatta Holloway passed away last night at the age of 64, and it's just not possible to overstate how devastating this loss is. If Loleatta was the First Lady of Disco, it was by such a wide margin that...
Updated: Now available at beatport. In response to the devastating Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster, Amenti Music's Olivier Desmet said that he's donating all of the proceeds from his label's upcoming Destination: Tokyo compilation to the Red Cross earmarked for...
Jay West's mix for our New Mix Monday series a couple of weeks ago elicited a deluge of feedback - uniformly positive, but some expressing surprise at the deep direction for a producer widely known in the United States...
It's a cliché to talk about an artist that's been in the thick of the industry for more than two decades as "underrated", but it's staggering to take a step back and draw in all that Matthias Heilbronn has...
Real Tone is one of the single most important labels on the scene today. Consciously bridging Deep House with some of the more eclectic and talented purveyors of Techno, every single release has built upon the progress of the...
Fifty years from now, when archeologists are tracing ancient folklore to uncover this thing called House Music, they'll come across one song, one track that stands alone among all of the early Chicago classics. "The House Music Anthem" wasn't...
What more is there to say about a public figure that has transcended race, gender and musical styles while still remaining relevant over three decades? What more can you say about the millions of records sold as the frontman...
Word comes from Johannesburg this morning that Brett Jackson, South African Deep House icon, has passed away after a battle with cancer. Brett was the label manager for Soul Candi (an absolutely huge independent label in South Africa). He also...
5 Mag's Label Profile series is a new feature, with curiously in-depth overviews of some of our favorite House Music labels. Recognizing that most labels (especially these days) are a labor of love of just one or two founders,...
After talking to him for an hour, it's not hard to figure out why Junior Sanchez has so many fans in this industry, among DJs, producers and party people alike. He not only makes forward-thinking club music, but is...
Formed in 1987, Inner City is getting another facelift. Featuring the vocals of Chicago native Paris Grey and propelled by Detroit Techno pioneer Kevin Saunderson, Inner City has to date sold more than 6 million records combined. One of...
I have to admit, after I first heard Toomy Disco's new album Bedroom Tricks, the first thing I did was email Jazzy Eyewear of SoSound (the label that released it) and demand to know if I was being hoaxed. "Age...
In 2006, Samantha James scored a #1 Billboard hit with her debut single Rise. Four years later, the sensational vocalist has emerged with her follow-up album, Subsconscious - a deeply introspective journey bridging soul and electronic music, pop and...

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