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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+.
Gaga never did this. Madonna looks sad even trying, orbiting around hashtag-EDM pretty boys and trying to stoke tired controversies to recapture her heat. No, they broke the mold when they made Liz Torres, a Chicago icon that captured...
An incredible, nearly two full hour video has surfaced online, purportedly from the closing week (August 22nd and 27th, 1987) of the Paradise Garage, one of the handful of classic coordinates of the earth where disco engines forged the...
With two new releases, our man Jellybean Benitez has rekindled Jellybean Soul, his soulful house label, with a bit of an international flair. The label welcomes South African vocalist Bernadette Mutangara with "Give Me Your Love" and the Afro shakedown...
For 5 Magazine's monthly feature on musical machines and the men & women who love them, we talk with Detroit electronic music pioneer and Frictional Recordings owner Anthony "Shake" Shakir. Mr. Shakir's work as "Da Sampla" was recently highlighted...
San Francisco DJ and producer Sergio Fedasz mixes Volume 173 of New Mix Monday, 5 Magazine's weekly House Music guest mix series. Listen to Sergio Fedasz: New Mix Monday #172 by5 Magazine on hearthis.at Co-founder and resident DJ (with Steve Fabus)...
Millions know the name Romanthony because of Daft Punk, but he was really so much more. Don't we always say that when someone passes away? But this time it's true. It takes a monstrous appetite for music to wend your...
Updated 5/19/13 - 04:27 AM CDT: Remembering Romanthony, For the First Time, Again   Updated 5/19/13 - 01:49 AM CDT: Confirmation of Romanthony's death on May 7, 2013 from his sister: Mellony Moore, Romanthony's sister, has confirmed that he passed away on May 7,...
Do you know Kastle? Because you should - you really, really should. The San Francisco-based producer has just released his eclectic, self-titled album that's been receiving rave reviews. 5 Magazine talked to Kastle ahead of his appearance with XXXY this...
I am trying to hold my shit together here and I don't think I'm doing too good a job of it. In "Analog XTC", Norm Talley simply goes beyond what Deep House is supposed to be. It's a record...
"We were struggling so hard to make something we thought sounded good," DJ Pierre says today of the early days of Phuture. "That struggle ultimately lead to us getting a 303. And once we got a 303 and made...
Motown released twenty #1 singles during the 1960s. Freed by the digital marketplace from having to package, market or even pay for releases, today's Berry Gordys hold on to the notion that a guy in his boxers with a...
The hype ain't daftpunkian yet, but Cajmere (aka Green Velvet) just leaked details of the tracks and collaborators on his forthcoming album, Too Underground For The Main Stage. The album will feature 10 new tracks, 9 "bonus" classic tracks (new...
I don't always agree with Franck Roger's pronunciamentos about the state of dance music, but at least he's approaching the debate with some honesty. Start a thread on Facebook with the question "What's wrong with the scene?" and you'll...
Tim Zawada's popular edit series makes it's debut on vinyl with an eclectic selection of R&B, boogie and pop from the previous 30 years. Since a couple of the artists on here keep a pack of lawyers fattened on...
In the movie A Pure Formality, the reclusive writer Onoff dismisses interviews as an exercise in which "a man asks questions he already knows the answers to, for the pleasure of hearing you repeat it." You get a chance to...
Let no one complain now that the local entries on the festival circuit overlook Chicago's unparalleled House Music roots. Wavefront Beachside Music Festival - the newest Chicago dance music festival in an increasingly crowded schedule - released the "second wave"...
Of all the self-declared archivists sifting through the silt and sand of classic Deep House, Danse Club established itself right quick with several cuts remixed and reissued with a degree of respect you'll never see from dance music's fallen...
Split EPs are an endangered species - a victim of The Great Unbundling that began with dubplates, test presses and short runs and devoured them one-by-one like a horde of locusts. Whether it's for reasons of art or economy,...
Paxahau has announced the full schedule for this year's Movement Festival, held Memorial Day weekend, May 25th, 26th and 27th, 2013. And this is it: SATURDAY MAY 25 2013 RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY: 1:00 xxxy 2:00 T. Williams 3:30 Shigeto - live 4:30 Onra 5:30 Moodymann 7:00...
http://youtu.be/i0rGtSbdGY4   A good deal of the concern - lawsuits, even - about safety at concerts is aimed at protecting the audience. In Chicago, the E2 club tragedy ten years ago is STILL a lightning rod for all manner of regulation...
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