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Deep House is a subgenre of House Music. Originating in the 1980s - particularly with the music of Larry Heard, Fingers Inc, and others - it fuses elements of Chicago House with a more melodic, sometimes soulful feeling.

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Pittsburgh, Again: Detour 001 Featuring Pittsburgh Track Authority, Mirko, Gusto, Naeem

As a Chicagoan, it's scandalous to see a Pittsburgh scene powered by such relatively few resources but grinding away such a feverish pace. With barely 10% of Chicago's population and nearly always in the...
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Interview: DJ Spen Hits Chicago

The best news I heard all week was when Terry Hunter told me DJ Spen was coming to Chicago this Sunday

Get Snazzy: Meet UK Producer Stevie B.

I've noticed that those who have an amazing ear for music - especially those championing that '90s-tinged garage sound - tend to be the modest ones with little or no publicity hype. Kool...

Kim Ann Foxman: The Firehouse Rules

The alumni of Hercules and Love Affair are legion, and none has stepped out quite so far and quite so fast as Kim Ann Foxman. After collaborations with Maya Jane Coles and Nick Anthony...
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The Record: Preslav on “Watch Your Step”

Preslav on the story behind his new track featuring Natalie Rogers & Kenny Peagler, out now on Love What You Feel.

Kate Simko: Today and Other Days

Used to be that when people asked me about the proverbial "next big producer out of Chicago," the first name that came to mind was Kate Simko. I'm an unabashed fan - I bought Lights...
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Full Intention Remixes Andrea Marchesini’s The Joke

Doin' the damn work: legendary duo Full Intention remix Andrea Marchesini's The Joke on venerable Italian label Oceantrax.
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Franck Roger’s Extensions of Yesterday (Circus Company)

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...
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Rick Wilhite at Rhythmatic Tonight

Detroit's Rick Wilhite, wants to know what you see, makes an appearance in Chicago tonight, a cool Wednesday night at Scotty Brandon and Michael Serafini's Rhythmatic residency at SmartBar (3730 N. Clark Street, 10pm-4am)....
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Disclosure is Coming Back to Chicago

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTed_S_NUkA   It's been rumored for awhile, and know it's official.Chicago promoters React and Silver Wrapper are bringing acclaimed UK duo Disclosure back to Chicago coming this Thursday, October 24 at House of Blues. So far...
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SLOUSE: Fishing In Slower Territories from Compost Records

If you (like so many British music journalists and tastemakers) lie awake at night worried that there just aren't enough dance music sub-genres ("Night Bus" or "UK Bass" anyone? No, I thought not.), your...

Four Play Sessions vol 21: Chicagodeep & Taelue

Four Play Sessions is a mix series from Chicago's Four Play Music and featuring the talents of Mr. Andrew Emil & Friends, published each month exclusively for 5 Magazine. This set is from Chicagodeep and...

Samann: 5 Magazine’s New Mix Monday #168

Traxx Underground's Samann from Italy chips in with this week's New Mix Monday set - volume 168 in our weekly guest mix series, published here new, every Monday. Born in 1990, Samann first came to...
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Brodanse featuring Cari Golden: Activate (Danse Club)

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...
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G. Marcell @ Noon

@ Noon is like a lodestone for Deep House: you can go over this with a potential convert to the Message, unpack this EP and pull out all kinds of brilliant records that influenced Marcell.

Franck Roger: Home Invasion 006

Home Invasion is Franck Roger’s main outlet for new production these days, and he attacks his work with the joy of a man whose beloved hobby has become lucrative enough that he could quit...

Second City Firsts: Paradise Circus EP

Two Deep House gems from Birmingham native Steve "Griffo" Griffiths under the Second City Firsts alias.
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React’s New Event Series Input/Output Welcomes Garrett David

Input/Output at The Mid's Century Room has the goal of featuring some of Chicago’s brightest underground House and Techno producers

Audio Soul Project: Hip Shake Heartache

Nine years have elapsed since the Community LP was released on NRK, and in the ensuing decade, Mazi (aka Audio Soul Project) has constructed an atomic bomb. Hip Shake Heartache isn't just the best...
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Blue Mondays: Vinyl Ain’t Vintage Vol 1

A rallying cry from two guys that make beautiful but fun Deep House.

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