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Disco is the precursor to House Music which reached its peak in the United States in the 1970s and early 1980s. Disco is characterized by a fusion of funk, soul, R&B and pop music. (We also include Disco Edits in this category.)

DJ Rush Live at Urban’s House in Chicago: January 6, 2011

For the last three years, we've been honored to have House Music legend and worldwide electronic music icon DJ Rush celebrate his birthday with us at Urban's House, 5 Mag's Thursday night residency at...

This is the Disco Documentary We’ve Been Waiting For

For the public at large, it's all about KC. For people who really love music, it's Gino Soccio, it's T-Connection, it's Boris Midney and Queen Samantha and more. Behind these artists was TK Disco, and...

Vega Records Uncovers Unreleased Loleatta Holloway

The new release, "Can't Let You Go" was completed before her passing in 2011.
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Soul Clap Edit of Benjamin Ball’s I Just Keep Dancing on Wax

Soul Clap's choice remix from the South African '80s synth-disco project Boogie Breakdown gets served up.
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Joey Negro’s 2008 Dub Mighty Bloody Real (Free Download)

Way ahead of it's time, Better Days Records featured some of the most beautiful and most versatile bootleg disco edits in the world. Better Days also published some of the most hilarious tongue-in-cheek pseudonyms...

Eli Escobar: The 5 Magazine Profile

Who is Eli Escobar and why are people saying such wonderful things about his records? 5 Magazine's cover story with the NYC DJ/producer.
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Dimitri from Paris Preparing Epic CHIC Remixes

Dimitri From Paris presents Le Chic Remix, coming in June 2018 from Glitterbox Recordings.

Louie Vega Nets Grammy Nomination for Second Straight Year

Louie Vega's second straight Grammy nomination comes for the unearthed Loleatta Holloway song "Can't Let You Go."

Johnny D: A 5 Mag Mix Vol ++008

Johnny D, a giant in the music industry in general and founder of the legendary Henry Street Music takes us on a journey through the disco records and influences that helped shape the aesthetic...

Dave Allison: A 5 Mag Mix vol 14

Dave Allison mixes volume #14 of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's flagship mix and interview series. Being named Mark Farina's favorite producer on Soundcloud is no small feat. Montreal's Dave Alison has amassed quite...
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Watch Frankie Knuckles’ Full Uncut Interview with Nicky Siano

Nicky Siano posts the uncut 34 minute interview with Frankie Knuckles from his documentary Love Is The Message.

Verdo: Little Blue

Imagine Cosmic Disco had skipped about 30 years and emerged fully formed in 2017 and you are halfway to Little Blue, the title track of Verdo's EP from Hell Yeah Recordings.
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Joey Negro Mix: Live at Goldfish in Sydney February 28 2014

Update: Our man Joey Negro just sent us an exclusive mix ahead of his date this Friday, March 21, 2014 at Primary Nightclub in Chicago. Here we go now: Joey Negro (who we interviewed for...

Ten Years Ago This Website Saved My Life

If you didn't live it, you read about it, heard about and learned about it. Or you're lying about it. These are facts: the amount of people who claim today that they were "at the...

Al Kent: Disco Love

Scotland might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think of Disco music. But just as surely as it spawned the inventors of hypnosis, deep-fried Mars bars and television, old...
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5 Magazine DJ Series presents Leonard Part Sixx

Leonard Part Sixx mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.
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Disco Forever: Dimitri from Paris on the Rise and Fall of Philly Disco

Dimitri from Paris, dance music's foremost musicologist and the master of the compilation, returns with Get Down With the Philly Sound - a stunning collection and remix pack highlighting the sound of Philly International,...
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The Essential Vincent Montana, Jr. Playlist

DEL's Foundations counts down the required songs from Vincent Montana Jr.'s extensive discography. Related: Foundations: Remember Vincent Montana, Jr.   It Looks Like Love ('78) - Goody Goody - "#1 Dee Jay", "Super Jock", and "Bio-Rhythms" (which I...
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West End Edits: Medlar

The West End Edits series features four disco and funk tracks edited by Medlar.
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Tim Zawada: Tugboat Edits Vol 1

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...
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