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Frankie Knuckles, Ron Hardy and How House Music Movies Are Made

Everyone will be Unsung. Including you.
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Kiko Navarro: Everything Happens For A Reason

Will Sumsuch on Kiko Navarro: The 5 Magazine profile and cover story from Issue 141.
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Mixcloud: Party Like It’s MySpace in 2006

In our continuing series on SoundCloud Alternatives, we turn to Mixcloud: The DJ's choice (and almost no one else's).

The Essential Fatback/The Fatback Band Playlist

From street funk to raucous disco, R&B and even the seeds of hip hop: the 12 essential Fatback tracks.
Closer To Truth

im/Print: Closer To Truth and David Nicol

5 Magazine's new label profile series talks to David Nicol of Closer To Truth - with a free EP of tracks from Alex Agore, James Johnston, Intr0Beatz, Snazzy Trax, Nicolas Meyer and Thomas Elder.
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HearThis: What Happened To The “Soundcloud Killer”?

The first in our in-depth explorations of SoundCloud alternatives and streaming sites made for DJs.

Memory Hole: Under the Surface

Before it was an R&B group, Surface was a dance band, with one of the best vocalists no one has ever heard of. What happened to Karen Copeland?

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.

Jerome Baker: A Chicago Story

Once DJ Boris, sometimes Lord Damien, but he's best as just Jerome Baker. This is a Chicago Story of one of the city's best.
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Fatback: The Last of the Great Dance Bands

Can a band release 35 albums and still be "unsung"? In the case of Fatback, the answer is most certainly "Yes!"
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Homero Espinosa: You Should Be Dancing

If you were listening to the new track from Mark Farina, Homero Espinosa and Seven Davis Jr., you would be. 5 Magazine's interview with Homero about their new release on Moulton Music.
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Life & Music in the State of Dave

5 Magazine's Issue 138 cover story with Pezzner on Title Track, making a living and pursing a life worth living. In short: Life is good.

What’s Gone Wrong with Miami in March?

And how can we fix it?

Booka Shade and Life In a Post-EDM World

The German duo talks to 5 Magazine about Movements10 and live performance ahead of their show December 1 2016 at Concord Music Hall.

House Music Legend Chip E. Lights Up Chicago November 18

House Music legend Chip E speaks to 5 Mag's Czarina Mirani ahead of the All I Want Is Acid blowout at Primary November 18.

Jeff Derringer on Seven Years of OKTAVE

Chicago DJ Jeff Derringer celebrates seven years of his Oktave residency and playing Techno in a House Music town.
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The Phuture Belongs to Him: Remembering Earl Smith, Jr

There was music before Phuture, and music after, and every single day, the legacy of Earl Smith, Jr will grow larger.
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Dubfire is Bringing Live:HYBRID to Freaky Deaky

Interview: What's Dubfire's Live:Hybrid show and why should you be excited about it?

Demuir Does Chicago: The 5 Magazine Interview

5 Magazine's profile of Toronto-based DJ and producer Demuir.

DJ Heather, Lil’Mark and Dan X are Apollo Music Group

Three friends, three cities and a growing catalog of gorgeous House Music. Inside Apollo Music Group with 5 Magazine's new label profile series im/Print.

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