5 Magazine 148 The Freakeasy
joeski

Joeski: The Reinvention of a House Music Legend

The New York nightlife legend talks to Kev Obrien on reinvention, the industry and his unprecedented comeback. And a bonus 5 Mag Mix.

WildPitch Atlanta: DJs are taking back the nightclub

5 Magazine talks to Andrea Sutherland, part of a team with DJ Pierre and Afro Acid that brought WildPitch Music Hall to Atlanta.
alex lawton

Alex Lawton’s 6 Unsung UK Garage Producers

Documentary filmmaker Alex Lawton selects six unsung producers from UK Garage history.
alex lawton

Alex Lawton’s 5 Underrated UK Garage Labels

Documentary filmmaker Alex Lawton selects five underrated record labels from UK Garage history.
MJ Cole

MJ Cole Selects 5 Artists to Watch in 2017

Award-winning producer MJ Cole selects five UK Garage-related artists to look out for in 2017.
Todd Edwards

Todd Edwards x UK Garage

With cheap gear and working in total isolation, Todd Edwards became a founding father of a scene he just barely knew existed.
audiomack

Audiomack is Free and Nobody is Paying

Audiomack offers unlimited uploads and unlimited data and it's completely free. So why aren't more dance music DJs using it?

What We’re Watching: Keith Haring’s The Message

Everything you wanted to know about the brilliant New York street artist Keith Haring from a gorgeous and rare documentary, Keith Haring: The Message.
Julius The Mad Thinker

The Mad Thinker

Julius The Mad Thinker tells us the story behind the story of his new LP project Perspective.
josh milan

Josh Milan: Birth and Rebirth

Josh Milan talks to 5 Mag on his first solo album, his new book and blazing a path for artists.
frankie knuckles ron hardy

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

Everyone will be Unsung. Including you.
kiko navarro

Kiko Navarro: Everything Happens For A Reason

Will Sumsuch on Kiko Navarro: The 5 Magazine profile and cover story from Issue 141.
mixcloud

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.
soundcloud alternatives

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.
fatback

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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Welcome to the Freakeasy and 5 Magazine #148

Sixty-six pages of fun! Featuring the Freakeasy, Session Victim, Sleepy & Boo, UM Records, SunceBeat and more.

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