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Discograph: Aathee Records

Czarina Mirani profiles the forward thinking Chicago label Aathee Records, with a free download of their newest EP.
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Hifi Sean: Searching for the Perfect Beat

Stand up and testify: Harold Heath profiles the eclectic UK producer Hifi Sean in a classic 5 Mag Interview.
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Brawther: Transient States

5 Magazine's Terry Matthew sits down for a cover story with French Deep House producer and DJ Brawther, following the release of his amazing debut album Transient States.
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7 Rare and Ultra-Coveted UK Garage Records

Check your crate, check your closet, check your basement - there's gold in these 7 records from both well-known and cult UK Garage artists.
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Fish Go Deep, On the Groove and How to Use It

Will Sumsuch talks to Greg Dowling and Shane Johnson of Fish Go Deep on building a music scene in Cork, Ireland in the 1980s and '90s and a career based on outstanding deep house records that stand the test of time.
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.

Love Stories from Southport Weekender

"If it wasn’t for house music we would have never met and if it wasn’t for Southport we may not still be together 26 years later." Romance, marriage proposals and ecstasy at Southport Weekender.

Louie Vega: Music Is A Family

Fresh from his seventh Grammy nomination, Louie Vega talks to 5 Mag's Krystal Rodriguez in a must read interview on Loleatta, Sylvester, Elements of Life, his NYC Disco album and uniting three generations of dance music.
The Scumfrog

The Scumfrog: Digging Below the Surface of a Post-EDM World

Chart-topping Dutch DJ/producer Jesse Houk, A.K.A. The Scumfrog, on what comes after the EDM deluge.
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Here Comes the Pool Boy

Cyril Hahn wanted his new alias to be completely anonymous. Then he made an album he couldn't keep secret. Krystal Rodriguez interviews Cyril Hahn about his new album "Pool Boy" under an alias of the same name.
Jimpster

Jimpster: “The Music is Always Bigger Than All of Us”

Harold Heath explores the music, the labels and the secrets of the sound of Jamie Odell, aka Jimpster in a superb and essential 5 Magazine Interview.
Lester Fitzpatrick

Lester Fitzpatrick: A Chicago Story

Tristan Dominguez talks to the ultra-prolific Chicago producer Lester Fitzpatrick.
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It’s Time To Jack Again

Chip E on Carl Cox remaking Time To Jack and Chicago House Music lore of Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy in the studio.

Dan Only: Track Teardown

Dan Only blew us away with his new EP The Wurly Chronicles. The producer takes us into his studio for the making of the track "Be Major... Believe," out now from Dirt Crew.
Duke Shin

Duke Shin and 5 Years of Bringing The Goods

Exclusive mix and interview with Duke Shin, purveyor of fine beats and impresario behind The Goods Thursday nights, celebrating their 5th anniversary.
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Santiago Salazar: Views from the Varrio

On his second studio album, LA techno veteran Santiago Salazar revisits the rough past that fuels his drive for a better future.
John Morales

Soul Survivor: The Life and Times of John Morales

There hasn't yet been a history book written about John Morales. There will be. The legend of disco pioneer and mix savant John Morales

The Musical Renaissance of Detroit’s Filthiest

After Disclosure sampled a rare track of his for "Bang That," Detroit's Filthiest took advantage of the spotlight to release a stunning series of tracks that are leaving people breathless. Tristan Dominguez talks to Detroit's Filthiest aka DJ Nasty about these records & all the others.

YENI: Visions of Techno and Cyborgs in Love

Techno flows through YENI, influencing her from an early age in the East German illegal rave scene and driving her life to become a global force as a DJ, producer, and label owner.
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Fearless Predictions for 2018 in House Music

5 Magazine staff, family and friends read the tea leaves for the house music industry in the coming year including Demuir, Eli Escobar, DJ Heather, Kerri Chandler, DJ Spen, Eli from Soul Clap, Terry Hunter, Ultra Nate, Adrien Assadian, Kev, Dustin, Lauren, Czarina, Terry and Will from 5 Magazine's staff and more.

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