5 Magazine 148 The Freakeasy
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kai alce

We Broke All Records With This Issue

Kai Alce, Doorly, Chip E., Golf Clap, Frederick Dunson and more in 5 Mag's biggest issue ever (in more ways than one).
boiler room

Meet The Teachers: Every Set from Boiler Room Chicago 2017

A tribute to a tribute to Chicago with DJ Pierre, DJ Hyperactive, Glenn Underground, Paul Johnson, Boo Williams, Mike Dearborn and Ron Trent.
twist fader

Studio Gifts & Freebies for Twist & Fader’s 2 Year Anniversary

Chicago's production studio and instrument store celebrates its second anniversary with deals all through April.
frankie knucklesvideo

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.
5 Magazine Issue 145

This Month We’re Talking About Joeski

New 5 Magazine Issue 145 with New York City nightlife legend Joeski, a new 5 Mag Mix from Ricardo Miranda, WildPitch! in Atlanta and more.
tycho

Tycho Returns to Chicago April 28

Grammy nomination be damned: Tycho's Epoch tour continues as the Scott Hansen-led band criss-crosses North America through the Spring.
video

Take a Virtual Video Tour of the Private Roland Museum

Iconic music manufacturer Roland offers you the chance to tour their glorious private museum from the comfort of your couch.

Black Loops Make Chicago Debut March 31 2017 at Cerise

Obscure welcomes Italian DJ/production duo Black Loops for their Chicago debut March 31 2017 at Cerise Rooftop at the Virgin Hotel.

Scott Diaz. Sunship. Wideboys.

Wew! 5 Mag's 3rd UK Garage issue featuring mixes by and interviews from UKG legends Sunship and Wideboys, Scott Diaz, more UKG mixes from our readers, friends and fam and more!

Take the Mamby Plunge & Help Chicago’s Needy

Help React raise $10K by this Saturday and you’ll be doing a hell of a lot of good for Chicago.
5 magazine issue 143

UKG2.0: Get Inside the New Issue of 5 Magazine

Todd Edwards, MJ Cole, Snazzy Trax, Ples Jones and more in part two of 5 Magazine's three issue series on the artists, sound and influence of UK Garage.
southport weekender festival

Southport Weekender Returns for One Day in London

The acclaimed UK soul festival is back June 10th in London.

Ron Trent, Louie Vega, Josh Milan Play an LA Grammy Jam

Huge event out in Los Angeles this Friday February 10 in honor of Louie Vega's Grammy nomination. Good luck Louie!

For the Love of UKG

5 Magazine is publishing 3 straight issues dedicated solely to the music, artists and influence of the genre we love more than most, UK Garage. It starts now.

Bandcamp Says “Every Aspect” of Business Is Booming

The rest of the industry cannot say as much.
colette retrospective

Colette Prepares 20 Track Remix Project “Retrospective”

Colette's gigantic Retrospective project is available for pre-order, featuring remixes from Derrick Carter, Sonny Fodera, Kaskade, Scrubfish, Justin Martin, Rubb Sound System, Johnny Fiasco, Change Request and more.

Jamie Lewis Scores Grammy Nomination for Prince’s Last Album

The soulful House Music boss from Purple Music is nominated in an unusual category.
william onyeabor

Nigerian Synth Godfather William Onyeabor Has Died

Mysterious synth-funk godfather William Onyeabor died Monday in his hometown of Enugu, Nigeria.
5 Magazine Issue 141

Kiko Navarro, Djoon, Rondell Adams: New Issue of 5 Mag Out Now

Balearic musical savant Kiko Navarro, Parisian club Djoon, the breakthrough of Rondell Adams & more in issue 141 of 5 Mag, out now for 2017!

For Frankie: Smartbar Hosts 2017 Frankie Knuckles Birthday Tribute

Date announced, line-up booked, tickets on sale and going FAST.

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