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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!
5 Magazine Issue 140

Happy Holidays! Issue 140 of 5 Magazine

Eli Escobar, Booker T, Ant LaRock, a free EP of tracks from Closer To Truth and more in issue 140 of 5 Magazine. Get inside.
5 Mag Issue 139

Chicago Stories: Issue 139 of 5 Magazine

Jerome Baker, David Mancuso, Hanna Hais, Surface and Karen Copeland headline issue 139 of 5 Magazine. Get inside.

David Mancuso Has Passed Away

David Mancuso, founder of The Loft and the very notion of the underground dance music party, has passed away, 5 Magazine can confirm.
5 magazine issue 138

The Phuture Is Yours: 5 Mag Issue 138

We honor the legends and spotlight the new breed. In this issue: Pezzner, a tribute to Earl Smith, Jr of Phuture, Jeff Derringer of Oktave, and three mixes from Boorane, Jay Hill and Tim Zawada.

We Lost a Giant of a Man: Phuture’s Earl Smith, Jr

Earl Smith, Jr.'s obituary will mention his role in the creation of Acid House. We remember him for so much more.
5 Magazine Issue 137

Ready Steady Go! Issue 137 of 5 Magazine Out Now

Featuring Demuir, DJ Heather, Dan X and Lil'Mark of Apollo Music Group, Igor Jadranin, a DJ's guide to Mixcloud, Roland's big retro-futurism day and more.
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Roland Releases Schedule for #909 Day Celebration

Music festival meets product launch-a-palooza with DJ Pierre, Ian Pooley and others.

Commissioner Fritchey Intervenes to End the Chicago Culture War

Cook County Commissioner John Fritchey seeks an end to the absurd tax arguments that might end Chicago nightlife as we know it.

Happy Birthday! 5 Mag Issue 136 is Out Now

DJ Spen, Phil Kieran, Mateo and Matos and more highlight 5 Mag's 11 year anniversary issue.
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SoundCloud is for Sale. Is Anyone Buying?

And this is why SoundCloud ignores the independent artists and DJs that are their best customers.
5 Magazine Issue 135

KON! Inside Issue 135 of 5 Magazine

... plus Stephanie Cooke, Gareth Whitehead, the Story of Video Clash and more in Issue 135 of 5 Magazine, out now for members only.
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DJ Silk has passed away

Veteran Chicago House Music DJ Monte Lank aka DJ Silk passed away from a stroke on Monday, August 1st.
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Three Deaths at Hard Summer Festival in LA

San Bernardino County Sheriff confirms the death of two women and one man at the Fontana, California Live Nation faux rave.
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Lay-Far, Inaya Day, Danism…

... plus Minneapolis Exchange and more in Issue 134 of 5 Magazine, out now for members only.
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Vincent Floyd, Tony Humphries, Karizma…

We're proud to present Issue #133 of 5 Magazine, out now. This is a new milestone, we think, both in content and consistency. You see what's on the cover but let's run through: 5 Magazine...
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Disco, Love & the DJs that Brought House Music to the White House

Issue #132 of 5 Magazine is now available! 5 Magazine is published twice per month in our member's section for 5 Magazine subscribers - join now for only $1/issue! Who's On the Cover of Issue 132? Al...

The Beautiful One

Special Double Issue of 5 Magazine! Issue #131 of 5 Magazine is now available. 5 Magazine is published twice per month in our member's section for 5 Magazine subscribers. Who's On the Cover of Issue...

Welcome Back, Mood II Swing! The New Issue of 5 Magazine

Issue #128 of 5 Magazine is now available. 5 Magazine is published twice per month in our member's section for 5 Magazine subscribers. Who's On the Cover of Issue 129? Lem Springsteen and John Ciafone are...

Chicago Skyway: Inside Issue #128 of 5 Magazine

Issue #128 of 5 Magazine is now available. 5 Magazine is published every two weeks in our member's section for our subscribers. On the Cover: Chicago Skyway: Sean Hernandez is Chicago Skyway, and under that name...

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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.

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