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Chicago Fire Guts Producer’s Studio and Home

On July 24, a fire ripped through a building in the 128 North Campbell in Chicago. It was home to a number of artists, eclectic businesses as well as a couple who were celebrating...

Danny Krivit Celebrates 10 Years of 718 Sessions

Danny Krivit, who played for his first dancefloor four years before I was born, is celebrating a number of milestones this month. In preparation for one of them, Nervous Records is releasing a new...

2015 Chosen Few Picnic Lineup Announced

The Chosen Few DJs have announced the line-up for the 2015 Chosen Few Picnic. Louie Vega and Kenny Dope (Masters at Work, NYC) are among the guests at this year's event -- the 25th annual,...

Theaster Gates’ New Art Space to Host Frankie Knuckles’ Record Collection

We heard about this earlier this year but the cat is out of the bag. ArtNews posted a story about Chicago artist Theaster Gates, who we'd been informed discretely was working with the late...

The Last Dance: Southport Weekender to Shut Down

Twenty-eight years after it began, the organizers behind the world's largest soulful music event have announced that they're packing it in. With "heartfelt sadness," Alex and Dave said in a statement that it was time...

Bandcamp Just Opened Up Subscriptions for Everyone

The coolest site for selling music and merchandise just got even cooler. Bandcamp - the marketplace that allows artists to sell their shit and then gets out of the way - has opened up...

Beatport Partners With Spotify

The streaming world continues to shift and warp, this time teaming up two ostensible competitors in the name of taking on Apple's curated playlists. Beatport has announced a partnership with Spotify, according to a release,...
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Rick Wilhite at Rhythmatic Tonight

Detroit's Rick Wilhite, wants to know what you see, makes an appearance in Chicago tonight, a cool Wednesday night at Scotty Brandon and Michael Serafini's Rhythmatic residency at SmartBar (3730 N. Clark Street, 10pm-4am)....
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Disclosure Just Announced They’re Playing Chicago – at Lincoln Park Zoo

The ticket page just went up and it looks like it's going to go off. Grammy-nominated (we can say that now) recording artists Disclosure will be performing in Chicago - and at Lincoln Park Zoo! The...

Will Beatport Turn Into The Next SoundCloud?

SFX Entertainment has purchased Listn, a combination streaming/aggregation and social networking app, and will immediately shut the app down by the end of the month, according to a blog post by Listn's founder and...

Moodymann Remixes Ralf Gum’s “With Her Hand”

Ralf Gum always provides heavy ammunition for his DJs. The third single from his 2014 album In My City dropped yesterday in promo release on Traxsource with a surprising mix from Detroit's Kenny Dixon,...
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Stream All Three Days of Spring Awakening

For those of you who are out of town, you’re in luck. Spring Awakening just announced that they are teaming up with T-Mobile to bring you the official livestream for this year's Spring Awakening...

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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SoundCloud is for Sale. Is Anyone Buying?

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

Alexander Robotnick Weeps for the Conformity of Your iPhone

Now this is not your usual free download - the "track nobody wanted to sign and I don't feel like improving" or, my personal favorite, the "additional remix that sucked too bad to sell"....
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Romanthony’s Ministry of Love Remixed by Andres, Kevin McKay

Glasgow Underground is releasing a double 12" and digital set of remixes this summer featuring the late Romanthony's classic "Ministry of Love" remixed by Andrés, Ejeca, Andre Crom, Mirrors and Kevin McKay. There's an inevitable...
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The Vaults: Jump Chico Slamm Returns on Rush Hour

Back in the early 1990s, a young fella named Jump "Chico" Slamm banged out one of the early releases on the soon-to-be juggernaut known as Cajual Records. The Slamm Project is best known for...

Remembering Frankie. 5 Magazine’s January 2015 Issue

Welcome to 2015 and Issue #114 of 5 Magazine. This month, we remember Frankie Knuckles on what would have been his 60th birthday with David Morales, Frankie's Def Mix partner and his brother. "If any...

Rest Well, Voodoo Ray

Ray "Mr. Voodoo Ray" Ultarte was a bigger than life figure in the New York club, dance, & culture scene for decades.

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