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Thursday Night Agenda: Them Flavors Residency Launch Party at Primary

Stay Up: Primary Nightclub is teaming up with Them Flavors tonight for the launch of Them Flavors Thursdays, a new weekly residency at Primary (5 West Division Street, Chicago). The launch party features a full...
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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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Jeff Mills Performance Interrupted by Idiots Throwing Shit

http://youtu.be/i0rGtSbdGY4   A good deal of the concern - lawsuits, even - about safety at concerts is aimed at protecting the audience. In Chicago, the E2 club tragedy ten years ago is STILL a lightning rod...

Chosen Few Picnic Weekend 2017 Dates, Lineup & Everything In One Place

Chicago's first homegrown House Music and Disco festival returns July 1 and July 2 2017. Full line-up and details inside.

Remembering Darryl Pandy One Year Later

It was one year ago yesterday that we heard the news that Darryl Pandy passed away. The question arises - and it's a terrible question indeed - of how you remember someone after they're gone....
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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...
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The Day Dance Mania Took Over Boiler Room Chicago (Complete Audio and Video)

(Massive respect here to Davey Dave, Ray Barney and Parris Mitchell and all of those off-camera that done the damn thing.) Preserving this for posterity in one spot: all video and audio mixes of the...

Twenty Years of Superjane: Inside 5 Magazine

Inside the new issue of 5 Magazine: Colette, Heather, Lady D and Dayhota on Superjane 20 years later, plus electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre, Sir LSG, Secret Studio, Intr0beatz and more.
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Congress Theater Will Reopen, But EDM is Still Banned

Big news today that may bring the long, tortured saga of Chicago's crumbling landmark Congress Theater in Logan Square to a close. Darryl Holliday of DNAinfo is reporting that a redevelopment plan for the Congress...
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Record Breaker! Inside the new issue of 5 Mag

Dive into the biggest issue of 5 Magazine to date, featuring Fred Everything, Low Steppa, Souldynamic, Karsten Sollors and more.

Red Bull Cut Their Prizes for DJs, So This DJ is Crowdfunding Them Himself

Since Red Bull stopped paying cash prizes to winners of their 3Style contest, DJ Konflikt stepped forward to raise the funds himself.
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The Community Shows Love for Boyd Jarvis

DJs, producers and fans from across the house music scene pay tribute to the late Boyd Jarvis this weekend.
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The Radio Station Behind Disco Demolition Night Turns into Christian Station

WLUP took part in the infamous Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park in 1979. Now they're turning into a Christian broadcasting station.

Happy Birthday Frankie!

Issue #126 of 5 Magazine is now available. In honor of his birthday and the upcoming benefit on January 17, we elected to dedicate this entire issue to stories about Frankie Knuckles. Inside this issue: The Final...

DJ Meme in Chicago (Video)

A short trip, but one it would seem that was worth remembering. DJ Meme himself made this short video of his whirlwind 24-hour-or-less trip to Chicago last Friday when Crimson Lounge and 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...

Remembering Darryl – Chicago House Legend Darryl Pandy Has Passed Away

Vocalist Darryl Pandy - best known and internationally known for the early Chicago House track Love Can't Turn Around - has passed away

And Now The Singers: More Chosen Few Picnic 2015 Announcements

Three days, three announcements representing the entire breadth of underground electronic music in the Midwest, from Chicago's Chosen Few Picnic to Movement in Detroit and Soulful House to Techno. Now comes the third announcement,...
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Nigerian Synth Godfather William Onyeabor Has Died

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

Spotify Lets Every Artist Upload Music (and it’s free)

How to get your music on Spotify? Soon: press an upload button, because Spotify is opening up free distribution to everyone.

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Cornelius SA – A 5 Mag Mix 69

One of the dope producers generating heat from South Africa, with records on Dopewax, remixes for Tortured Soul and more, Cornelius SA delivers an exclusive new 5 Mag Mix.

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