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Street King Releases Remixes of Vanilla Ace’s You’re Not Mine

King Street sister label Street King has announced a package of remix for Vanilla Ace's "You're Not Mine". Originally released in September 2013, "You're Not Mine" gets treated by Bordertown, Jamie Antonelli, Apollo 84...
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Roland’s DJ-808 Tour Rolls Through Chicago Today

Guitar Center on Halsted Street is hosting the Chicago stop for Roland's DJ-808 Tour today.

Paul Johnson Announces Dance Mania x Relief Records Tour

Chicago House Music legend Paul Johnson announces available dates for sets based on his Dance Mania and Relief-era sound.

Kstarke Records in Chicago

If you're thinking about dumping your turntables and making the switch to CDJs full-time, you better think twice - or at least make a visit to KStarke Records

The Great Facebook Purge is Coming. How Will DJs Fare?

They're already calling it The Great Facebook Purge. The suspicions of many are likely to be validated this Thursday, March 12, 2015, when Facebook has announced plans to purge an unknown number of what...
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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.
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Sek’s Hide and Seek – Free Download from Large Music

Chicago's Large Music is giving away a free track Greek producer Sek, who is releasing his second EP, Inside Out, on Large in two weeks. You can preorder the EP here from iTunes.     Text: To celebrate...

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!

Ready or Not, Beatport Turns to Streaming

Beatport has confirmed that it is launching a new Beatport streaming service starting next year. What does this mean for labels that sell on the site? In a puffy interview with Beatport Creative Director Clark...

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,...

People You Should Know: John Oudo

Who says you need to rely on big name remixers to get your music noticed? "When I started my label, I approached many artists for remixes and collaborations. But none of them ever got back...
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South Africa’s Blaque Releases Fragments

The new album features Jonny Miller, Nengah Krisnarini, New York's Jasmine Clemente, Samantha Faison and many more.

Rick Wade. Chicago. Why Aren’t You Excited About This?

Sir Rick. If you've read anything I've written on the subject, it's self-explanatory. If you haven't, "Sir Rick" is Rick Wade, one of Detroit's tireless bodymovers and a Deep House warrior with as many...

Joey Negro’s Produced With Love Is His First Album in 20+ Years

Featuring collaborations with Linda Clifford, Angela Johnson, the late Diane Charlemagne and Melba Moore, plus Horse Meat Disco.

For Frankie: Smartbar Hosts 2017 Frankie Knuckles Birthday Tribute

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

Time Out’s List of the Top 10 House DJs of All Time Is Completely...

Any list that doesn't have Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy in the top two can be safely ignored.

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...
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Full Coverage of the City of Chicago Frankie Knuckles Tribute Tues June 3 2014

As announced previously, this June 3, 2014, the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events will be holding a dance party in Millennium Park to pay tribute to Frankie Knuckles. The festivities...
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‘All I Had Was My Music’

The world of Kevin Yost, plus Sound Warrior, Gavin Hardkiss, Cz's Boogie and why music is dirt cheap and gear is expensive in the new issue of 5 Magazine, out NOW!
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Wanna Make a Track with Green Velvet?

Green Velvet is doing a spin on the (at this point, tired) remix contest. According to an image posted up on his Instagram, the Chicago producer, also and always known as Cajmere, is inviting young...

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Chicago’s Frankie Knuckles Mural Is Coming Back

The news we've been waiting for: the iconic mural to the most iconic Frankie Knuckles has a new home.

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