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Brighton Music Conference 2018 is the Most Ambitious Event to Date

The Brighton UK industry conference kicks off April 25 through April 28 2018 with Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh, BBC Radio 1, Boiler Room, Defected, Fabric, Hospital Records and more.

The Philly Days of Josh Wink

Legendary DJ, producer and label owner Josh Wink talked to Michaelangelo Matos about the early days of Philadelphia's electronic music scene for City Pages.
Chicago House Music Conference

3 Days In May: The Chicago House Music Conference Is Coming

Part of the Chicago House Music Festival coming Memorial Day Weekend 2018 in Chicago, featuring workshops, panels and industry insiders. Also: Free. No RSVP needed.
Records

It’s a Dirty Vinyl Weekend in Chicago

Feed your milk crates: two of our favorite joints in Chicago are holding weekend sales for the heads. First off, our friends at The Silver Room are holding a Basement Sale all weekend long....

5 Magazine Hits Issue #112 with Recloose, Psycho-Bitch & Sundae

The November 2014 Issue of 5 Magazine is now available! A deeper look inside this month's features: 5 Mag's Terry Matthew talks to Detroit-born DJ and producer Recloose. After 13 years in New Zealand, Recloose is...
Sean Haley

Chicago’s Own DJ Sean Haley Has Passed Away

Sean Haley of Windimoto, Deep Rooted and one of the best DJs the city had has passed away. This is devastating news.

In the beginning there was JACK!

"I didn't think we needed to wait 50 years until everyone who was there at the beginning of the House scene was dead to start celebrating & documenting the history of the music..." 5 Magazine...

HearThis Removes All Play/Download Limits

HearThis continues to grow, and has lifted all restrictions on play and downloads for free accounts.
Mark de Clive-Lowe

Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Remix:Live Isn’t the Future But It Should Be

Live events. Not to put too fine a point on it, but they suck. If you're already a fan, watching your favorite DJ/producer rip his gear out of the studio and transport it on stage...

WNUR Launches Vintage House Show

WNUR (89.3 FM) is introducing a new show in its Monday block of programming with an emphasis on classic House Music lore. "Vintage House" is broadcast Mondays at 10pm on the Northwestern University station, first...

5 Magazine’s Ten Year Anniversary Issue

5 Magazine marks our ten year anniversary, with a look back through a decade of covering Chicago's House Music scene and a look ahead by 12 industry insiders. What were some of the other names...
Disclosure

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...
Records

UK Gets Its First Vinyl Charts

The growth of the market for new vinyl has lead to the UK's main chart-making firm to re-introduce vinyl charts just ahead of Record Store Day 2015. OfficialCharts.com - the official website of the self-described...
david harness

David Harness Previews New Album with Mark de Clive-Lowe Collab “Harmony”

David Harness previews the first single from his new album, "Harmony," in collaboration with Mark de Clive-Lowe.
video

Roland Drops Another Teaser Video for Aira: It’s Coming

Christ knows if Roland can still make a piece of world-changing machinery like the 808 or 909, but the company sure does know how to make a viral video. Following up on the frenzy...
billy mcfarland

Fyre Festival Founder to Plead Guilty

The cold hard hand of justice delivers a resounding slap on Billy McFarland's pampered buttocks.

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.

Curtis McClain & Marshall Jefferson: Together Again

Rather under the radar given its importance, two Chicago House legends - Curtis McClain and Marshall Jefferson - have released their latest collaboration. The Satisfaction EP features the vocals of McClain and the production...

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,...

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.

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Exclusive: Dive Into Bruno Belissimo’s ITALA Mixtape

Take a glorious tour from space disco to the great beyond with Bruno Belissimo on a new mixtape in support of his new LP Ghetto Falsetto.

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