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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.
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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...

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.

Music Is A Family: Inside the New Issue of 5 Mag

The essential Louie Vega interview. Plus Terry Hunter, The Scumfrog, Fish Go Deep and more inside the new 5 Magazine, out now!
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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!
Moog announces the Grandmother semi-modular synth

Moog Celebrates (Grand) Mother’s Day

The mad geniuses at Moog have brought to the world the next step in retro semi-modular synths: Grandmother.
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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...

Purple Rain This Weekend at The Vic in Chicago

It's happening around the country and now "purple fever" is coming to Chicago too. The famed Brew and View at The Vic Theatre (3145 N. Sheffield Avenue) is playing Prince's seminal musical for everyone...

Help Colonel Abrams

Item: An appeal from House Music legend Marshall Jefferson on behalf of Colonel Abrams. The multifaceted performer on more classic tracks than any man could count is in "dire straits" after both health and...
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Watch a New Documentary About Sunshine Jones on Tour

Martha Traer's HOME shows Sunshine Jones on his 2016 live tour.

Jeff Mills Returns to the Radio and Explodes the Medium

This Wednesday marks the launch of a new format show, The Outer Limits on NTS Live.

Soundcloud Announces Twitter Streaming But Not For You

Users are now able to play tracks from directly within the Twitter timeline on their mobile devices. They just can't play yours. Yet. SoundCloud announced today a partnership with Twitter on new "Audio Cards". "Some...

New Documentary Trailer: Back In The House

A long trailer from a new documentary has surfaced on youtube, featuring classic scenes of New York City nightlife circa the mid 1990s, including Body and Soul, the Tunnel and more

Creative Chicago Expo Starts Tomorrow

It's not too late (and it won't be until it's over) to attend the 11th Annual Creative Chicago Expo, which is being held this Friday March 14 and Saturday March 15, 2014 from 10am-4pm...

RA Kills Off Its Top DJ Poll

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HearThis adds livestreaming. Is this a gamechanger?

Upstart DJ-centered streaming site HearThis.at has added livestreaming support, enabling DJs or podcasters to stream their sounds live and have them recorded automatically.

Traxsource Welcomes AIFF, the Little (Big) File Format That Could

The twenty-seven year old lossless file format has finally found a home on Traxsource. The popular digital download shop has announced the introduction of the lossless Audio Interchange File Format, or AIFF. The "May AIFF Upgrade...
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Stream: Roy Davis Jr, Robert Owens and an All Star Cast on Slide

  Nearly any record with Robert Owens behind the mic is gonna be dubbed "soulful", but an original production from Roy Davis Jr (on the cover of 5 Mag Issue #102) and a massive array...

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...

Bang Sundays Moves to Dolphin

After nearly four years in the South Loop, Bang Sundays is on the move. Terry Hunter's long-running Sunday night residency has moved to the north side of the city. Formerly based at The Shrine in...
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The Ultimate UK Garage Documentary Makes Its Chicago Debut

Rewind 4Ever: A History of UK Garage at East Room on Sunday June 17 2018 with a director Q&A and afterparty sets by Mazi, RUBB Sound System, the Almaria Brothers & Czboogie.

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