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We Broke All Records With This Issue

Kai Alce, Doorly, Chip E., Golf Clap, Frederick Dunson and more in 5 Mag's biggest issue ever (in more ways than one).

Crowdsourcing Campaign Launched for Industry Legend Judy Russell

NYC dance music industry legend has fallen on rough times after an illness and devastating expenses that followed.
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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...

Ultra Music Fest Just Bought WMC

The long running industry conference has given into the reality that EDM now dominates music in Miami.

Goodbye to Chicago’s favorite dancefloor warrior, Anuj Patel

A true member of the Chicago House music community, he was the light that lit up every dancefloor that he graced. He had infinite energy, endless positivity and the best sense of humor. We will miss you Anuj.
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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...

You Can Be In The Video by the Voice of House Music’s Greatest Anthem

Chuck Roberts is working with Terry Hunter and Monique Bingham and shooting a video for their new single in Chicago.

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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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.

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
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First Look at Brawther’s Endless LP on Balance

Brawther has opened the kimono on the tracklist of Endless, his quasi-album/compilation to be released on 3x12" vinyl and on CD by Chicago's Balance in April. Endless made up of material from Brawther's previous Balance...
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Beatport Amplify Sells Homepage Space to the Highest Bidder

Beatport has announced that they will begin selling "sponsored" banner positions on their homepage for prices starting at $2000. The program, called Beatport Amplify, was announced during the Amsterdam Dance Event but hasn't been widely...

Jamie Lewis Paints the Town Purple

Our man in Switzerland, Jamie Lewis, is celebrating the release of his new album Purpleized. In Purple Music fashion, the release contains one unmixed and DJ friendly CD along with a vinyl edition, and...

SoundCloud Deletes Groups. HearThis Adds Them

SoundCloud eliminates yet another artist-friendly feature. Upstart HearThis.at immediately added it.

Louie Vega Nets Another Grammy Nomination

Already the owner of one, this time Louie is nominated for the Best Dance/Electronic Album Grammy for his debut LP Louie Vega Starring...XXVIII.
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MANIK Confessions: Inside the new 5 Magazine

Inside the new issue of 5 Magazine with MANIK! Plus DELLA, Sandy Turnbull, Mad Villains, Ashley Beedle, Darren Morris & Jo Wallace. Subscribe for just $1/issue for the best in Real House Music.
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King Britt Releases 9/11 Tribute Track, 9.11.13 (Free Download)

For fans of King Britt's more experimental sounds, the Philadelphia producer released a lustrous, moving "9.11.13" - written, he says, "today for today" - as a free download. Emotive to the marrow.  

The Last Days of The Shrine

In the '90s, it seemed that every shop and store in Chicago was on the verge of becoming a Starbucks. Today, they've gone condo. The Shrine is the latest casualty in Chicago's property wars gone...
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Spring Awakening 2015 Lineup Announced

In anticipation of warmer days to come, the good folks at React have announced the acts to their 4th annual Spring Awakening Music Festival, taking place once again Chicago’s Soldier Field on June 12th,...
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This Month We’re Talking About Joeski

New 5 Magazine Issue 145 with New York City nightlife legend Joeski, a new 5 Mag Mix from Ricardo Miranda, WildPitch! in Atlanta and more.

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Even Jeff Sessions Admits the RAVE Act is Killing People

The legacy of Drug War hysteria is still claiming lives via the RAVE Act, a terrible law that has had even worse consequences. Sign the petition and maybe we can annoy Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Chuck Schumer and the other sponsors of the RAVE Act to help change it.

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