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Soulful House

Soulful House

Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

In Residence with Uhuru Afrika, Boston

5 Magazine's residency spotlight features Adam Gibbons and Uhuru Afrika, the incredibly unique Boston club night deeply rooted in the music of Africa and the Diaspora.   "When someone walks in the door, I want them...

Victor Simonelli: A 5 Mag Mix vol 15

One of the founding fathers of House Music, Garage and dance music, period! The legendary Victor Simonelli contributes a live mix to 5 Magazine ahead of headlining our 10 year anniversary this October 17...
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It’s Time: The Soulful House Sound of Sean McCabe

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN FASCINATING to me to find young artists in dance music that gravitate towards soulful music. Since releasing his first tracks in 2003 at 17 years old, Sean McCabe has quietly and...

Where House Found A Home: Chicago and South Africa’s House Music Explosion

My dearest Chicago, you are the architect for the house that Jack built, but did you have any idea that your music was fueling the rage and resistance against apartheid? Did you know that...
Judy Cheeks

Whatever Happened to Judy Cheeks?

Remember Judy Cheeks? The preacher's daughter and supremely underrated vocalist can make a fair claim to having been one the most versatile and enduring dance music vocalist of the last 30 years. Example: Judy released...
Tortured Soul

Tortured Soul: Ethan White, JKriv and John-Christian Urich

THERE'S SOMETHING ABOUT the experience of hearing a live House band. The warmth, the impromptu acts of virtuosity and the electricity of the crowd can move your soul more than any prerecorded track ever...

Richard Earnshaw Mix: New Mix Monday 2009

Richard Earnshaw is the founder of Duffnote Recordings and renowned as one of the top producers and remixers on the planet. Listen to Richard Earnshaw: 5 Magazine's New Mix Monday (2009) by5 Magazine on hearthis.at Starting...

Terry Grant Joins Spiritchaser for “Dancing In My Head”

Terry Grant is one of the most unique vocalists working in electronic music today - pretty much everything that he sings on (and/or writes) is worth a listen and probably an impulse buy. The...
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Adam Rios: Book One (Vega Records)

Some artists are very well known. Some are known well by those that KNOW music! This is the case with this tight EP on the well-known Vega Records label by a guy that music...

Atjazz, Opolopo, Daz-I-Kue Remix Mark de Clive-Lowe’s Church

Mark de Clive-Lowe has announced a new remix album based upon his critically acclaimed 2014 LP, Church. Church Remixed features nine remixes (and five bonus tracks on the Traxsource edition) featuring the talents of...

DJ Spen: The 5 Magazine Interview

Baltimore House Music legend DJ Spen talks to 5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani on his career and the state of DJing and the industry.

Soul Slayerz: “A Mother’s Tongue”

Often forgotten during discussions about the DNA of House music, African rhythms have subtly dictated the groove ever since the genre evolved beyond Disco and stood up on its own. Just a quick listen...
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Mr. Raoul K’s Stunning LP Still Living In Slavery

There was no album I've looked forward to more than Mr. Raoul K's Still Living in Slavery; I was not disappointed. Mr. K has his eye fixed on a point so far on the...
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Maurice Joshua Soulful House Mix

Archived 2008 mix from Grammy Award winning DJ, remixer and producer Maurice Joshua.

Skip & Silk’s Chicago House Music Documentary

ANY TRUE HOUSE FAN knows that there have been a few DVDs floating around as of late that chronicle the early days of House music in Chicago. Well, get ready for one more. About...
Phil Asher

Phlash and Friends: 2009 WMC Bundle (Archive Records)

If you don't know Phil Asher's Phlash & Friends alias you need to get yourself acquainted rather swiftly. For WMC this year Archive released these Rarities which are a collection of previously unreleased versions...
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Karu’s Mission Statement (Intimate Venues)

The Cleveland producer drops a new LP on Intimate Venues Recordings.

Q’ing Up: John Morales’ Great American Comeback

Still best known for his disco work, John Morales has roared back with some of the best Soulful House made today, collected here on CD from Quantize.

Quentin Harris: Stronger

Quentin Harris is back. New York's dynamic producer, with two major albums to date (Sa.cri.fice and No Politics) has been a major force in the House scene, moving deftly moved between the soulful and...

Louie Vega: Louie Vega Starring… XXVIII

Louie Vega wanted to see all his friends at once. Here they are, an unexpected but pleasant surprise in this double CD released and distributed by Vega Records. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIxpmJOWsmw Do your roman numerals: a total...

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