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

Theaster Gates’ New Art Space to Host Frankie Knuckles’ Record Collection

We heard about this earlier this year but the cat is out of the bag. ArtNews posted a story about Chicago artist Theaster Gates, who we'd been informed discretely was working with the late...
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How I Play: Joey Negro on the Culture and Craft of DJing

DJs today are confronted with an astonishing number of choices, from vinyl to digital media, controllers, mixers, and the unending stream of more music being released for consumption than at any time in history. It's...

The Last Dance: Southport Weekender to Shut Down

Twenty-eight years after it began, the organizers behind the world's largest soulful music event have announced that they're packing it in. With "heartfelt sadness," Alex and Dave said in a statement that it was time...

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...
Tortured Soul

How About You Just DJ? Tortured Soul Answers

Seven years ago, I saw Tortured Soul live and said to myself: "This is the future I'm looking at." Everybody I knew that kind of wanted to DJ kind of started to DJ. It seemed...

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...

Interview: Brian Coxx

Ahead of our 8 year anniversary party this Friday, August 23 2013, we get to know Brian Coxx of New York City, talking punk rock, House dancing and the Soulgasm events in New York.   When...
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Frankie Knuckles Live at the Palms Hotel, Miami 2004

Classic DJ mix from House Music legend Frankie Knuckles recorded live at the Palms Hotel, Miami on March 8 2004.

Last Chance for Early Bird Tickets to the Chosen Few Weekend

Just a heads up for the wise: the Chosen Few are offering deeply discounted Early Bird tickets for the Chosen Few Weekend and Music Festival going down on July 2 and July 3 2016...
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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.
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Mood II Swing: Back In The Groove

Mood II Swing's Lem Springsteen and John Ciafone left an indelible imprint in House music's global psyche since their debut in the early '90s. With Lem on keyboards and John doing the beats, their...

Love, Italian Style: The House of Frankie

While basking in the paradise which was the UK's final Southport Weekender, I had the wonderful opportunity to meet two likeminded individuals: Giordano Fracasso and Alessandro Mele from Italy. They were like me, first...
Andre Hatchett

Andre Hatchett Interview

ANDRE HATCHETT IS my new party buddy. The first time I met him, he spun at my dance show at the HotHouse and blew everyone away. Fast forward three years later, I make it...

Diva Down Ent. ft. Su Su Bobien: “Praise Always”

Nice inspirational garage track remixed by Italian producer Ciappy DJ, featuring the ever-talented diva vocalist Su Su Bobien. A proper intro and outro make this remix ideal for mixing. Beautiful horns layer nicely throughout...

Bah Samba Ft. Tasita D’Mour: Live in the Summer (Souldynamic Remixes)

Bah Samba's been doing it since '96 and they continue to live large this time through the magic of these Souldynamic remixes which kick last Summer's scorcher up a notch! The Heated Up Mix...

Copyright: The 5 Magazine Interview

There is not one Copyright song that I do not like. My music library is filled with tons of Copyright's music, and English-born Sam Holt and Gavin Mills without a doubt deserve the title...
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E-Smoove, On How One Makes 400+ Remixes

5 Magazine meets with Chicago producer and Grammy nominated remixer E-Smoove, aka Eric Miller, and talk about his 400 credited remixes and multiple #1 hits, working at Steve Hurley's ID production house, "Freedom Train"...
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Rapturous Soul from Papik, Danny Losito and Jamie Lewis

Purple Music drops a radio-friendly bomb with Soulful House gem "Figli Delle Stelle."

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“Godfather of Austin House”: Austin, Texas Honors Jamon Jaleki

Mayor Steve Adler of Austin has declared October 20th "J.A.M.O.N., Godfather of Austin House Day," honoring the late DJ, vocalist and producer who made that city his home.
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