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Todd Sines’ “Cron” Alias Returns for Fragmented Identity

Old & new Todd Sines material on wax from the Bogen Konzept record store.
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Kate Simko & Tevo Howard Team Up for a New Album

Two of Chicago’s finest are collaborating together on a new album from Sasha’s rejuvenated Last Night On Earth label. PolyRhythmic is the title of the forthcoming LP from Chicago’s Kate Simko and Tevo Howard -...
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Will Azada: Proper Traxx EP

Will Azada has a touch, a style distinctive enough that you can differentiate his tracks from the stack by ear alone. The first clue: they're really, really good. The Proper Traxx EP is something of an...

Summer (Brendon Collins): From Camp With Love

Three tracks of warm, melodic Techno from Tulipa Recordings' Brendon Collins.
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Len Faki Remixes Frankie Bones’ Bump Your Head

Frankie Bones "Bump Your Head" is a classic, and Len Faki treats it with a refreshing irreverence.
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Kate Simko: The 5 Magazine Interview

With her album Lights Out, Kate Simko joins an illustrious club, taking the ambient sounds of a city and showcasing them with exquisite skill.

Chicago Skyway: The 5 Magazine Interview

"Chicago is still the best city in the world when it comes to dance music." This is not a controversial statement from Chicago Skyway, but it's one he is uniquely qualified to make. Sean Hernandez...
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D’Marc Cantu: A Spiritual Thing

Reigniting a pure love for music: Lauren Krieger sits down for a fascinating talk with D'Marc Cantu for 5 Magazine's cover story.

Jeff Derringer on Seven Years of OKTAVE

Chicago DJ Jeff Derringer celebrates seven years of his Oktave residency and playing Techno in a House Music town.

In Residence with Housepitality, San Francisco

The poet Allen Ginsberg called them the "classic stations of the earth" - the points on a map where people seemed to gather, quite spontaneously, to celebrate life and create a scene. We're calling...

The Future is Noncompliant

The Midwest is our home, Techno is our sound and it might save our souls: 5 Magazine's profile of DJ Shiva, aka Noncompliant.
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Andre Crom: Off the Safe Path & Into the World

Change and reinvention through the eyes (and ears) of DJ and producer Andre Crom.
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im/Print: Minneapolis Exchange

Our second new label profile features Aaron Bliss and Minneapolis Exchange, the new vinyl imprint from the great American midwest.
Pittsburgh Track Authority

Pittsburgh Track Authority: The 5 Magazine Interview

Meet Preslav Lefterov, Thomas Cox and Adam Ratana, collectively Pittsburgh Track Authority. And remember their names, because these three guys from Pittsburgh will restore your faith in the American dance music scene.   So how did...

Ben Long’s The Other Side Remixes

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Dubfire is Bringing Live:HYBRID to Freaky Deaky

Interview: What's Dubfire's Live:Hybrid show and why should you be excited about it?
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Nathan Drew Larsen: Prairie Path Frustration

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Video Clash

The Story of Video Clash

The strange history of Video Clash, a Chicago House classic.

Jeff Derringer Returns to the DJ Booth After Cancer Treatment

Jeff Derringer is also marking Oktave's 8 year anniversary and the launch of Oktave Records.
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Robotnick and Pinsky’s Analog Session, Mark Two

We now join in on another exhilarating adventure with theoretically obsolete technology manipulated by two guys who know their way around a synthesizer and a 4/4 beat. Ludus Pinsky has soldered his share of...

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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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