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Ansome: Stowaway Remixed

O/V/R, Perc, Randomer and Ossian remix Ansome's Stowaway from Perc Trax.
Mike Huckaby

Mike Huckaby: The 5 Magazine Interview

Lights burn out; hype fades away & becomes subject to ridicule; bottle rockets roar and then pop. But if you're looking for a guide to charting your way through the underground, Mike Huckaby wrote the...
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Josh Wink: Balls (Ovum)

Motown released twenty #1 singles during the 1960s. Freed by the digital marketplace from having to package, market or even pay for releases, today's Berry Gordys hold on to the notion that a guy...
DJ Qbot

DJ Qbot – Slap Jaxx Podcast Vol 1

We're very pleased to announce the launch of the Slap Jaxx Podcast, a new Techno mix series curated by Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. Slap Jaxx is the name of one of the prolific...
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It’s Robert Hood’s World and We’re Just Living In It

So this is how it went: Robert Hood returned to Movement in May, dropped the remixes of the best track on the debut Floorplan album, Paradise, the week of, and then backslapped the masses...
Maria Goetz

Maria Goetz Live at Tresor Mix

Maria Goetz mixes this week's SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. This set was recorded live at Tresor by Maria, a Midwest DJ influenced...
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Ron S on Exurban Exile

Ron S's Exurban Exile: another pyrotechnic release from UKR, aka "the best Chicago Techno label not in Chicago."

Hiroshi Watanabe: Multiverse

There's always been a distinct spiritual side to Hiroshi Watanabe's records. Some of them - I'm thinking distinctively of "Soul Traveler" and the rest of "Sync Positive" here - sound less like records made...

Dave Pezzner: The 5 Magazine Interview

Tagged as a newcomer the electronic dance community, Seattle's Dave Pezzner proves to be everything but "green" to the dance scene.

Movement 2014 Phase 1 Announced and It’s All You Can Hope For

Paxahau, promoters of this May's Movement festival in Detroit have announced Phase 1 of their 2014 event line-up and it's everything you'd hope it would be. Among the Detroit mainstays, it's great to see Anthony...
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Ali Berger’s Phone Calls EP

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Rob Threezy and DJ Rampage

Rob Threezy and DJ Rampage (Live at Primary)

Rob Threezy and DJ Rampage mix this week's SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. This set was recorded live at the Techno For A...

Armando: Downfall Remixes

In the list of classic Armando Gallop acid tracks, "Downfall" was the evil stepsister - not quite as sinister and chaotic as "151" but with more of a demonic gleam than "Land of Confusion"....

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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Tevo Howard: The 5 Magazine Interview

5 Magazine's interview with Tevo Howard: the true hero of the underground.

You Can’t Get Enough of Josh Wink’s Balls

Philadelphia's Josh Wink is releasing his first EP in four years on his acclaimed Ovum label. "Balls", the sprawling title track, is a return of sorts to the rugged 303-based material he released in...
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DJ Rush: The 5 Magazine Interview

Isaiah Major is an international man of mystery.
Josh Wink

Josh Wink Unpeeled

A banana was just a banana when Josh Wink (website, facebook, twitter) came on the scene in the late 1980s: one could drop Acid, Detroit Tracks, German Techno and Chicago House and obsess less...

Noleian Reusse: First Generation

Cosmic 8bit space Techno from Chicago's Noleian Reusse makes for a compelling EP on Bio Rhythm.

Chris Minus: Drained Delays EP

This is just one great Chris Minus EP released in April, but without question the easiest to get excited about. The man from Denmark understands how to create one serious groove. Chez Damier talked about...


Duke Shin and 5 Years of Bringing The Goods

Exclusive mix and interview with Duke Shin, purveyor of fine beats and impresario behind The Goods Thursday nights, celebrating their 5th anniversary.




12 Years of Breaking Records

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