New issues of 5 Magazine

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.
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Ksky, Babak, Xio, Pak0: Jam EP Vol 1

More Russian madness via Wax Ninja record shop in Moscow. Wew.
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DJ Rush: The 5 Magazine Interview

Isaiah Major is an international man of mystery.
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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...
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Slap Jaxx Podcast Vol 7 – JAK

JAK mixes Volume #7 of the SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. Jack Coleman is JAK, and he's been playing and producing Techno and...
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Damon Wild & Epi Centrum: Produkt

Veteran producer Damon Wild reinvigorates the Synewave imprint on this tight collaboration with Epi Centrum.
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Tape Hiss: In the Realms of the Unreal

Love Notes from Brooklyn drops Tape Hiss' In The Realms of the Unreal, seemingly inspired by Chicago outsider artist Henry Darger's 15,145 page opus.
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Various Artists: Deep Club

It's usually with a bit of embarrassment that I write about the records of ex-Chicagoans. The "brain drain" is real, it's been going on for decades now and it's never going to stop. Deep...
Mystic Bill

Mystic Bill: The Lost Cassette Trax Vol 1

Rough and aggressive tracks from the future rescued from the past: something for your mind from the Chicago legacy of Mystic Bill.
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Life & Music in the State of Dave

5 Magazine's Issue 138 cover story with Pezzner on Title Track, making a living and pursing a life worth living. In short: Life is good.

Myles Serge: Syntax Error

The Transitional Man, Myles Sergé unveils an eclectic three track, 28 minute EP for Dan Curtin's highly buyonsightworthy label, Metamorphic Recordings. Genre namechecks are a source of frustration for people these days, and I'm...

Pittsburgh Track Authority’s Enter The Machine Age

It was somewhere between the second and third track on Pittsburgh Track Authority's debut LP that I realized something extraordinary was happening. In less than 15 minutes, Enter The Machine Age had shifted adeptly...
DVS1

DVS1 Named Artist In Residence at SmartBar

Every so often, talent and character come together in the same person. And while nobody will pay a $15 cover to hear a DJ's character, it's nice to know that the people you admire...
Jeff Mills

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...
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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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im/Print: Minneapolis Exchange

Our second new label profile features Aaron Bliss and Minneapolis Exchange, the new vinyl imprint from the great American midwest.
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...
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Joeski: The Reinvention of a House Music Legend

The New York nightlife legend talks to Kev Obrien on reinvention, the industry and his unprecedented comeback. And a bonus 5 Mag Mix.

Road Trip? Tec-Troit is a Free 3 Day Festival This Weekend in Detroit

This Friday, Tec-Troit - a free, three day, all ages festival - takes over Harmonie Park in Detroit and doesn't let go until Sunday night. The festival features local talent from the city, ranging from...
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Fanon Flowers’ Track Modes Series is Old Enough to Vote

Track Modes 4 continues Fanon Flowers' series begun back in 1998.

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