5 Magazine 148 The Freakeasy
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New House Music and Classic House Music reviews, free tracks and charts from 5 Magazine's team of editors, writers, reviewers and DJs.

Jason B: You’ll B The One

Lenny Fontana's Karmic Power Records drops a soulful gem from Jason B.
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Jay Daniel: Scorpio Rising (Sound Signature)

Years ago, I knew this crazy Serbian poet/philosopher. With his flowing beard and hair and world-weary grimace, give him about ten years and a few more misfortunes and he'd look like Zeus. He showed...
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Andre Bonsor: Elements of Nature (Adaptation)

Hallelujah - it's a release that is based around actual melodies rather than sampling! Andre Bonsor is no stranger to the world of House Music, being a member of Schmoov! and also having worked...
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Hardkiss: Cameras Are Watching

We all know the story by now. George Orwell wrote about it, as did Isaac Asimov. Living, as I do, in a country with more government-controlled surveillance cameras per capita than anywhere else in...
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TJ Cases featuring Jakey: Don’t Stop (Not Tonite) (Cut & Play Recordings, 1999)

UK Garage Classics: Information about TJ Cases featuring Jakey: Don't Stop (Not Tonite) from 1999. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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Gunnar Haslam: Scale No Flam

Scorching serving of acid from The Bunker, Mike Servito, Justin Cudmore and Gunnar Haslam.

Summer (Brendon Collins): From Camp With Love

Three tracks of warm, melodic Techno from Tulipa Recordings' Brendon Collins.
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Daryl Cura, Frique, Isoke, Chicago Skyway, DCook: Thoughts from Chicago Vol 4

People ask what's happening in Chicago these days. Pick up this record from Eargasmic and you'll have a good idea of what should be.

Atnarko: I Got Something (Fred Everything Remix)

Probably the best remixing from Fred Everything since the job he did with Iz and Diz's "Magnificent", his mix of this track by Atnarko (from Florida) has been circulating on CDR bootlegs for a...

Recloose: Honey Rocks

Eyes closed or eyes wide open, you can get lost in the labyrinth of abrupt shifts, resets and layered glimpses of the maniac world inside Recloose's mind.

Mark Grusane Releases MGM Edits Vol 2

Mark Grusane captivates with three untitled tracks ingeniously edited from the fruits of decades of crate digging
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HM Presents Hold Tight

You might not recognize the name "HM" right away, but it's the latest moniker being used by none other than Harold Matthews - better known in Chicago House lore as "Big Ed."

Remixed with Love By Joey Negro Vol 2

Behold: a twenty track double LP/double CD with a tracklist that reads like one of DEL's Foundations columns. From one of the most eclectic and vast record collections in the world, disco archaeologist Joey...

Cesar Ramirez – Blue Light Special EP

The title track "Blue Light Special" is probably my favorite track of the trio: jazzy, happy, melodic. It puts you in the mind of a warm Spring night in the city - wherever you...

Audio Soul Project: Have It All (Remixes)

I really enjoyed reviewing this EP. It's simple, and doesn't take itself too seriously. The bootleg version has it's own swagger with catchy vocals, a beat that incites a bounce in both your hips...

Chicago Underground: Frique Interview and Free Track Download

Chicago House Music hero Frique is starting a new label called Son of Lea - he gives us the scoop and a free track, No Talk, for you to download in this installment of...
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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...
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Mike Steva: Who Am I Remixes

Rick Wilhite, Louie Vega, Mr. Raoul K, Atjazz, Rocco, Anthony Nicholson are just a few of the all-star remixers on Mike Steva's album project.
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Garrett David: The Queen! Tracks (Stripped and Chewed)

Photo by Ken Paul SmartBar is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, and despite the scrapbook documentaries and other forms of Chicago mythology, the club has a legacy of residents that is second to none....

Cajmere and Wayne Williams: Acid House (Cajual)

After Cajmere recently remixed Wayne William's single, "You The Feeling" for Maurice Joshua on his Nu Soul label, he must've sparked the idea for this release. It's not groundbreaking but it gets the job...

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