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Deep House

Deep House is a subgenre of House Music. Originating in the 1980s - particularly with the music of Larry Heard, Fingers Inc, and others - it fuses elements of Chicago House with a more melodic, sometimes soulful feeling.

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Roy Davis Jr. is Unstoppable

You can't stop Roy Davis Jr. Join in or get out of the way. Czarina Mirani interviews Roy after his recent MS diagnosis and ahead of his appearance with MJ Cole this Saturday in Chicago.
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Phil Kieran: How I Play

Belfast-based DJ and producer Phil Kieran on the culture and craft of DJing.
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Kadabra: A Fond Farewell to Lost My Dog

Lost My Dog is arguably the first label I fell in love with since working for 5 Magazine. In my pre-digital days sure I had favorite labels, but I still wasn't a record...

Till Von Sein: A 5 Mag Mix vol 11

Suol and Dirt Crew recording artist Till Von Sein mixes Vol #11 of A 5 Mag Mix, 5 Magazine's flagship House Music mix and interview series. Till Von Sein is currently on the road in...

Demarkus Lewis: Tribal Sun EP

Some years ago, Demarkus Lewis made a shift from a deeper sound to a more tech-oriented blend of electronic boogie. Here he is turning again - not a U turn and certainly not backwards,...
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Trinidadian Deep’s Native Rising EP for Perpetual Rhythms

Few producers working in Deep House can claim a more bold or distinctive sound ID than Trinidadian Deep, who has carved out a role for himself with a foundation of jazz and the music...

Deep88’s The Black Album

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/playlists/183066127" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] In a world where everything seems to be "aspirational," it's so refreshing when you stumble upon something that has no ambitions to be anything other than what it...
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G. Marcell @ Noon

@ Noon is like a lodestone for Deep House: you can go over this with a potential convert to the Message, unpack this EP and pull out all kinds of brilliant records that influenced Marcell.

Demarkus Lewis: No Legend. Just House.

Househeads know the name. In the last 15 years what other producer remained as consistent and simultaneously prolific as Demarkus Lewis? As a DJ he has that special ability to make you feel supremely...
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Paul Trouble Anderson: A 5 Mag Mix #36

Exclusive new set from legendary UK pioneer Paul Trouble Anderson for volume 36 of A 5 Mag Mix.

Joey Negro: The 5 Magazine Interview

  There is definitely something surreal about talking music on the phone with someone you consider one of your absolute favorite producers in the world. Dave Lee, aka Joey Negro, Doug Willis, Raven Maize, Sessomatto,...

Jason Hodges Mix: New Mix Monday vol 180

Jason Hodges (Junction Style Music, Sampled, Apt Entertainment, Organized Music) mixes volume 180 of New Mix Monday, 5 Magazine's weekly House Music guest mix series. Canadian-born Jason Hodges first arrived on the scene in late...

Armand van Helden: The 5 Magazine Interview

Fifteen years ago, Armand Van Helden's "Witch Doktor" dominated dance scenes around the world, serving as the lead song on the soundtrack into purgatory with its hellish alarms. However, instead of frantic sinners running...
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Listen To Aiby’s ‘Can’t Make You Happy’

There's a story behind every track. Or at least the good ones. Listening Room is a regular feature devoted to discovering new House Music and learning the story behind the tracks from their creators. Aiby,...
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Norm Talley: Travlin EP

Out of everyone from the Siamese Twin cities of Chicago and Detroit (one has the heart, one has the brains, and I'll let you decide which is which) that's getting a little shine from...

Gant Garrard: 5 Magazine’s New Mix Monday #152

This week's featured mix is from DJ, producer, label owner and one of the baddest men in Chicago, Gant Garrard aka Gant-Man. I don't think the introductions are necessary here, but if they are -...
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Ka One and St Sene: Inside Silent

Ka One and St Sene deliver with a four track EP of Deep House that has a pulse, melodic Techno that's bright-eyed and alive and sings. It was long ago that I gave up trying...

Gareth Whitehead, Marshall Jefferson and Robert Owens: How Can I

For me, it's a rarity to come across a dance music single where the original mix actually outshines the remixes! But, when you've got Marshall Jefferson on production and Robert Owens on vocals, what...
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Miguel Migs Paints Outside the (Sky) Line

Miguel Migs talks to 5 Magazine about his new album Outside the Skyline.
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Classic Chicago House Selections from Golf Clap

Midwest heroes Golf Clap select 5 classics from the Midwest rave scene and contribute a special throwback old school Chicago House mix.

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