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Soulful House

Soulful House

Soulful House is a subgenre of House Music featuring deep and melodic vibes, sophisticated musicality, R&B elements and most often soulful vocals.

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Karu’s Mission Statement (Intimate Venues)

The Cleveland producer drops a new LP on Intimate Venues Recordings.
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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.

Joey Negro’s Produced With Love Is His First Album in 20+ Years

Featuring collaborations with Linda Clifford, Angela Johnson, the late Diane Charlemagne and Melba Moore, plus Horse Meat Disco.
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Conversations with Frederick Dunson of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation

New podcast from 5 Magazine with original Warehouse kid and Frankie Knuckles’ longtime manager, promotion partner, label manager and now executive director of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation, Frederick Dunson.

Joe Claussell’s Fiery Remix of Sangre Goes On Sale

One side, ten bucks and worth every single penny.
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Jamie 3:26 is Now a Resident at Djoon

The Chicago House DJ will also be playing the Djoon Experience Boat Party at Suncebeat and The Djoon Experience Festival in Sicily.

Mousse T. and Lovebirds: Prophets Hangover

Peppermint Jam releases three tracks made in Berlin by two of the best.

Frankie Knuckles, David Morales Remix “My Love Is Free”

The Def Mix remixes of the Double Exposure classic appear on vinyl in their full length for the very first time on Salsoul.

WildPitch Atlanta: DJs are taking back the nightclub

5 Magazine talks to Andrea Sutherland, part of a team with DJ Pierre and Afro Acid that brought WildPitch Music Hall to Atlanta.
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Atjazz 20YA: That Something Else!

Buckle up: 20 years on, Atjazz revisits his debut That Something with two additional discs of material.
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Moon Boots featuring Lulu James: Tear My Heart (Marquis Hawkes Remix)

Moon Boots is preparing to release an album and all indications are that it's a f'ing monster.

Vega Records Uncovers Unreleased Loleatta Holloway

The new release, "Can't Let You Go" was completed before her passing in 2011.

Tortured Soul Live at House of Blues: April 14 2017

Hot on the heels of their best single all year, Tortured Soul are on their way back to Chicago.
Julius The Mad Thinker

The Mad Thinker

Julius The Mad Thinker tells us the story behind the story of his new LP project Perspective.
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Josh Milan: Birth and Rebirth

Josh Milan talks to 5 Mag on his first solo album, his new book and blazing a path for artists.
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Southport Weekender Returns for One Day in London

The acclaimed UK soul festival is back June 10th in London.

New Perspectives: Julius The Mad Thinker Prepares Concept Album

Chicago DJ and producer Julius The Mad Thinker has offered a sneak preview of a new concept album he calls Perspective.
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DJ Spen Mixes Double Cheese #100

Baltimore legend DJ Spen selects 15 tracks from Double Cheese Records' catalog for release number 100.

Ron Trent, Louie Vega, Josh Milan Play an LA Grammy Jam

Huge event out in Los Angeles this Friday February 10 in honor of Louie Vega's Grammy nomination. Good luck Louie!
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Tortured Soul: Makin’ Me Better

Tortured Soul makes music with bright-eyed optimism and soul, and Makin Me Better is no exception.

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