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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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Conversations with Djoon

Episode 2 of 5 Magazine's Conversations podcast: Czarina Mirani talks to Afshin and Adrien Assadian of revered Paris nightclub Djoon.
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Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly: It’s Your World

Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly, Wayne Williams and Terry Hunter. What do these legendary names all have in common? Well, the obvious answer is Chicago, but I bet you NEVER would have uttered "House Music"...

Pat van Dyke: Let The Horns Blow

"A jazz record that's probably produced by someone young enough to be raised on hip-hop" is what Bobbito calls it, and that says it all.

DJ Boxx ft. Carla Prather: “Send For Me”

Incredible. DJ Boxx is a name well known to locals but he may as well hire a booking agent now - after this track finishes making its way around the world, he's going to...
Tortured Soul

How About You Just DJ? Tortured Soul Answers

Seven years ago, I saw Tortured Soul live and said to myself: "This is the future I'm looking at." Everybody I knew that kind of wanted to DJ kind of started to DJ. It seemed...
Phil Asher

Phlash and Friends ft. Shea Soul – Runnin / Exaltation (Archive Records)

This column is quickly becoming a Phil Asher lovefest, but the man simply releases so much must-have music that passing it up would be a tragedy of omission. "Runnin'" was featured on a mix...
Joey Negro

How I Play: Joey Negro on the Culture and Craft of DJing

DJs today are confronted with an astonishing number of choices, from vinyl to digital media, controllers, mixers, and the unending stream of more music being released for consumption than at any time in history. It's...
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Andre Harris: Sunset EP

What can I say? Spoken Word meets Deep House! You can enjoy this one on the dancefloor as well as in your iPod. Andre Harris is a master when it comes to soulful House...

Vick Lavender Interview

ON NOVEMBER 10TH, a fascinating group of artists, musicians, DJs, label heads and music afficionados from all walks of life came together for the latest installment of Diaspora's Den at the Vida Lounge. Headlining...
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Terry Hunter/Jill Scott: The Remixes

Four remixes of tracks originally released on Jill Scott's 2015 album Woman, with additional keys, winds or horns, filling out the sound.
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Southport Weekender Returns for One Day in London

The acclaimed UK soul festival is back June 10th in London.
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South Africa’s Blaque Releases Fragments

The new album features Jonny Miller, Nengah Krisnarini, New York's Jasmine Clemente, Samantha Faison and many more.
Mark Grant

5 Magazine DJ Series presents Mark Grant

Mark Grant mix from 5 Magazine's DJ Series on CD published from 2007 to 2008.
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Karu’s Mission Statement (Intimate Venues)

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

Rich Medina: The 5 Magazine Interview

FROM PRODUCING AND DJING a myriad of genres, spoken word performances or popping up in clothing ads or independent films, singular paradigms don't exist for this forerunner within music culture. You may have come...

5 Magazine DJ Series presents Andre Harris

Note: The 5 Magazine DJ Series was a monthly CD series released in a limited edition from March 2007 to November 2008. We featured mixes from legends such as Frankie Knuckles, Gene Hunt and...

Barbara Tucker & Tuccillo: “One Desire”

As people said about French actress Sarah Bernhardt, Barbara Tucker could probably sing the names out of a phonebook and make it an anthem. Instead, Alix Alvarez in his choice remix of Tucker +...

Dirty Sole ft. jOHNNY DANGEROUs: Connect the Dots

I played this for some friends yesterday and one of them told me it was "too funky." How do you mean? If you're tryin' to tell me anything is too funky for your dancefloor...
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Amera Light and Gadget Ninja: Bang Bang (BSC Remixes)

Not sure what to say about this. It sounds as if the title was sparked after watching a Kill Bill marathon. The beats produced by Brazilian Soul Crew are nice but "Bang Bang" doesn't...

Steve “Silk” Hurley: What The Future Looks Like

FIVE YEARS FROM NOW I have a feeling that House Music will have made a complete comeback to where it was in the early '90s, but with even more commercial success. I believe it...

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