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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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Machines, Ghosts & Harmonies: More Ghost Than Man’s Stunning Debut LP

A new guise from an old familiar face: More Ghost Than Man releases one of the most stunning debut LPs of the year.
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Nathan Drew Larsen: Prairie Path Frustration

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Kate Simko & Tevo Howard Team Up for a New Album

Two of Chicago’s finest are collaborating together on a new album from Sasha’s rejuvenated Last Night On Earth label. PolyRhythmic is the title of the forthcoming LP from Chicago’s Kate Simko and Tevo Howard -...
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DJ Shiva: And Thanks For All The Fish

If we're gonna keep going apeshit for the '90s Deep House and Garage sound, can we bring back real fucking techno too, please? I think I've had about all I can take of minimal...
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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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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...
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Beau Wanzer: Untitled & Unknown

"Beau Wanzer's twelve track album of material culled from old tapes vacuums up the atmosphere and wears your teeth down to stubs..." Half of the fun of listening to an album like the Untitled LP...

Armando: Downfall Remixes

In the list of classic Armando Gallop acid tracks, "Downfall" was the evil stepsister - not quite as sinister and chaotic as "151" but with more of a demonic gleam than "Land of Confusion"....

Heathered Pearls Releases Belleville Renderings Part I on Ghostly

A rich homage to early Detroit Techno in Heathered Pearls' latest release.
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Muon’s Broken Dreams

Bandcamp techno find, Muon's Broken Dreams is a breath of fresh air.

Metamorphic Reissues Titonton’s Classic Embryonic

The Midwest massive gets better with age - just glance at any credible chart from week to week and you'll see new records from House Music and Techno producers who came of age in...
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DJ Skull Returns to Sect: The Heavy Thinker EP

A record that starts with the dynamite needs to end with an atomic bomb. DJ Skull understands this: still firing all synapses, his follow up record on Sect after The Dark Knight EP is...
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DJ Rush: The 5 Magazine Interview

Isaiah Major is an international man of mystery.

Silvia Trix: Intercity EP

A fusillade of drums and heavy bass opens and closes the Intercity EP from Silvia Trix, released in November on wax from AFULAB.

Todd Sines: Envelop

"Everything that needs to be said has already been said," André Gide once said. "But since no one was listening, everything must be said again." Maybe this time they'll get it right. This weekend, while...

Dan Curtin and the Metamorphosis of Metamorphic

IT'S A GOOD DAY, TODAY AND EVERY DAY that one of the best electronic music labels America ever produced kicks up out of a slumber and gets back into the swing of things. I'm talking...
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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...

Dan Curtin’s “Deserted Station” on 10″ Wax for Melodymathics

Melodymathics consistently releases terrific records from some of my heroes and my heroes' heroes: Alex Agore is a frequent flyer by now, and had a fantastic Record Store Day release with the label that...

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