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Carl Taylor: Debbie’s Groove (w/ Robert Hood Remix)

Blindfolded and the business end of a Glock to your head, you'd guess this is a Floorplan record. And if you've read any of last issue's interview with Robert Hood, you have an idea...

Frankie Vega: Vintage Gateway

Frankie Vega knows where all the bodies are buried in this city.
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Robert Hood: The Faith and the Fury

We almost lost Detroit. It's the title of a song, one of Gil Scott-Heron's best, but that phrase often comes to mind when I read another accidental obituary for the Motor City. Detroit's decline is...
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Hans Bouffmyhre: Midsummer Beatdown

An (early) midsummer beatdown from Flash Recordings and the indomitable Hans Bouffmyhre.
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John Tejada’s Therapy

Palette drops this minimalistic but warm and inviting EP from John Tejada.
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Reeko: Constellation Andromeda (Modularz)

If you are ever tasked with writing about Techno tunes, it's really important to remember the context in which so much of it is meant to be heard. Sure, you could sit and listen...

Area: Youth EP

Sometimes I love living in this cold and heartless meatgrinder of a city. Nowhere else in the world could I pick up a record outside of my own private free speech zone, fall in...

Farewell, Little White Earbuds

Chicago-based website Little White Earbuds is shutting down, according to site founder Steve Mizek. The site has published nearly 300 podcasts and some of the most thought-provoking, no-bullshit think pieces in the electronic music scene,...
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What We Love: MISC Brings Pittsburgh Center Stage

Oh man is this the truth. More good music from Pittsburgh - hotbed of American electronic music that it is - with a comp put together under the banner of a new imprint, “MISC,”...

Tevo Howard (Live): 5 Magazine’s New Mix Monday #163

We've featured a lot of people in our New Mix Monday series. Some are legends, some are local heroes, some are people just getting into the game. Our selection process is very much based...
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Meet The Teachers: Every Set from Boiler Room Chicago 2017

A tribute to a tribute to Chicago with DJ Pierre, DJ Hyperactive, Glenn Underground, Paul Johnson, Boo Williams, Mike Dearborn and Ron Trent.
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Kim Kemi: Dark Moon EP

Darek is one of these outlier labels that gets me really excited, and Kim Kemi's entire Dark Moon EP is worth getting excited about.

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"....
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Robotnick and Pinsky’s Analog Session, Mark Two

We now join in on another exhilarating adventure with theoretically obsolete technology manipulated by two guys who know their way around a synthesizer and a 4/4 beat. Ludus Pinsky has soldered his share of...
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More Music, Less Neon: Movement Is Growing Up

This year's Movement Festival 2013 by Paxahau definitely didn't disappoint, equipped with five technologically spruced up stages (Red Bull Music Academy, Beatport, Underground, Made in Detroit and the Electric Forest) and over 121 artists...
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Nachtbraker’s Quartet Series Throws the Spotlight on Kuzma Palkin

Kuzma Palkin's "Macho Culture" is the 3rd in Nachtbraker's body-conscious Bodybuilder Quartet series.
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Gunnar Haslam: Scale No Flam

Scorching serving of acid from The Bunker, Mike Servito, Justin Cudmore and Gunnar Haslam.
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Titonton Duvante: Recapitulate EP Vol 2

Soul Research has brought back Titonton Duvante for a second EP, closing the books on Recapitulate in dramatic fashion.

For a Good Cause: a Compilation for Andreas Gehm

Comp For Andreas Gehm by Comp For Andreas Gehm I have three records by Andreas Gehm that I'll never part with - U Don't Love Me Anymore, What's On Ur Mind and My So Called...

Lone Dancer: A 5 Mag Mix #52

Exclusive new 5 Mag Mix and interview from Lone Dancer: producer and resident DJ at Deep Club in Denver.

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