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Chicago’s Tied Collective Launches New Label with Memo Boys EP

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What We Love: MISC Brings Pittsburgh Center Stage

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Kate Simko & Tevo Howard Team Up for a New Album

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Myles Sergé: A 5 Mag Mix vol 22

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Rhauder and Paul St. Hilaire: Reconnection

Rhauder teams up again with Paul St. Hilaire for another platter of dubby techno on Ornaments.
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Robotnick and Pinsky’s Analog Session, Mark Two

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Floorplan: Music/Tell You No Lie

I really can't figure you people out. Here is a man of worldwide renown, and he's turning out the best records of an illustrious career and clearly some of the best tracks being made...

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...

Hieroglyphic Being: Music is Mathematics

A sound artist, an experimental composer, a music-making savant with analog machines - this is Jamal Moss, aka Hieroglyphic Being, the next in a lineage of Chicago's electronic producers driven by a vision to...
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Rob Threezy and DJ Rampage (Live at Primary)

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Rondell Adams Releases “Threshold To Madness” on Ultramajic

In some religions they dance. Rondell Adams makes dance music worthy of building a religion around it.
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This Is Franktronic – Slap Jaxx Podcast Volume 5

Franktronic mixes this week's SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. Franktronic says he's a "Chicago lifer with an unoriginal story": He spent the '90s like...
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Slap Jaxx Podcast Vol 7 – JAK

JAK mixes Volume #7 of the SLAPCAST, the Slap Jaxx Podcast techno mix series curated by Chicago's Angel Alanis exclusively for 5 Magazine. Jack Coleman is JAK, and he's been playing and producing Techno and...
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Innerspace Halflife: Cosmology (Machining Dreams)

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Road Trip? Tec-Troit is a Free 3 Day Festival This Weekend in Detroit

This Friday, Tec-Troit - a free, three day, all ages festival - takes over Harmonie Park in Detroit and doesn't let go until Sunday night. The festival features local talent from the city, ranging from...

DJ Skull: The Dark Knight EP (Sect)

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Gary, Indiana-based producer Jlin releases details of her second LP, titled Black Origami.

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