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UK Garage is a subgenre of House Music and electronic music featuring a shuffling beat, cut up (or "chopped") vocal samples which are often clipped, time shifted or pitched. Most popular in the UK from the mid 1990s to the early 2000s and related to 2-step, UK Garage is seen as a precursor to Dubstep.

MJ Cole: The 5 Magazine Cover Story

MJ COLE HAS A STYLE ALL HIS OWN. It's the kind of musical hybrid that combines the roughness of a broken beat with the beautiful melodies of a lush piano chord. He has made...
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UKG2017: AJ Dubbz’s Futur3 of Now

"Futur3 of Now": A UK Garage mix from AJ Dubbz for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.
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UKG2k17: DJ Nav’s SpreadLove Street Soul Mix

"SpreadLove Street Soul": A 2step mix from DJ Nav for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.
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24Hour Experience: Part Two: More Dub Essentials

Under this bland title Grant Nelson wrapped up two of the best UK Garage tracks ever made.

Double 99: RIP Groove (Satellite 1997)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Double 99 RIP Groove from 1997. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

Scott Diaz. Sunship. Wideboys.

Wew! 5 Mag's 3rd UK Garage issue featuring mixes by and interviews from UKG legends Sunship and Wideboys, Scott Diaz, more UKG mixes from our readers, friends and fam and more!

MJ Cole: Sincere (Metrix 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about MJ Cole Sincere from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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UKG2k17: DJ Purple’s UKG/2step Mix

A UK Garage/2step mix from DJ Purple for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.

Alex Agore: What Did I Do (Snazzy Traxx)

Anytime I see a new Alex Agore release, I make a point to listen to it because he never disappoints. I can’t say that for more than a handful of producers out there these...
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Disclosure is Coming Back to Chicago

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTed_S_NUkA   It's been rumored for awhile, and know it's official.Chicago promoters React and Silver Wrapper are bringing acclaimed UK duo Disclosure back to Chicago coming this Thursday, October 24 at House of Blues. So far...
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5 Magazine Interviews Kastle

Do you know Kastle? Because you should - you really, really should. The San Francisco-based producer has just released his eclectic, self-titled album that's been receiving rave reviews. 5 Magazine talked to Kastle ahead of...
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Kalani Bob & Remegel: Deep Breath & Dreaming Of Brie

From the two volume Cheese & Pickle EPs: a technicolor explosion of sound from the most minimal framework in these UKG classics.

Allstars: Walk On By (VIP Mix) (2000)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Allstars: Walk On By remixed by Steve Gurley from 2000. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

Marc Cotterell: A 5 Mag UKG Mix #38

Exclusive UK Garage set from Marc Cotterell, plus an interview and we run down some UKG classics reissued on his Plastik People label.

Indo: R U Sleeping (Azuli Records 1996)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Indo: R U Sleeping from 1996. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

14+ Hours of Fresh UK Garage Mixes

DJ sets from UK Garage legends Sunship, Wideboys and Jeremy Sylvester, plus Ples Jones, Scott Diaz and Marc Cotterell and six sets from our readers including DJ Sushi, Jay U, DJ Nav, Peter Croce, DJ Purple and AJ Dubbz.

Get Snazzy: Meet UK Producer Stevie B.

I've noticed that those who have an amazing ear for music - especially those championing that '90s-tinged garage sound - tend to be the modest ones with little or no publicity hype. Kool...
Jay U

UKG2017: Jay U’s London Strasbourg Express

"London Strasbourg Express": A UK Garage mix from Jay U for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.
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Scott Diaz: A 5 Mag UKG Mix vol 41

Exclusive interview and UK Garage mix from Scott Diaz from 5 Magazine's cover story.

Billy Butler & Adam Hyjek featuring Josh Quenton: Stay

Mike Millrain's Soul Revolution Records stays in the gap where Deep House, Soulful House and UKG meet.

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