UK Garage

UK Garage

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.

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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.
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Tuff Jams Vol 1 (New York Soundclash Records, 1995)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Tuff Jams Vol 1 from 1995. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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Rewind 4Ever: The History of UK Garage Documentary

You may have seen the extremely enticing trailer of the UK Garage documentary Rewind 4Ever floating around on people's social media walls at some point last year. Clips of producers, DJs and MCs such...
DJ Scott Diaz

How I Play: Scott Diaz 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...

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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Garage Favorites from Plastik People’s Collections #6

Hi Times, DB Selective and Ruff Trax get repressed on shimmering black wax by Marc Cotterell's Plastik People.

Bump & Flex: Long Time Coming (Heat Recordings 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Bump & Flex Long Time Coming 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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MJ Cole & Roy Davis Jr at Vertigo Sky Lounge – July 16 2016

At long last: coming July 16 2016 to Vertigo Sky Lounge with Czboogie and DJ Sushi.
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Czboogie UK Garage Mix

UK Garage mix from 5 Mag editor Czboogie from our resident's series in 2011. Here Cz brings you her latest mix made up of her favorite style of music: UK Garage. Most of these...
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London Vibes/Fungus Mungus Vol 1 (SW15, 2000)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Fungus Mungus or London Vibes from 2000. 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.
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Alex Lawton’s 5 Underrated UK Garage Labels

Documentary filmmaker Alex Lawton selects five underrated record labels from UK Garage history.
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UKG2.0: Get Inside the New Issue of 5 Magazine

Todd Edwards, MJ Cole, Snazzy Trax, Ples Jones and more in part two of 5 Magazine's three issue series on the artists, sound and influence of UK Garage.
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Listen: Disclosure Slaps Together a Caracal Album Mix

Disclosure dropped today a rather bizarre album promo for their forthcoming LP Caracal. The highly anticipated album (which might well be the buoy that measures whether at least one of the Dance Music Bubbles...
DJ Nav

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.
Todd Edwards

Todd Edwards x UK Garage

With cheap gear and working in total isolation, Todd Edwards became a founding father of a scene he just barely knew existed.
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UKG2017: Peter Croce’s Hyper Funk Mix

"Hyper Funk": A UK Garage mix from Peter Croce for 5 Magazine's three part celebration of UKG.
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Groove Chronicles: Stone Cold (Groove Chronicles 1997)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Groove Chronicles: Stone Cold from 1997. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
AJ Dubbz

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.

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...

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