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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.

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.
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Runaround Runaround Runaround Runaround

Country Club Disco releases a lot of records, and there are some gems in these stacks. Their latest is called Runaround, from an artist who is also calling his or herself "Runaround." I'm not...

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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TJ Cases featuring Jakey: Don’t Stop (Not Tonite) (Cut & Play Recordings, 1999)

UK Garage Classics: Information about TJ Cases featuring Jakey: Don't Stop (Not Tonite) from 1999. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.
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Scott Garcia: It’s A London Thing/Waiting (Connected Records, 1997)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Scott Garcia It's A London Thing from 1997. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

4 Great UK Garage Documentaries

How a scene that started in a pub on an off-night took over the world and then lost it again.

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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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...

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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St. Germain: Alabama Blues (Todd Edwards Remixes) (F Communications, 1995)

UK Garage Classics: Information about St. Germain: Alabama Blues (Todd Edwards Remixes) 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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Free Download: Snazzy Trax’s All Night from Stevie B

Snazzy Traxx Digital offers up "All Night," a new track from Snazzy Trax and a free download exclusively for 5 Magazine's UK Garage series.
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Danny J Lewis: Spend The Night (Locked On 1998)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Danny J Lewis: Spend The Night from 1998. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

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.
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Get Hyped: MJ Cole is in Chicago

We had a chat with UK Garage/2 Step/Bass and House Music don MJ Cole this afternoon, ahead of his gig at Vertigo Sky Lounge in Chicago this Saturday.

Jeremy Sylvester: 5 Magazine Interviews the UK Garage Pioneer

While compiling songs for a UKG inspired mix, I had narrowed my choices down to about 25 of my favorites. It wasn't until much later, while creating a playlist, that I realized that over...
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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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Scott Diaz: A 5 Mag UKG Mix vol 41

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

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.
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Sneaker Pimps: Spin Spin Sugar (Armand’s Dark Garage Mix) (Virgin, 1996)

UK Garage Classics: Information about Sneaker Pimps: Spin Spin Sugar (Armand's Dark Garage Mix) from 1996. Discover more about UK Garage history and the best UK Garage tracks and UK Garage classics at 5 Magazine.

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