Issue #127 of 5 Magazine is now available. This is our first completely digital issue, published in a variety of formats (including mobile-friendly HTML) as well as optimized PDF.


Ashley Beedle: Black Science Orchestra, X-Press 2 and so many more: there’s no end to the many aliases of UK House Music pioneer Ashley Beedle. A profile by Will Sumsuch.



Editor’s Note: Things look a little different around here? This will bring you up to speed.

Disco Refugees: Dan Hartman & Loleatta Holloway: the story of the ex-Gospel singer and the ex-Rock bassist who created two of the most enduring songs in the last days of Disco.


And It Also Makes Toast: A look into the wild world of music streaming, where hundreds of companies are now competing for slivers of a penny.

10 Records You Need To Know: New releases from Louie Vega, Joey Negro, Myles Sergé, Ed Nine, Chrissy, Four Walls, Franck Roger and more.



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