Discograph: Aathee Records

Czarina Mirani profiles the forward thinking Chicago label Aathee Records, with a free download of their newest EP.

Play with Reason’s Europa Synth on the Web

Propellerhead exports Reason's EUROPA synth as a plugin that you can play with for free in your browser.

JEM’s Daisy Cutter Celebrates the History of the Bronx. In Techno...

Daisy Cutter by JEM is one of the most slickly produced experimentally inclined records I've heard in all of 2018.

#ListenUp Private Persons Showcases Stunning 6 Track EP from Art Crime

Memoirs of Naive from Art Crime is bursting with beauty, from emotional techno through deep house on into disconnected and ethereal ambience. Out in July 2018 on vinyl from Private Persons in Russia.

Seamus Haji Remixes “Sun Goes Down” on Oceantrax

Gianni Bini & The Rituals let the music do the talking on his new smooth house track from veteran Italian label Oceantrax.

Hifi Sean: Searching for the Perfect Beat

Stand up and testify: Harold Heath profiles the eclectic UK producer Hifi Sean in a classic 5 Mag Interview.

Four LP Reissue of the Quintessential Spencer Kincy

The Beginning from Another Day shows every side of Spencer Kincy aka Gemini's multifaceted music talents.

Native Instruments Gets Dirty with the New Crush Pack

Three new effects from Native Instruments capture a certain aesthetic of lo-fi, distorted and glitched-out sound which is in fashion at the moment.

Hiver, Juju & Jordash Remix Autre and D Roots for Autarchy

This split EP features Autre and D Roots, two up and coming producers remixed by Juju and Jordash and Hiver.

#ListenUp Rabotat Records Launches with a Collaborative Techno Joint

Re-Animator from Ironfist and Madame de Fer is brutalism in sound and marks the debut of Rabotat Records from Los Angeles.

Brawther: Transient States

5 Magazine's Terry Matthew sits down for a cover story with French Deep House producer and DJ Brawther, following the release of his amazing debut album Transient States.

Dixia Sirong’s “Di Er” is Deep, Moody & Achingly Beautiful

The journey is the reward on this back of the crate selection, Dixia Sirong's Di Er EP, released in early 2018 by Inner Balance.

Whim-ee featuring Myles Sergé: Community

Rousing deep house and techno from Whim-ee and Myles Sergé on the Technorama-released Community EP, featuring superb remixes from Detroit's Norm Talley and Plural.

Mamby Nurtures Local Roots with Community Center & Community Stage

Mamby on the Beach festival for 2018 announces the addition of a new Community Center, a fifth Community Stage and set times for the June 23 and June 24 2018 Mamby on the Beach festival.

#ListenUp John Morales Remixes Reel People’s Cover of Can’t Fake The...

Disco lives on! Reel People cover "Can't Fake The Feeling" with Navasha Daya on vox & the legendary John Morales cutting tape.

Cowboy Rhythmbox: Tanz Exotique (The Remixes)

The original mix of Tanz Exotique from Cowboy Rhythmbox's 4th EP sounded like a grab bag of samples run through the mind of an idiot savant until they came together as a near note-perfect track.

Electronic Soul from Cornelius SA and Jackie Queens on Feel It...

Deep stabs and dives into soul - they cut the edge off the electro on "Feel It Now," a new single from South African producer Cornelius SA and Zimbabwean-born vocalist Jackie Queens.

Ron Trent Hurls Lightning Bolts in Remixing Cassy x Pete Moss

Cassy's new outlet for collaborate projects, Kwench Records, sees her team up with Pete Moss and with Ron Trent for a remix on You Gotta Know.

#ListenUp Funked Up Disco on Doc Link’s Southside Boogie

Doc Link's "Southside Boogie" is a hunk of funked up disco, soul with strings and a manic bassline groove.

Arturo Garces: A 5 Mag Mix 56

New mix from Bay Area veteran house DJ and producer Arturo Garces, recorded live at The Endup San Francisco in March 2018.