Ultra Music Fest Just Bought WMC

The long running industry conference has given into the reality that EDM now dominates music in Miami.

Massive Attack Shut Down Facebook Page in Protest

The #deletefacebook movement picks up its highest profile endorsement as Massive Attack "temporarily withdraws" from Facebook.

Hudd Traxx Releases Evan Michael’s Rainmaker

In Review: This is a fine addition to the Hudd Traxx family of techno and deep house artists.

Ed Nine is Doing Some Sh*t

After his stellar remix of Ron Trent's "Dancin'," Ed Nine is releasing a vinyl-only EP on Inner Balance at the end of March.

Brian Power – A 5 Mag Mix #55

From bedroom DJ to radio DJ at age 50, and his debut album at 54: 5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani meets Brian Power with an exclusive interview and DJ mix.

Who’s Making Tracks like Nona Hendryx Right Now?

No one is making music like this. This is not a showcase, it's the real deal, it's Nona in full-throated glory on Keep Funkin', cementing a lasting relationship between funk icon Nona Hendryx and Soul Clap.

Patrice Scott Joins the Sounds of the City Roster

Patrice Scott's Reborn Goodness is titled like a poem and drops like a bomb.

Housepitality SF Returns to Chicago for Housepit CHI

The new Tuesday night residency Housepit CHI from the Housepitality SF crew launches April 3 at East Room.

Funk Bass & Whacked Out Disco: Hotmood’s Discotheque Dependencies

Here's some funky black wax from Hotmood and Whiskey Disco.

Moog Creates a Synthesizer & Lets a Cactus Play It

Moog's Drummer From Another Mother (DFAM) has the weirdest product demo ever.

Paul Johnson “Chicago/Miami Mix” – 5 Mag’s NMM (March 2009)

5 Mag Mix from Paul Johnson circa 2009. Back when March meant Miami and lots and lots of CDRs in your bag.

You Need To Cancel Your Plans and See Minx, Heather and...

There is something wrong with you if you are planning on being somewhere other than Smartbar this Friday, March 16 2018 for DJ Minx from Detroit, DJ Heather and Samone for Lake Effect.

Gullah Culture Meets Modern House in Theo Parrish’s Preacher’s Comin

Rhythmic to the point of hypnosis, two amazing tracks wrap around Theo Parrish's Preacher's Comin' from Sound Signature.

Richie Hawtin, Dixon, Duke Dumont Play Mamby 2018

The full line-up for the eclectic Chicago lakefront festival was just announced.

The People That Ruined Radio Are Ruining The Company That Ruined...

IHeartMedia, formerly Clear Channel, just filed the 30th largest bankruptcy in history with $20 billion in debt.

Duke Shin and 5 Years of Bringing The Goods

Exclusive mix and interview with Duke Shin, purveyor of fine beats and impresario behind The Goods Thursday nights, celebrating their 5th anniversary.

Songs & Memories with Sir LSG, Kafele & Jaidene Veda

GOGO Music drops Memories, the latest single from Sir LSG's Moving Circles LP and featuring Kafele and Jaidene Veda.

EDM DJ Launches His Own Cryptocurrency

Don Diablo wants you to buy HEXCOIN.

The Legend of Jay B. Ross

Jay B. Ross moved mountains for tons of Chicago house artists from the early days to the present. The legendary "Rappin Lawyer" died on March 1.

All That Glitters is Glenn Davis’ Body & Soul

Irish DJ and producer Glenn Davis shines with four gems of energetic soul on Body & Soul from Jo Wallace's F*CLR Music.