LATEST ARTICLES

DJ Three: The 5 Magazine Profile

Kev Obrien on DJ Three, a DJ's DJ; the launch of Hallucienda and tales from the old Florida underground.

Natural Rhythm: The Jive Remixes

With remixes from Hector Moralez, Phil Weeks, John Mork and Jason Hodges.

Patrice Scott: Soulfood

Built brick by brick largely from his own recordings, Patrice Scott returns to Sistrum with a 3 track EP.

Crossing Karizma Off Your Bucket List

For the first time in memory (including his!) Karizma will be in Chicago again for 5 Magazine's 12 Year Anniversary bash at Smartbar August 26 2017.

Station H Podcast Episode 1 – with Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw...

Host Will Sumsuch presents his Station H, the newest 5 Magazine podcast with special guests Kiko Navarro, Richard Earnshaw and Lee Bright of BBE.

Peppermint Jam Drops Pablo Bolivar’s Back Door EP

Stone cold monster of a release featuring John Vermont and two sterling remixes from Ian Pooley.

Phil Kieran’s Blinded By The Sun LP Gets Another Remix Pack

Mano Le Tough, David Holmes and especially Matthew Herbert remix tracks from Phil Kieran's Blinded By the Sun album.

Jamie 3:26: Blessin’

More than 25 minutes of boogie, precision-tooled for DJs and the bin scavengers from Jamie 3:26.

Karizma! Inside 5 Mag’s 12 Year Anniversary Issue

Plus Ultra Nate and Quentin Harris on Black Stereo Faith, Noncompliant/DJ Shiva, why your friends don't buy your records and more.

Microdot: #IHeartTechno and 5 Magazine Mix

Interview and exclusive mix from Chicago's Microdot ahead of the IHeartTechno/Droid Behavior show this August 11 2017 at Smartbar.

North Coast Music Festival Adds New House, Bass & Beats Stage

Derrick Carter, Gene Farris, Rude One, Jesse de la Pena, The Trap House & more are among the Chicago players.

Secret Studio Drops Another Bomb with 2AMFM

Gloriously hypnotic, SCS07 shows why Secret Studio is your favorite label's favorite label.

Brutha Basil and Mark Francis present City Streets 25

Soul tracks with a message from DJ Spen's Quantize Recordings.

Marty Mars Launches New Thursday Night Residency at Cerise Rooftop

Chicago DJ Marty Mars has launched a new residency at the gorgeous Cerise, on the rooftop at the Virgin Hotel in downtown Chicago.

Ant LaRock & Zhao Release “The Question” on Dopewax

Looking for real heat? It's right here, with Ant LaRock's fantastic "The Question" featuring Zhao on Dopewax.

Pomo: The 5 Magazine Profile

The 5 Magazine profile with the eclectic, genre-defying Canadian producer Pomo, by 5 Magazine Editor-in-Chief Czarina Mirani.

Roman: P A L M S

Fragments of songs, or fragments of songs mixed up, manipulated, fucked with on Roman's P A L M S album from Colosseum Records.

Tycho featuring Beacon: See

The new version of "See," after debuting at Coachella, should be regarded as the definitive version of this beautiful track.

Oona Dahl: Holograma

Oona Dahl pours her heart, soul and the voice of a mature artist into her debut solo album.

10 Best Studio Headphones Under $50

Blew all your cash on plug-ins and modular synths? Here are 10 headphones for music production and studio work that won't bust you out.