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Kev Obrien Says Farewell to New York with This 3 Hour...

"That's what this mix is about. Gratitude."

9 Not-So-Great Moments in House Music in 2017

Focus on the positive, learn from the rest.

Anderson Soares: Blown Away

Anderson Soares' new single Blown Away takes a virtuoso trumpet performance from Paulinho Ribeiro and builds a love cult around it.

Samora: The Gift

Where Ambient Lives releases a strange and beautiful six track album from artlab founder Enrico Marani.

Open Source Synthesizers Come of Age

Download VCV Rack for free and start making music as soon as you figure it the fuck out.

Lone Dancer: A 5 Mag Mix #52

Exclusive new 5 Mag Mix and interview from Lone Dancer: producer and resident DJ at Deep Club in Denver.

Dutchican Soul featuring Andrea Love: We Can Change The World

Overflowing with soul from Peppermint Jam, with Hot Toddy remixes.

Levon Vincent: For Paris LP

Levon Vincent responds to political and personal crisis musically. How's that working for him?

Listen to DJ Spinna Play Soul, Broken Beat & Nu Jazz...

Exclusive: one of three gorgeous DJ Spinna mixes showcasing the many moods of Papa Records.

DJ Sneak: Farina Banger

A DJ Sneak record dripping with Chicago nuance like a greasy bit of wax paper fished out of the parking lot trash outside Lawrence Fisheries.

Frankie Vega: Vintage Gateway

Frankie Vega knows where all the bodies are buried in this city.

Cassy Launches New Label with Demuir & Their Please Me EP

Kwench Records is one to watch.

Mental Overdrive: Epilogue

Per Martinsen is in classic form. Prins Thomas' Rett i Fletta releases Epilogue, Per's second Mental Overdrive album of 2017.

Kiko Navarro & 6th Borough Project Remix Chasing Kurt’s Cloud Dancer

Peppermint Jam is turning out to be one of the best "old" labels releasing great "new" music.

Apparel Story Part One

Apparel Story Part One is among the precious few label compilations that advance the story and are worth your time.

Terrence Dixon & M.R.E.U.X.: Space Station

Blumoog releases straight fire on wax: a split EP from Detroit legend Terrence Dixon & Italian vet M.R.E.U.X.

Cz’s Boogie Podcast Episode 13

New episode of Cz's Boogie, 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani's podcast running down her 10 current favorite songs with House Music news & talk.

Pavel Iudin: Soho EP

What is happening in Russia? Yet another Russian deep house savant with a stellar EP on vinyl from Quality Vibe.

Crackazat: The 5 Magazine Profile

The life & times of a jazz musician working in the dance music industry.

Vibe Me To The Moon Launches with Nightsteppaz & Roland Clark

New label Vibe Me To The Moon debuts some scene commentary from Roland Clark and Nightsteppaz remixed by Joeski, MANIK, Jay Tripwire and Chris Luzz.