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vincent floyd

Vincent Floyd’s Vault 1: Love’s Pain

Why are these old, unreleased tracks from Chicago's Vincent Floyd better, fresher and more alive than 99% of the Beatport Top 100 right now?

We Lost a Giant of a Man: Phuture’s Earl Smith, Jr

Earl Smith, Jr.'s obituary will mention his role in the creation of Acid House. We remember him for so much more.

Chicago’s New Cultural Affairs Czar Vows to Honor House Music Traditions

House Music is one of Chicago's "great contributions to the world," says Mark Kelly.

Nachtbraker’s Pollo Con Pollo

Like a steampunk messiah harmonizing with a drill press, Nachtbraker unleashes Pollo con Pollo on Heist.
Phil Kieran

Phil Kieran: How I Play

Belfast-based DJ and producer Phil Kieran on the culture and craft of DJing.
DJ Rush

DJ Rush: Classic House & Disco Mix 1990

Peering back across three decades of tape hiss and magnetic smut to find DJ Rush bangin' tracks in 1990.
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React presents Freaky Deaky October 28 through October 30 2016

Just when you think all the festivals have wrapped up alongside the shortened days of sunlight, it’s already that time to start thinking halloween costumes and more party action with React’s annual Freaky Deaky....
g marcell

G. Marcell @ Noon

@ Noon is like a lodestone for Deep House: you can go over this with a potential convert to the Message, unpack this EP and pull out all kinds of brilliant records that influenced Marcell.
5 Magazine Issue 137

Ready Steady Go! Issue 137 of 5 Magazine Out Now

Featuring Demuir, DJ Heather, Dan X and Lil'Mark of Apollo Music Group, Igor Jadranin, a DJ's guide to Mixcloud, Roland's big retro-futurism day and more.

Cz’s Boogie Episode 4 Podcast

New Episode! 5 Magazine Editor Czarina Mirani selects 10 of her current favorite tracks along with House Music news and talk.
mateo and matos

Mateo & Matos: A 5 Mag Mix #28

They've been dubbed "House legends" and you're not going to find many that disagree. Mateo and Matos are back and in the mix for vol 28 of A 5 Mag Mix.

Rhauder and Paul St. Hilaire: Reconnection

Rhauder teams up again with Paul St. Hilaire for another platter of dubby techno on Ornaments.
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Roland Releases Schedule for #909 Day Celebration

Music festival meets product launch-a-palooza with DJ Pierre, Ian Pooley and others.

Second City Firsts: Paradise Circus EP

Two Deep House gems from Birmingham native Steve "Griffo" Griffiths under the Second City Firsts alias.
Video Clash

The Story of Video Clash

The strange history of Video Clash, a Chicago House classic.

Rareified Air from Keith Worthy, Hieroglyphic Being & Steven Tang

Made in Detroit and remixed in Chicago, three guys I love a lot come together for Aesthetic Audio.

London’s Iconic Fabric to Close

Amid questions about restricting BPMs at Fabric, the Islington Council ultimately elected to revoke the club's license.

Filling The Groove: Pioneer’s Cheap & Stylish PLX-500 Turntable

A turntable that costs less than a car? Pioneer bridges the gap with the new entry-point PLX-500.
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Rondell Adams Releases “Threshold To Madness” on Ultramajic

In some religions they dance. Rondell Adams makes dance music worthy of building a religion around it.
dj spen

DJ Spen LIVE at 5 Magazine 11th Anniversary (August 27 2016 at Smartbar, Chicago)

Baltimore House Music legend DJ Spen's complete 3 hour set recorded at 5 Magazine's 11 Year Anniversary Party August 27 2016 at Smartbar, Chicago.