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Download 2 GB of Kerri Chandler Vinyl-Only Tracks for Free

Free DL of 43 tracks from the legendary Kerri Chandler that haven't been digitally released before. No emails, no mailing lists, no sign-ups, no joke.
Joey Negro Backstreet Brit Funk

Joey Negro: Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 2

Joey Negro compiles the best Brit Funk tracks for Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 2, the UK's finest underground Soul Jazz-Funk and Disco.
British Electronic Music

Prophecy + Progress: UK Electronics 1978 – 1990

Take a deep dive into British electronic music's attic with Prophecy + Progress, cataloging the UK's post-punk experiments.
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Watch: New Documentary on “The Disco King of Skokie”

New film The Disco King of Skokie sheds new light on Carey Weiman and Chicago's '70s disco scene through House Music to EDM.
Eddie Fowlkes

Eddie Fowlkes – A 5 Mag Mix 64

The latest 5 Mag Mix is a set from legendary Detroit founding father Eddie Fowlkes.
TK Disco

TK Disco Re-Edited Vol 1

Dimitri from Paris, Todd Terje, KON, Danny Krivit and Late Nite Tuff Guy bang on a double vinyl issue of TK Disco's burning disco heat.
Frankie Knuckles Mural

Chicago’s Frankie Knuckles Mural Will Return in August 2018

After a long saga, Chicago's overnight landmark - the Frankie Knuckles Mural raised in the days following his death - will return in 2018.
Rondell Adams mixes

Rondell Adams – A 5 Mag Mix 63

Rondell Adams celebrates another devastating EP with a frenetic mix of underground tracks and techno in our latest 5 Mag Mix.
Mark Grant LA True House

Chicago House Legend Mark Grant Visits LA August 25

Mark Grant is back on the road, visiting downtown Los Angeles for a True House LA event with Doc Link, plus Joel DeMarzo, 1st Nature, Lacey Harris and Juliet Mendoza.

Ron S.: Blackjack EP on Anode Records

Reminiscent of the dreamy aggression of latter-day Robert Hood, Ron S.'s "Blackjack" is hypnotic in your earphones and devastating in effect.
hyperloop green velvet drumcode

Hyperloop’s Mentalizm Drops on Wax from Drumcode

Aggressive techno from Hyperloop (sometimes still known as Riva Starr) and Green Velvet aka Cajmere.
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Press+Fold Is Toronto’s Newest Record Shop

It's always worth celebrating a new record store. Press+Fold is the newest to set up in Toronto, featuring a curated selection of electronic music.

Get (Almost) Famous with Roland’s #808Day Showcase

Roland is promoting their Roland Cloud software with their first ever 808 Beat Maker's Showcase in August 2018.
Louie Vega NYC Disco Extended Edits

Louie Vega’s NYC DISCO is a New Classic

When I heard Louie's confirmation that he was indeed going to release a disco album, I knew it would be good. Everyone did. But the usual pre-release hype aside, NYC Disco is a new classic.
Klein & MBO The Edit

Best Record Italy Found an Unreleased Edit of Klein & MBO’s The Theme

Klein + MBO was Chicago House before there was Chicago House. Best Record is reissuing The MBO Theme with an instrumental edit previously only heard on quarter inch tape.
Davidson Ospina Interview

The Essential Versatility of Davidson Ospina

Veteran NYC producer and DJ Davidson Ospina talks to 5 Mag's Tristan Dominguez on his long, multifaceted and amazing career in dance music.
Navid Izadi

DJ, Producer & Music Devotee Navid Izadi Has Died

A private plane crash near Los Angeles killed all five passengers on board, including Navid Izadi and his mother.

My House Music Festival Returns This Weekend with the Legends of Chicago House

My House Music Festival in Pilsen this weekend features legendary DJs Tim Spinnin' Schommer, Kenny Jammin' Jason and Julian Jumpin' Perez joining Gene Hunt, DJ Heather, Lady D, John Simmons and more.
Ad Hoc Tommy Tickle

Tommy Tickle’s Shapes and Spaces from Ad Hoc

Tommy Tickle's Shapes and Spaces is a phenomenal EP, eclectic enough that I thought SoundCloud was skipping around in a self-indulgent "next up" autoplay frenzy. But it is one guy.
daryl cura eargasmic

Traverse Seventeen on Eargasmic Recordings

Daryl Cura's last six tracks have been free downloads from Bandcamp and if you're not hip to this then now is the time to get up to speed.