In the latest episode of 5 Magazine’s Conversations podcast, host and 5 Magazine editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani sits down for a talk with Baltimore-bred DJ and producer Karizma. Karizma headlines 5 Magazine’s 12 year anniversary bash on Saturday, August 26th 2017 at Smartbar alongside 5 Mag’s DEL and our very own Editrix Czboogie. (Tickets going fast!)

Originally published in 5 Magazine #151, our 12 year anniversary issue.

Karizma: Conversations by 5 Magazine

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Show Notes

  • Karizma’s work with Spen
  • how Karizma finds new music
  • Bandcamp
  • practicing 2 hours a day
  • Karizma’s tips on how to freak your CDJs
  • the difference between how the US and how Europe loves House music
  • taking chances when DJing
  • the last time Karizma played Chicago
  • Karizma’s label R2 Records and what new music he has coming up

About Conversations

Conversations is 5 Magazine’s podcast featuring discussions with individuals from the House Music community. Episode one was with Nicky Siano; Episode two with the founders of Paris nightclub Djoon; Episode three with Frederick Dunson of the Frankie Knuckles Foundation. You can listen to all episodes on SoundCloud; get updates when a new episode is added via 5 Magazine’s mailing list.

Song credits

Intro: Karizma: How Fly This Life Is
Outdo: Bill Withers: Lovely Day (Karizma Remix)