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HM Presents Hold Tight

You might not recognize the name "HM" right away, but it's the latest moniker being used by none other than Harold Matthews - better known in Chicago House lore as "Big Ed."

Sheer Grooveability: Angel In Disguise by Maritri

Can you feel nostalgia for something you didn't experience firsthand? I'm a big fan of the Soulful House sound of Global Soul Music (and...

Retrospect: Andy Compton from The Rurals

After 20 years of putting out music, Andy Compton from The Rurals has the hard-earned reputation for being a connoisseur of all things soulful,...

Moodymann Remixes Ralf Gum’s “With Her Hand”

Ralf Gum always provides heavy ammunition for his DJs. The third single from his 2014 album In My City dropped yesterday in promo release...

Ralf Gum’s City Life: In My City LP

Soulful House is a singles-driven genre. You rarely get a true extended play EP rather than a single and a few remixes (including -...

Free (Is All I Wanna Be) by Ralf GUM and Portia...

I gotta be honest: one of the things that really called me back to writing music reviews again is the resurgence of true songwriting...

One of Us: Terry Hunter and the Making of a Chicago...

"I want people to feel like they saw something special when I'm gone." Chicago House Music producer Terry Hunter is one of the most...

Karizma’s Beats & Bobs Vol 1

In a post-apocalyptic world where the fallout from the EDM Bomb has caused our musical landscape to resemble the set of a Mad Max...

Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly: It’s Your World

Jennifer Hudson, R. Kelly, Wayne Williams and Terry Hunter. What do these legendary names all have in common? Well, the obvious answer is Chicago,...

Caswell James’ Magnificent Slab of Soul

If you're a soulful DJ, I cannot imagine any reason why you wouldn't lead off every set you play for the next three months...

This Entire Scene Was Frankie Knuckles’ Dance Floor

Where do you begin the story of the man who began it all? The man who began it for you? Should I start at the...

Joey Negro Mix: Live at Goldfish in Sydney February 28 2014

Update: Our man Joey Negro just sent us an exclusive mix ahead of his date this Friday, March 21, 2014 at Primary Nightclub in...

How I Play: Joey Negro on the Culture and Craft of...

DJs today are confronted with an astonishing number of choices, from vinyl to digital media, controllers, mixers, and the unending stream of more music...

John Morales Remixes Marc Evans: The Supernatural Communication EP (M+M Mixes)

Never pass up a record with a John Morales remix. That rule should have been carved into your crate or sewn into the inseam...

Roy Davis Jr. – 5 Magazine’s January 2014 Cover Profile

At a time when dance music is now outselling Hip-Hop, we can shamelessly go with the glass half full analogy and say that the...

How About You Just DJ? Tortured Soul Answers

Seven years ago, I saw Tortured Soul live and said to myself: "This is the future I'm looking at." Everybody I knew that kind of...

Maurice Joshua: Exclusive Mix for 5 Magazine’s 100th Issue Celebration

A new mix from Grammy Award winner and Chicago House Music legend Maurice Joshua kicks off 5 Magazine's 100th Issue Celebration.   All this month we're...

Adam Rios: Book One (Vega Records)

Some artists are very well known. Some are known well by those that KNOW music! This is the case with this tight EP on...

When Guetta Was Underground: Up and Away by David Guetta and...

Beating up on David Guetta at this point is about as fun as slapping around a middle aged accountant in a leather mask and...

Interview: Brian Coxx

Ahead of our 8 year anniversary party this Friday, August 23 2013, we get to know Brian Coxx of New York City, talking punk...

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