Jimpster: “The Music is Always Bigger Than All of Us” (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:57-05:00April 24th, 2018|5 Magazine, DJ, House Music, My House Radio, producer|

Jimpster (Jamie Odell) has been producing music since 1992. He currently co-runs the Freerange and Delusions of Grandeur labels and is a world-renowned producer and DJ. We spoke to Odell about the changes he’s seen in house music over the years, and attempt to uncover the secrets of his sound. Photo by Tom Oldham. The deep house scene owes more to [...]

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It’s Time To Jack Again (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:21:58-05:00April 12th, 2018|5 Magazine, Announcements, House Music, Music, Music News, My House Radio, Videos|

Chip E and Carl Cox remake Time To Jack and Chicago House Music lore of Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy in the studio. He was the man who encouraged and helped co-produce Frankie Knuckles’ first track “You Can’t Hide.” He was in the studio with Ron Hardy when he did his very first [...]

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Brian Power – A 5 Mag Mix #55 (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:00-05:00March 28th, 2018|5 Magazine, House Music, Interviews, Music, My House Radio|

From bedroom DJ to radio DJ at age 50, and his debut album at 54: 5 Magazine's Czarina Mirani meets Brian Power. Brian Power – A 5 Mag Mix #55  From the UK, Brian Power had his first DJ gig in 2013 when he was 50 years old. Five years later he not only has [...]

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The People That Ruined Radio Are Ruining The Company That Ruined Radio (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:01-05:00March 19th, 2018|5 Magazine, Entertaiment, House Music, Music, Music News, news|

IHeartMedia, formerly Clear Channel, just filed the 30th largest bankruptcy in history with $20 billion in debt. IHeartMedia, the adorable name assigned to the hungry beast once known as Clear Channel, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has come to terms with the majority of its creditors, however, so the Biblical [...]

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Richie Hawtin, Dixon, Duke Dumont Play Mamby 2018 (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:02-05:00March 17th, 2018|5 Magazine, Announcements, Entertaiment, House Music, Music News, My House Radio|

The full line-up for Mamby on the Beach‘s 2018 weekend was announced today, all in one blast. Nestled in among the eclectic range of headliners playing the Chicago festival are some extremely exciting selections in the electronic music scene, representing both some hometown beat magicians of the Chicago underground and the wider dance music scene. On [...]

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Paris Cesvette Does It Up Big on “Celestial (My Journey Among Stars)”

By |2018-07-26T16:22:06-05:00March 4th, 2018|5 Magazine, House Music, Music, Music News, My House Radio, producer|

Ian Friday, Josh Milan, Dawn Tallman, Mike City and Will Downing are among the artists to join Paris Cesvette on her quality debut LP. The wonderful Paris Cesvette does it up big on her inspiring debut album. Don’t look for 12 tracks of inert tech house here, as collaborations with Ian Friday, Will Downing, [...]

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The Community Shows Love for Boyd Jarvis “He was house before there was house.”

By |2018-07-26T16:22:08-05:00February 22nd, 2018|5 Magazine, Classics, Clubs - Nightlife, Interviews|

“Give me flowers when I’m still living,” Frankie Knuckles once said, “because I won’t be able to enjoy them when I’m under the ground.” As true as that sentiment is, people from around the house music industry have been pouring out their love for the Boyd Jarvis, dance music pioneer and inspiration, whose death was announced this weekend. [...]

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Boyd Jarvis, Dance Music Pioneer, Has Died

By |2018-07-26T16:22:09-05:00February 18th, 2018|5 Magazine, Announcements, House Music, Music, Music News, My House Radio, Spirituality|

  Sad news whipping through the house music community today: Boyd Jarvis, a pioneer and pivotal figure in the history of music but especially dance music, has died. Jarvis had been diagnosed with cancer in 2016, after which a number of fundraising vehicles and shows were held. It was announced Jarvis would be undergoing radiation [...]

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Where It All Began: Karizma Reissues The Power (5 Magazine)

By |2018-07-26T16:22:09-05:00February 16th, 2018|5 Magazine, Classics, DJ, House Music, My House Radio|

Home  Deep House Stone cold classic, sold out vinyl and the first digital release of Atjazz's floor dub.  1999: We partied, we feared Y2K would change the world but had no real understanding of the keg of dynamite we had been standing on all along. “Gentrification” was a word that mostly sociologists and urban planners knew. Barely [...]

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Michael Ezebukwu: The 5 Magazine Interview

By |2018-07-26T16:22:11-05:00January 26th, 2018|5 Magazine, Classics, House Music, Interviews, Music News|

What do you know about Michael Ezebukwu? One of the legendary, most obscure original Chicago House DJs mounts a comeback. January 2, 2007    EVERY SO OFTEN, AN old school head who has been in the House scene for at least 10 years or more would mention the name Michael Ezebukwu to me. Words such [...]

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