New House Music and Classic House Music reviews, free tracks and charts from 5 Magazine’s team of editors, writers, reviewers and DJs.

Music In Motion is Detroit House at its best from Upstairs Asylum

Norm Talley's vinyl-only label continues its march through the racks with another killer V/A featuring real house music for working DJs.

Deep house perfection from Lehto and Risperson on “Lovers”

Risperson's remix of "Lovers" is gorgeous, glorious underground deep house, punchy on the low-end but with a sunny sheen that catches your breath in your throat.

MAL.E emerges with a new techno identity on Something Manufactured

Fixed Rhythms drops this crash between high tech and low tech soul from MAL.E, the new alias of Mali Mase.
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Chicago’s DJ Threejay & Patrick Wayne release the bangin’ “I Found Love”

"I Found Love" sounds like a freight train driving through your living room and blowing open a tunnel to the discotheque next door.

Green Velvet: Bigger Than Prince (10 Year Anniversary Remixes)

Prince was still alive when Green Velvet released Bigger Than Prince, and that's just a little of what's changed in the last 10 years
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The hidden gems of Heist Recordings

Heist Recordings' V/A of previously released material is, no shit, the best album I heard this month, with tracks from Fouk, Felipe Gordon, Dam Swindle, Demuir, Crackazat, Nachtbraker and more.

Karizma & China Charmeleon remix “You Take Me High”

The Baltimore king Karizma casts a spell over "You Take Me High" by T. Williams featuring Tendai, the original of which was released in March.
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Noncompliant launches new label Giant Arm with Momentum Shift EP

Listen to the first track from Giant Arm, the new label from beloved techno producer and DJ Noncompliant. "Symptom Onset" is premiering with 5 Mag now.
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Fanon Flowers looks back on an age of chrome & steel on “Detroit Automation”

Released in 2020, Fanon Flowers' seven track album Detroit Automation is a masterpiece of minimal but visceral ambient and machine-tooled techno.
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Carlo celebrates summer’s last days on the sun-worshipping “Tides”

Tides is a vibe - sparkling, hazy, incandescent eclectic tracks from Carlo on his Aterral label.

Earliest known recordings of Sylvester to be released

Dark Entries prepares an album of jazz, gospel and blues on Sylvester's Private Recordings: August 1970 in honor of legendary disco vocalist's 76th birthday.
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Afterhours vibes from Eddie Leader & Chez Damier on “Pressure”

For some people "Pressure" is late night music. It's early morning for some and some of us live our whole lives at an afterhours tempo. The Eddie Leader and Chez Damier collaboration on wax is a treat for whenever you're up and ready to vibe.

Lavan drops a deep, garagey groove on Can’t Wait

Lavan drops a dime of pure, unadulterated underground happiness on this 12" garage / deep house EP from +98 Records out of Berlin.
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Nachtbraker drops 4 tracks of high tempo deepness on “Dondoni”

Holland's Nachtbraker's latest release on his self-titled label delivers four high-paced and futuristic deep house tunes on Dondoni.
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Dave Lee remixes the Saturday Night Band on “Come On Dance, Dance”

Commissioned by Unidisc, Dave Lee gives "Come On Dance, Dance" from flashly 1970s studio project Saturday Night Band a 9 minute rubdown, including bongo-riddled breakdown that will be catnip for DJs and dancefloors.
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Lars Behrenroth does acid on “Is It”

Hands up if you had Lars Behrenroth dropping a gnarly as f acid track for the summer of 2023
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Raw Midwest techno from Minneapolis’ Autokinetic

Carrying the torch for Midwest Techno, Autokinetic drops a rude and raucous four track EP on vinyl and digital from Fixed Rhythms.
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Dubbyman and Dan Piu are Age of Rage

Dubbyman and Dan Piu channel an almost mystical vibration on Credo Tracks Vol 1, on vinyl from new label Sole Aspect.
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Cinthie & Ian Pooley remix a primal scream called “PPPPP”

The incendiary Diva 2022 mix is the lead and centerpiece for PPPPP The Remixes Part 1 on Rhythm Cult, a label that does not cut corners and certainly didn't spare any expense on the first of what is implied will be a series of remix packages.
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Premiere: Black Eyes – Scuba Lyfe (Rolando Remix) [Lost Control 2097]

Bangin' remix from the legendary DJ Rolando (Underground Resistance, Los Hermanos) of SCUBA LYFE, the hazy, deliriously hypnotic and appropriately trippy b-side track from Manchester producer Black Eyes


Brutal layoffs at Bandcamp as new owner slashes 50% of staff

A week after promising to preserve many of the site's most beloved features, Bandcamp's new owner has gutted the company's staff. The writing team at Bandcamp Daily is reportedly down to just 3 people.