It's Time: Issue 147 of 5 Magazine is out now, featuring a studied profile of Kevin Yost, Sound Warrior's new showcase release of female producers dedicated to Cherushii, Gavin Hardkiss and the treasure hunt for gold in the hills of San Francisco and more.
Here's what's inside our new (and, at 68 pages, longest yet) issue:
ON THE FRONT
All I Had Was My Music: Kevin Yost, The 5 Magazine Profile
Kev Obrien on Kevin Yost, one of the most unique and prolific dance music producers over the last 20 years. Also an exclusive Kevin Yost 5 Mag Mix.
ALSO INSIDE THIS ISSUE
Where Did The Money Go? How Music Got Cheap & Gear Got Expensive: Will Sumsuch pens a powerful critique of an industry in which flashy gear continues to sell at record rates while the music made on it has become a rounding error - and what we can do about it.
Sound Warrior Loves: Jenifa Mayanja of Sound Warrior on Warrior Loves, the latest release showcasing female producers and dedicated to the memory of Cherushii, the talented DJ, producer and live performer who was among the casualties of the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire.
Cz's Boogie 10: Exclusive access to the latest episode of Cz's Boogie, in which 5 Mag editor-in-chief Czarina Mirani selects her 10 current favorite records along with House Music gossip and talk.
Gavin Hardkiss: Star Struck: There's gold in them hills: Gavin Hardkiss launches the fifth overall Hawke album, Love In Stars, with a treasure hunt for gold USBs stashed throughout the Bay Area.
... plus: The 10 best studio headphones for under $50, review of Samson's Meteor Mic for podcasting and new music and reissues from Andy Compton and Celestine, Balearic Records, CEV, Com Truise, Jeremy Sylvester's Garage Future, Glenn Toby on Victor Simonelli's Bassline Records, Hidden Orchestra, Joey Negro featuring Linda Clifford, Jon Woodhouse on 247House, Max Telaer on Closer To Truth, Ortella, KON remixes The Pretenders, Salsoul, Soul Button on Steyoyoke, Love Notes featuring Tape_Hiss and more.
68 pages, PDF Format
2 mp3 files