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PLASTIC FANTASTIC?

Is Kam’s first foray into the DJ software controller market a worthy contender?

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Justin's Time

Following the massive 'Mr Spock', Dirtybird's Justin Martin finally gets the props he deserves...

Drink The Mixer Elixir

Can Pioneer’s DJM-2000 stake its claim to the throne as the ultimate DJ club mixer? DJmag puts it to the test…

Double Dutch

Whether you call their music Dirty Dutch, the Dutch Sound or just Dutch house, the main players from Holland's house scene such as Afrojack, Chuckie and Sidney Samson couldn't be hotter right now. They're starting to work with gigantic US hip-hop/r&b stars via the ubiquitous David Guetta, but where did this scene come from and what is it - apart from geography - that binds the various players together?

Bursting Through The Dam!

Tom Trago - one of Amsterdam's freshest underground house and techno producers - recommends the coolest new artists breaking through and putting the Dam firmly on the map…

ADEs are good!

It's no coincidence that since the inception of the Amsterdam Dance Event in 1996, Dutch music has slowly been infiltrating dance at every level, from its distinctive big name trancers down through the ranks of Dutch house producers to the techier underground sounds of labels such as 100% Pure.

Booming Back Atcha!

Queen of UK urban dance, Ms Dynamite is back with a massive live date at London'??s SW4 Festival and an arsenal of club tunes that are hot-pepper tasters for her forthcoming album, due next yearâ?¦

Skream If You Wanna Go Faster!

Dubstep figurehead Skream has gone euphoric, smashed the templates, and upped the tempos. His new album ‘Outside The Box’ confirms he’s not content to be placed in a bracket, and is out to prove the haters wrong with a joyful set designed to resurrect the potency and power of dance music’s golden years. “I’m trying to bring rave back,” says Skream…

Brooklyn Calling!

Brooklyn, NYC duo Wolf + Lamb aren't just a DJ/production outfit. They're a movement, a label, a club, and extended family of like-minded artists, offering a passionate, soulful techno and electronic disco alternative to the plodding tribal drums of tech house and the harder sound of Berlin. And with a new artist album ready to drop, they've come for our hearts, minds and dancing feet…

The Dirty Dozen

Our guide to 12 of the barmy best from this year’s UK festivals. Get stuck in!

Red Alert!

Redlight - the artist formerly known as Clipz - is flipping the dance script, shattering genres into a million pieces and pioneering a mongrel music that’s thrilling a new electronic generation. With a barrel full of dancefloor killers in his arsenal and a series of key festival appearances throughout the summer, he’s poised for greatness. DJmag learns more…

A Winning Lack Of Formula

London producer SBTRKT’s musical equation of futuristic dubstep rhythms, broken beat funk and warping bass is getting everyone from Radiohead to Gilles Peterson excited. But just who is this masked man? DJmag learns more…

Miami’s Musical Catwalk

As DJs, producers and labels all get their biggest musical bombs ready for Miami’s annual musical showcase, DJMag looks back at the history of Big Miami Tunes breaking at WMC

A Prydz Worth Paying

Arriving in Miami means a lot to our cover star Eric Prydz – for more than one reason. The man who effortlessly makes underground house and techno cuts that sometimes blow up into mainstream monsters has more quality new music to unleash on the assembled throng at this year's WMC…

Blaze of Glory

After a life-changing epiphany at Nevada's Burning Man festival, dance music icon Carl Cox is back with a bang, with an incredible new two-CD mix for Global Underground, 'Black Rock Desert', sonically documenting his sand-swept experiences. DJmag discovers how the isolated desert festival has become his new creative muse…

Inspiration Station

While the Top 100 DJs Poll sees fresh young DJs enter the list every year, let's not forget those who've gone before and whose contributions to dance music have never been officially recognised. Here, we celebrate some of the scene's unsung heroes...

ADE 2009: 'Dam Fine!

Amsterdam becomes the world hotbed for dance music professionals and party people alike this month, as the ADE rolls into town...

Swede Harmony!

The unstoppable Swedish House Mafia - Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso and Steve Angello - bring their power-house to their new Ibiza residency. And right now it seems they can please all the people all the time...

Mid-Summer Mischief!

Milan's mischievous crunk house tag team Crookers are primed to be the next dance music superstars. Prior to a momentous gig at London's top dance fest Get Loaded In The Park, in August, and a forthcoming debut album, DJmag collars the Italian pranksters to find out how they do things, Crookers style...

South American Way

The red pill or the blue pill?! Rocha & Lewinger's 'Into The Matrix' covermount CD for DJmag is a blistering, funky techno juggernaut from a DJ duo caught up in the addictive powers of DJing and producing.

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