For those not already in the know, there’s quite a few incarnations of DJ Magazine propping up news stands around the globe. Here, we count down the top 10 reasons to read our most excellent North American edition, which has been dropping monthly Stateside for the last several years under the watchful eye of our US editor Sarah Polonsky. From our luminous cover star Monika Kruse to DJ-cum-mogul Armin Van Buuren, it’s a jam-packed issue this month — here’s 10 reasons to get your mits on a copy before they’re all gone...
MONIKA KRUSE: TECHNO WONDER WOMAN IS COMING TO TOWN
We DJ Mag staffers don’t fly to Germany for just anyone! When techno icon and crusader for social justice, Monika Kruse, invited us to tag along with her at Time Warp in Mannheim, however, we leapt for our passport. Lucky for you, readers, she’s coming to the States soon…
ARMIN VAN BUUREN: BEHIND THE ARMADA MACHINE
You know the name, you the label, you know A State of Trance. Now, we go behind the scenes with Armin and his mighty team to unearth what it really takes to make the Armada engine run. This is full access to the green room, side stage and backstage!
WU-TANG-CLAN: FROM CHAMBERS TO CHAPTERS
In a new tell-all book from Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Once Upon A Time In Shaolin’, album advisor, Cyrus Bozorgmehr, spills on what the public didn’t see and much more. A ‘Triumph’ for any Wu-Tang fan, we got a preview…
CLAUDE VONSTROKE: DIRTYBIRD CREW GRILLS AND CHILLS
DJ Mag catches up with Claude VonStroke and his Dirtybird coterie in Las Vegas where he makes it clear they are still expanding; all weirdos and music-loving birdbrains are welcome. Burgers and dogs are aplenty.
MOON BOOTS: CHICAGO SPACEMAN’S ALBUM IS OUT OF THIS WORLD
The intergalactic producer known as Moon Boots debut album on Anjunadeep is slaying the charts, and now that we chatted with him, he’s also won our hearts.
ELECTRIC FOREST: WORTH THE HIKE
From hidden rooms between the trees to dancefloors made of moss, even the rain can’t dampen the enchantment of Electric Forest 2017…
CLINT STEWART: AN AMERICAN IN BERLIN
Why did Clint Stewart – a surf-loving, techno-touting DJ/producer – trade the sunny California coast for Berlin’s gray skies in tumultuous political times? Get an expat’s perspective…
EDC LAS VEGAS: SOLO MISSION UNDER THE ELECTRIC SKY
A journey to Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas 2017 results in new friends, musical and spiritual enlightenment best described using the word akin to its namesake as being completely, electric…
SUMMER SUMMER SUMMERTIME
DJ Mag surfs the Net so you can cruise the beach and remain up to date with the best music apps, Twitters beefs, even browser extensions of the summer. Get the lowdown...
CERRONE IS IN NYC TO PARTY
The disco don is still moving and deep shoulder grooving. If you can get into Output tonight (yes, as in Friday, August 11, tonight!) Cerrone is on the decks so go to Williamsburg... like right now!
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