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A Certain Ratio

New album and live dates from the Mancunian post-punkers

Formed in 1979 from the ashes of punk, and named after a Brian Eno lyric, A Certain Ratio’s influential blend of punk, funk, disco...

Jamz Supernova is spearheading the next generation of radio DJs with her residencies on BBC Radio 1Xtra and Selector Radio. While equally at home behind...

It’s an uncomfortable fact of the situation that some people have had a good pandemic. The rhythm of our daily lives has been disturbed, maybe...

Broadcasting from the Heart of Shoreditch

The strength of independent radio in East London grows again with the arrival of Strongroom Alive, a new station broadcasting from iconic studio Strongroom...

Since its inception in 2016, Dublin Digital Radio has become a vital community outlet for many Irish DJs and producers, and has been of added...

For music fans that feel at odds with the algorithmic nature of streaming platforms, online radio is delivering an alternative source of music discovery and...

Space Sound

A "mysterious object" is blasting out radio waves in space.


According to a post on Instagram from New Scientist, the mysterious object "is pulsing...

Pete Tong's Essential Selection

“Time is always my biggest battle,” states voice of the dance music nation, Pete Tong. “Finding the time to do it all and have the right head space to listen to so much music, you have to be on the case!” And he certainly was on the case again in 2012, picking up the DJ Mag gong for Best Radio Show for his tireless work on the Essential Selection each and every week.

Listen to a new radio doc on the origins of Andrew Weatherall’s “Fail we may, sail we must”

A new radio documentary has been released, which dives into the story behind Andrew Weatherall's famous "Fail we may, sail we must" motto and tattoos...

The Black Madonna, Bradley Zero, James Blake and Artwork among those playing staring roles...

BBC Radio 1 has just announced its 2018 weekly residency line-up, with some of electronic music’s biggest stars set to play prominent roles. 

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Mixed up in The Hague

It's impossible to overstate The Hague's impact on dance music. In the early '90s, this small city in northern Holland crafted a bastardised version of the sounds bubbling out of Detroit, a ravey mash of jacking house and techno that, at the time, sounded almost impossibly futuristic.

Retro futurist house master

Ever cooked Kerri Chandler a fish dinner? Us neither, but Citizen — AKA retro-futurist house producer Laurence Blake — has, and if his culinary skills are anything like his tunes, Chandler would have been in for a treat...

Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, radio has become an integral part of daily life at home. It has allowed established DJs a new...

Start Local

The best place for an aspiring host to start is on a local community radio station. Baile Beyai is one of the co-founders...

Tiesto's new pop direction receives mixed reviews

Tiesto's poptastic new single 'Wasted' is out in the UK on Monday — and the Dutch DJ will be hoping that the track sells better...

Disco tech duo In Flagranti on their huge new release 'Headrush'

Masters of conjuring deep, disco-laced house music, Swiss duo In Flagranti have honed a reputation for creating sure-fire dancefloor records, mixing eclectic sets which convey their idiosyncratic tastes and distinctly non-formulaic approach to DJing.

Dubstep original will never turn his back on the sound that made him

As you’ve doubtless heard, dubstep is dead in the water. Cursed with a lethal mix of commercial success, mass popularity, a huge internet presence, countless sold out raves, the scene is, as any fool can tell, totally knackered. Somebody needs to pause and tell Skream this quick, because from where he’s standing, the world has never looked better. Currently on a short solo tour of the States, the man who describes himself as having “dubstep as my blood group” has been gleefully pushing the boundaries of the sound, chopping up half speed snare smashes and bully boy basslines with taut explosions of house, disco and techno, knowing full well that rather than destroying the scene he loves, he’s blowing it wide open.

Categorise him at your peril

Try to categorise Dismantle at your peril. Like his name alludes, the Brighton-based producer has been taking apart the genre boundaries at the seams and engineering his own unique blends of bass-heavy influences — which range from jump-up drum & bass and bleeping Dutch house to Bugz In The Attic-esque breakbeat and classic reggae.