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Best of British 2015, educated by Point Blank

 

OTHER NOMINEES
TIM GREEN 'ECLIPSE'
PAUL WOOLFORD 'MDMA’
STEVE LAWLER ‘HOUSE RECORD’
KIWI 'SHORT TAIL'

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Irish duo Bicep have scooped the Best...

Best of North America Awards 2017

New York via Chicago artist Honey Dijon has long been a staple in house music. Originally influenced by her parents’ soul and R&B records as...

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Point Blank are back with another track deconstruction. This time, their Head of Education and Development and master of Track Deconstructions, Ski Oakenfull breaks down...

Skream 'Let's Get Ravey Mix' Of La Roux 'In For The Kill' Killer Instinct: Hands-in-the-air anthem slays dancefloors

In 2009, nothing short of Gordon Brown appointing Simon Cowell to advise the government on financial policy could have captured the country's mood more. Only...

Julio Bashmore 'Au Seve'

Care, consideration and caution are not always words associated with the fleeting world of dance music. DJs and promoters springing up and disappearing quicker than Eats Everything can guzzle a pint of the black stuff, it's tempting for the next pretty young thing getting hyped to high heaven to go for broke; rush out a series of half-finished tracks off their hard drive and sit back and wait for that cash-money to roll in. Not Bashmore.

Maya Jane Coles 'DJ-Kicks'

The meteoric Maya Jane didn't have to wait quite as long as some of the other members of the 'DJ-Kicks' alumnus society to be asked to drop a mix for the pivotal series. She joins a glittering — and eclectic — number, including Stacey Pullen, Carl Craig, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Nightmares On Wax, Andrea Parker, Playgroup, Tiga, Erlend Øye, The Glimmers, Four Tet, Hot Chip, Photek and Scuba.

Underground maverick taking the over ground by storm in 2009...

"It's got a lot to do with my basslines, I'm pretty good at writing them," shrugs master of the understatement Jamie Jones matter-of-factly, when asked...

Charging through big rooms

This year the British Breakthrough DJ award has gone to a producer. Actually, that might have been how we saw Funkagenda a few years ago...

1.3 million tracks were uploaded to the download website over the course of the year...

Beatport has revealed its list of the best selling tracks of 2018.

Taking in an overall top 100, as well as individual genre charts, the...

Groove Armada

To the uninitiated, Groove Armada's return to making underground house music might appear something of a change in direction. It is, of course, nothing of the sort. Andy Cato and Tom Findlay have found themselves, thanks to a solid decade of commercial success, stuffed clumsily into all manner of pigeon holes; from dance-pop to pop-dance to chill-out to stadium-dance to ragga-dance and any number of other sub genres you might care to mention.

Jessie Ware 'Running (Disclosure Remix)

To say Jessie Ware’s had a good year would be rather an understatement. Her diva vocals, that hark back to a golden era of house and draw comparisons with Sade and Donna Summer, have found increasing favour with the UK bass scene’s underground producers and, like Katy B before her, garnered a Mercury nomination.

Climate Control: Fresh atmospheric d&b par excellence

If drum & bass had reached a crossroads at the start of 2009, then it was Commix who were leading the way into new territories...

Hypercolour

If there's a label that has owned 2012, it's Hypercolour. The year's artist roster reads every bit as well on paper as it plays on a turntable; Huxley, Maya Jane Coles, Mosca, BareSkin, Tom Demac and Kris Wadsworth.

A Hat-Trick!: Three is the magic number for Juno

For the third successive year DJmag readers have voted Juno Records as their favourite place to shop for vinyl, CDs and digital downloads.

"It's fantastic...

The tribal house hero is back on top - and loving it...

Make no mistake - 2009 is the year that Steve Lawler got his groove back. The Birmingham-born veteran DJ may have been a constant and...