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London's dance music conference - London Calling - needs some clever buggers to present papers at their event at Earls Court in the summer.

London dance music conference, London Calling, is calling (ahem!) for professionals from the music industry to submit papers for possible inclusion in the presentations at...

So many return from Ibiza in desperate need of another holiday just to get over it, but uncover the island's rustic tranquility and you can...


Let's make no mistake, Ibiza is all about the parties, but eventually 36-hour days and enough vodka limons to fill up a bath tub can...

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With the so-called boutique fests, the key is to catch them just before they ditch their super-intimate roots and start acting upon semi-behemoth like ambitions...

Loco Dice talks new album and more...

Loco Dice is heading to Brooklyn. In Manhattan for the listening party for his latest LP, ‘Underground Sound Suicide’, we catch him in a...

Plus Artwork, Jonjo Jury, Guy Williams...

Stanton Calling is back with its biggest dance music roster yet, including Theo Parrish, Goldie MBE, and disco don Joey Negro.

Newly confirmed artists for...

We pick out 10 of the best books inspired by the early days of acid house

“Those were good days in Edinburgh, in 1990,” says author and screenwriter Trevor Miller, who wrote the acid house culture’s first novel, published in...

It first happened at a media dinner about five years ago. I was sandwiched rather uncomfortably between two older international journalists — one from Amsterdam...

Tracks from the likes of Jesse Saunders and Frankie Knuckles could now improve the commute... 

Chicago’s new train station features an on-site DJ booth. 

The installation is part of a huge $280-million revamp of the 95th Street Station on the...

In DJ Mag's April music columns, Joe Roberts, Carl Loben, Shiba Melissa Mazaza and Layla Marino spotlight topical sounds from around the world

Joe Roberts asks, will the resurgence of rave provide the soundtrack to a post-COVID summer of love?

“It looks like old skool raves will be...

Each month, DJ Mag UK's fashion editor Amy Fielding catches up with some of our favourite artists to talk about all things style. Check out...

A mainstay in London’s underground scene for a hot minute — specifically a decade — KG aka Karen Nyame aka “The Rhythm Goddess” is a...

Juke Bounce Werk co-founder, Alexis Gutierrez — aka DJ Noir — explores how language can be used to appropriate Black culture and leave behind its...

We have been forced to address the elephant in the room.

In light of historic current events, the dance music community has been forced to...

BRAYLEN DION & EMILY WANG

Detroit-born, Atlanta-based Ash Lauryn is a digger in the truest sense, repping a soulful, classic house sound in her sets and helping preserve and bring back to the fore the Black roots of electronic music through her Underground & Black project. She speaks to Ria Hylton about discovering her passion and making the most of opportunities

On 1st July, Ash Lauryn performed an all-night-long set at East London’s NT’s Loft. Her mix, dripping in the soulful, cavernous grooves of an old-skool...

Double O and Mantra stand side by side on a dark, green-light background, Mantra's arm on Dubz shoulder

More than a club night and record label, Rupture has become a nexus point for the global jungle/drum & bass community, helping to galvanise a new generation while re-energising seasoned heads. Founders and life partners Mantra and Double O tell DJ Mag’s Ben Hindle about its evolution, and the importance of championing inclusivity and musical freedom

It’s early April and nearing 8am at East London nightclub, FOLD. The spirited vocal of DJ Vibes & Wishdokta’s ‘Midsummer Mist’ is cutting its way...

Released 20 years ago, Basement Jaxx's 'Rooty' is a paean to the adaptable power of house music, a ferocious mixture of musical styles kept in...

‘Rooty’, Basement Jaxx’s second album, was the moment when the London duo conquered pop in the name of UK house music; the apex of the...

 "A silent genius and brilliant arrangements," said Bootsy Collins

Legendary jazz saxophonist and bandleader Alfred James "Pee Wee" Ellis has died.

Best known for his work with artists including Van Morrison and James Brown...