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We talk to DAM FUNK about musical evolution, how music can offer escape, and Los Angeles' distinctive sound...

 

Amen, hallelujah and you’re absolutely goddamned right: Damon G. Riddick AKA DAM FUNK is spot on in both his diagnosis and proposed curative to...

We take on the 'Homework' classic in our latest 60-Second Synth Sounds...

Daft Punk's 'Da Funk' is a true classic, its squelchy synth riff instantly recognisable since it was released in 1997. Our new '60-Second Sound' series...

We speak to DāM-FunK on the phone from his digs in L.A. to talk Prince, Snoop Dogg, Shalamar and so much more...

When DāM-FunK, aka Damon G. Riddick, answers the phone from his LA home, the funk is soon clear. With a heavily-reclined voice not disimilar to that...

Three Festival Appearance + One Club Show

Bringing his Prince-inspired electro-funk that sounds like it came from the version of 2015 presented in Back to the Future II, Dam-Funk will...

EDEN hits cinemas 24th July.

DJ Mag has nabbed an exclusive teaser from EDEN — a brand new film inspired by the french touch movement in Paris in the 1990s...

It's due to relaunch on 24th May...

Camden's iconic Jazz Cafe is set to reopen on 24th May. 

To celebrate the venue's relaunch, the Jazz Cafe will host a wicked two-week opening...

Kanye West, De La Soul and Gang Starr also re-used his work... 

Edwin Birdsong, the revered funk musician sampled by Daft Punk, has died aged 77. The sad news was confirmed via social media by his son...

Baile funk is a phenomena of Black Brazilian music. But despite a huge fanbase and cultural influence, funk is often criminalised in Brazil because of...

In the early hours of Sunday 1st December 2019, militarised police broke up a Brazilian funk street party called Baile da DZ7 in the São...

Fresh as a daisy, Hype is the kind of underground label that makes us smile!

Not to be put off by the fact that Topshop are big fans, Hype. releases bold prints, jazzy patterns and currently has the full backing of young and stylish types.

One of Bristol's most successful monthly parties: 'house, techno and all things disco'

We've all thrown “shapes” on the dancefloor, but for Simon Day and his team the word has a different meaning. When they throw Shapes, rather than some solitary arms movements and a funky wiggle, they end up with a room full of groovy mentalists at it all night. Shapes is not a dance move, it's a dance movement.

Win Funkagenda's incredible live set up

Setting yourself up as a DJ and producer is an expensive business in the digital age, with a whole load of hardware and software needed...

Techno Producer Chriss Cowie is the latest sample provider

Loopmasters certainly live up to their name on their latest release. This time it's the turn of seasoned techno producer Chriss Cowie to provide a...

Just what is this bass-heavy funk sound?

The Ghetto Funk Allstars duo grew out of a blog and a label a few years ago, and they've been rocking festivals and parties ever...

No one represents drum & bass quite like DJs Fabio & Grooverider...

Sure, there are other obvious contenders, but Fab and Groove were there right at the beginning. They didn't just sit at the table — they...

Yes indeedy, hats are on!

WIN SKUNK FUNK HAT… Life is fine, life is sweet and we've got hats to giveaway! Send us a postie or drop us a line...