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Norma Jean Bell LP cover

Detroit saxophonist, producer, and vocalist Norma Jean Bell is responsible for some of house music’s most glorious moments, and has worked alongside the likes of Moodymann, K-Hand, Ron Trent and George Clinton. Her full-length opus, 'Come Into My Room', released in 2001, proved that she really is “the baddest bitch in this room”

If you look in the ‘about’ section on Norma Jean Bell’s Facebook page, it says, simply, “I’m the baddest bitch in this room...” It's a...

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Effy has released her debut EP, 'Not What It Seems'.


The UK DJ and producer's four-track EP features the singles 'Run It' with...

AVA Festival shot from above

Last month, 16,000 ravers attended Belfast's AVA Festival at its new home on the Titanic Slipways. DJ Mag traveled to AVA to discover how the event is creating a sense of unity, community and a second wave of rave in the city

In 2015, Belfast’s first AVA Festival and conference found its home beneath the towering yellow Harland & Wolff cranes — affectionately named Samson and Goliath...

R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse and trafficking, following his conviction last year.


Last September, the disgraced R&B...

Bicep release new track 'Mina (II)'

Bicep have announced the release of a new track, 'Mele (II)', as well as their biggest UK show to date at Alexandra Palace on 3rd...

A crowd facing the DJ booth in Hï Ibiza's main room

Hï Ibiza has been voted the World’s No.1 Club in this year’s Top 100 Clubs poll.


Top 100 Clubs is a celebration of the world’s...

Depeche Mode confirm cause of Andy Fletcher’s death, thank fans for “outpouring of love” in statement

Depeche Mode have confirmed the cause of death of cofounder and keyboardist Andy Fletcher, who died suddenly, aged 60, on 26th May. 


In a...

We're counting down the results from 2022's Top 100 Clubs poll live here from 14:00 BST

The Top 100 Clubs results are announced right here today. The poll is our celebration of the world’s definitive dancefloors, ranked entirely by votes from DJ...

The Beams

A spacious new East London venue, The Beams, is set to open its doors on 1st October. 


Located in the heart of the Docklands, the...

The Martinez Brothers: reaching new heights

As they kick off their Tuesday night headline residency at Hï Ibiza, New York natives The Martinez Brothers catch up with DJ Mag Ibiza's Mick Wilson about  their love for the White Isle and their big plans for the coming season

Straight outta the Bronx in New York City, The Martinez Brothers — and yes, they are actually siblings; Stevie is three years older than Chris...

Coby Sey announces debut album, 'Conduit', on AD 93

Coby Sey is set to release his debut album through AD 93.


Titled 'Conduit', the eight-track record marks his second appearance on the label, following...

Four Tet settles streaming royalties dispute with Domino Records

Kieran Hebden, AKA Four Tet, has settled his legal dispute over royalties with record label Domino.


Taking to social media to confirm the settlement, Hebden...

How X-Press 2’s ‘Lazy’

Released in 2002, a dream collaboration between UK house heroes X-Press 2 and Talking Heads' David Byrne, ‘Lazy’ lit up clubs and the pop charts alike. Here, Dave Jenkins talks to the group’s Ashley Beedle, Rocky and Diesel about how the track transcended generations and genres to become a timeless hit

“Who even writes a bloody dance tune called ‘Lazy’?” laughs Ashley Beedle. Fellow X-Press 2 founders Rocky and Diesel chime in with the chuckles, as...

Premiere: DJ co.kr 'BREAK TODAY'

DJ co.kr has released a new single, ‘BREAK TODAY’. Check it out below. 


The Seoul-based DJ, producer and Ghetto-Ray party starter continues his pursuits in...

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There are rumours of a Chemical Brothers secret set at Glastonbury 2022 this weekend.


With slots on the likes of the Park Stage and John...