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The Sound Of: Recordings

Showcasing the diversity of sounds on offer in the Indian electronic music scene and inspiring a new generation of artists to get creative, Recordings has evolved from radio station to club night to vital label. Alongside a mix from its catalogue recorded by Mutable Mercury, founder DJ MoCity tells Safi Bugel about the platform’s journey so far

“People think musicians in India only make music that sounds ‘Indian’,” Mohammed Abood, founder of Recordings, explains to DJ Mag. “In reality, there’s a...

Brooklyn Record Exchange

Brooklyn Record Exchange has opened a new store in New York City.

The team opened their first shop three years ago, operating in the...

THC by studioreyesisraela

THC delivers a vinyl-only mix of high-energy house and classic rave thumpers for the Fresh Kicks mix series, and chats to Eoin Murray about her love for ‘90s dance music, the Venus Vessels non-profit collective, and building her name during the pandemic

Surprising as it may seem, THC made her name during the pandemic. While clubs were shut, the Bogotá-born, Berlin-based DJ’s regular sets on the HÖR...


The DJ Mag Best of North America awards show took place at Kings Hall at Avant Gardner in Brooklyn, New York tonight (16th June)

DJ Mag has announced the winners of its Best of North America Awards 2022 during an Awards Party at Kings Hall (Avant Gardner), Brooklyn on...

LSDXOXO and Eartheater team up on new single and video, ‘Demons’: Watch

LSDXOXO has shared another preview of his upcoming debut album, a track called 'Demons', featuring Eartheater. Watch the video below.

'Demons' follows the pop-punk-inspired April...

Jamie Jones

After eight seasons at DC-10 in Ibiza and two lost to the pandemic, Jamie Jones makes his grand return to Ibiza this summer, and is moving his flagship party, Paradise, to Amnesia Ibiza. For his DJ Mag cover feature, Anna Wall speaks to the Hot Creations boss about coming up in the East London after-hours scene, mentorship, and becoming a dad

It was a humid summer night in June on the white isle back in 2005. Jamie Jones had just returned from Barcelona’s annual Sonar festival...

DJ Mag Best of North America 2022 logo

The line-up for DJ Mag's first-ever Best of North America awards show is here.

Following the announcement of 2022's nominees last week, DJ Mag...

Only 13% of UK festival headliners in 2022 are women, study finds

A new study of UK festivals by BBC Newsbeat has found that only 13% of 2022's headliners are women.

A gender-focused analysis of 50 UK...

DJ Best Of North America logo

Voting is now open for the DJ Mag Best of North America Awards 2022.

After a three-year hiatus, on the other end of a pandemic...

Festival crowd artwork

Most DJs love playing festivals, but what should you do when you’re asked to play one for free, and even cover certain costs yourself? Ria Hylton speaks to DJs Sheba Q, Harold Heath, Charlie Dark and others, along with festival organisers, to find out

Imagine this: you’ve been playing lowkey sets around your hometown for some years, run a small but well-loved party series and have landed a regular...

DJ Mooncup identified as person that died after attending Bang Face Weekender

DJ Mooncup aka Ellen Percival has been identified as the person that died after attending Bang Face Weekender at Pontins in Southport.

The Bristol DJ...

How the global boom of African music is resonating with electronic artists in the diaspora

It’s an exciting time to be both a new and old fan of African music, but how does it feel for African artists raised and working in the diaspora? As producers and consumers, these artists have a unique vantage point on this cultural shift. Jessica Kariisa speaks to Nazar, Hagan, Juba and Chief Boima and asks: what does music from “back home” mean today?

In the early 2000s, there was a small, unassuming stall on the second floor balcony of Kampala’s Bugolobi market. Stocked with computers, scanners and other...

AVA Festival shot from 2021 event

AVA has announced the day splits, opening event and afterparties for this year's flagship festival.

Taking place on 3rd and 4th June, this year's edition...

Premiere: dj_2button ‘Aurora Arrivals’

Bristol DIY station Noods Radio is launching a new label, Dummy Hand. The first release on the imprint will be a vinyl EP from dj_2button...

Top 100 DJs Key Visual 2022

Voting in the Top 100 DJs poll, in aid of UNICEF, launches in July 2022. This page contains key information for DJs wishing to participate in the poll. Please read this information carefully to ensure that you understand the rules and can run a successful campaign.


Wednesday 6th July 2022 at 12:00 (GMT)


Wednesday 14th September 2022 at 23:59 (GMT)


October 2022