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The grime MC's six-track project will be released on 20th January 

Grime MC Novelist has announced the release date and tracklist of his new album ‘Inferno’. 

The Lewisham rapper’s six-track project comes out on 20th January...

King Yoof's wicked junglistic dubwise breakbeat

King Yoof grew up in Lewisham, south-east London with his mum.

“When she was at work, a Jamaican family who lived next door looked after...

The south Londoner also asks Jeremy Corbyn not to resign...

Novelist has been showing support for Labour for some time now, as well as a lot of disdain for the Tories, but now he’s gone...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...

Coby Sey’s music sounds particularly special in winter. The Lewisham musician, producer, vocalist and DJ’s frosty, nocturnal sound envelopes its listeners like a thick fog...

The Sound Of: Touching Bass

Encompassing parties, a record label and a beloved radio show, Errol and Alex Rita’s Touching Bass has created an open space to celebrate Black music in all its forms, from jazz to jungle and beyond. Alongside a woozy mix exploring the DNA of Touching Bass’ past, present and future by Sammseed, Ria Hylton documents the movement’s ethos and story so far 

“Touching Bass is a musical movement,” Errol Anderson tells DJ Mag. “And when I say movement, I’m thinking of forward movement — energy.” Alex Rita...

The biggest tunes on the underground this month

Five tunes you need in your box

Meet the MC is DJ Mag's interview series, getting to know emerging MCs on the electronic music scene. This month, Felicity Martin catches up with...

“Shaybo, ya dun know”: the name might be new to casual listeners, but to early followers of UK road rap, Shaybo is no newcomer. There’s...

A new white paper published by the UK Government plans to completely reorganise England’s system for planning applications, leaving the country’s clubs under serious threat...

When it comes to the UK’s live music sector, the government’s public optimism has been less than forthcoming. After all, it’s difficult to spin an...

In the UK grime scene, the spotlight has usually shone on MCs. Instrumentals have long remained a niche point of interest, a topic for more...

Who are the producers shaping the sounds of UK rap and grime right now? 2019 seems as good a time as any to be considering...

Cocoon In The Park, Strange Places, Kallida... 

Just when you thought you’d escaped the portaloo, they pull you back in, with almost all July 2019’s top UK events void of plumbing. Not...

Flux Day & Night, Cocoon In The Park, Farr Festival, Sequences, Nozstock and Shine says goodbye to Mandela Hall...

Britain is in the midst of its best summer in years, so thankfully the Top 30 UK events in July 2018 afford plenty of opportunities...

Tiga, DJ Hell, Soulwax, Boy George and Danny Howells on David Bowie's influence on electronic music


David Bowie's back with a new album at the age of 66 — and he's never been more inspirational. A musical and cultural icon, it's his immense influence on dance and electronic music that's been his greatest contribution. DJ Mag talks to some of the biggest Bowie fans in dance and pop to find out why

Tiga, DJ Hell, Boy George, Danny Howells and Soulwax talk about Bowie's impact...

It was Bowie’s ability to experiment, trend-spot, paint lyrical images and create new personas — chameleon-like — in the '70s that gave him such a cult following.

With the festival phenomenon showing no signs of slowing down, there’s something on offer for everyone in the UK this season...

Counting down the 2010s, we round-up the albums that defined the decade in electronic music

How do you rank a decade’s worth of music? The truth is, you can’t. An album that meant the world to you might make someone...