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Liverpool club and culture space meraki calls for community action to help save venue

Liverpool venue meraki is asking for community support to help save it from potential closure in the face of a neighbouring residential development proposal. 


The...

Calvin Harris

Calvin Harris has announced the release date and collaborators for his forthcoming new album, ‘Funk Wav Bounces Volume 2’.


The Grammy award-winning Scottish DJ and...

Balearic trance

Ibiza played a central role in spreading a new take on trance around the turn of the millennium — a more soothing vein of the sound that captures the mood of a Mediterranean sunset. As clubs in Ibiza are opening again for the first time since 2019 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, DJ Mag dives into the roots of a genre that was inspired and shaped by the island’s unique appeal: Balearic trance

Long before turning into a global clubbing destination, Ibiza appealed to crowds looking for spiritual growth — with those from the hippie movement settling in...

Calvin Harris DJs on Liverpool FC team bus after Champions League final

Calvin Harris joined the Liverpool Football Club atop their bus for a parade through the city on Monday, 30th May.


The Scottish DJ and Liverpool...

Castlemorton 1992: photographing the Illegal rave that changed UK dance music forever

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the biggest and the most infamous illegal rave that ever took place: Castlemorton – a week-long, 20,000-person party deemed so anarchistic that it shook Middle England to its core. Here, photographer Alan Lodge tells his story of capturing a week changed UK dance music forever

It started on a particularly sunny bank holiday weekend, on the 22nd May 1992. A ramshackle convoy of vehicles, which served as the rag-tag homes...

Sarangua Embroidery feature header artwork featuring two products

This month, business owner, textile artist, designer and painter, Sara, speaks with DJ Mag about her creative company Sarangua Embroidery

As a British-Mongolian business owner, with a huge love for pop culture, London-based designer Sara says that her vision has always been “to provide a...

UK’s first regular drug checking service set to launch this month in Bristol

The UK's first regular drug checking service is launching in Bristol this month, delivered by non-profit harm reduction specialists The Loop in a new partnership...

Wasted Heroes

In our most recent Brand Focus, DJ Mag's fashion editor, Amy Fielding, speaks with Liverpool-based graphic designer Russell Reid, who turned his life-long love of designing rave artwork and club culture into a clothing brand

In 2010, graphic designer Russell Reid had made a name for himself designing flyers for legendary Liverpool parties, like Circus and Chibuku. A key player...

Patrick Topping

Patrick Topping has announced the full line-up for Trick's summer takeover at DC-10.


Following the line-up reveals for Amelie Lens and Carl Cox's residencies at...

Paradox: the numbers game

Three decades and nearly 200 records into his  career, jungle maverick Paradox is still breaking new ground, and earning new fans in the process. Ben Hindle speaks to him about using an old Amiga computer for his productions, keeping the funk in his breakbeat samples, and his dedication to performing live

“At the moment, I’m just trying to think of ways to bankrupt my distributor,” says Dev Pandya, his face plastered with a schoolboy grin. While...

Mele

Melé used to pandemic to regroup and refocus. With a lot of new music and a renewed sense of energy, the Liverpool-born DJ/producer is ready to get back out on the road and hit Miami for DJ Mag's Pool Party

“The strangest situation was in 2018 when I got a phone call saying The Prodigy want me on tour,” electronic musician Melé says. “That blew...

Phife Dawg Forever

A Tribe Called Quest have shared details of the posthumous album from founding member Phife Dawg. 


'Forever' will arrive on 22nd March, six years after...

After Astroworld, what is being done to stop crowd crushes from happening again?

After the tragic events of Astroworld Festival last year, Will Pritchard examines the science, politics and history of crowd crushes at mass gatherings, and asks experts how organisers can make future large music events safer

There are few gulfs like that between the throes of a party and the aftermath of a tragedy. It’s an abyss Keith Still is familiar...

The Prodigy announce live tour this summer

The Prodigy will go on tour this summer. 


The iconic UK rave group announced today (7th March) that they’ll embark on a 10-date UK tour...

DJ Mag Miami pool party

DJ Mag has announced the first phase of its 2022 Miami pool party line-up.


Marking the first DJ Mag pool party since 2019, the event...