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Molten Mirrors - A Decade Of Livity Sound

Bristol’s Livity Sound label has crafted a distinctive style and sonic blueprint, drawing from dub techniques but impossible to categorise. Celebrating a decade in existence...

In 2011, the dust from the dubstep explosion was still up in the air. The initial UK wave had split between a formulaic festival sound...

'Molten Mirrors - A Decade Of Livity Sound' arrives on 24th September

Livity Sound is celebrating its ten year anniversary with a new compilation.

Set for release on 24th September, 'Molten Mirrors - A Decade Of Livity...

Across Africa, a new generation of rappers is emerging. Drawing on the explosion of UK drill and contemporary hip-hop sonics, and creating new flows and...

From hip-hop and house, to techno and jungle, and more recent genres like grime and drill, Africa is the wellspring from which all contemporary Black...

Shining a spotlight on the UK stars that fill the pages of our UK magazine each month

The nominations have been announced for DJ Mag's Best Of British awards 2021.

This year marks the 15th edition of the awards, our annual celebration...

The award winner announcements will kick off at 3:12pm GMT

DJ Mag's Best of British 2021 award winners are set to be announced online later this week.

Following the cancellation of DJ Mag's in-person event...

We've switched up our end-of-year coverage this year. Instead of ranked countdowns, we've asked 40 contributors to pick their favourite albums, tracks and compilations from...

For a glimpse into drum & bass future, you need to look at Invicta Audio. Founded as an event, Invicta had such a strong following...

The Avalanches’ debut ‘Since I Left You’ is one of electronic music’s all-time classics, a sample-heavy travelogue which charmed the globe in 2000-01. Then they...

There’s a phenomenon which takes place when you ride the Shinkansen between Tokyo and Kyōto. Bulleting past Mount Fuji at 199 miles per hour opens...

We've switched up our end-of-year coverage this year. Instead of ranked countdowns, we've asked 40 contributors to pick their favourite albums, tracks and compilations from...

You might expect Abra Cadabra’s debut mixtape to rely on the high-energy style of UK drill that racked up millions of views on 2020 singles...

Born in Jamaica around half a century ago, dancehall music has found fans, artists and chart-topping success all around the globe in the decades since...

Dancehall music has been the driving force in my career. As a DJ, I’ve played most if not all genres of music on radio and...

The creepy synth sounds of horror movie soundtracks by Goblin, Fabio Frizzi and John Carpenter have proven hugely influential on modern electronic music. DJ Mag...

But whilst these cheap horror films with their copious sex and violence might not have brought about the nation’s moral decay, they have wormed their...

Gilles Peterson waxes lyrical...

Putting out a 'Havana Cultura' compilation in 2009, before curating Mala's 'In Cuba' project for his Brownswood label last year, Gilles Peterson's love affair with...

It might officially be part of the United States, but Hawaii's Asylum club exists in a magical world of its own...

Hawaii may be America's 50th state but anyone who's been there will agree that it feels like a distant refuge from the US mainland. Two...

Stefan Kozalla is many things to many people: co-owner of an acclaimed label, production enigma and true free spirit. DJ Mag caught up with him...

It makes sense that DJ Mag has landed in Barcelona to meet DJ Koze. It’s a city where the abstract and traditional happily co-exist, where...

Octo Octa in a red cut out top against a blue background

From her first release as Octo Octa in 2011, there’s always been an element of rapturous freedom inherent to Maya Bouldry-Morrison’s music. But since coming out as a trans woman and meeting her life/work partner Eris Drew, that feeling is rendered in brighter shades than ever. Taking time out from a European tour, Bouldry-Morrison details her road to house music happiness

This feature originally appeared in print in the June issue of DJ Mag North America. It has been amended for online publication, due to two...