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DJing lessons are coming to the nation's classrooms for the first time.

As DJing becomes an increasingly viable job option, Pioneer have brought a special new initiative to schools to provide all the skills kids need to...

Ortofon have released a headshell with a tasty design.

The new headshell does not come cheap at £49 a pair, but the new look enables you to add extra weight in the same colour...

Across the UK, there's a bubbling scene of young producers and DJs, re-shaping garage for a new generation of ravers. DJ Mag speaks to some...

“No matter how awful the vibe is, you can always stick a garage tune on and it’ll transform the room,” says Manchester producer and DJ...

<p>A dance fest on every weekend this summer, we've picked the best of the bunch...</p>

Festival season is finally here! Meaning UK clubbers can enjoy a large-scale outdoor dance event without having to jet to Mexico, Miami or Goa —...

The team behind the iconic festival installation said they were "humbled"

Arcadia's iconic Spider DJ stage is now featured in science lessons at UK schools. 

Examination body AQA has included a section on the spectacular installation...

Wellies at the ready, it’s time for a festival (or three)! The summer has returned, or at least as much as it ever does in...

SULTA SELECTS FLY OPEN AIR

WHILE his penchant for dropping the odd cheesy banger has divided fans online, Denis Sulta is unarguably a top DJ...

Move over Mozart, Stormzy is where exams should be... 

Calls have been made for electronic music to replace classical in UK school lessons. 

National charity Youth Music believes offering grime, hip hop and electronic...

Jaguar is the DJ and presenter at the helm of the BBC Introducing Dance show, giving first plays to many up-and-coming producers from around the...

“I think 2020 showed us how important radio is. It’s that human connection and companionship,” says Jaguar Bingham, who sounds just as warm and friendly as...

She’s the Paris-based New Yorker who’s overcome the struggle of addiction and dance music industry tokenism to forge her own path. Louisa Pillott, aka LOUISAHHH...

"Oh, I’ve done a lot of very different stuff,” LOUISAHHH!!! grins at DJ Mag across a backstage corridor. “I’m a certified cycling instructor, for example,”...

In a few short years, UK drill has changed significantly. After a small number of producers that pioneered the sound left indelible marks on its...

Depending on who you ask, UK drill has two birthdays — when drill came to the UK, and when UK drill began. The first was...

It rounds off a bumper year for Conducta's label

Having enjoyed a hugely successful 2019 so far, Conducta's Kiwi Records label has now announced BK2SKL, an impending 10-date tour of the UK. 

The tour...

Classes will be taught by DJ Sweetpea, with female-identifying candidates encouraged to apply

Update: Since this article was published, this course has been postponed. For information on other music short courses taking place this September you can visit the...

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Since beatboxing first arrived on British shores from the US in the ’80s, the passion and innovation of UK acts have taken the art to unimaginable heights. Jak Hutchcraft charts the development of the scene, speaking to boundary breakers and educators, and finds it in ruder health than ever

DJ Mag is sat in Wembley Arena surrounded by thousands of singing children. We’re at a Young Voices event — the largest school choir in...

Knucks is leading UK rap's new wave

A rapper, producer and head of the No Days Off brand, Knucks smashed into the UK album charts this year with his ‘Alpha Place’ project, presenting his ‘chill drill’ sound in all its evolved glory. His triumphant homecoming show at KOKO in Camden saw collaborators like Stormzy, SL, Youngs Teflon and Ragz Originale join him on stage. Here, Yemi Abiade meets the Londoner to learn how there are now no limitations on his future

It’s late May in North London. The sun is setting with a burning intensity that only a summer’s evening in this concrete jungle can provide...

As we enter a new decade, the ways in which we define electronic music styles are rapidly changing. Chal Ravens explores the etymological evolution of...

Bickering over genre definitions is a time-honoured tradition in dance music. One of the weirder etymological developments of recent years is the changing meaning of...