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This new book looks at the history of why we dance

UK music journalist and writer Emma Warren has penned a new book that looks at the history of why we dance.


The idea for the...

Get a load of these boots, they're rubbery!

Face it festie fiends, when it comes to having fun in the mud you can't go wrong with a pair of welly boots. Stomp away...

From the histories of global scenes, sounds and labels, to explorations of music’s power to alter the fabric of society and forge communities, here are...

The gift that keeps on giving

Giving the gift of books is giving endless joy, learning and re-learning – never a bad choice, and where these electronic music books are concerned...

We pick out 10 of the best books inspired by the early days of acid house

“Those were good days in Edinburgh, in 1990,” says author and screenwriter Trevor Miller, who wrote the acid house culture’s first novel, published in...

So many return from Ibiza in desperate need of another holiday just to get over it, but uncover the island's rustic tranquility and you can...


Let's make no mistake, Ibiza is all about the parties, but eventually 36-hour days and enough vodka limons to fill up a bath tub can...

Booka Shade are this issue's coverstars. DJmag chatted to them about their upcoming album, and playing live.

Playing live has really influenced how the new album sounds," says Arno Kammermeier, one half of Get Physical's formidable dance outfit Booka Shade.

Booka Shade...

Booka Shade took over Berlin with an app

Booka Shade, bratwurst, Berlin, bier and, well... a 600 strong smartphone 'orchestra'. This is how the Frankfurt duo spent last weekend, with DJ Mag in...

Listen to the German dance duo's most inspiring records

They've become one of the biggest live dance acts on the planet, and these are the tracks they picked out for DJ Mag as having had a profound influence on them over the years...

Taster of forthcoming 'Eve' album

One look at the guest's on Booka Shade's firth album, 'Eve' - Fritz Helder from Azari & III, Fritz Kalkbrenner and Groove Armada’s Andy Cato – shows their towering stature in the dance scene.

Influences and early days!

“Believe it or not, it was 'Just An Illusion' by Imagination on 7"! I'm not showing my age here, but I thought the guys on the cover just looked ridiculous!”

15 Years of DJMag Ibiza headliners offer chance to direct new video

Having recently dropped their fourth album, the emphatically titled ‘More!’, Booka Shade are living up to their mantra not only producing some of...

Fiction, non-fiction and poetry will all be considered for publishing contracts with the grime MC's literary imprint

Stormzy’s #Merky Books has announced the second edition of its annual New Writers’ Prize. 

The publishing imprint, launched in 2018 by the UK rapper and...

Best of North America 2018

This Brooklyn-based producer and DJ has been floating around the electronic atmosphere for some time, dropping fresh remixes and garnering attention from major labels like...

If you only attend one live gig this month, make it this...

Since re-defining the house and techno scene with their work on Get Physical during the mid-'00s, Booka Shade have continued to plug away, keeping standards...