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Inspired by new music, touting a fresh label, Sasha is still at the vanguard. He isn't one for nostalgia. It makes him feel “a bit weird”, he says. Fair enough.

Drum & bass legends to receive special award at Best Of British

Fabio & Grooverider, the drum & bass pairing whose sets at Rage were the catalyst for the birth of jungle/drum & bass in the early...

Mark Broadbent, who with his wife Sarah programmed the peerless We Love parties at Space Ibiza, has retired, but will be sorely missed...

“Dance music sounds better on drugs,” says Mark Broadbent, the man who, until recently, co-programmed the mega-Sunday, We Love parties at Space in Ibiza. 

“The...

Aphex Twin returned and proved himself more indispensable than ever in 2014...

Although Richard D. James was firmly back in the headlights in 2014, it’s fair to say his influence never really went away. Ever since the...

They’re next-level DJs, VJs, label owners, sample freaks, activists, punky instigators and pioneering software developers, and DJ Mag is awarding them the Outstanding Contribution gong...

 

Coldcut are true innovators. To do justice to their history would take a whole book, but in a nutshell the world of electronic music...

Best of British 2015, educted by Point Blank

JUNGLIST POSSE!
We've awarded the Outstanding Contribution award to drum & bass dons Fabio & Grooverider, to recognise their major contribution in birthing that great...

Fortune Favours The Brave: Obsession is the key

Keith Reilly owns around 500,000 pieces of vinyl. They live on palettes in a warehouse. He knows it's a problem, that he's helpless to stop...

WORLDWIDE APPEAL: Label owner, producer, Radio One and club DJ, dance music ambassador: Gilles has done it all. And he’s still doing it...

“Representing British club culture is an important part of what I’ve always done,” says Radio One DJ Gilles Peterson. “At the moment I play almost...

The Bird’s The Word - Acid house and breaks hero Annie was the first lady to push dance music on Radio 1 — and she’s...

“Working in radio is like phoning up your mate and playing a piece of music down the phone to them,” says Annie Nightingale MBE, radio...

The AIM Awards will honour the late Nigerian drummer

Tony Allen will be posthumously honoured with Association of Independent Music (AIM)'s Outstanding Contribution to Music award.

The Nigerian afrobeat pioneer, most widely known as...

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SBTV founder Jamal Edwards is set to be honoured with a posthumous award.


The Luton-born and Acton-raised entrepreneur, director, DJ, author and designer, who died...

Best Of British powered by Relentless Energy Drink is our chance to shine a spotlight on the homegrown stars who fill the pages of our...

Fatboy Slim was presented with the Outstanding Contribution award at DJ Mag’s annual Best Of British awards ceremony tonight (13th December). The incomparable Scottish author...

Tony Allen is the posthumous winner of this year’s Outstanding Contribution To Music Award

Gorillaz’ Damon Albarn will a perform tribute to Tony Allen at the virtual AIM awards 2020.

Taking place today, Wednesday 12th August at 7PM, the...

The techno mainstay is the winner of our 2019 Best of North America Outstanding Contribution award...

Richie Hawtin has been confirmed as the headliner for the second of DJ Mag's Best of North America Awards tour stops, marking his Outstanding Contribution...

Reprezent Radio won the Outstanding Contribution award at our DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020, for their incredible work over the last decade at...

As Reprezent Radio heads into an impressive 10th year, DJ Mag visited them at their Brixton studios to take a deeper look at the work...