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For 20 years, DJmag has been in amongst it, at the vanguard of dance and electronic music culture, commentating, conversing and partying within the scene that we live and breathe.
But flashback to the start — how did it all begin? What was it like to be there? How did DJmag grow into the entity it is today?
We’re gonna go back, way back, into the mists of time, as we celebrate 20 years of DJ Magazine…
Plastikman, 2ManyDJs and Duran Duran head big island line-up!
Celebrating twenty years at Radio 1
Vintage Wooly Jumper! - Paul Woolford scoops the prestigious Best DJ gong
Whether you call their music Dirty Dutch, the Dutch Sound or just Dutch house, the main players from Holland's house scene such as Afrojack, Chuckie and Sidney Samson couldn't be hotter right now. They're starting to work with gigantic US hip-hop/r&b stars via the ubiquitous David Guetta, but where did this scene come from and what is it - apart from geography - that binds the various players together?
Sunday Best's David E. Sugar offers 'Party Killer' remix
Whatever you make of it, there's no party experience in the world like Miami's WMC week. Like cramming a whole Ibiza season into one week-long blitz of non-stop hedonism, you'll find sun-soaked poolside jams, dark twisted club sessions, boat raves, beach parties and the biggest dance festival in the States all jostling for your attention. Outside of our own killer events programme at The Shelborne, here's our guide to the best of the rest. Remember for discounted tickets see www.wantickets.com/djmag
The latest gossip, views and opinions in the dance music industry
This issue's hottest four names in dance music