Some of the most important DJs in the development of the UK scene are children of the Windrush generation
Some of the most important DJs in the development of the UK scene are children of the Windrush generation. Revisit our 2018 feature that landed at the height of the Windrush scandal, and on the 70th anniversary of the Windrush ship arriving in the UK. Below DJ Mag's global editor, Carl Loben, talks to some of the black and mixed-race foundation DJs about their parents, racism, culture, and being pioneers in our beloved scene
The new MPC Live II is the first with what Akai are calling 'studio monitors'
Featuring wireless communication, speakers, vape and beverage capabilities, and a camera
Radiant grooves from the 100% Silk catalogue, recorded in 2015 by the late, great, Cherushii
Our monthly label showcase, The Sound Of, puts the focus on the imprints we love; outlets that are championing new artists, dropping key releases and driving their respective scenes. This month, Kristan J Caryl catches up with Britt Brown, co-founder of beloved Los Angeles DIY imprint, 100% Silk, who shares a previously unheard mix of tracks from its catalogue, recorded in 2015 by late, great label affiliate Cherushii
Vril steps up on Marcel Dettmann’s BAD MANNERS label with seven cuts of dark, cavernous techno. Hear the ferocious and heaving ‘Nosode’ now
Just as most of us are planning to ramp up our viewing considerably
"My goal is to build a comprehensive, up-to-date resource for anyone seeking guidance on how to stage alternative music events in this moment of significant upheaval for the industry"
The list of speakers also includes Bradley Gunn Raver, Brandon Block and Waze & Odyssey
From the crew behind the New York borough's Good Room
The new frekvens collection was first previewed almost two years ago