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?
"Smoke weed every day."
Nightowl at Pacha, to be exact
Day, Night and the bit in-between
Bank Holiday hoedown in Leeds
Detroit legend comes to Corsica Studios
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
Britannia really does rule the waves when it comes to electronic dance music.
Hot Natured: Jamie Jones is on fire
Italian minimal protagonists Alex Kenji, Manuel De La Mare and Marshall give us the lowdown on their club smashing label 303lovers.