Agoria, aka Seb Devaud, talks cinema and beauty
French techno don Agoria makes gorgeous, evocative electronic music. With three beatific albums under his belt, he tells DJ Mag that he’s refined his way...
Member of Hot Creations crew holds forth
Richy tells DJ Mag that himself and Jamie have stripped back the Hot Creations upcoming release schedule lately so that they don't have a backlog...
The return of the Angel!
Dave is resolutely BACK — but where has he been?
EDM hotshot about to hit UK No.1?
Martin Garrix was the youngest person ever to be voted into the Top 100 DJs poll — he was born in 1996! — and has had a huge global hit this year with EDM behemoth ‘Animals’ — only his second solo release.
Pioneer on the phone this month
Cited as an influence by techno founding father Juan Atkins, Richie Hawtin and Boys Noize amongst many others, Numan’s strangely isolationist experimental synth-pop gatecrashed the charts in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s as tunes like ‘Are Friends Electric?’ and ‘Cars’ permeated into mainstream consciousness.
A true jungle soldier
Congo Natty has a rich history of involvement in the music scene for the last 25 years. Formerly known as the Rebel MC, he had chart hits such as 'Just Keep Rockin'' and 'Street Tuff' in the late '80s with the Double Trouble production kru before hankering down into — and helping to pioneer — the early jungle scene.
We chat with the K&D and Tosca legend
One half of inimitable downtempo electronic pairing Kruder & Dorfmeister, Richard is also one half of the Tosca project with childhood friend Rupert Huber.
We catch up with the inlfuential post-punk icon
AFTER his post-punk Pop Group project, madcap genius Mark Stewart started working with dub warrior Adrian Sherwood (On-U Sound) on his groundbreaking, influential ‘Learning To Cope With Cowardice’ album. Released in 1982 and shot through with experimental dub and polemic, he then got into early hip-hop for his following three albums
German techno goliath vents on Avicii, Guetta and 'Beyond EDM'
German DJ/producer Loco Dice started out as a hip-hop DJ before switching to techno, and he really made his name in the mid-noughties from his part in the minimal explosion via his groundbreaking sets at DC10 in Ibiza and tracks such as 'Seeing Through Shadows'.