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The Que Club was a legendary club for Birmingham and the UK scene

A new documentary about the iconic Birmingham techno venue Que Club, called In The Que, has been released. Watch the full documentary below. 


 


The...

I Love Acid announces 15th anniversary UK and North America tour

UK party I Love Acid is heading out on a 15th anniversary tour of the UK and the US.


Kicking off on 14th October, I...

Billy Nasty shot by Carl Loben

A stalwart of the UK’s dance music community for over 30 years, DJ Billy Nasty was a pioneer of '90s progressive house before launching his techno and electro labels, Tortured and Electrix. A true vinyl devotee, he now runs the Vinyl Curtain record shop in Brighton. Harold Heath meets him in his home town to talk mix CDs, underground dance music history, running labels and the enduring importance of vinyl DJing

It’s fitting that DJ Mag meets acid house original, world-class DJ, UK techno trailblazer, mix-CD pioneer and vinyl-devotee Billy Nasty in his record shop The...

The Lost Acid House Membership Cards

A new book collects the most prized of all rave memorabilia: the membership card. Filled with classic design work, it’s a window on a transformative era. Collector and compiler Rob Ford tells DJ Mag about how the project came together, while DJs and designers share their memories of the time

“It’s almost like drug dealing,” laughs Rob Ford, a 52-year-old author and music producer, who spends his evenings meeting strangers in car parks and exchanging...

Members Only

A new book collecting classic UK rave and acid house membership cards is set to be published on 1st September by Velocity Press.


The deluxe...

Acid house as it happened

A new photobook capturing the rise of the UK rave scene has been published by IDEA.


Compiled by photographer and journalist Dave Swindells, Acid House...

Paul Oakenfold memoir

Paul Oakenfold has announced the publication of a memoir, 'Ready Steady Go: My Unstoppable Journey in Dance', which will be published by Welbeck and arrive...

1989 acid house rave VR experience planned for Coventry City of Culture

An acid house rave VR experience with a 1989-theme has been unveiled as part of the City of Culture programme for Coventry, England, this year. ...

The four-part series features Or:la, Bicep and more revealing the stories behind their biggest tracks

A new radio documentary series explores the history of Irish dance music.

Across four 50-minute episodes, The Breakdown delves into three decades of electronic dance...

From acid house to modern politics and beyond

A new exhibition by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is opening this month.

Simultaneously running at Glasgow's Modern Institute and Art: Concept in Paris from...

The film features never-before-seen footage captured at club events in Chicago, Manchester, London, Ibiza and elsewhere

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to support the release of a brand new documentary, 'All We Wanna Do Is Dance', which captures the explosion...

New photobook captures the The Haçienda at its prime

Rave One! by photographer Peter J Walsh is a vivid journey back in time

A new photobook captures the Haçienda at its prime.


Published via IDEA, photographer Peter J Walsh's Rave One! is a journey via various photos taken...

Three-in-ten partygoers aged 18-22 want to experience nightlife as it was 20 years ago

The early 2000s in Ibiza is the clubbing era British ravers want to revisit most, according to a new poll. 

The survey involved data from...

The book’s original soundtrack by A Guy Called Gerald will also be released on vinyl for the first time

A 1989 novel set in the London underground acid house scene, Trip City, is set to be republished this year by Velocity Press.

The cult...

DJ Mag have teamed up with Bushwacka to live stream a DJ set that he'd typically have played at The End

Every week, we invite some of the world’s best DJs to live stream exclusive DJ sets on our Facebook, Youtube and Twitch channels.

We are...

The podcast will be available soon

The story of rave and ecstasy in the UK has been explored in a new BBC Podcast.

The podcast, entitled Ecstasy: The Battle of Rave...

The legendary Manchester nightclub is being brought to life

The Haçienda has been recreated in VR.

Opening in 1982, the infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as playing a crucial part in the...

The infamous Manchester nightclub is considered by many as playing a crucial part in the rise of acid house

FAC51 The Haçienda has announced that an all-day virtual house party will take place on bank holiday weekend next month (Saturday 9th May).

The full...

Every era of British dance music has its myths and over-simplified narratives — hell, even little known local scenes have urban legends. Below, Matt Anniss...

We need to think about how we document dance music culture. It may seem odd saying this when there are so many magazines, podcasts, and...

The Manchester club no longer exists, but its cultural legacy lives on

The Hacienda has been voted one of the UK's top historic sites, despite the fact the warehouse that once housed the Manchester club no longer...