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DJ Danifox press shot with his face under a red light

Lisbon’s DJ Danifox brings a melodic, sometimes melancholic, touch to batida, releasing as a solo artist and as part of the Tia Maria Produções crew via Portugal’s revered Príncipe label. Alongside a Recognise mix of unreleased solo tracks, he speaks to April Clare Welsh about the evolution of his sound

A steep 30-minute hike down a rocky cliff will lead you to the wild beach of Ribeiro do Cavalo in Sesimbra, 40 kilometres south of...

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Bate1 Prod spotlight the frenetic terraxo and kuduro rhythms of Lisbon’s rave underground on their new EP for Tash LC’s Club Yeke

Bate1 Prod will release a new EP, ‘Longa Espera’, later this week via Club Yeke. Have an exclusive first listen to ‘Wind’ below. The London...

Selection of press shots of artists featured in DJ Mag's feature: Eight artists taking kuduro and batida to the next level

Born in Angola and popularised globally by way of Portugal, the energetic rhythms and futuristic soundscapes of kuduro and batida have become a staple of the modern multi-genre club scene and made international stars out of the artists behind them. Yohanna Delaportas spotlights eight artists pushing the styles forward

Kuduro is the music that brings Angola onto the diasporic dancefloor. Though most in the West will be familiar with the sound via Portuguese acts...

 

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp...

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections...