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Selections: Murder He Wrote

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Murder He Wrote spotlights future-facing funky, breaks, grime and bass

If you’ve had your ear to the ground in the past few years, you’ll have felt the pulse of Murder He Wrote’s music. The Manchester-based...

A four-four, Belgian Nu Beat influenced response to the original broken rave anthem

Orbital have dropped a reworked version of their classic 1991 track, 'Satan', marking three decades since the original landed. 

Dubbed the '30-Something' version, the new...

In DJ Mag's March artist charts, four DJs select their top 10 tracks of the month, spanning moody jungle, '90s acid, classic reggae and dubby...

UK trio Denham Audio have entrenched themselves at the front of the new wave of breakbeat hardcore producers through a multitude of racuous cuts and...

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...

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...

One of the first legal UK mega-raves to bring dance music culture to the masses was Fantazia. With its emphasis on spending big production budgets...

By the early ’90s, dance music in the UK was already a complex beast. US house and techno cross-pollinated with synth-pop, rare groove and soundsystem...

In his first interview under the Trance Wax moniker, Ejeca tells us about the origin of the project, uniting young clubbers and older ravers, and...

Taking classics from trance’s golden age and recontextualising them for the modern dancefloor? In the wrong hands, this concept could spell danger: crass, overly nostalgic...

The International Olympic Committee could go 'Wild Style'... 

Breakdancing could be an Olympic sport at the Paris games in 2024, if proposals by the organisers are accepted. 

The art of b-boy and b-girling...

Next up on Violet’s Naive label is Midwest producer Ilana Bryne. Hear the swinging breakbeats of opening track ‘Dub Box Medicine’ now...

Ilana Bryne will release her debut EP, ‘Low Earth Orbit’, via Violet’s Naive label on 22nd February.

The Madison, Wisconsin-based producer showcases an array of...

Enigmatic breakcore and dark ambient innovator Christoph De Babalon delivers 150 minutes of engulfing atmospheres and harrowing rhythms in our first Podcast mix of 2019...

Few artists submerge you in darkness in quite the same way as Christoph De Babalon. With engulfing ambience, depth-charge bass drones and hyperventilating breakcore and...

The track also features producer Poo Bear... 

Skrillex and Hikaru Utada have shared their 'Kingdom Hearts III' theme song, 'Face My Fears', an emotionally-charged piano number that eventually gives way to a...

Liam Wachs wanders the spectrum of UK electronic music for our rising talent series...

Desert Sound Colonyn delivers quirky broken beats, garage and more on the latest edition of our Fresh Kicks mix series.

Liam Wachs’ psychedelic take on...

The Frenchman delivers a masterclass in fractured, breakbeat techno...

Ténèbre dropped his 'Territory III' EP via WNCL Recordings this month, so to celebrate he's cooked up an hour of rugged techno and breaks for...

Breakbeat madness comes to Work Bar, London...

Shindig Weekender brings a taste of festival life to central London on Friday 31st March, taking over the DJ Mag Live stream with a host...

Legendary trio drop teaser via Twitter...

The Prodigy have announced they will release new music later in 2017.

No details of what the project will entail as of yet, with the...

Free download from Jamaica Suk..

Emerging from somewhere in between light and darkness, Jamaica forges a new vision of techno duality, hammering out deep stormy rhythms that reinforce a gentle...

Since teaming up a couple of years ago, Mumdance and Logos have been smashing it. Their diverse backgrounds complement each other nicely, and now their...

'Sankofa' is both a word and symbol native to the Akan language of southern Ghana that stands for the notion that it is OK, in...

Exclusive mix from the up and coming Bass DJ/producer...

Mafia Kiss is the solo project of award winning UK based producer/DJ Paul Baron. His bass, booty, break sound has secured Baron a space on...

Free breakbeat/trap banger!

Jason Laidback of Slyde (Fingerlickin' Records/Hot Cakes) has joined forces with emerging talent from Australia, Sangers (Central Station Records/Westway Records) — one half of the...

Finnish bass music cat mixes up old hardcore dude

One of DJ Mag's favourite bass music producers, Rico Tubbs has just released his 'Infekto vs Rico Tubbs EP' on Passenger — Aquasky's label.

It...

We chat to infamous breakbeat duo Stanton Warriors about their seminal mix/comp, 'Stanton Sessions Vol 1'

Mark Yardley and Dominic Butler, aka the Stanton Warriors, met at the Fifty First State garage label/studio complex in London in the mid-1990s, although they...