“The expectations on musicians are higher than they’ve ever been,” says Chris Clark. “And the payoff is lower than it’s ever been.”
The producer and...
As dance music culture recovers from the pandemic, artists like Klein, Clark and Afrodeutsche are opening up new frontiers for themselves
House Of Virus, Peter Brown & Jonathan Ulysses - Pacific State [Zulu Records]
Terms like ‘anthem’, ‘iconic’ and ‘legendary’ get thrown around a lot in dance music with very few tracks genuinely living up to the hype.
First play of 'Zipp' + full interview with Krankbrother...
Krankbrother are a London based pair of DJs who have steadily risen to fame through residencies at their own parties — set in quirky locations...
Classic 2002 mix unearthed by Hatcha exclusively for DJ Mag readers!
Dubstep don Hatcha has kindly given us a piece of history with this classic dubstep set recorded all the way back in 2002, around the...
With Miller Genuine Draft
Trance music is having a hard time right now. The sound has dwindled in popularity in the wake of the EDM explosion, with many of...
Cover from another mother!
There's little doubt that when it comes to EDM, the Swedes are born with the natural X factor. From Abba to Avicii, time and time...
Ahead of Kehakuma at Fire this Friday
Ahead of the London debut of Kehakuma this Friday, house legend Terry Farley has put together an exclusive mix for DJ Mag readers.
The seminal group bolster an already stellar line-up
Just when you think Playground Festival couldn't get any better, they've upped their game once again with another huge announcement.
Influences and early days!
“Believe it or not, it was 'Just An Illusion' by Imagination on 7"! I'm not showing my age here, but I thought the guys on the cover just looked ridiculous!”
Celebrating three decades of the UK's most notorious clubs
When it opened in 1982 the Hacienda in Manchester became a haven for the emerging acid house scene, and went on to inspire some of the city's greatest bands and artists.
The seminal tracks that altered dance forever
‘Killer’ started life as an instrumental, and it was only ever going to be one until I met Seal,” Adamski tells DJ Mag. “He came to [big rave] Sunrise 5000 at Santa Pod, although I didn’t meet him there. He walked in when I was playing and he had an epiphany.” Seal wanted to record with Adamski immediately, and Adamski — real name Adam Tinley — liked the sound of Seal’s voice from a demo of ‘Crazy’ that he’d heard.