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Close up shot of Wreckno with fishnet gloves and colourful butterflies in their hair

Brandon Wisniski has refused to let anyone stifle his “batshit crazy dream” of becoming a pop culture icon. Now, as Megan Venzin discovers, the queer rapper and producer known as Wreckno is breaking boundaries and fostering inclusive spaces so others like them can reach the stars

What can’t Barbie do? Since hitting shelves in 1959, the polymer-based, pop culture icon has donned the uniforms of a pilot, astronaut, presidential candidate, and...

Daniel Avery in black and white looking at the camera in a big fur coat, white shirt and black tie

Daniel Avery has made the defining album of his career to date with ‘Ultra Truth’. Incorporating everything from techno and ambient to jungle drum & bass, it features contributions from SHERELLE, HAAi and Kelly Lee Owens, among others, and is simultaneously raw and beautiful. Anna Wall meets him in a North London café to talk about collaboration, staying true to himself, and the enduring influence of Andrew Weatherall

It’s a Monday morning, and we’re sitting in the garden of a modest café in Newington Green, North London. Outside, the final rays of summer...

Reinier Zonneveld: live and direct

Before headlining international festivals with his immense live techno sets, Reinier Zonneveld cut his teeth on the Dutch underground rave circuit. Megan Venzin catches up with the artist to learn about his approach to performance, and why his fans can always expect the unexpected

It’s been a while since Reinier Zonneveld had to outsmart the cops. Nowadays, when the Dutch producer arrives at an event, it’s because he’s guaranteed...

TSHA surrounded by flowers, shot by Nicole Ngai

London-based DJ, producer and live artist TSHA has risen rapidly in the scene, and is receiving her flowers with grace. But it hasn't always been easy.  As she prepares to release her stunning debut LP, 'Capricorn Sun', on Ninja Tune, she speaks to Amy Fielding about overcoming online trolls, astrology, the art of DJing and more

Across one bitterly cold weekend in February 2017, Ninja Tune’s revered live act Simon Green, AKA Bonobo, descended on South London for two sold-out performances...

Overmono's Ed and Tom photographed by Rollo Jackson 2

After years in the UK underground as solo artists, brothers Tom and Ed Russell, formerly known as Truss and Tessela, have made huge strides as a duo in recent years as Overmono. Lauren Martin learns how they’ve built a sound and A/V live show that taps into UK dance music legacies, all while staying true to themselves

When Tom and Ed Russell moved into their studio in 2018, they felt the weight of UK dance music history. Housed in the deep south-eastern...

Known for his work with RÜFÜS DU SOL, Broods, Hayden James and others, Grammy-nominated producer, mixer, and DJ Cassian is proof that if you build...

In Australia, there’s a phrase commonly used to describe people who “cut down” the overachievers in their midst due to their own insecurities. Those who...

Derry-born DJ, producer and Céad label boss Or:la has had a remarkable journey so far, from throwing raves in abandoned buildings to playing the world's...

Becoming a DJ came to Orlagh Dooley in a dream. No, really. During her first year of university, Dooley had an epiphany, in the form...

Detroit's DJ Minx has been championing the electronic sounds of her hometown since day one, but has flown under the radar for much of her...

If anybody’s paid their dues, it’s Jennifer Witcher, aka DJ Minx, Detroit’s “First Lady of Wax”. She’s been here all along, representing the future sounds...

With his new album, ‘Fragments’, on Ninja Tune, English electronic musician and DJ Bonobo has delivered his strongest, most versatile album since 2010's 'Black Sands'...

Sat on a sofa in the Ninja Tune offices, somewhere in Kennington, South London, Simon Green, aka Bonobo, is pondering the question of why his...

The raucous rhythms of Jersey club have been everywhere lately, and UNIIQU3, aka the Jersey Club Queen, is one of the main reasons why. Bruce...

The voice on the other end of the phone is murmuring gentle orders: “Black, please. Middle strip rainbow. Yeah, like that.” A few seconds pass...

Durban’s DJ Lag is a pioneer of the world-conquering South African dance music genre, gqom. He’s toured the world and worked with superstars, but he’s...

In 2017, during his 21st rotation around the sun, DJ Lag was experiencing a moment that every artist dreams of but few ever reach. Gqom...

With three decades as one of house’s biggest names under his belt, Roger Sanchez has seemingly lost none of his enthusiasm for the music that...

On a recent humid evening in Brooklyn, on the rooftop of the Bushwick club Elsewhere, a few hundred revelers let out a collective ‘whoop’ as...

As one half of the duo behind behemoth label and party series Solid Grooves, UK DJ and producer PAWSA has been a quiet but powerful...

In the 2013 film The Wolf Of Wall Street, Jonah Hill’s character, Donnie Azoff, meets Leonardo DiCaprio’s Jordan Belfort in a diner. Donnie sees Jordan’s...

During the early part of the pandemic, DJ and producer ZHU went on a road trip with his bandmates, recording his new album in remote...

Steven Zhu can’t sit still for long. It’s a characteristic that has always served the artist, better known simply as ZHU, quite well. Since he...

Todd Edwards is a house and garage veteran whose signature productions have lit up dancefloors for decades, and whose collaborations with Daft Punk sit in...

Every genre has a resident ‘“nice guy”, but it’s doubtful that they come nicer than Todd Edwards.

Todd has been an effervescent presence in dance...

Known as the “queen of the Palestinian techno scene”, Sama' Abdulhadi was becoming internationally recognised as a powerful force in dance music until a gig...

When Sama' Abdulhadi was 13, the Israel Defense Forces came to her apartment block in Ramallah, the occupied West Bank, and took over the building...

India Jordan has stormed the electronic music world in the last couple of years with their energising productions and DJ mixes. Their 2020 breakthrough EP...

Note 31st May 2022: the artist previously known as India Jordan's professional alias is now I. JORDAN.


India Jordan is always moving. It’s the...

Jamz Supernova is spearheading the next generation of radio DJs with her residencies on BBC Radio 1Xtra and Selector Radio. While equally at home behind...

It’s an uncomfortable fact of the situation that some people have had a good pandemic. The rhythm of our daily lives has been disturbed, maybe...

As part of the ground-breaking dubstep crew DMZ, Mala’s mystical, hybrid sound captured the imagination of a new generation of dance music fans. As the...

There are few artists who can rightly claim to have helped create a new genre of music in the 21st century. One of them is...

SHERELLE is the most exciting young DJ in the UK. Championing a ferocious fusion of jungle and footwork, she brings together artists from either side...

"I’ve been playing football since I was five years old. I used to scrunch up balls of paper that I stole from the printer and...