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Boddhi Satva wearing a robe, photographed with his arms folded on a dark backdrop under a purple light

Longstanding Afro house artist Boddhi Satva is devoted to authenticity, and has spent years developing a personal style that is inseparable from his roots in the Central African Republic. Alongside a mix demonstrating his ancestral soul sound, he speaks to Ria Hylton about his life in music, and the importance of staying true to his creative instincts

When DJ Mag calls up Boddhi Satva on a Friday afternoon at his home in Lisbon, the conversation quickly turns to the history of Afro...

Posthuman

From parties in abandoned tube stations to buy-on-sight vinyl labels, Posthuman have been toiling away as true soldiers of the UK underground for over two decades. Harold Heath speaks to one-half of the duo about the good times and the bad, alongside a two-hour mix of full-throttle acid techno, electro and more

Josh Doherty, the half of Posthuman who does press, is in fine form for our phone interview, having just made the 36-hour return journey from...

On Cue: Warlock

South London-based Warlock has been DJing since 1989, and has watched the UK scene evolve through countless phases. He’s taken that history with him, but as Ben Hindle discovers, he is driven by a dedication to the new. His On Cue mix goes from 130 - 210 BPM, and demonstrates his genre-mashing sound

Warlock. The word conjures images of hooded figures casting dark magic. In dance music circles, it refers to a man who wields similarly arcane power...

On Cue: DJ IC

DJ IC demonstrates Afro house mastery for the On Cue mix series, and speaks to Tice Cin about his evolution through London’s club scene, growing up on the Aylesbury Estate, celebrating togetherness, and championing young talent

London artist DJ IC’s productions brim with lessons learned from his deep engagement with Black British music throughout his life and career. When you hear...

Themba

South African house DJ and producer Themba has become a global star in recent years. Alongside a mix of thumping and emotive house for the On Cue series, Kristan J Caryl chats to him about his childhood obsession with collecting music, his ambitious 2021 album ‘Modern Africa Volume 1 (Ekhaya)’, and uplifting African artists around him

“Because of our history, we sing and we dance,” says Themba. “It’s our getaway from everything.”


Music has been the renowned South African DJ and...

On Cue: Chrissy

San Francisco’s Chrissy sprints from house, Hi-NRG and EBM into UKG and breakbeat hardcore in his ecstatic On Cue mix, and speaks to Marke Bieschke about reviving rave’s original mission on his Hooversound album, ‘Physical Release’

Does rave need a do-over? Three decades on, some of the movement’s most ardent believers have become its fiercest critics. 
“Our scene has failed to...

Turntablist and producer Jon1st delivers his annual end of year megamix via the On Cue series: a tempo-shifting set of hyped-up breaks, turbo-charged drum &...

Bumako Recordings' Jenifa Mayanja records an hour of smooth deep house and funk-fuelled grooves for the On Cue series and, in the midst of a...

Whether he’s making garage, bassline, tech-house or grime, DJ and producer Preditah’s sound is unmistakable. With his new tunes ‘Glucose’ and ‘Don’t Cry’ making waves...

Sully celebrates the infinite potential of the breakbeat in his thrilling On Cue mix, and chats to Oskar Jeff about his new release on 2...

Having trained as a classical pianist as a child in Turkey, before becoming a successful techno artist in Berlin, Nene H has been on a...

Chicago-born, New York-based footwork artist DJ Manny channels the hyper-personal, R&B-influenced sound of his new Planet Mu album ‘Signals In My Head’ in his masterful...

Manni Dee channels the industrial techno experimentalism of his new Perc Trax LP in his high-octane On Cue mix, and speaks to Niamh O’Connor about...

São Paulo's Cashu sprints through mutant dancehall, d&b, techno and more in her shapeshifting On Cue mix, and speaks to April Clare Welsh about the...

Detroit’s Waajeed records a thumping house mix for the On Cue series, and speaks to Tajh Morris about The Underground Music Academy, an ongoing project...

Leon Vynehall sculpts a mix of experimental sounds, smoky house and peak-time techno for the On Cue series, and speaks to Ray Philp about finding...

Belfast's Ejeca records a mix of uplifting house edits, recent tracks and unreleased productions for the On Cue series, and speaks to Amy Fielding about...

Chicago’s Jana Rush records an hour of high-energy footwork and head-spinning rhythms for the On Cue mix series, and speaks to Ray Philp about balancing...

Tim Reaper records a whirlwind trip into contemporary jungle for the On Cue mix series, and speaks to Gabriel Szatan about his Future Retro label...

Chicago's Hieroglyphic Being records one hour of fuzzy-and-jazzy live techno for the On Cue mix series, and speaks to Lauren Martin about surviving as an...