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Waajeed releases new album, ‘Memoirs of Hi​-​Tech Jazz’, on Tresor Records: Listen

Waajeed has dropped a new album, ‘Memoirs of Hi​-​Tech Jazz’, on Tresor Records. Stream it below.


The Detroit-born-and-raised producer and musician released the 22-track album...

Babyface Ray Mob album release

Detroit rapper Babyface Ray has announced a new album, 'Mob', which will drop on 2nd December via Wavy Gang/Empire. You can watch a tailer below. ...

BRAYLEN DION & EMILY WANG

Detroit-born, Atlanta-based Ash Lauryn is a digger in the truest sense, repping a soulful, classic house sound in her sets and helping preserve and bring back to the fore the Black roots of electronic music through her Underground & Black project. She speaks to Ria Hylton about discovering her passion and making the most of opportunities

On 1st July, Ash Lauryn performed an all-night-long set at East London’s NT’s Loft. Her mix, dripping in the soulful, cavernous grooves of an old-skool...

John Beltran Placid Angles

John Beltran has announced a new Placid Angles EP, '056 (The Lotus)', which will arrive via Nic Tasker's AD 93 label on 22nd July.  ...

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A new radio documentary series is set to explore the history of techno, from its origins in Detroit to its development around the world.


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DJ Bone's Subject Detroit back catalogue has joined streaming platforms for the first time.


On Friday, July 1st, the legendary Detroit-born, Amsterdam-based techno DJ and...

New J Dilla biography will explore the life and influence of pioneering producer

A biography exploring the life and career of J Dilla is set to be published.

Dilla Time: The Life And Afterlife Of J Dilla, The...

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...

A new initiative, started by the founder of Love Parade, aims to have Berlin's techno scene recognised as a cultural practice, supported and preserved by...

It’s a grey, wet Tuesday morning in Berlin, and inside an unassuming building in Wedding, a fourth-floor apartment is buzzing with activity. It’s the home...

DJ Bone goes record shopping at SeaWolf Records in Amsterdam

DJ Bone is the next artist to feature in our DJ Mag Originals series, Crate Diggin’.

In the series, in which we take some of...

Carl Craig also designed an installation for the show's afterparty

Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta staged a fashion show at the Michigan Building Theater in Detroit last week, featuring a soundtrack specially provided by Moodymann.

The designer's creative...

In 1997, Moodymann released his debut LP, ‘Silentintroduction’, via Carl Craig’s Planet E imprint. A compilation of some his best early tracks, the album captured...

In the mid-1990s, the very idea of a Moodymann record seemed almost impossibly exciting, arousing a stomach-churning feeling of nervous glee spurred on by the...

Get acquainted with Huey Mnemonic, the Detroit-based artist producing futuristic, funk-filled techno

Dubbed ‘the first lady of Detroit’, Kelli Hand stood as an oft-unsung champion of the sounds that have defined the city's landscape for almost three...

Kelli Hand, also known as K-Hand — one of the most important pioneers of Detroit techno — has died. Her passing was confirmed by friends...

"To all my LGBTQ friends and fellow Queens, as we re-enter these nightclubs, let's make it purse first!"

Detroit’s DJ Minx has shared a new track, ‘Purse First’, in celebration of Pride Month. 

The legendary house and techno DJ and Women on Wax...

'Molecular Level Solutions' will be followed be a reissue of the electro don's 2012 album, 'F.T.N.W.O.'

DJ Stingray 313 is relaunching his Micron Audio label, with a new EP from the boss arriving 24th September, 'Molecular Level Solutions'. The first track...

The 5,000 square-foot space also features a gallery, music venue and bar

A new record store has opened its doors in Detroit.

Specialising in house, jazz, R&B and soul, Spot Lite is based at 2905 Beaufait St. in...

On the eve of the 15th anniversary of J Dilla’s death, BBE have released a special edition of his debut album, 'Welcome 2 Detroit' pressed...

On 26th February 2001, BBE released ‘Welcome 2 Detroit’, the debut solo album from James Dewitt Yancey, and first material under his J Dilla moniker...

The collection is available via Bandcamp now

Moodymann, Theo Parrish, Rick Wilhite and Marcellus Pittman have released a 3 Chairs retrospective compilation.

Released under their collaborative alias, 3 Chairs, the legendary Detroit...

Minx created the track specifically for New York DJ and spoken word artist E-Man to add his words to

Detroit techno veteran DJ Minx has released a new track, 'Blind Amerikkka'.

The politically-charged track marks the first release of 2021 from Minx's Women On...