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LF System Afraid to Feel UK Number One

LF System's 'Afraid To Feel' is officially the longest running UK number one dance track of the decade so far, with seven weeks at the...

Ultra Naté

Ultra Naté has released her new album, 'ULTRA'. Listen below. 


The release marks the iconic US singer, songwriter, promoter, record producer and DJ's tenth studio...

Get To Know: Kirollus

Get acquainted with Kirollus, the Brighton-based DJ, Defected broadcaster and vinyl seller bringing his love for rare funk, boogie and soul to the masses

In 2020, if you were maxing out on DJ mixes in the Covid pandemic’s first wave, it would have been hard to miss Kirollus. The...

Patrick Adams, legendary disco producer and songwriter, dies, aged 72

Patrick Adams, the pioneering disco producer who was an unwavering force on the New York dance music scene, has died.


News of the legendary artist...

Scallops love 'disco' lights, scientists discover

Scientists have discovered an unusual new technique for catching scallops while fishing, and it involves LED 'disco' lighting.


During a recent experiment, Marine scientist Dr...

Roosevelt and Nile Rodgers pay tribute to Studio 54 on new single, ‘Passion’: Listen

Roosevelt and Nile Rodgers have paid tribute to iconic New York disco loft Studio 54 on new collaborative single 'Passion'. Have a listen below. 


The...

Collage of photos taken by Bill Bernstein

Bill Bernstein dedicated three years of his life to capturing the essence of the ‘70s New York disco scene. Here, Simon Doherty talks to him about some of his most iconic photographs, including images of Studio 54, Larry Levan, Odyssey Disco Club Dancefloor — made famous by Saturday Night Fever in 1977 — and more

The year was 1977. The disco scene was peaking, bringing with it unprecedented levels of euphoria. A specific set of sociological conditions (post-Stonewall riot, post-onset...

Frankie Knuckles DJ set from 1986 shared online for the first time: Listen

A rare Frankie Knuckles DJ set from Valentine's Day 1986 has been shared to SoundCloud by Chicago music luminary Braxton Holmes. 


The 80-minute recording was...

The flamboyant electronic sound of San Francisco’s dancefloors soundtracked gay liberation in the '70s and '80s, even as its community faced decimation as a result...

Deep in the vaults of the San Francisco GLBT Historical Society and Museum Archives, a modest wooden crate glows with the importance of a sacred ...

Featuring pictures by famed New York nightlife documentarian Bill Bernstein and music by JKRIV, Morgan Whiley, Jitwam and TEYMORI

A series of rare Studio 54 images, along with a new 8-bit video game based on the seminal New York club, have been developed into...

Follow the call of the disco ball

A disco ball emoji may finally be added to the emojipedia.

Following the launch of a petition by Glitterbox to encourage the creation of a...

The South Coast Botanic Garden will welcome skaters and dancers until Labor Day

Nile Rodgers is launching a roller-disco, dubbed The DiscOasis, on 16th July 2021 at the iconic South Coast Botanic Garden in Los Angeles.

The legendary artist's...

Berlin house and disco label Toy Tonics is pushing a bumping, cosmic sound fuelled by collaboration and live instrumentation. Founder Mathias Modica, aka Kapote and...

The Barefoot Boy, Xenon and Fun House legend passed away recently

A fundraiser has been launched for the funeral of influential New York disco DJ Tony Smith. 

News of Smith's passing hit social media on 2nd...

In DJ Mag's April charts, four artists a select their top 10 tracks of the month, spanning crazy hip-hop mashups, jungle pressure, propulsive house bangers...

What 4’11” Northampton MC FFSYTHO lacks in stature, she more than makes up for in talent and ferocity. Her quickfire bars and vicious lyricism made...

It's the debut documentary from Glitterbox

A new documentary on the power of dance music, Where Love Lives, is out this week.

Global party brand Glitterbox, founded by Defected boss Simon...

In DJ Mag's February artist charts, four DJs select their top 10 tracks of the month, spanning glossy club bangers, jazzy house, jacking techno and...

Based in the electronic music haven that is Bristol, Ian DPM is curator of the Definite Party Material platform, works as an A&R and label...

Róisín Murphy is back with her fifth solo album, ‘Róisín Machine’. Carl Loben catches up with her to talk artistic exhibitionism, lockdown videos, her early...

When Róisín Murphy performed at the massive 10,000-capacity queer warehouse rave Homobloc in November, she was readying her latest solo album, ‘Róisín Machine’ — her...

Including riffs on Donna Summer, Herbie Hancock and The Temptations

Dark Entries has announced a new Patrick Cowley archival collection which will arrive next month. 

'Some Funkettes' comprises seven previously unreleased cover songs recorded by...

In this month's label focus, The Sound Of, Ben Murphy catches up with Peter Adarkwah, founder of BBE Music, a longstanding haven for hidden gems...