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How Nookie's 'Gonna Be Alright (Cloud 9 Remix)’ album artwork over grey background

Nookie’s ‘Gonna Be Alright’ dropped as hardcore was morphing into jungle at the beginning of the 1990s. It lit up the raves and set Nookie up for a production career with Reinforced, Metalheadz, Moving Shadow and other key labels as the decade unfolded. Ben Murphy learns its story and speaks to Nookie about how, as the ‘20s roar into action, he is charged up all over again
 

“Just Close Your Eyes And Dream With Me / You’ll Hear The Sound Of Music”


Instantly recognisable thanks to its vocal hook, Nookie’s classic tune...

The two groups wanted to collaborate after catching each other's performances at festivals 

Ibibio Sound Machine has announced a new album, ‘Electricity’, which will drop via Merge Records on 25th March. 

It's the first new full-length from the...

Blame will release the debut release on Over/Shadow soon

Legendary UK label Moving Shadow is set to be reborn under a new collective banner, Over/Shadow, spearheaded by 2 Bad Mice.

Over/Shadow is the brain...

It looks both the music and cultural impact of the genre

A new documentary explores the history of drum & bass.

Directed and produced by One Nation’s founder Terry ‘Turbo’ Stone, ‘United Nation: Three Decades of...

One for your collection... 

Running from 1994 to 2014, drum & bass magazine Knowledge was essential for any true fan of the genre. 

Known as Kmag, Knowledge was one...

New Zealand's Ryan Quinlivan – DJ, producer, designer and all-round polymath – offers a characteristically soulful portrait of drum & bass consisting exclusively of his...

Ryan Quinlivan, as RQ, has been quietly operating in the drum & bass periphery for two decades, often more attuned to the scene's jazz and...

The OAP dance music takeover continues...

An OAP in Folkestone, Kent has had his D&B collection and turntables confiscated by authorities after ignoring repeated warnings from Shepway District Council.

Peter Tuppen...

January’s Cheeky Bubblers...

Morgan
Fiercely low-slung tech

Morgan is the Australia-born, Barcelona-based selector that first came on to DJ Mag’s radar with her ‘The Queens EP’ on Sunday...

He's in the Hot Seat for our August issue...

Once best-known for its pioneering part in new beat and techno, Netsky — aka Antwerp's Boris Daenen — has been flying the flag for the...

And loved every second of it!

The airstrike in France has sent Innovation in the Sun 2016 into chaos before it has even begun, cancelled flights have a knock on effect...

Drum and Bass legend talks to DJ Mag

Adam F is a drum & bass legend. A b-boy in his youth, he started off releasing on Goldie's Metalheadz label ('Metropolis') and cracked the...

No more dance music for surgeons during work hours?

Playing loud music during operations could distract surgeons and lead to errors, a new study has revealed. 

Published in the Journal Of Advanced Nursing, the...

Dedicated to his parents and featuring many d&b friends, it's a family affair...

“In Brazil, we have a lot of passion,” urges DJ Marky, via a Skype call from his South American homeland. The veteran DJ is...

No one represents drum & bass quite like DJs Fabio & Grooverider...

Sure, there are other obvious contenders, but Fab and Groove were there right at the beginning. They didn't just sit at the table — they...

There are some records that define their time so exactly...

There are some records that define their time so exactly that they become inextricably bound with memories, nostalgia, youth. That transcend whatever stultifying definitions are...

Drum & Bass duo Sigma announce their debut live tour of the UK

Sigma who burst from the underground to the charts with hit 'Nobody To Love' have just announced their debut UK tour, the duo will be...

Brilliant nostalgic drum and bass from the Sub Slayers regular...

Reminiscent of classic drum & bass and the golden days of RAM, 'Rosuto' is a piece of heads-down clarity that fills a gap in the...

Terabyte Records new signing Data unleashes a certified banger via DJ Mag...

For their first release of 2015 Terabyte Records are proud to announce the arrival of the mighty Data to their troop. Having previously released on...

Another year, another fantastic Outlook!

Every year, 16,000 or so bass music fans make the pilgrimage from all over the world to a small coastal town in Pula, Croatia for...

DJ Mag HQ Sessions this Friday with Delta Heavy and Optical

This week we will be joined by none other than Drum and Bass heavyweights Delta Heavy and Optical.

From 6pm until 8pm on Friday (12th...