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The house and techno festival will return to Chicago’s Union Park this Labor Day Weekend

Chicago’s ARC Music Festival has announced the line-up for its 2024 edition. The house and techno festival will return to Chicago’s Union Park this Labor...

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Scottish DJ and production duo CTRL serve up a helping of radiant disco-tinged house on ‘Groove Check’

CTRL are self-releasing a new single, ‘Groove Check’, later this week. Have an exclusive first listen to the track below From their hometown of West...

Selections: Analog Soul

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, NYC's Analog Soul spotlight their all-time favourite house tracks

Like most ‘80s kids, Jacky Sommer and DatKat (aka twin sisters Jacquelyn and Kathryn Smith) grew up on a diet of MTV, in their case...

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The results from this year’s Top 100 DJs poll were announced tonight (15th November)

Peggy Gou is The World’s No.1 House DJ in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs 2023. Taking home the title for the very first time, as...

Arc dancefloor under red lights

Chicago’s ARC Music Festival brings international acts from throughout the various evolutions of house music to the city that gave the genre its name, booking them side by side with rising and veteran local talent. Ben Hindle heads to the Windy City to see how the music and culture survives and thrives, and samples the best DJs, venues, sound systems and sandwiches Chicago has to offer

At 206 South Jefferson Street, a quiet road just outside Downtown Chicago’s main hub, stands an unassuming three storey building with a pretty green and...

Photo of Dana Ruh looking to the side with her hair blown out behind her

On her latest EP, arriving via her Brouqade imprint, the Berliner serves up another helping of deep, dubby house with an old skool relish

Dana Ruh will release a new EP, ‘Down Is The New Up’, later this summer via her Brouqade imprint. Have an exclusive first listen to...

Will Clarke (left) and HoneyLuv (right) pose together

NYC vocalist Moxie Knox joins the rising star and house heavyweight on the single

HoneyLuv and Will Clarke have shared their new collaboration, ‘Move Your Body’. Listen below. The addictive house track features vocals from NYC's Moxie Knox over...

Photo of Paula Tape in a leather jacket, silver trousers and sunglasses. She's sitting on a washing machine in a laundrette

Rising Chilean DJ/producer Paula Tape has made her name releasing irresistible, synth-drenched house tracks on quality labels including Rhythm Section and Permanent Vacation, while her Hola Mundo party holds residencies in London, Paris and her adopted home of Milan. Here, alongside a stomping Recognise mix, she speaks to Ria Hylton about her focus on production, crate-digging, and making a radio show for her plants

Paula Tape’s mixes are full of theatre — bold, synth-laden cuts that put you in mind of the Ibiza coastline. Balearic chuggers fold into spacious...

The Riverside museum and festival mainstage at dusk

At the start of June, Glasgow’s Riverside Festival returned to its home at the city’s Riverside Museum in Partick, bringing a host of local and international talent to the banks of the Clyde. DJ Mag headed to a (very) sunny Scotland to see how the last decade has cemented Riverside as one of the country’s finest festivals, and speak to the team and artists involved

It’s the first weekend of June and some huge events are taking place in the Scottish city of Glasgow. Local heroes Celtic have beaten Inverness...

Shapeshifters' 'Lola's Theme' cover artwork with Positive logo

From its beginnings as a fortuitous sample to dominating Miami’s WMC and topping the UK Singles Chart, ‘Lola’s Theme’ has become one of the most popular house anthems of its time, and gave Shapeshifters a 20-year career that is still flourishing to this day. Carl Loben talks to one half of the duo, Simon Marlin, about its creation and impact

In 2003, the post-millennial landscape for UK dance music was as rich and varied as it had ever been. UK garage had somewhat fallen away...

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It's Skrillex's third single of the year

Skrillex has shared a new single, 'Leave Me Like This', featuring Minnesota-born rapper, singer, songwriter and producer Bobby Raps. You can hear the cut below...

Jesse Saunders, Chicago house pioneer, hospitalised following “major stroke”

"Please keep Jesse in your prayers," wrote legendary Chicago collective Chosen Few DJs

Chicago house pioneer Jesse Saunders has been hospitalised following reports of a "major stroke". On 26th November, Chicago collective Chosen Few DJs, of which Saunders...

Fred P

A decade and a half into a career making emotionally involved house music, Fred P’s sense of purpose is stronger than it’s ever been. The New York–born, Berlin-based artist fills us in on where he’s been, where he’s at and where he’s heading

Along with most of the world’s population, Fred Peterkin, the DJ and producer best known as Fred P, was having a tough time during the...

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...

Kerri Chandler DJing live

For DJs with a packed touring schedule, gigging at one iconic club after another, finding the time to sit down in the studio can be nearly impossible. But when Kerri Chandler wanted to work on a long-delayed album, he hit on a solution: he’d transform those clubs into temporary studios, creating tracks attuned to each space. The result is ‘Spaces And Places’, and it’s some of his best work yet

“Sorry, it’s a little dark in here. I usually have club lighting on down here, like with rotating heads and stuff,” Kerri Chandler says, with...

Can you feel it: How Mr. Fingers ‘Ammnesia’ changed the house music experience

33 years after its release in 1989, Larry Heard’s debut album as Mr. Fingers is a profoundly moving document of timeless electronic music, brimming with tracks of unrivaled beauty from the then-young world of house

If you’ve ever wondered why Mr. Fingers — aka pioneering US producer Larry Heard — is so revered among house music aficionados (including, notably, Kanye...

Larry Heard and Robert Owens via Traxsource

The copyright has been returned to the Chicago duo after a decades-long battle

Larry Heard and Robert Owens have won their legal case against Trax Records, The Guardian reports. In 2020, Chicago house innovators Heard (AKA Mr Fingers)...

Point Blank Tutorial: How to Create a Fat Sub Bass From Scratch in Logic Pro

In this tutorial, Point Blank LA lecturer, Davis, shows how you can create a sub-bass patch quickly in Logic Pro. Generally, more popular in the...

Salute DJ Mag HQ

The Manchester-based DJ takes over DJ Mag HQ from 17:00

This Friday (4th February) we welcome salute to DJ Mag HQ for a 60-minute livestream. The Vienna-born, Manchester-based DJ, known for his uplifting productions and...

Featuring Underground Resistance (Live), VTSS, SHERELLE, Shanti Celeste, India Jordan, Jeff Mills, Marcel Dettmann and more

The first names set to play next year's Maiden Voyage festival have been announced.

Run by the team behind Camden's Jazz Cafe, the festival -...