Martin Garrix has been revealed as the winner of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll 2016, with the 20-year-old Dutch superstar becoming the youngest ever No.1 DJ.
Garrix, who takes the coveted top spot from 2015 winners, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, was awarded the No.1 trophy by his mentor, Tiësto, on stage at the Top 100 DJs poll award ceremony at the Heineken Music Hall. The event was the opening party in this year’s AMF Festival, the largest of the Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).
A young man has died after a fire broke out at Glastonbury Festival’s Worthy Farm site on Monday evening (20th June).
The man has not yet been named, but is thought to be in his 20s. Police confirmed he died from severe burns after being airlifted to hospital, whilst local reports suggest the blaze was the result of a petrol spill in the Green Fields area of the Glastonbury site.
Oliver Heldens is set to play at Electric Daisy Carnival UK at Milton Keynes Bowl on Saturday 9th July, and this week he’s given DJ Mag an exclusive mix ahead of the festival with an hour of massive future house.
Heldens proved the genre’s rapid rise towards the top of EDM when he climbed 22 places to be voted No. 12 in DJ Mag’s Top 100 DJs poll at the end of last year.
His EDC mix shows the Rotterdam-based DJ is showing no signs of slowing down too, demonstrating exactly why he’s trusted to perform on the world’s biggest dancefloors.
Glastonbury has announced its full line-up with stage times for the festival that will run from Wednesday 22nd to Sunday 26th June.
Full details of who will play the dance village had already been confirmed, as well as its Block 9 area, the festival’s apocalyptic haven for underground house and techno.
2016 is looking massive at BBC Radio 1 — the long-standing British radio station has just announced a slew of new DJ residents!
New additions include techno DJ Nina Kraviz, plus Kode 9 and Steve Angello, who’ll be joining Heidi and George Fitzgerald on the Radio 1 desk.
Other 2016 newbies also include Dub Phizix & Strategy and Oliver Heldens, with the first shows from the new residents set to kick off from 7th January 2016.
What was the first piece of kit you ever bought?
“I bought a pair of KRK 6 monitors when I was 12 or 13 years old.”
Serbia’s Exit Festival is back in 2015 with a superb line-up, confirmed to run (once again) at the iconic Petrovaradin Fortress from 9th to 11th July.
Pioneering legends of electronic music, Leftfield, have been announced as headliners on the main stage for the closing night of the festival. With their first album in 16 years on the way in June, and inaugural single, ‘Universal Everything’ a potential sign of things to come, it's set to be the highlight of the long standing Serbian event!
The electronic world's most jet-lagged artists and their management teams adorned in the predictable head-to-toe black attire descend upon the artist mansion (aka fancy horse stable) at TomorrowWorld in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia. The smell of the all-you-can-eat gourmet buffet and the vodka Red Bull-induced laughs over at the open bar permeate the esteemed air of the EDM elite, but one person sticks out like a watering hole in the middle of a dried-up main stage desert.
David Guetta has locked in Afrojack, Oliver Heldens, Don Diablo and a host more, for his Ushuaïa Ibiza residency this summer.
The French house legend, returning to his BIG residency, has also curated Lost Frequencies, Robin Schulz, and Jax Jones.