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Ibibio sound machine's press shot next to a variety of album artworks on an orange background

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, the London funk, disco, Afrobeat and post-punk fusionists spotlight some of their current favourite tracks

London group Ibibio Sound Machine alchemise funk, disco, Afrobeat and post-punk into a combustible mixture. Synths and drum machines have always been a part of...

On the right: Kasra V posing in a light blue suit jacket. On the Left: a variety of album artworks chosen as part of Kasra V's Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, as he celebrates 10 years on NTS Radio, Kasra V spotlights timeless Italo, house, techno and prog

Kasra V celebrates 10 years on NTS Radio in June. To mark the milestone, which has seen Iranian-born, London-based DJ and producer broadcast from the...

Selections: Rachiid Paralyzing

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Colombia’s Rachiid Paralyzing spotlights tracks “with a unique and exceptional level of composition”, from breathless 2-step and techno, to intricate IDM, breaks and ambient

When it comes to Rachiid Paralyzing’s restless strain of club music, the devil is in the details. His recent double EP for Artificio, ‘Mega Tempo’...

Photo of Tiffany Calver and the artwork from her DJ Mag selections picks

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Tiffany Calver spotlights head-turning UK rap and garage, punchy bass, big-room amapiano and more

Tiffany Calver’s landmark four-year run on the Radio 1 Rap Show established her as a DJ at the top of the rap game. Alongside showcasing...

Photo of Eddington Again in a grey coat and grey cap with one orange contact lens in, their hands in prayer in front of their mouth. On their left is a collection of artworks chosen as part of their Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Eddington Again spotlights adventurous pop gems packed with emotion and playful experimentation

Eddington Again’s debut album, ‘Naomi9’ on !K7, was named DJ Mag’s album of the month in December 2023. In his review, Paul Clarke documented the...

Anastasia Kristensen next to the album artwork of releases she chose for her Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Anastasia Kristensen spotlights ten idiosyncratic techno gems and electronic experiments

Anastasia Kristensen debuted on Tiga’s Turbo label last month with three club-ready cuts. The swaggering, synthy ‘I’d Love To Do It’ has something of Marie...

On the right: CORIN posing in front of a red velvet curtain wearing beige and sandy brown pinafore and metalic ear decoration. On the left: ten pieces of album artwork chosen for her Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, CORIN spotlights “glitched beats, ecstatic trance synths, heavenly vocals and sci-fi realms”

During recent live performances of her 2023 album for Lee Gamble’s UIQ label, ‘Lux Aeterna’, CORIN has been accompanied by an uncanny visual spectacle. Produced...

On the right: Wata Igarashi posing in a dark blue rain coat and cap. One the left: Selection of artwork from albums he chose

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Wata Igarashi spotlights deep, weird and driving techno

Wata Igarashi’s ‘Agartha’ on Kompakt was one of DJ Mag’s favourite albums of 2023. As Claire Francis put it in her write-up, the Japanese DJ...

On the right: press shot of Manuka Honey lying down in neon green and blue body paint and surrounded by swoops of light. On the left: 10 pieces of album artwork chosen as her Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Manuka Honey spotlights disorienting club treats, timeless drone metal, and dizzy, sexy, ethereal dancefloor bangers

Marissa Malik is back on Club Romantico with six tracks that prove nobody does it quite like Manuka Honey. Packed with steely beats and jagged...

Left: 10 album packshots chosen by Nkisi. Right: Nkisi performing live, leaning over a table of electronic equipment while blowing on a digital wind instrument

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Nkisi spotlights ritualistic acid rhythms, “electronic voodoo music”, Belgian new beat, EBM and more

Nkisi’s fiercely rhythmic music maps a route from ancient rituals to futuristic hard dance. In her live performances and catalogue of releases for labels like...

On the right: A photo of NEXCYIA standing in front of a black fence, behind which there is a bush of tall reeds. He has a black hoodie on with the hood up and a baseball cap. On the left: 10 album packshots chosen for his Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, NEXCYIA spotlights adventurous ambient music filled with “exceptional sound design and captivating textures”

Chaos is inevitable, and it is everywhere. How do we find our place within it? It’s a question posed in the debut album from the...

Photo of They Hate Change posing in front of a large green door. Beside them is a variety of packshots of releases chosen in their Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, They Hate Change spotlight deep Florida breaks and bass, Gulf Coast gold, jam bands, indie, dub and more

For Vonne Parks and Andre Gainey, music discovery and exchange are fundamental to music making. The magnetic rap duo first bonded as teenagers in Tampa...

Press shot of Nene H in a white lace jumpsuit standing against a red brick wall, to her left are 10 pieces f album artwork chosen in her Selections

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Nene H spotlights percussive genre fusions, Anatolian progressive trance, full-throttle techno, and cuts at the intersection of “body music and mind music”

“The whole thing is a meme within a meme,” says Nene H about her new mini-album, ‘ISSA SCAM’, which will be released via the Live...

Photo of Giulia Tess in a football kit in a changing room, next to a selection of album artworks chosen in her selections feature on a dark blue background

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Giulia Tess spotlights 10 club bangers tailor-made for dancefloor euphoria

Giulia Tess’ new EP is a dream. Released in December by LG105, it’s full of the kind of wiggly melodies and heartwarming synths that memorable...

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...

Selections: Bell Curve

In this series we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week Bell Curve spotlights hyper colourful club cuts, bass-heavy rollers and dreamy alt-pop

Bell Curve is a DJ, producer and co-founder of Worst Behavior Recs — a previous DJ Mag Vital Label and nominee at our Best of...

Photo of Slauson Malone 1 wearing a white vest alongside album artwork from his selections

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, New York-based multidisciplinary musician Slauson Malone 1 spotlights acoustic oddities, ambient gems, breakneck singeli, cello jazz and post-jungle weapons

Jasper Marsalis is taking electronic music into fresh, innovative spaces. Describing his latest musical proxy, Slauson Malone 1, as a performance piece, the New York-based...

Left: Selection of album and EP artwork chosen by Purelink for this feature. Right: Press of Purelink standing side by side outside at night

In this series, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Purelink spotlight low-key experimental pop, smoky dub-folk, peak-time minimal techno and more

Purelink are among a flourishing new wave of artists exploring the bioluminescent depths of downtempo, ambient and dub techno. The Chicago trio of Ben Paulson...

press shot of Kitty Amor next to a selection of album and EP packshots

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Kitty Amor spotlights deep, soulful sounds from Afro house to jazz

Kitty Amor has become one of the UK’s premier Afro house DJs — but who is the woman behind the music and what’s her journey...

Selections: Jaymie Silk

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Jaymie Silk spotlights tracks packed with rave energy and irresistible grooves

Jaymie Silk is on fire right now. In fact, the Paris-based DJ and producer has never really cooled off since first lighting up our radar...