Manchester-born stadium destroyer D.O.D is all about the drop. Layering baile funk techno beats into screeching EDM bangers and building samples, hooks and breakdowns to rupturing effect, you can watch his impressively worked hour-long live DJ set on DJ Mag TV.
Simply hating a genre because it’s not your preference- where’s the P.L.U.R. in that? DJ Mag investigates.
Producer and seasoned vet of the dance music industry, Chris Lake opened up about genres stepping over one another recently on Facebook, and got everyone talking about the issue.
Hardwell, the number one DJ in the world, as voted for by DJ Mag readers at the end of 2013, is set to headline Mysteryland Holland on August 23rd.
The progressive and electro house megastar tops a roster that reads like a who's who of DJ talent.
American DJs love doing a bit of it. The Dutch are always at it. Danny Tenaglia’s been known to have a go. And lately, if you turn up at a big festival abroad, it seems like every house/electro/trance DJ is up for a bit of the kind of MC action you’d only previously have seen at a garage or d&b rave. Indeed Belgian house duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike have based their entire CDs, decks and FX live show around that format.
Dimitri Vegas, Moguai & Like Mike
“Still probably the biggest track in our playlist at the moment. It got huge with the 2012 Tomorrowland Aftermovie and is still as effective today.”
“If it's raining it's raining,” sang soft voiced reggae star Bitty McLean back in the ‘90s. Rather than philosophizing about the weather, maybe he should have jumped on a plane and headed to Brazil instead, because our wettest winter for 250 years coincides with their hot (hot, hot) summer.
Coone is quickly becoming the hottest (and hardest) thing to come out of Belgium since waffles.
Brostep prince, Borgore and hip-hop heavyweight Waka Flocka Flame have opened up to their fans via a Reddit Ask Me Anything session.
In the opening shots, Borgore does sit-ups while explaining to Waka: "Me and Steve Aoki have a bet…" the rapper interjects jokingly and says: “Who is that?” referring to the Dim Mak Records label boss. The Israeli DJ and producer replies: "He’s very famous… he’s Number 8 on DJ Mag right now." Thanks for the plug.
America's premier dance/pop mix compilation "ULTRA DANCE" is back for it's 15th Edition including remixes of the year's top hits.The two-disk, 24-track package marks the 15th year of the renowned ULTRA DANCE series, curating the best of the best pop and dance mixes -- perfect for the electronic music enthusiast and the Top 40 fan alike. Featured on the cover of "Ultra Dance 15" is Melanie Iglesias - the winner of Maxim's 2010 "Hometown Hotties" competition.