It first happened at a media dinner about five years ago. I was sandwiched rather uncomfortably between two older international journalists — one from Amsterdam and one from New York. As we sat watching a slideshow about a dance-music-meets-yoga festival heading to Thailand that following summer, Mr NYC commented that he hoped Carl Cox was playing because he was his “favourite EDM DJ right now”. Heads swivelled and hands were raised to mouths as Mr Amsterdam and I let out a gasp of unadulterated horror. “Carl Cox and EDM?
Carl Cox has opened up about the current state of techno in a new interview.
Speaking about how the term is often misused recently, Cox told DJ Mag, “Everybody is banding the word techno around now. Many years ago, friends of friends would talk about my sets and say they wouldn't come and see me because I play techno. Now they say they do want to come and see me because I play techno.
Ultra Music Festival is celebrating its 20th outing this year and it all kicks off today, Friday 23rd March.
With an absolutely enormous line-up, there won’t be a dull moment this weekend in Miami and, luckily for those of us stuck at home, there will be wealth of live streams available so we can catch some of the best sets from the comfort of our couches.
Carl Cox’s and Martin Garrix’s much-hyped documentary ‘What We Started’ has officially released in theatres, on iTunes and On Demand today.
The film had its red carpet premiere last night at The Regal South Beach during the height of Miami Music Week. The film’s stars Martin Garrix, Carl Cox and Tiësto were in attendance and also participated in a Q&A directly after the film.
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DJ Mag is streaming live sets from house and techno heavy hitters Carl Cox and Stephan Bodzin directly from Ultra Music Festival this weekend.
In association with global online streaming platform BE-AT.TV, the livestream kicks off tomorrow (Friday, 23rd March) on the first day of Ultra where Carl Cox headlines his world-famous Resistance Megastructure at 10pm EDT (Saturday, 24th March, at 2am GMT).
Resistance Ibiza has revealed the line-up for its nine-week Tuesday residency at Privilege this summer, with acts including Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, Adam Beyer and Maceo Plex topping the party’s impressive bill.
Set to run on Tuesdays from 17th July to 11th September, Dubfire, Joseph Capriati, Nicole Moudaber, Pan-Pot and Paco Osuna are also tipped to perform, alongside UK talents Jamie Jones, Eats Everything and Sasha and John Digweed.
Martin Garrix and Carl Cox’s documentary ‘What We Started’ will get a worldwide release from March 23rd where it will be available to stream via on-demand services like iTunes in over 100 countries.
The film is also set to get the red carpet treatment on 22nd March at The Regal South Beach where Martin Garrix, Carl Cox and David Guetta will all be in attendance.
Directly after the film, a Q&A regarding the documentary, with Martin Garrix, Carl Cox, Tiësto and more, will be hosted inside the theatre for fans and media.
Burn Residency registration is now open as the long-standing DJ/producer competition once again seeks profile up-and-coming talent from around the globe.
Burn hopefuls are asked to upload a mix to enter, with shortlisted DJs given the chance to attend an “extensive talent program” and the opportunity to perform at iconic clubs during a five-week residency in Ibiza in May.
Carl Cox is set to unleash his first drum & bass mix in seven years on 30th March through Beats 1. It also marks his return to Apple Music’s digital station having previously featured on Beats 1's One Mix in 2016.
The mix is being shared as part of Apple Music’s One Mix Drum & Bass Month. Every Friday morning at 7am GMT throughout March a mix will be delivered by one of the best names in the genre. The shows will be re-streamed on Saturdays at 3pm GMT and will also be availabel on demand after that.
Ultra Music Festival has revealed its phase two line-up including Oliver Heldens, Afrojack, Adam Beyer, Cheat Codes and many more, with the festival set to kick off from 23rd through 25th March in Miami, Florida.
Other new additions include Krane, Quix, Modestep, Sam Paganini, Pan-Pot, Myrne and more, with Steve Angello — who was expected to join the bill as part of a long-awaited Swedish House Mafia reunion — still noticeably absent from the line-up.