This year our flagship publication, DJ Mag UK remains at the forefront of dance music journalism, with a focus on established and up-and-coming underground talent, we delve into weighty artist features and the latest club, technology and festival breaking news. Plus upfront music reviews across genres from techno to grime and everything in between.
There's no doubt that Deadmau5 is somewhat of a controversial figure in dance music – you either love him or hate him – but make no mistake, the Canadian producer is one of the most forwarding-thinking and dedicated producers on the circuit, willing to spend insane amounts of money to further his creative vision either in the studio or on stage.
DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards is taking place tonight (Thursday 14th December) at EGG LDN.
Electronic music fans in the UK have been voting for nominees in categories including Best DJ, Best Producer, Best DJ Duo, Best Breakthrough DJ, Best Breakthrough Producer, Best Resident, Best Live Act, Best Label and much more.
Martin Garrix has been revealed as the winner of the DJ Mag Top 100 DJs Poll 2017, with the 21-year-old Dutch superstar retaining his title after becoming the youngest ever No.1 DJ last year.
Garrix was awarded the No.1 trophy by recent musical collaborator and EDM superstar, David Guetta, on stage at the Top 100 DJs Poll award ceremony at the Amsterdam ArenA. The event took place at this year’s Amsterdam Music Festival at Amsterdam Dance Event (ADE).
Armin van Buuren has been revealed as the winner of the Highest Trance category in this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. Armin came in at No. 3 overall.
When it comes to long-term success in the Top 100 DJs, every other DJ in the poll could learn a thing or two from Armin van Buuren.
First placing way back in 2001, the Dutchman jumped in at No. 27. The next year he made it all the way to fifth place, and hasn’t left the top five ever since!
Carl Cox has been revealed as the winner of the Highest Techno category in this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. The British icon came in at No. 62 overall.
Unofficially known as the Nicest Man In Dance Music, Carl has taken a bit of time out to do other things besides DJing this year.
“I’ve been running the Carl Cox Motorsport team,” he told DJ Mag after scooping the Highest Techno gong again. And one look at the group’s Facebook page suggests they’ve had some great successes of late.
Claptone has been revealed as the winner of the Highest House category in this year’s DJ Mag Top 100 DJs poll. The DJ/producer came in at No. 69 overall.
Melodic masked marauder is a new entry to the poll, after releasing his popular mix series, ‘The Masquerade Mixes’, over the course of 2017. Claptone also adorned Ibiza airport with nine super-sized masks to mark the beginning of his world tour, which hit dance music’s most prolific events including Melt! Festival in Germany, Elrow in Ibiza, Tomorrowland in Belgium and Street Parade in Switzerland.
BBC Amplify, a new conference for newcomers to the music industry, is set to take over from 6th through 8th October at London’s Excel and is the biggest music business event of its kind to ever hit the capital.
Marking 10 years of BBC Music Introducing, the enormous new event will feature over 100 sessions and 250 expert speakers, including Chase & Status and Annie Mac, with a range of panels, workshops and discussion on offer over the jam-packed three-day programme.
Fort Romeau's Cin Cin Records continues to go from strength-to-strength and for the label's 8th release the label has laid on a divine doubleheader from Melbourne's STATUE and Ara Koufax, and we're really excited to premiering Koufax's 'Natural States'.
Australian duo Ara Koufax (Luke Neher & Sam Gill) have been making club-facing house since 2014 when their track 'Brenda' appeared on the Cut Copy-curated compilation 'Oceans Apart'.
The Australian duo are back with two new tracks on Fort Romeau's Cin Cin Records.