Riot !n Magenta's journey could be said to be one of sonic alchemy. Known for their distinctive soulful melodies lined with edgy, rhythmic beats, the quintet crystallizes the diverse musical elements of electronica, trip-hop and soul into smooth, synth driven tracks.
After a triumphant release on BNR TRAX that was the start of a brilliant year for the label, Costello is back with the 'Taurus EP'. Building on the heavy metallic electro sound showcased in his first BNR EP, 'Taurus' is full guns blazing from the outset, and as with his last EP, Costello's use of tension and release is masterful. His shrewd control of energy making each track just as useful as a DJ tool as well as a stand alone track.
Straight off the back of his Radio One Essential Mix, Pryda associate Jeremy Olander has put out this fantastic progressive house and techno mix for Pioneer's DJsounds series.
After playing the massive Pryda Madison Square Gardens gig at the end of 2014, Jeremy is heading back to the US for a five date tour - the dates of which are listed below the video.
The talented triple threat – combining production and vocal chops with live DJ skills that saw her taking command of Fool's Gold's Day Off event – has been called on to hype crowds for the likes of Disclosure and Diplo, as well as Canadian band The Weekend, who Lunoe rocked out with on their North American tour.
Featured on the upcoming 'Can't Explain EP' from Howson's Groove, this Celsius remix is a must-hear tune. With a roaring bassline and light synths, Celsius successfully reconstructs the original track into a club anthem.
Henry Saiz has kindly given us his new production, 'Haunted Girl Canyon', to premiere on the DJ Mag soundcloud — and it does not disappoint. Henry is a Spanish producer/DJ who is renown for his live show. The Spaniard is one of the most talented producers around on the scene today, he also never limits himself to just one genre — in the past he has released a mixture of tracks in genres including tech house, disco and electronica. It's safe to say Henry likes to keep challenging himself!
Point Blank is about to open a new chapter in Los Angeles. DJ Mag touched base with founder Rob Cowan and new business partner and uber producer Jesse Rogg as they prepare to launch on a brand-new stage...
Porto Alegre resident and pioneering Brazilian DJ Fabricio Pecanha has kindly given DJ Mag readers a first listen of the title track from his new EP 'The Walk EP', which is scheduled for released 6th October on Da Way/Sex Panda White.
Hugely loved and respected in Brazil, Fabricio has pioneered undeground house and techno in his home country, earning support from some of the biggest names in dance music, including Richie Hawtin, Marco Carola, Wally Lopez and UMEK to name a few.
The phone line is awash with chicken bravado. “We like to do a bit of cheffing when we’re on tour,” brags Adam Kaye one half of Bondax; the 20-year-old garage revivalists three years into a blazed trail across the dance industry. “We have a speciality southern fried chicken that we marinade for two hours, normally in Reggae Reggae Sauce,” laughs his colleague George Townsend.
DJ Mag grabs a chat with DJ/producer Ben Pearce just before he takes the 20-minute walk from his Manchester home to his studio. He's got a few things on the go and will probably dip into whatever's inspiring him when he gets there.