The cloven hoof of festival season is already here, as is proven by London's top pick, Hackney’s experimental and boundary-pushing Test Pressing. Everything from kraut crunch to electro bangs will be explored.
It's worth noting there's another special occasion in the capital this month, as Egg hits sweet 16 and drafts some serious tech to celebrate; Nicole Moudaber, Japan's Hito and Italy's emergent Anna V are among those lighting candles.
A 24-hour Ibiza opening party has locked in a seriously impressive lineup, including Paul Kalkbrenner, Richie Hawtin, ANNA, Peggy Gou and Stephan Bodzin.
Titled Odyssey and run by nightlife company The Night League, the full day's clubbing will also feature Tale Of Us, Damian Lazarus and Reznik.
Beginning at Ushuaïa Ibiza on 18 May at midday, and ending at midday the next day (hence the 24 hours, we're excellent at arithmetic here at DJ Mag HQ) at Hï Ibiza, it looks set to be a belter of a summer opener.
A kickstarter has been launched to help publish the photobook They Call Me Grandma Techno by Detroit photographer Patricia Lay-Dorsey.
Started by Detroit Techno Foundation, 1xRUN and Paxahau, and the producers of Movement Festival, the book features photos taken by the local hero at the festival between 2007 – 2018.
Carl Cox, Armin van Buuren and Richie Hawtin are among the names locked-in for this year's Winter Music Conference.
The Miami institution marks its 34th year in 2019, and will take control of the city's Faena Forum from 25th - 28th March.
Tomorrowland has finalised their headliners for 2019, locking Amelie Lens, David Guetta, Richie Hawtin and more to join the bill.
Elsewhere Alesso, Loco Dice, Black Coffee and Solardo also join the line-up. You can see the full announcement below.
Tomorrowland takes place at De Schorre park in the city of Boom and spans two weekends in July. The first runs from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st July while weekend two takes place from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th.
Lost Village has locked Richie Hawtin, Bicep, Jayda G (whose debut album has just been announced), Hunee, Courtesy and more for its 2019 edition, which will run from 22nd to 25th August in Lincolnshire, UK.
Ultra Miami 2019 will not feature the iconic Arcadia Spider stage according to a recent announcement which also reveals several other major changes for the US festival.
For the past couple of years DJ Mag has used Top 100 DJs data to calculate and reflect the international popularity of DJs from the house and techno scenes.
With the continuing dominance of EDM, these genres have been on the periphery of the global poll in recent years, despite commanding huge audiences worldwide.
What can you say about Carl Cox? A titan of the worldwide electronic music scene, he’s a global ambassador whose effervescence and joie de vivre behind the decks is absolutely infectious.
This artist from Durban, South Africa, has become the country’s most globally celebrated electronic musician, playing to capacity crowds at enormous stadiums, DJing everywhere from underground institutions such as Panorama Bar in Berlin to gigantic festivals like Ultra in Miami, and working with R&B megastars Drake and Alicia Keys.
Steve Lawler is a true stalwart of the UK club scene. In what is approaching three decades of dedication, the Birmingham-born DJ/producer has done it all – from early days of throwing infamous raves under the M42 to being crowned the ‘King of Space’ during his nine-year residency at the legendary Ibiza club.
Primavera Sound has revealed the enormous line-up for its 2019 edition, taking place from 30th May to June 1st.
Among the whopping 226 acts confirmed to play the hallowed event are some of dance music’s most exciting and celebrated names, including Helena Hauff, SOPHIE, Joy Orbison, Jayda G, Richie Hawtin (Live), Avalon Emerson, Eris Drew, Octo Octa, Anastasia Kristensen (Live) and many more.
They join a cast of headliners that includes the likes of Charli XCX, James Blake, Suede, Erykah Badu. You can see the full line-up flyer below.