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From: New York City, NYFor Fans Of: Shiba San, Steve Darko, DustycloudThree Tunes: ‘Excuses’, ‘Party Time’, Louis The Child ‘Breaking News (Westend Remix)’

Westend released his ‘CLUBBLE’ EP in early 2019 as a serious statement of intent, and it’s safe to assume there will be some solid momentum behind...

To coincide with his new album release, Omid 16B picks out ten tracks key to his musical development over the years

The output of British-Iranian Londoner Omid Nourizadeh comes in many shapes and forms; from the deep house records under one of his many aliases Changing...

DJ Mag heads to the Italian birthplace of Marco Carola and Joseph Capriati to pick up the local thread, with Luigi Madonna and his crew

"For us it was... where everything started from. It was in the middle of mountains, so you have that view from the stage. The first time they did a...

From: Philadelphia, PA, USA

For Fans Of: Ross From Friends, DJ Seinfeld, Mall Grab

Three Tunes: ‘Fade Away’, ‘Tears Drop’, ‘Ahead Of Time’

Birthed out of the lo-fi blogosphere, Baltra’s music allows for space but can also feel like a white-knuckle ride, serendipitous but also concise. Discovering new...

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Back in February, Point Blank hosted a special event for International Women’s Day which featured a wealth of female and female-identified guests who presented the groundbreaking...

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After its announcement almost a year ago, Massive X is finally here. Prior to its release, Point Blank were given a copy to test out and...

Here we go again, eh? It feels like the time between the closing bashes and the Ibiza opening bell rung annually by the International Music Summit conference...

From: Johannesburg, South AfricaFor Fans Of: Black Coffee, Andhim, Re.YouThree Tunes: ‘Masala’, ‘Sondela’, 'Humanity' 

Among the vanguard of the new wave of house music producers emerging from South Africa, Floyd Lavine is blazing his own trail. Growing up in...

From New York City, NY, USA

For Fans Of: Luca Lush, Mura Masa, What So Not

THREE TUNES: ‘Vexed,’ ‘Schools Out’, ‘Xilla!’

New York artists Ishaan Chaudhary and Will Curry are on a mission to bring fusion and individuality to their corner of dance music. The unlikely duo met by...

DJ Mag visits Kuala Lumpur to find out how a growing infrastructure of venues and unlikely rave spaces is putting Malaysia on the map for...

It’s just gone midnight and in a Kuala Lumpur basement, a heaving, sweaty crowd are watching a DJ bang out techno in near-darkness. It’s easy...

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On Monday 1st July from 7pm, Point Blank will be hosting an exclusive expert panel discussion and Q&A as part of a free Open Day event, celebrating the launch of...

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In Point Blank’s most recent masterclass, they were joined by UK drum and bass boss Kove to find out how he made his haunting dnb track...

From: Kraków, Poland

For Fans Of: Beau Wanzer, Lena Willikens, Identified Patient

Key Tunes: ’Skawa’, ‘Paj', ‘Szelestt’

It’s fair to say that Oliva changed the face of her local scene, and she’s now making her mark around Europe. The Kraków native came...

Klingande, the talented producer behind one of the hottest summer anthems ‘Jubel’, opens up about adventure, friendship and ‘The Album’ that will finally show the world exactly...

In his own life, Cédric Steinmyller plays two roles. There’s the quiet, observant young man, whose crystal blue eyes peer downward as he speaks. And then there is...

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Point Blank are back with a brand new Deconstruction from their Head of Curriculum and master of Deconstructions, Ski Oakenfull. This time, Ski pulls back the...

From: Breda, NetherlandsFor fans of: Dead Man’s chest, FFF, Sully Three tunes: ‘More Massiv’, ‘Adventures In Perception’, ‘Wish We Didn’t’

Coco Bryce may be a relatively new name to most in the UK, however he’s been plying his trade for around two decades. Hailing from...

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Last year Point Blank Music School announced their partnership with the Chinese company NetEase FEVER to launch a new Far East school, Point Blank China. The...

Surrounded by rolling hills and tucked away in the South-West of England, Devon Analogue Studios is the ultimate electronic escape...

There has been a huge shift in the way DJs and producers have been making music over the last few years. Hardware, and especially analogue equipment, is the order...

Two of Nottingham’ disco powerhouse pick the tracks that have inspired them... 

Crazy P were originally called Crazy Penis when they formed in Nottingham two decades ago, but they lopped off the ‘enis’ after a few years...

From: Exeter, Devon

For fans of: Swindle, LV, J Dilla

Three tunes: ‘State of Flow’, ‘First Place Loser’, ‘Whiteboard Jungle’

“I love a tracky banger as much as the next person, but the older I get, the more I feel that music has to have some heart...