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Electronic music industry value rose to $6 billion in 2021, IMS report reveals

The value of the electronic music industry grew to $6 billion in 2021, according to the International Music Summit's annual Business Report.


That's up from...

Unorthodox Events and Queer Rave are two club-nights that are creating new spaces for LGBTQ+ people in the drum & bass/jungle scene. Jack Ramage speaks...

The UK drum & bass and jungle scene lacks queer visibility. While issues like gender diversity and whitewashing have, in recent years, become the focus...

Ballantine's ‘Resetting The Dancefloor’ report calls for the music industry to fight discrimination on the dancefloor

One in three music lovers globally have experienced discrimination, while a further 84% have witnessed it on the dancefloor, new research from Ballantine’s has found...

Pirate Studios polled over 700 artists from across its community for the survey

A survey carried out by Pirate Studios has revealed that only around 7% of artists have an inclusion or diversity clause in their rider.

As...

The UK crew celebrate diversity while providing a platform to educate and inspire female DJs and producers

London's Southbank Centre has announced DJ collective Sisu as residents for Concrete Lates. 

The crew will begin their tenure at the cultural hub this spring...

Artistic crews in Miami are working to create fun, diverse parties, away from the city's gaudy beach clubs. Jaime Sloane meets four groups of rave...

Miami’s nightlife is known for megaclubs with luxe environments. When Miami Beach’s LIV celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017, a $10 million renovation of the...

The UK drum & bass scene has become overwhelmingly male and white. DJ Mag's Becca Inglis speaks to artists, promoters and label owners who are...

The push to close the “gender play gap” has accelerated this summer. At least 190 festivals have committed to booking 50/50 gender split line–ups by...

Sexual harassment is a widespread problem that remains prevalent in our supposedly progressive dance music scene. A number of new initiatives have proposed a solution...

In the year since the #MeToo movement, those who were previously unaware have, at last, been waking up to the horrifying pervasiveness of sexual harassment...

The episode’s title is Theme from Q: The Toilet Episode...

Dance inc. is a new podcast from regular DJ Mag contributor Goldierocks and radio producer Sarah Myles, which aims to shine a light on some...

The Dim Mak founder called on male DJs to “step aside to make room for women DJs and women producers on festivals”...

Steve Aoki used some recent interview time to promote more inclusiveness across clubland and the festival landscape. The Dim Mak label founder called on male...

One year on from our Women In Dance Music issue, we ask the question...

Almost one year ago to the day, DJ Mag published a Women In Dance Music issue. I know, because I edited it. We put New...

“We have a huge responsibility to reflect the industry we work in...”

At the forefront of this year’s IMS Ibiza will be the issue of gender equality within electronic music as a whole.

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