ULTRA Japan Phase 1 Line Up Features Axwell/Ingrosso and Nicky Romero

Continuing their EDM conquest the world, ULTRA Music Festival is headed to Tokyo, Japan for the fifth time this year. ULTRA Japan, which will take place September 15-17 at the Tokyo Odaiba Ultra Park, just released phase one their line-up and it is epic. Of course, Swedish House Mafia rumors …

Ultra Relieves 20 Years of Magic By Releasing "Episode 1: The Beginning"

Ultra Music Festival is one the most recognized events in the world electronic dance music. Kicking f the first edition in 1999, the highly anticipated gathering was hosted on the sands Collins Park in Miami Beach. Fast forward 20 years, the global powerhouse that it is today has undeniably captivated …

Ultra Music Festival announces the lineup for its RESISTANCE stage!

There are only a few months left until this year’s edition Ultra Music Festival will kick f. Back in December, the organizers released the phase 1 lineup for the 2018 event and now, they’ve announced the ficial lineup for the RESISTANCE stage. This one features artists such as Carl Cox, …

Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, and Jamie Jones to headline Ultra Resistance

After curating a total 33 events cross five continents in 2017, Ultra’s acclaimed Resistance team has revealed its lineup for Ultra Miami 2018 featuring the likes Carl Cox, Adam Beyer and Jamie Jones. The infamous Arcadia Spider stage, that slightly resembles the Stranger Things monster, is back again for another …

Fabric reveals Easter programme, featuring Jeff Mills and John Digweed

With January almost over and spring on the horizon, Farringdon venue fabric has revealed an all-star lineup set to see the club through the Easter weekend this March. To round up the huge weekend, a highly-anticipated party featuring Jeff Mills, JP Enfant and FJAAK has been unveiled, with techno icon …

New book explores UK club culture's most iconic graphic design

A book cataloging graphic design in UK club culture titled Clubbed: a visual history UK club culture has recently launched a . This printed collection various artwork showcases some the most the iconic contributions to nightlife branding. Featuring a litany designs from the past 35 years, the 350-page book includes …

One million pounds of marijuana expected to be sold in California this year

January 1, 2018 marked the legalization recreational marijuana in California – a state that has always been closely associated with the consumption cannabis. Despite getting f to a slow start during its first two weeks due to permit issues and a variety other legal blockades, the buzz excitement surrounding the …

Juan Maclean: "No matter who you are, people always comment on your mixing"

Brooklyn-based DJ and producer The Juan MacLean stops by the On Rotation studio this week to talk about his career as a DJ, his relationship with LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy, DFA Records, his new club residency at Rose Gold and various opinions about the dance music industry. Also included in …

A woman has been given a restraining order for stalking John Digweed

A 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit emails, among other fences, to John Digweed. Sharon Rennie from Dundee appeared at Maidstone Magistrates’ Court, where she was given two-year suspended prison sentence 120 days. She was also given a restraining order and ordered to pay £100 compensation. The …

Carl Cox, Sasha & John Digweed and two massive b2bs set to headline Ultra Music Festival 2018

Miami’s standout music festival Ultra has announced the first phase for its 2018 lineup with a mix massive names at its helm. Despite recent news that circulated about , the festival has announced its return to the same venue to celebrate 20 years with big names like Carl Cox, Sasha …

Breaking: Ultra Music Festival Headliner Leaks 2018 Lineup

Major miscommunication. DJ Andy C tweeted he was playing Miami’s Ultra Music Festival this year. Moments later, Empire the Sun tweeted the same but unintentionally included the full lineup! The lineup is marked as a “draft” so this may not be definite. However, to the best our knowledge, their 20th anniversary will …

Ultra Music Festival Releases 2018 Lineup

Ultra Music Festival has just released their 2018 lineup. Christmas came early. The lineup will include Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Axwell Λ Ingrosso, Carl Cox, David Guetta, DJ Snake, Hardwell, Kaskade, Nicky Romero, Steve Aoki, Tiësto, The Chainsmokers, Dubfire b2b Nicole Moudaber b2b Paco Osuna, Eric Prydz, Flosstradamus, Jamie Jones, J.E.S.u.S, Joseph Capriati, …

Montreal's Igloofest welcomes Kaytranada, Bonobo, Sasha & John Digweed

Starting on January 18 and lasting through the month to February 3, Igloest will welcome a new troupe headliners each week to the festival’s frosty stages. The first week will be welcomed in by Montreal native Kaytranada, followed by appearances from Bonobo, (January 20), Sasha & John Digweed (Feburary 2) …

Diplo Recalls Insane Kanye West Encounter For TBS

TBS TBS Digital‘s newest animated short series Storyville is a zany real-life narrative as told through the voice the industry’s key players. On Diplo‘s episode, he recounts the (true) story one his most unforgettable encounters with Kanye West and a band other unexpected characters. Diplo’s encounter takes place at the Mercer …

Jeff Mills reveals limited-edition vinyl stabilizer made from high-density metals

and his cosmically in-tune music label Axis Records have revealed a beautiful and rare vinyl stabilizer made out high-density metals. For those unfamiliar with the purpose this curious gadget (which kind looks like a grinder for your weed), Mills explains that the vinyl stabilizer “helps eliminate unwanted vibration” on your …

In:Motion has announced The Chemical Brothers and Heidi for December

Bristol-based series In:Motion kicks f on December 1 with The Chemical Brothers (DJ set) headlining a BuggedOut! party, alongside the likes Trash icon Erol Alkan and Artwork. Following a successful run at Privilege in Ibiza this year, Resistance will be showcasing itself with Eats Everything, John Digweed, Matador, Paco Osuna …

Meet Cristoph: the next icon in progressive house [Interview] – Dancing Astronaut

It seems strange to consider that, in the overall scheme progressive house,  is a relatively recent arrival. The Newcastle native has been all but ubiquitous in the scene over the past two years, and his well-honed arrangements indicate the experience a seasoned veteran producer. Stunningly, however, less than four years have …

Ejeca in The Lab Manchester

The Lab LDN is Mixmag and weekly live stream, where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our world famous fice party. For this Lab special we’re travelling to the Coors Light Ice Cave in Manchester to showcase the skills Belfast talent Ejeca. One the UK’s established house producers, Ejeca …

Dexter's Beat Laboratory Vol. 4 – Dancing Astronaut

Dexter’s Beat Laboratory is a weekly collection songs from DA music editor and staff writer Robyn Dexter. With a taste that can only be described as eclectic — to say nothing a name that lends itself to punnery — DA is happy to present a selection tracks personally curated by Dexter for your listening pleasure. …

Magic mushrooms could soon be legal in California

Having already helped lead the way in marijuana legalisation, California may be on its way to legalising magic mushrooms as well. Newly proposed legislation wants to see the main ingredient in mushrooms, psilocybin, decriminalised so that anyone over the age 21 won’t be penalised for selling, growing, possessing or transporting …

Sasha releases treasured 'Trigonometry' on Watergate [EP Review] – Dancing Astronaut

began road-testing what soon became known as “Trigonometry” well over a year ago. The atmospheric, emotive record captured dance fans’ attention with its moving central hook and gripping arpeggios that flutter around the eardrums. It soon became a favorite among the Last Night On Earth crowd for its euphoric, almost …

ULTRA WORLDWIDE’S RESISTANCE TO RUN EVENTS ACROSS 11 COUNTRIES IN THE NEXT 60 DAYS

Having already taken over Ibiza earlier this summer, making a ‘spectacular debut’ ], with an exclusive eight-week residency at Privilege, while preserving the ‘raw underground vibe the venue’ ], RESISTANCE, Ultra Worldwide’s ever-growing house and techno arm, announces monumental plans for this fall. Eleven different countries will host RESISTANCE over the coming 60 …

​Spotify playlist: 50 overlooked classics that are truly timeless

Another week, another dig through the history dance music and Mixmag has rediscovered a collection timeless gems to add to our playlist on Spotify. Following last week’s update featuring old-school Digweed, DJ Koze, Dixon and John Tejada, this week’s new additions deliver a stack melodic, synth-heavy ballads from the early …

​Premiere: Victor Calderone’s deep techno masterpiece ‘Parallel’

Influential techno DJ and producer Victor Calderone makes his first appearance on Nicole Moudaber’s MOOD imprint with the ‘Parallel’ EP, featuring a title track that focuses on a deep and dubby motif. Following recent releases on esteemed labels like Drumcode and Intec, the Brooklyn native finally graces MOOD after years …