Jeff Mills' 'Director's Cut Chapter 4' is out now

The fourth chapter of Jeff Mills’ ‘Director’s Cut’ re-issue series has been released his Axis Records imprint. The series sees Mills delve into the Axis archive to release iconic tracks alongside special, unreleased cuts. ‘Chapter 4’ features ‘Deadly Rays (Of A White Hot Sun)’ and ‘The Industry Of Dreams’ (taken …

CRSSD Festival wants to put a stop to "fan slapping"

“CLAAAKK!”If you’ve ever found yourself at a hot and sunny Southern California festival, you’ve likely encountered “fan slappers” or “fan clackers” who, while in the throws of dancefloor bliss, raise their folding fan high above their head and whip it with a heaving force that results in a large “CRACK” …

Brave! Factory returns in Kyiv with Model 500, Marcel Dettmann and Jane Fitz

Brave! Factory, the out-of-house festival from Kyiv’s revered Closer club, is back with another impressive line-up for its third edition. International stars like Model 500, Marcel Dettmann, Dubfire, Pender Street Steppers, Zenker Brothers, Carlos Souffront, Evan Baggs, Rhadoo, Jane Fitz and Solar all feature on the bill, alongside Ukrainian greats …

Martyn in The Lab NYC

The Lab NYC is Mixmag‘s weekly live stream and post-work unwind, powered by Void Acoustics, where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our Brooklyn office. This Friday, August 23, 3024 label boss Martyn steps up to showcase his genre-bending and forward thinking sonic palette. Dutch-born, US-based DJ, producer and …

Laurel Halo curates MODE’s 2019 event series

Laurel Halo is curating MODE‘s 2019 event series. Back for its second year after Ryuchi Sakamoto’s series in 2018, the events will run through September and October. Laurel Halo will welcome a selection of artists including Wolfgang Voigt present GAS (live), Eli Keszler, DEBONAIR, Julia Holter, Rashad Becker, Eliane Radigue, …

Pro-Palestine BDS campaigners advocate boycott of prominent German clubs

Three German nightclubs are the subject of calls for a boycott from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, led by the Palestinian Campaign For The Academic And Cultural Boycott Of Israel (PACBI). Berlin’s ://about blank, Hamburg’s Golden Pudel and Leipzig’s Conne Island are named in the statement posted on …

Illegal Rave Busted For Blasting Terrible "90s Rave Music" All Night Long

The aftermath this illegal rave that took place in England may not look like much — but it reportedly kept many nearby residents awake into the early hours. The event, held this weekend in South Cambridgeshire, was busted around 1:20 am Sunday morning. However, police were unable to completely break …

JAUZ Teams Up with Zeds Dead Protege DNMO for Wild New Bass House Single

I’ve written before about how tracks sometimes emulate their titles in their sound design, like in Blanke & GG Magree’s recent “Incinerate.” That concept comes to light once again with Jauz & DNMO’s new single out today, “Thunder.” Rather than a slow rolling storm, Jauz and DNMO opt for a …

Secretsundaze have announced their Autumn/Winter schedule

London stalwarts Secretsundaze have announced their Autumn/Winter programme. On September 28, they take to Canning Town’s FOLD alongside Amsterdam’s Carista, Panorama Bar resident Roi Perez, and Danielle, who we ranked as an artist to watch in 2019. The partystarters will host their annual Halloween ‘Club Kids’ party at Oval Space …

Brooklyn hotspot Elsewhere announces immersive party series ELSEWORLD

Brooklyn venue Elsewhere continues to expand its offerings with a new event series dubbed ELSEWORLD that promises an immersive atmosphere for long nights in the dance. ELSEWORLD is Elsewhere’s first signature monthly party series, which sees the venue fuse creative visions with immersive designers A. POP and DAVE & GABE. …

​Man arrested for planting fake pipe bombs at Zürich Street Parade

A 31-year-old German man was arrested in connection with planting a backpack filled with what Swiss authorities are calling “fake pipe bombs” at Zürich‘s massive street parade on Saturday, August 10. The annual dance music festival, which boasts the accolade of “world’s largest techno party,” attracted around 850,000 visitors in …

Valentino Khan Drops Impressive 6-Song House EP Full of Bangers

It’s a house party and you’re invited! Valentino Khan has been dropping fire tracks left and right, but now he’s unleashed his full House Party EP to get down to! This body work features six fresh new productions, including his popular original “Pony” and “JustYourSoul” featuring Diplo. Plus, collaborations with …

Area 51 Raid Founders Are Actually Throwing A Festival – Here’s Everything You Need To Know

After all this time waiting, an ficial festival event near Area 51 in Rachel, Nevada is actually happening. It’s going to be called Alienstock, obviously as an homage to the legendary Woodstock festival. Alienstock will go down September 20-22 and will also feature, various activities as well as camping. The …

Justin Cudmore launches new party series Balance at NYC's Basement

Brooklyn’s Justin Cudmore has launched a new party series called Balance that is set to take place at New York’s new underground venue Basement. The vision behind Balance is for Cudmore, who has released acclaimed material on The Bunker NY, HNYTRX, Phonica White and Interdimensional Transmissions, to invite a collection …

HARD Day of the Dead Drops Stacked Lineup with Dog Blood, ZHU, 1788-L & More

HARD Summer may have just ended, but they’re not done just yet. HARD Day the Dead returns for the second year after being resurrected by Insomniac last year with Justice, Die Antwoord, Knife Party, and Cashmere Cat. This year, the lineup gets even more eclectic as Skrillex and Boys Noize …