Category: FEATURES

WE TALK SHIT ROBOT'S TOP 10 TUNES

Marcus Lambkin, aka Shit Robot, has his third ace album on DFA out this month — ‘What Follows’. It follows 2010’s ‘From The Cradle To The Rave’ and ‘We Got A Love’ a couple of years ago, but unlike those…

JOSH BUTLER GETS MIAMI MOVIN'

Josh Butler has been making music since he was 11 years old. At age 25, that means he’s been producing for the better part of 15 years. Although the North England native’s major breakthrough didn’t come until 2012, both his…

Q&A: SETH TROXLER

Spending half an hour in the company of Seth Troxler’s sparking imagination is always an exhilarating ride. Buzzing with ideas, theories and analogies when we meet to discuss his recent ‘DJ Kicks’ compilation, the topics range from a widely publicized…

SKY’S THE LIMIT: DJ MAG MEETS CIRCLE SKY

WORDS: Declan McGlynnPICS: Richard Stow Duos are nothing new to Richard Norris. As one half of the hugely successful ’90s act The Grid, he smashed the pop charts both in the UK and internationally. Later, he teamed up with one…

DJ MAG HEADS TO NORWAY IN SEARCH OF ARCTIC DISCO

Birthed in Bergen in the ’90s, the quirky, elusively pinned down sound of Norwegian/Scandi/nu/cosmic disco — or whatever you call it — is a difficult to explain phenomenon explored within Paper Recordings’ new crowd-funded film, Northern Lights Disco. Pioneered by…

BACK TO YOURS: STAR SLINGER

In our Apple Music playlist series, some of our favourite DJs guide us through a selection of their ultimate afterparty tunes. This week’s selector is Star Slinger.  To celebrate his recent release on Skrillex’s label OWLSA (which you can listen…

BEST BREAKTHROUGH LABEL: MONSTERCAT

Bass lovers, rejoice: Monstercat’s day has come. The innovative label reaches every corner of the internet, culling fans and creating communities in places where others do not venture…  Nominees: Discwoman Tuskegee Music Perspectives Digital  Honey Soundsystem (HNYTRX)  Vancouver-based Monstercat has…