Category: Hit Of The Week

Q&A: ANDREA OLIVA

Andrea Oliva was born and bred in Switzerland to Italian parents. And yes, he does often get confused for a member of the fairer sex. But it’s OK, because Oliva is completely tuned into his emotions and comes across as…

CHECK OUT THE DJS ON OUR RADAR THIS MONTH

Theo KottisTheo Theo Theo! If you haven’t seen Theo Kottis’ name about town yet, it won’t be long until you do. Picked for Groovefest Malta, Hideout, Lost Village, We Are FSTVL and SIDEXSIDE at Tobacco Dock — to name only…

BACK TO YOURS: MELÉ

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 Mele!  In celebration of his recent remix of Tiga’s ‘Planet E’ we asked the UK…

BEST PRODUCER: 12TH PLANET

For all its Hollywood glitz and glamour and bottle service bullshit, Los Angeles still lays claim to a thriving underground bass scene today. You can thank 12th Planet for that. As LA’s native son, 12th Planet, née John Dadzie, is…

WE CATCH UP WITH CEDRIC GERVAIS

Actor. Producer. Label Manager. Miami. Big room house. Google any of these words and a few clicks down the rabbit hole you will eventually cyber-stumble upon Cedric Gervais. The Miami by way of Marseille, France multi-threat’s sound is as big as his real-life personality.  …

GREG WILSON'S DISCOTHEQUE ARCHIVES #7

We’ve drafted in Greg Wilson, the former electro-funk pioneer, nowadays a leading figure in the global disco/re-edits movement and respected commentator on dance music and popular culture, to bring us four random nuggets of history; highlighting a classic DJ, label,…

BEST LIVE ACT: PORTER ROBINSON

24-year-old Porter Robinson doesn’t jump off tables during live performances, or run from one end of the stage to the other yelling buzzwords into a mic. For the most part he stands, bobbing demurely, in front of a contained setup…

GREG WILSON'S DISCOTHEQUE ARCHIVES #19

We’ve drafted in Greg Wilson, the former electro-funk pioneer, nowadays a leading figure in the global disco/re-edits movement and respected commentator on dance music and popular culture, to bring us four random nuggets of history; highlighting a classic DJ, label,…

10 TRACKS THAT INFLUENCED JOSH BUTLER

Fast-rising producer/DJ Josh Butler is one of DJ Mag’s current favourite house music producers, with recent tracks like ‘Rebirth’ and ‘Miss You Less’ nestling in as staples for warm-up sets by various DJ Mag Allstars over the past few months.…

10 WOMEN CRASHING INTO 2016

The charge for women in EDM went from token news story to a full-blown movement in 2015. While the likes of Nicole Moudaber, Anna Lunoe and Maya Jane Coles have become stalwart DJ and production icons, constant interviews and diatribes still beg the question: “Where are all the women producers?”  Don’t worry, we have that covered. While 2016…

BEST DJ: GREEN VELVET

It’s hard to overstate the impact Curtis Jones, aka Green Velvet (also aka Cajmere, Geo Vogt, Curan Stone, et al) has had in dance music over the course of his career. A Chicago native, Jones was exposed to house music…

INTO THE MIND OF PACO OSUNA

Club4 has been going for a decade now. What do you think has been the key to its longevity?Originally Club4 was conceived by Marco Carola, Adam Beyer, Christian Smith and myself in order to create a club made by DJs…