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Techno would not exist as it does today without Kevin Saunderson. Some of the Detroit techno architect’s most revolutionary work has been released under the...

Techno is the language of machines speaking to each other, the vocabulary of shiny circuitry, the sound of the future in the here-and-now. But when...

Before COVID turned the world upside down, Avalon Emerson was so busy DJing, touring, producing and remixing, she was close to burnout — but the...

Eighteen months ago, some of Avalon Emerson’s wishes came true. The first was for 2020 to be “the year of prioritising sleep”, during which she...

Inspired by the Midwest American raves that first got her hooked on dance music, Chicago’s Eris Drew wants to bring a psychedelic communal energy and...

Autumn has arrived in Berlin, all bright and crisp. Eris Drew opens her windows and the air cuts through the scent of lavender inside. There’s...

Sam Shepherd, aka Floating Points, is returning with a new album — ‘Crush’, out this month — and a vital live show that he’ll be debuting this autumn. Born out...

In late summer, the rain falls in great sheets, and DJ Mag dives under the cover of shop awnings in Shoreditch, East London. On a day that feels like we might...

One of dance music’s most recognisable characters is growing up. We talk to Seth about the repetitive party lifestyle, being a catalyst for change, and...

Seth Troxler’s reputation is such that he’s on first-name basis with the whole of electronic music. He’s put himself out there — often literally —...

Hit-maker, label boss, global tastemaker and five-time winner of the Top 100 DJs, Armin van Buuren is a certified legend of electronic music. Having risen...

Armin van Buuren doesn’t really do interviews anymore. He’s reached the upper echelons of his chosen career, and doesn’t really need to. The “trance overlord,”...

Russian-born, Copenhagen-based Anastasia Kristensen has rapidly risen through the ranks in recent years thanks to a natural talent for mixing and a keen selector’s ear that...

In the first week of July last year, Anastasia Kristensen arrived in the Serbian city of Novi Sad for EXIT Festival. The gig was to...

Don Diablo, or as he’s affectionately known in the DJ Mag North America office, Big Don, is an all-round entrepreneur. Though the Dutchman has been...

In East Amsterdam, tucked away on what seems like a sleepy street (though that may just be due to the icy weather), lies the home...

Fisher has leapt from being a virtual unknown to a star on the international stage. The Aussie DJ/producer’s rapid rise has come largely due to...

Paul Nicholas Fisher is a straight up Strayan. True blue, down to earth, no messing about. He loves his music, he loves to surf, he...

Brazilian DJ and producer ANNA's techno sound marries kinetic grooves with a wealth of emotion. With gigs all over the map and some of the most...

As someone who’s been DJing since she was 14 years old, it’s rare that Brazilian techno star ANNA is lost for musical inspiration. But DJ...

Ukraine’s Nastia could be techno’s most outspoken DJ — a world famous artist who matches her razor-sharp skills behind the decks with an honesty on...

When DJ Mag meets Nastia in the lobby of her upscale Berlin hotel one rainy winter’s afternoon, she doesn’t smile, and almost looks a little...

Birmingham-via-Berlin’s techno stalwart Rebekah has conquered her demons to become one of the most in-demand DJs and producers out there. Winner of our Best Of British Best...

It’s 1997 and a 17 year old Rebekah Teasdale is just finishing work at a French restaurant in the centre of Birmingham. With 30-odd pounds worth of tips...

Tackling extraordinary challenges and pitfalls in his life, Detroit’s Robert Hood is a passionate advocate for the transformative power of electronic music. An ordained Christian minister, we meet him in Berlin after...

In the early hours of the morning on November 10, 1938, anti-Semitic rioting raged across Nazi Germany, in a pogrom that saw more than 100 Jews killed and 267...

From her label to her radio show to her MoodRAW and MoodZONE events, Nicole Moudaber has emerged as techno’s most tireless ambassador. DJ Mag North...

Nicole Moudaber loves to keep moving. Everything about the DJ, producer and label boss evokes constant motion, from her propulsive, percussive music to her trademark...

Under the name Maceo Plex, Cuban-American DJ/producer and label founder Eric Estornel is among the biggest players in electronic music. So why has he resurrected...

When Eric Estornel, now best known as techno titan Maceo Plex, was just three- years-old, things in his native Miami started to change. From April...

Stefan Kozalla is many things to many people: co-owner of an acclaimed label, production enigma and true free spirit. DJ Mag caught up with him...

It makes sense that DJ Mag has landed in Barcelona to meet DJ Koze. It’s a city where the abstract and traditional happily co-exist, where...

When Dax J made worldwide headlines last year for dropping an Islamic call to prayer sample during his set in Tunisia, it looked for a minute...

'Public indecency and offending public morality'. Before April last year, those words probably meant about as much to Dax J as his name did to...

DJ Mag spends a weekend with Mr. G in France and London to hear what makes him tick...

It’s Tuesday night in early October 2005 and Colin McBean is lying dead on an operating table at Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead, London.

Just...

Above & Beyond’s latest delivery is an acoustic gem fit for a queen

The artist’s green room in London’s Royal Albert Hall doesn’t quite match the scale of grandeur its main arena boasts. But for the talent fortunate...

With a new album for Ninja just out, we attempt to unravel the idiosyncrasies of the man behind the music...

To describe Andy Carthy as a one-off is probably to understate the situation. He designs all his own album covers and artwork. He's launched his...