Coachella has shared the full line-up for its 2019 and it looks like there’s going to be a lot for dance music fans to enjoy.
The festival, which takes place at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, will feature the same enormous line up over its two weekends (12th – 14th and 19th – 21st April).
For the past couple of years DJ Mag has used Top 100 DJs data to calculate and reflect the international popularity of DJs from the house and techno scenes.
With the continuing dominance of EDM, these genres have been on the periphery of the global poll in recent years, despite commanding huge audiences worldwide.
What can you say about Carl Cox? A titan of the worldwide electronic music scene, he’s a global ambassador whose effervescence and joie de vivre behind the decks is absolutely infectious.
This artist from Durban, South Africa, has become the country’s most globally celebrated electronic musician, playing to capacity crowds at enormous stadiums, DJing everywhere from underground institutions such as Panorama Bar in Berlin to gigantic festivals like Ultra in Miami, and working with R&B megastars Drake and Alicia Keys.
Steve Lawler is a true stalwart of the UK club scene. In what is approaching three decades of dedication, the Birmingham-born DJ/producer has done it all – from early days of throwing infamous raves under the M42 to being crowned the ‘King of Space’ during his nine-year residency at the legendary Ibiza club.
Nina Kraviz' GALAXIID label will reissue a rare 1997 album from Russian producer Dr. Roman Belavkin aka SolarX.
Marking the second release on the трип sub-label, it will be the first time that 'XRated' will be available on vinyl. The album confirmed Belavkin - who is also founder of the Russian ArT-TeK Records label - as one of the pioneers of techno in post-Perestroika Russia.
Kraviz was among the acts recently announced to play We Are FSTVL.
Nina Kraviz’s трип imprint will release an eight-track, double concept album early next year.
In a statement, the label offered more details about the release: "happy new year! we wish you happiness! is the theme for this double 12’’ of carefully curated breakneck techno and IDM. The eight-track package is a fantastical celebration of the new - with three new artists joining трип and a fresh new visual outlook for the label - dropping early in the New Year."
Nina Kraviz released an exclusive three-part vinyl-only трип series during ADE last week. The remaining records have just gone on sale online following the event.
Originally only available at the Clone Records pop-up shop and Rush Hour in Amsterdam during ADE, the series includes two solo affairs, one from label boss Kraviz herself and the other by Roma Zuckerman.
The third release is a five-track EP featuring music from The Mover, PTU, Nikita Zabelin and Vladimir Dubyshkin.
Junction 2 festival’s organisers have announced that it will return in 2019 for its fourth edition, expanding to become a two day event in June.
Set to take place on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June next year, the award winning festival will return to London’s Boston Manor Park for what promises to be yet another exceptional party.
While the festival Saturday will remain focussed on hard-edged house and techno sets, the newly introduced Friday bill will focus on a more diverse and eclectic range of sounds from a wide and versatile range of DJs and producers.