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EXCLUSIVE MIX: MATT-U + INTERVIEW

Weighty as they come mix from dubstep pioneer Matt-U + Q&A

BUTLER & BONTAN Q&A

Butler & Bontan throw down exclusive mix and chat

FREE DOWNLOAD: SQUATTERS 'AFTERHOURS' + Q&A

The Squatters are giving away their new future house anthem 'Afterhours'

TUBE & BERGER Q&A

We caught up with the German duo Tube & Berger ahead of their next London gig

PREMIERE: WOLF COLONY 'THE ONE (KERN & MEIER REMIX)'

Great new remix from Kern & Meier
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NI TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 PART 2: EFFECTS AND PERFORMANCE

FREE COURSE SAMPLES

AUDEZE EL-8 STUDIO HEADPHONES

Audeze drop a bomb with their all new EL-8 Headphones

DENON'S NEW MC4000 CONTROLLER

Denon turn up the heat at NAMM 2015 with the MC4000 controller

HUNGARY'S BEST CLUBS

Top 100 Clubs, powered by Miller Genuine Draft

BEHIND THE SCENE: BOOTSHAUS

Bootshaus has its stamp on the German city's club scene...

REVIEW: TOBACCO DOCK NEW YEAR'S DAY

DJ Mag starts the new year the right way
SMD #5 - SMD - SMD

A new vinyl release in this legendary cut 'n' paste happy hardcore series from DJ Slipmatt. Over 20 years from the first, and sounding as fresh as ever.

Baduka - Marten Hørger - Punks

Germany's Marten Hørger drops a bruising slice of roughhouse carnival bass music, this one heading straight for the dancefloor with booming kicks, techy percussion, searing, glitched-out fx and that tribal 'Baduka' war cry. On the flip, Beatslappaz remix Hørger's previous Punks release 'Oh Girl', plumping for a slightly-too-trappy 808 bass reworking that also finds time for a rather incongruous funky sampled break interlude. 

The Acid House Handshake - Don Froth - WNCL

From the get go, Don Froth’s latest drop for WNCL makes you smile — and how! Using his spoken word sample to prepare you for a feast of differing approaches and styles, Froth’s command is what proves exceptional, especially when making a rolling feature of his clipped, delayed kick drum in the middle of ‘Body X JD’, or rolling out the infectious conga line on ‘Live Notes’. There may be a lot to digest here, but it’s so worth it.

The Chance/No Difference EP - Reel Houze - Optimo Music

'90s dub-disco/house gem (that originally saw a limited release on Billy Nasty’s Zoom Records) gets a reissue via the Optimo boys who’ve, over the years, marked these two tracks as firm favourites at their Optimo nights in the Sub Club, Glasgow. Reel Houze was the production pseudonym of DJs Rob Mello and Dominic ‘DJ D’ Dawson, who employed the percussion skills of DJ Harvey (on a toilet seat, so goes the legend) for ‘The Chance’ — a deliriously cosmic, dub-disco jam based around Dinosaur L’s ‘Go Bang’. Backed with the wild mixing tool ‘No Difference’ (originally released at a similar time), this nostalgic trip takes you far beyond the outer limits…