Since the release of his debut album 'Florida' in the Autumn of 2004, Wes Pentz aka Diplo has been plucked from obscurity and is now a force to be reckoned with across the world.
Running the musical gamut from minimal techno to abstract hip-hop, dubstep to Baile funk, via ska, electro pop, house and Balearica, Sonar truly has something for everyone. Here, we highlight some of the astounding acts you can't afford to miss...
Diesel:U:Music Radio is go
The grimester's new direction
Futurist dancehall from Florida has us skanking
Innovative hip-hop label Big Dada is 10
Graeme Sinden is this month's pick for deck stardom. He's pals with the Basement Jaxx! Check out his exclusive mix for DJmag here, and for an interview.
Europe's prestigious electronic music festival Sonar, has announced its line-up for 2006. As always, it's cutting-edge, and forward-thinking.