Grime MC Skepta had a fantastic year in 2015, and it
BROTHERS IN RHYTHM
As they continue to innovate and rock some choice festival crowds, The Chems beat The Prodigy to secure the Best Live Act gong...
EGG LDN, LONDON
For a third year in a row, DJ Mag’s readers have voted Fabric as Best Large Club...
“I think having long-term relationships and working with people through tough periods and them staying with you — and you staying with them — is probably something I'm really proud of,” Defected's managing director and big chief daddio, Simon Dunmore, tells DJ Mag when asked to reflect on the label's impressive 17-year history.
Bristol’s Eats Everything is in a great mood when DJ Mag calls him up with the news that, for a second time in three years, he has won the Best British DJ award. It is one he cherishes above all other polls because, first and foremost, he is someone who prefers to rock a club than toil away in a studio.
ELI & FUR
You don’t have to live in Liverpool to know that Circus needs no introduction. Kick-started by legendary house jock Yousef, it would be folly to try and list even a fraction of the names this house and techno-focused soiree has booked over the years. So let’s just say if you can think of them, there’s a pretty good chance they have appeared here at least once in their careers.
Born & Bred
With Nic Fanciulli at the helm, you would expect The Social to be expertly curated. And it is. A DJs’ DJ with a career spanning decades, his no-nonsense approach to mixing tunes translates into a party well and truly aimed at underground house and techno purists, who couldn’t ask for much more.
LOVE SAVES THE DAY
WE ARE WON!
We Are FSTVL have won the coveted Best Dance Festival gong this year, just pipping SW4 to the post...
LHF ‘FOR THE THRONE'
ROISIN MURPHY 'HAIRLESS TOYS'
BENJAMIN DAMAGE 'OBSIDIAN'
THE REVENGE IS SWEET!
Glaswegian DJ/producer Graeme Clark has triumphed in the Best Album category, beating Roisin Murphy's Mercury-nominated long-player with his disco-tinged opus...