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GOLDIEROCKS: THE GLOBE!

SHANGHAI
We kick proceedings off in glitzy Shanghai. I’m launching a promo campaign for my radio show The Selector on the side of buses across the country for #UKmusiconthego. I play at Haven, a garish club in a converted church with floor-to-ceiling visuals and my own swimming pool, with a silver horse in my dressing room (?!). I’ll return to Shanghai come Monday for Disco Buffet in Jing’an, a mash-up vinyl night broadcast weekly on U-Dance radio.

MUSIC'S RELATIONSHIP WITH THE MIND!

International Music Summit (IMS) is an educational, inspirational and motivational thought leadership platform dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, electronic music, the artistry related to DJ-ing and all related popular artforms, primarily through the presentation of summits and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of the genre to art and culture worldwide.

TOP 100 DJS 2014: ASIA FOCUS

Earlier this month we put the spotlight on Latin America, and asked why only two DJs from the region made the 2014 Top 100 DJs poll, despite the quantity of votes, and quality of nightlife within Latin America.

Today we focus on Asia, another underrepresented region, and find a similar story. In fact in 2014 there was not a single Asian-born DJ who made the final 100 DJs.

TOP 100 CLUBS: ASIA FOCUS

Before the results of this year’s Top 100 Clubs poll, powered by Miller Genuine Draft the speculation was rife! One of the key debates centred around Asia - a region that perhaps more than anywhere outside of the USA has been bitten by the ‘EDM’ bug.

The resulting appetite for electronic music in the region has seen new, technologically advanced superclubs spring up, challenging the old guard. But what was the impact?

MO KOLOURS: NO MAN IS AN ISLAND

“I think with electronic music and modern day ideas about mastering and all these processes, people want to get rid of the background noise and the life, the depth of stuff, they want to clean it all up, and just have air,” believes Mauritian-English producer Mo Kolours. “But there's no such thing for me. It feels richer when there's more in there.

TOP 100 CLUBS PROFILE: ZOUK SINGAPORE

This year Top 100 Clubs is powered by Miller Genuine Draft. Throughout the voting period, we will be shining a light on some of the key contenders for the 2014 crown.

DJS DONATE FEES TO PHILIPPINES RELIEF EFFORT

Last week’s super typhoon Haiyan has left countless dead and missing in Asia. The response across the dance music community has been emphatic, with many leaving messages of support via their social network pages.

BURN LAUNCH GLOBAL DJ SEARCH

Burn energy drink have teamed up with W Hotels Worldwide to launch a global talent search.

DJ MAG TO LIGHT UP ASIA THIS WEEKEND

Following recent DJ Mag events in Korea and Singapore, we continue our Asian adventure this weekend with two parties in Beijing, China and Taipei, Taiwan.

The parties, hosted at Spark and Myst on 22nd & 23rd March respectively, feature the DJ Mag Allstars and Marc Vedo.

DJ MAG HIT ZOUK WITH ALY & FILA

Trance fans of Asia, unite! DJ Mag returns to the incredible Zouk in Singapore this weekend with Egypt's finest exports Aly & Fila.

This event, this Saturday 16th February, follows last year's party at the Asian super club featuring prog legend Omid 16B, and is sure to create equal noise!

Joining Aly & Fila on the night are the rawkus DJ Mag Allstars, fresh (or not) from soundtracking the DJ Mag World Tour in Korea and Brazil in the last month!

See you down the front, Singapore!

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