David Morales is set to relaunch our DJ Mag HQ live streams later this month.
After putting our in-person streams on hold for 18 months, DJ Mag HQ will return on the 15th October to celebrate 30 years of Nervous Records.
The stream will take place in our London office from 5PM (BST), and you can sign up to be in with a chance to attend here.
Ministry of Sound have announced a fundraiser for Steve Laviniere of Bobby & Steve.
The English DJ and producer recently suffered a rare brain injury called acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis after contracting COVID-19 in March 2020. The diagnosis has caused a Prolonged Disorder of Consciousness, leaving Laviniere unable to communicate or move his body.
Kerri Chandler is headlining this year’s 51st State Festival, which celebrates its 5th birthday at Trent Park, London, on Saturday 3rd August.
The event will also welcome the 'UK's number one garage DJ', who will only be unveiled on the day. Those looking for more details of the line-up shouldn't worry, though, with a slew of top quality house heads confirmed.
Louie Vega and David Morales fly the Kings of House flag, with Dennis Ferrer, Dimitri From Paris, Soul Clap, Mood II Swing, Roger Sanchez, Todd Terry, Kevin Saunderson and Todd Edwards all down to play.
Roger Sanchez and Kings of House (aka Louie Vega & David Morales) are among the first names announced to play this year's 51st State Festival.
Returning across seven stages at London's Trent Park on Saturday, 3rd August, the festival - which will celebrate its fifth birthday - will also feature Crystal Waters, Dimitri From Paris, Robert Owens, Soul Clap, Todd Tery, Kevin Saunderson, Todd Edwards, Norman Jay, Joey Negro and Crazy P Soundsystem. More acts are to be announced.
We’re hosting a special DJ Mag New Year’s Eve pre party on 31st January with sets from The Martinez Brothers b2b Loco Dice, David Morales and Louie Vega.
Starting at 4pm with Vega, viewers can tune in on our Facebook page to soundtrack your New Year’s Eve pre-parties.
David Morales will follow at 5:30pm before The Martinez Brothers b2b Loco Dice roll things through until midnight from 9pm.
David Morales has been released by Japanese authorities without charge following his arrest this month on suspicion of drug possession.
In early October, the US DJ was arrested while travelling in Japan after authorities reportedly found 0.3grams of MDMA in Morales’ hold luggage.
David Morales has reportedly been arrested on suspicion of being in possession of MDMA – the psychoactive chemical in ecstasy – in Japan, police have allegedly confirmed.
The US icon is said to have been detained at Fukoka airport in southern Japan whilst on tour.
Authorities reportedly found 0.3grams of MDMA in Morales’ hold luggage. Speaking about the incident, a police spokesman said, "He was arrested for allegedly violating the law on narcotics and psychotropics control."
David Morales has called out Kanye West and Lil Pump for stealing a bassline he wrote for a track over 25 years ago in a social media post. You can watch it below.
Morales is referring to the bassline used in Kanye West and Lil Pump ft. Adele Givens’ ‘I Love It’.
“I want to address how he sampled my bassline from a record I did over 25 years ago,” he said in the post, speaking about his dub mix of Alexander O'Neal’s ‘What Is This Thing Called Love?’
“If anybody is doubting what I'm talking about, check this out,” he continued before playing the track.
You’re living in Europe now after a long stint in NYC. Why did you decide to move over?