|First issue||1 February 1983|
|Company||Wasted Talent Ltd|
Mixmag is a British electronic dance and clubbing magazine published in London. Launched in 1983 as a print magazine, it has branched into dance events, including festivals and club nights.
The first issue of Mixmag was printed on 1 February 1983 as a 16-page black-and-white magazine published by Disco Mix Club, a DJ mailout service. The first cover featured American music group Shalamar.
When house music began in the 1980s, editor and DJ Dave Seaman turned the magazine from a newsletter for DJs into a magazine covering all dance music and club culture. [ citation needed ], was later sold to EMAP Ltd. in the mid-1990s.Mixmag, in association with its original publishing company, DMC Publishing, released a series of CDs under the "Mixmag Live" heading. The magazine, which reached a circulation of up to 70,000 copies
After a fall in sales in 2003,it was acquired by Development Hell, in 2005. In 2007, Nick DeCosemo became editor. Duncan Dick became editor in April 2015. In 2012, The Guardian collaborated with Mixmag on a survey of British drug-taking habits.
Mixmag is owned by Wasted Talent Ltd, a company which changed its name from Mixmag Media Ltd in May 2017.
Trip hop is a musical genre that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol. It has been described as "a fusion of hip hop and electronica until neither genre is recognizable", and may incorporate a range of styles, including funk, dub, soul, psychedelia, R&B, and house, as well as other forms of electronic music. Trip hop can be highly experimental.
The Haçienda was a nightclub and music venue in Manchester, North West England, which became famous during the Madchester years of the 1980s and early 1990s.
Kerrang! is a British weekly magazine devoted to rock, punk and heavy metal music, currently published by Wasted Talent. It was first published on 6 June 1981 as a one-off supplement in the Sounds newspaper. Named after the onomatopoeic word that derives from the sound made when playing a power chord on a distorted electric guitar, Kerrang! was initially devoted to the new wave of British heavy metal and the rise of hard rock acts. In the early 2000s it became the best-selling British music weekly. The print edition of Kerrang! is currently on publication hiatus due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, though the website and digital editions are continuing as usual.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985. It publishes more than 50 magazines in fields such as video games, technology, films, music, photography, home, and knowledge. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index.
Keith Charles Flint was an English singer, dancer and motorcycle racer. He was a member of the electronic dance act The Prodigy. Starting out as a dancer, he became the frontman of the group and performed on the group's two UK number one singles, "Firestarter" and "Breathe" both released in 1996. He was also the lead singer of his own band, Flint. He owned a motorcycle racing team, Team Traction Control, which won four Isle of Man TT races throughout 2015 and 2016, and competed in the British Superbike Championship.
Carl Cox is a British house and techno record producer and DJ.
Tom Middleton is a British electronic recording artist, sound designer, composer, music producer, remixer and DJ.
Analogue Bubblebath, also released as Aphex Twin ep, is the first record by musician and producer Richard D. James, using the alias The Aphex Twin. The EP was released in September 1991 by Mighty Force Records; it was the inaugural release for the label, which at the time was a record shop in Exeter. The record was hugely influential on the development of electronic music, particularly techno and ambient techno; its release has been described as a key event in the history of dance music. It is the first release in what became the Analogue Bubblebath series.
Andrew James Weatherall was an English musician, DJ, songwriter, producer and remixer. His career took him from being one of the key DJs in the acid house movement of the late 1980s to being a remixer of tracks by the likes of Happy Mondays, New Order, Björk, The Orb, The Future Sound of London and My Bloody Valentine.
Metalheadz is a drum and bass record label based in the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1994 by Kemistry & Storm and Goldie.
DJ Magazine is a British monthly magazine dedicated to electronic dance music and DJs. Founded in 1991, the magazine is adapted for distribution in the United Kingdom, the United States, Spain, France, Italy, Latin America, China, South Korea, Indonesia, and the Netherlands.
Electronic dance music (EDM), also known as dance music, club music, or simply dance, is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals. It is generally produced for playback by DJs who create seamless selections of tracks, called a mix, by segueing from one recording to another. EDM producers also perform their music live in a concert or festival setting in what is sometimes called a live PA.
The Guardian Weekly is an international English-language news magazine based in London, UK. It is one of the world's oldest international news publications and has readers in more than 170 countries. Editorial content is drawn from its sister publications, the British daily newspaper The Guardian and Sunday newspaper The Observer, and all three are published and owned by the Guardian Media Group.
Richard West, known as Mr. C, is an English house music DJ, producer and rapper. He was the resident DJ at the early acid house "RIP" nights at Clink Street, London, and later was the co-owner/co-founder of London's The End nightclub.
Erol Alkan is an English DJ and producer of Turkish Cypriot descent. He grew up in Archway in North London.
Richard David James, better known as his alias Aphex Twin or AFX, is a British musician, composer and DJ. He is best known for his idiosyncratic work in electronic styles such as techno, ambient, and jungle. He has often been called the most influential or most important contemporary artist in electronic music, by many publications including Mixmag, The New York Times, NME, Fact Magazine, Clash and The Guardian. A number of publications made comparisons to electronic music's Mozart: Mojo called him "the Mozart of Techno", Q magazine used the "Mozart of ambient", and a 1995 cover feature in Mixmag dubbed him "a genius, the MDMA Mozart".
Elaine Constantine is a BAFTA nominated writer/director and photographer, globally recognised for her colourful and upbeat fashion imagery of confident young women.
York Vision is one of two student newspapers at the University of York. Vision is a registered society of, and is funded by the University of York Students' Union (YUSU). The paper is distinguished from its campus rival, Nouse, by its tabloid design, tone and anarchic sense of humour.
Acid house is a subgenre of house music developed around the mid-1980s by DJs from Chicago. The style is defined primarily by the "squelching" sounds and basslines of the Roland TB-303 electronic bass synthesizer-sequencer, an innovation sometimes attributed to Chicago's DJ Pierre of Phuture or Indian session musician Charanjit Singh.
Honey is the third studio album by English singer and songwriter Katy B. It was released on 22 April 2016 by Rinse and Virgin EMI. Is preceded by the singles "Turn the Music Louder (Rumble)" and "Who Am I".