Isolation soundtrack: 12 chilled mixes from the DJ Mag archive

These strange times have called for a slight switch-up in our home soundtracking habits. It’s safe to admit we’ve been feeling drawn to albums, mixes and streams that err a little bit on the softer side in the midst of all the mayhem. Be it gentle ambient sessions to soothe the head after hours of…

Listen to Carl Cox’s first new track in over 2 years

Carl Cox has revived his 23rd Century Records label and released a new track called ‘Pure’ (El Rancho mix), marking his first single in over two years. Read this next: These are the best Carl Cox sets ever Speaking about the release, he said: “This techno beast is my first solo release in some time…

Ultra Music Festival 2020 Confirmed Canceled

The City of Miami held a press conference officially announcing that the festival will be postponed until 2021. After Ultra Music Festival‘s 2020 postponement had been all but announced on Wednesday, both the festival’s organizers and Miami officials have confirmed the news. Due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, the festival will not take…

Mexico City’s Vive Latino music festival kicks off during coronavirus outbreak

Tens of thousands of fans began attending the Vive Latino music festival in Mexico City on Saturday despite the global spread of coronavirus and health officials warning against congregating in large groups. The two-day festival sold over 70,000 tickets, according to event organizers. Despite some acts backing out, Guns N’ Roses were among the bands…

Universal Music Group CEO hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus

Sir Lucian Grainge, Universal Music Group‘s chairman and CEO, has been hospitalized following a positive test for coronavirus, Variety reports. The diagnosis comes just weeks after Grainge’s 60th birthday party, where the music mogul mingled with everyone from Apple’s Tim Cook to industry insiders such as legendary artist manager Irving Azoff. Although UMG has yet…

Ultra partners with SiriusXM to introduce ‘Virtual Audio Festival’

For Ultra Music Festival followers disheartened by the news of its “postponement” to 2021 earlier this month due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Miami event is giving those who planned to either attend or view its livestream the opportunity to still experience the music. In a partnership with SiriusXM, Ultra will be hosting its own…