Carl Cox

That brings the number of vaxxed big name DJs to one! Carl Cox announces his tour of north America – and it includes a date in New York, where if you’ve had no vaccine, you’re not coming in…

There are an awful lot of DJs in the upper echelons of dance music who filled their quiet time during the pandemic by training themselves up as virologists. Or so you'd be forgiven for thinking - although most aren't quite stupid enough to at least publicly remain quiet. Thankfully, a…

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Fancy Carl Cox DJing at your birthday party – and with neither of you having to leave your house? Just one of the intriguing prospects when dance music is soon to meet the Metaverse…

One of those things which used to be frequently referenced in old films and on shows like the BBC's Tomorrow's World was virtual reality. Often, it was portrayed as people wearing some kind of headsets which would immediately bring them into some sort of different reality. The technology to enable…

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Is there anyone who ISN’T running their own course at the moment? Now Carl Cox joins in the latest fad where he invites you to learn about, er, himself…

Traditionally, the start of a brand new year would herald that annual batch of weight loss videos. This usually consists of some smug, high-minded type exercising in exceedingly tight lycra to make you feel bad about daring to eat a few chocolates over Christmas. This year, DJs appear to have…

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As Faith fanzine attempt to justify their interview with Carl Cox – as one their founders criticises his appearance at a Saudi Arabia festival – doesn’t this prove the irrelevance of the printed press?

Last night, I published an article criticising Faith fanzine for running an interview with Carl Cox whilst at the same time, one of their founders is criticising his appearance at a Saudi government backed festival. And it hasn't gone down entirely well - much to the surprise of no one.…

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The double standards of Faith: Defected backed fanzine plug Carl Cox T-shirts on Instagram – whilst creator Terry Farley attacks Saudi festival Soundstorm… where Cox himself is playing!

It doesn't take long for people to reveal their true selves - in this day and age, it's simply a question of knowing exactly where to look. But even by the duplicitous standards of dance music, this one takes quite some beating. Last week, a furore started bubbling up online…

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Is there ANYONE left in dance music with principles, part two: a closer look at the human rights injustices in Saudi Arabia, which begs the question – why would any DJ agree to play MDL Beast Soundstorm?

Yesterday, I wrote about something which has started bubbling up over the last few days - the lineup of the MDL Beast Soundstorm festival in Saudi Arabia next month. I posed the question of whether any of these DJs care about anything but money - and on this Monday morning,…

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Ultra Music Festival announce their lineup for 2022 – and yet again, it’s like reading the menu at McDonald’s… it’s always the same no matter where you go!

Another day, another festival announces its lineup. Or at least the first phase of the lineup - telling people everything they’re actually paying for in a ticket expensive enough to buy a small country with is out of fashion these days. This week, the Ultra Music Festival announced their biggest…

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Texas promises $10k to anyone who shops a woman seeking an abortion attacks – isn’t it time DJs from the dance music world made their disapproval clear to see, or do they care more about their bank balances?

Anyone who cares about women's rights should be extremely concerned about what's happening in Texas right now. With the support of the US Supreme Court, the southern state has made abortion illegal in all circumstances. And if you think that's bad, it gets worse. If you find out about a…

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Learning to live with the virus or rich (mostly) white men wanting to get back to making lots of money – what’s REALLY motivating the guests behind the “Co-Existing With Covid” show?

Over the past week or so, I’ve seen this programme being promoted quite heavily on social media. Which is ironic, because the show itself is much longer than anything normally being pushed on the networks - 93 minutes long, to be precise. There are shorter films out there! The programme…

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