Jeff Mills

Jeff Mills is doing an online concert this week from the religious Greek island of Delos “in a concert of ritualistic power” – but how much money does it cost for the Wizard to offer his brand of sacrament?

Pomposity and grand language can be used to make events look almost any way you'd like. If you or someone you know has been blessed with the abilities of a skilled orator or a scribe with a seemingly endless capacity for word salad, it's possible to make something look like…

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Another one who can’t see the wood for the trees! Jeff Mills complains about “silence” from “music fans” – in a sleep-inducing interview where the questions are longer than his answers…

A common theme this blog frequently comes back to is the fact many of the bigger DJs live on another planet. Whilst there are honourable exceptions who remain humble and untainted by fame, it goes to the heads of an all-too large number of them. Which is handy for me,…

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I told you these people can’t take criticism! Now Jeff Mills switches comments off on his Facebook page after swipes at his laughable defence of doing MDL Beast Soundstorm festival rumbles on…

This blog is beginning to suspect that one person is looking forward to Christmas even more than normal this year. And that person is Jeffery Eugene Mills, 58, from Detroit in Michigan, USA. He accepted a work engagement due to take place next week and is getting considerable stick from…

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Noticed your fans don’t like your decision, have you? Jeff Mills deletes his SECOND defence on MDL Beast Soundstorm attendance – oh, if only a naughty blogger had taken a screenshot…

For people who work in quite a technology focused genre of music, DJs and such show a considerable amount of ignorance sometimes. Take Jeff Mills, for example. He became known as "The Wizard" due to his incredible skills on turntables in 1980s Detroit. Yet when it comes to at least…

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Criticising Jeff Mills for going to MDL Beast Soundstorm is racist – and other equally dubious feedback from last week’s articles on this blog…

Last week. this blog ran a five-part series of posts all about the MDL Beast Soundstorm festival being held in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh in a few weeks time. As anyone who read it might possibly have noticed, I’m not best pleased with the business techno line-up deciding…

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Has Jeff Mills completely lost the plot? Now he posts ANOTHER defence of his choice to play high-earning MDL Beast Soundstorm gig – and claims his brand of techno provides “mental escape”!

So far, all of the DJs who are on the bill for the MDL Beast Soundstorm festival in Saudi Arabia next month are remaining quiet as the controversy over their appearances rumbles on. The collective strategy - accidental or intentional - appears to be keep their heads down, attend and…

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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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