Mixmag

Do they want to be on the wrong side of history? The dance music press are slagging off the Metaverse – but it’s going to be part of the future, whether they like it or not…

Last week, this blog ran an article about Pioneer getting into the remote DJing game - where people can collaborate with each other on a DJ set and never actually meet. I mentioned it was likely we would see more of this from the Metaverse and that DJs needed to…

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Nothing to do with it costing a small fortune, then? Night Time Industries Association push the message that illegal raving is on the rise due to Covid restrictions – but this isn’t the entire story…

When I was around 15 years old, I was sat in English class one day - and the task that day was to compare and contrast arguments for making women's boxing legal. One of those arguments that by keeping it illegal, it would only push the activity into the world…

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Why ARE the dance music press so slow at reporting the news? Resident Advisor finally tell readers about Spotify’s Daniel Ek investing €100million in defence company – two weeks after a one-man blog did!

Traditionally, new editors are appointed to publications when the old one decides they're leaving or the management think new energy or a different direction is needed. And having studied some sociology a very long time ago, I quickly learnt that great editors put their mark on their magazines or newspapers.…

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Mixmag said their magazine would be back in 2021 following April 2020 print suspension, but they STILL have no staff hired to run it – so have we seen the last paper edition already?

Cast your mind back to the first lockdown of last year. Mixmag made the decision to suspend publication of their print edition from April 2020. The claim they made at the time, amongst others, was "the idea of telling our audience to visit a shop during a period of high…

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Here’s some good news you won’t see on their pages! Mixmag’s owners Wasted Talent lose £2.4million during 2020 – but in an astonishing twist, they’ve actually halved their losses since the previous year…

This blog is quite the fan of Companies House. Whenever anyone is boasting about their business making lots of money, a quick look on the website can often give you an idea of whether their own accounts back up their claims. And more often than not from experience, the truth…

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