Bust to boom: How drugs won the war on drugs
10 years ago, drugs were scarce, expensive and low quality. Today, pills are cheaper than a pint, and high purity substances are everywhere
Bill Brewster: Why I sold my 13,000-strong record collection
A reformed vinyl addict tells his story
Men who want to boost equality in dance music should get on with it
Less using wokeness for self-promotion, please
What the hell is Business Techno?
Everyone's talking about Business Techno. But what is it, and what does it want?
The Secret DJ: The best parties are when the crowd and DJ are unified
As new track request technology raises questions about the very purpose of DJing, our mystery spinner grapples with existentialism
The Secret DJ: The artists who keep it real are usually the ones around for the long run
Fiction and white lies keep the industry spinning, but the truth can set you free
Poland's club community is tackling homophobic violence and right-wing bigotry
An attack on a Pride march revealed some ugly truths about Polish society
Why day parties are taking over dance music
The joys of daytime partying are myriad, says Josh Baines – and he’s not alone
The Secret DJ: Resist the urge to become a copycat DJ
The Secret DJ on avoiding the dodging to sameness
The best ways to keep your Burning Man fashion eco-friendly
How to look your Playa best with sustainable living in mind
RIP Rutger Hauer: the man who played one of the most complex villains in cinema history
A giant of modern cinema
The disco sit: Sitting down at a rave is a thing of joy
We should all take time for a disco sit in the club
Dance music needs to be more inclusive for disabled artists, DJs and clubbers
There's more to be done to make dance music truly diverse
Rave the planet: How dance music can limit its environmental impact
It’s easy to feel powerless in the face of climate change and clogged oceans, but there are ways to make a difference
"Techno purism can suck it": The return of gabber
Dance music’s hardest and most challenging genre is having a rennaisance. Here are the mixes – past and present – that explain why
How to recognize a social introvert and make them feel welcome
There are many different kinds of personalities
Was 2019 the most environmentally friendly Glastonbury ever?
The use of plastic bottles and numbers of tents left behind was massively down
How to say no and stand your ground when evaluating opportunities
It's important to know and respect your boundaries
The Secret DJ: Being a promoter allows DJs to stand up for what they believe in
Our mystery spinner is taking the promoter plunge (again)
RIP Philippe Zdar: The energising force behind decades of beloved music
As one half of Cassius and the super producer of a wealth of classics, Philippe Zdar leaves an enormous legacy in music
"They scare me to death": The Secret DJ on everyone you will meet at a music conference
From gunslingers to Patrick Bateman types, The Secret DJ prepares you for conference run-ins
The essence of club culture is at the heart of Human Traffic - and that's why it's still relevant today
Human Traffic is 20 years old. Mixmag’s Editor saw it in the cinema back in 1999. How does it hold up?
Cheap thrills: How to have an affordable Ibiza holiday in 2019
Top tips for enjoying a perfect holiday in Ibiza on a budget, without breaking the bank
Prawn coke tale: Why Britain's 'drug problem' is mainstream media scaremongering
The reporting on Suffolk's coked-up crustaceans reflects the media's scaremongering tactics
Drum ‘n’ bass has a gender problem. Who’s going to fix it?
Women are grossly underrepresented in the drum 'n' bass scene — and that needs to change
Mental Health Awareness Week: How to balance yourself as an artist vs. a person
Find balance between your many roles
Mental Health Awareness Week: How to handle feelings of inadequacy and jealousy
Get yourself out of a negative headspace and move ahead
Mental Health Awareness Week: How to stay strong in the face of negative comments
Stay sane on social media
Mental Health Awareness Week: How to avoid becoming overwhelmed by loneliness
Learn how to turn alone time into a positive
Mental Health Awareness Week: How to handle FOMO, the fear of missing out
Don't let the fear of missing out derail you from achieving success
The Secret DJ: The DJ should be one part of the party, not the focus
Parties are never better than when you’re all in it together
‘Pay-to-play’ is not OK: Stop the dodgy promoter tactic exploiting young DJs
It's time to end the devious promotion practice that makes smaller DJs pay to fill their own gigs
Fuck the algorithm: Can artists forge a career without the help of social media?
Some mainstream artists are quitting social media, but not everyone is so privileged. And what's the alternative anyway?
The Secret DJ: If you're serious about being a DJ, nothing will stop you
The Secret DJ on why persevering through the bad times is the making of an artist
Don’t Kill Live Music: New South Wales is rallying against its puritanical government
The latest attack on festivals in Australia is a reminder to be vigilant against these new puritans in government
Never mind nostalgia - we're living in a golden age of intergenerational partying
Rave veterans are mingling with newer recruits both on the dancefloor and behind the decks
"Silly music": Anti-establishment artists are reclaiming dance music's funny side
Artists are using humour to fight back against monotony in music and beyond
Are big-name, marathon sets pushing new DJs off line-ups?
All night long bookings are typically preserved for established acts who can bring punters in
Insta-gram: How British cocaine dealers got faster and better
In the UK, It's possible to get a gram of cocaine delivered quicker than it takes to order a pint in a busy pub. But how did coke become this available?
What is 2C-P, what does it do and where does it come from?
The death of Louella Fletcher-Michie at Bestival has been reported as the world's first fatality from 2C-P, a rare psychedelic drug
"I don't want it to end": Tony Pike's hedonistic lifestyle made him an Ibiza legend
Tony Pike has passed away but his legend – and the hotel that he founded – will live on for many years to come
Hey promoters! Throw parties, not club nights
Consumerism vs community is at the heart of a clubland chasm
Is it ever OK to rewind another DJ's track?
Rewinding a record can be a delicate art, as the scene has recently found out