Music has been a rousing spark to cling on to these past 12 months. While most of the world has gone to shit, we’ve found escapism in the healthily bubbling scenes that continue to produce astounding talents.
At a time when the need for an underground feels as vital as it’s ever been, a thrilling crop of artists has emerged to continue to push things forward. Whether they were incubating forward-thinking new styles of music through labels and parties, spearheading movements towards equality, or spinning the downright most joyous club sets going, these are the DJs who have injected some much needed positivity into 2016 and given us assured hope for the future.
Listen to a Spotify playlist of the DJs' best tracks here.
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