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Music Discovery for Internet Nerds

<b>7 hacks to find hidden gems</b><p>Let me tell you how I feel about music. <b>I LOVE IT.</b> I like to say “my heartbeat has a bassline” because literally it’s what moves me. Music is my motivator, my consoler, my memory maker, and my biggest passion outside of my family, words and work. Did I mention how much I …

Music Festivals

Denis Horvat spins deep and melodic techno on his Fresh Kicks mix

The techno prodigy steps out...<p>Denis Horvat burst onto DJ Mag’s radar in 2015 with his ‘Cedevita’ EP, and we’ve been keen for him to take the helm of …

Techno

Turntablism Meets Soul Music: Asian Hawk

Some turntablists have been criticized for lacking “funkiness” or “soul.” Not Asian Hawk.<p>A native of Bristol, U.K., Hawk has won four DMC U.K. Team …

This DJ has become a secret weapon at USC basketball games

Jamal McCoy has 965,437 songs in his collection and a track or sound effect cued up for nearly every occasion. Sometimes, that gets him in trouble.<p>In 2013, McCoy, who goes by "DJ Mal-Ski," was the in-game DJ for the<p>Cal State Northridgewomen's basketball team. A game againstUSCwas coming down to the …

Innovation flows in craft liquor and cocktail companies

DG McCullough<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>The craft beer industry is enjoying a widely hyped boom, with almost 3,500 breweries operating in 2014 – the most since the 1880s, according to CraftBeer.com. But a lesser-known niche market – craft liquor, or the creation of …

Alcohol

Now there's a nerdy card game that pits Silicon Valley's hottest tech startups against each other

Of <i>course</i> there's a card game about Silicon Valley's hottest startups.<p>A freshly launched game called MJOM Cards pits hot tech startups like Uber, Pinterest, and Airbnb against other tech giants like Netflix and Amazon in a game of "top trump." Players randomly draw cards which will then compete in a …