40 Years of Mixmag: the Past, the Present and the Future


40 Years of Mixmag: the Past, the Present and the Future

Speakers: Megan Townsend (Deputy Editor, Mixmag), Anyasa (DJ), Dave Clarke (DJ), Chaz Jenkins (Chief Commercial Officer, Chartmetric)
Moderator: Nick DeCosemo (Global Editorial Director, Mixmag)

Since its launch in London in 1983, Mixmag has been the defining voice of dance music. Originally distributed among a UK DJs and clubs, the magazine grew to cover the birth of house and the subsequent global explosion in electronic music – reporting on and very often helping to create some of the biggest moments in our scene's history.

In 2023 Mixmag is now 360 degree digital, print and experiential brand – with 23 offices around the world wildly successful online franchises like Mixmag's global DJ streaming show The Lab – all the while never losing sight of being a voice for dance music fans and a vehicle to help elevate the culture.

This panel will explore the past, present and future of dance music exploring topics like the evolution of technology and recorded dance music, how news and views are delivered, artists' changing relationship to fans and the international growth of electronic music in the four decades Mixmag has been in the game.

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