At Mixmag we're devoted to supporting variety in dance music - and utilizing our place because the world’s main digital music media to extend the visibility and inform the tales of artists, DJs, promoters and clubbers of each type.

After all, dance music was born from the marginalized and the misfits of society, and membership tradition is at its core primarily based on constructing inclusive communities – with membership primarily based on shared ardour alone.

We firmly imagine that the extra numerous the make-up of the business, the richer and extra thrilling digital music and membership tradition turns into. We’re extremely privileged to be ready to shine a highlight on artists and occasions and expertise which may in any other case be neglected, and to assist break down conventional boundaries and inequities, in our nook of the world no less than.

That entails all the pieces from highlighting and celebrating unimaginable feminine and LGBTQ clubbing collectives and breakthrough artists, to supporting the work of organisations who increase up feminine and trans folks within the business, to giving area for the views of various numerous voices within the pages of the journal, to hiring writers and photographers and employees from totally different backgrounds and demographics, and even to looking for out and acknowledging these originators of digital music and membership tradition who've beforehand been neglected as a result of they didn’t match the accepted narrative.

And it additionally contains our formal dedication – since 2016, after we first helped form the Equalising Music initiative – to giving an equal steadiness to our artist protection, from our entrance covers to our new artists slots. Of course it may’t cease there. As Annie Mac mentioned on the launch of the Equalising Music Pledge, “We are all aware of the large contribution girls make to this enterprise, and but there’s nonetheless a lot work to be completed to make sure they’re embraced and championed, each in entrance of and behind the scenes."

We’re delighted to affix Annie and plenty of others and re-affirm our pledge to proceed to assist the Equalising Music initiative with a brand new dedication: to equalizing the steadiness of our Mixmag Live occasions between female and male artists. From the DJ sales space to the dancefloor, our variety is our power.

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