The Top 5 Electronic Music Magazines

Looking for some new electronic music to check out? Check out our list of the top 5 electronic music magazines – perfect for finding new artists and staying up to date on the latest news and releases!


As the popularity of electronic music has increased, so has the number of magazines catering to this genre. This list looks at five of the most popular electronic music magazines, based on circulation figures.

1. DJ Magazine
2. Mixmag
3. De:Bug
4. RA (Resident Advisor)
5. XLR8R

DJ Magazine

Founded in 1991, DJ Magazine is one of the most well-known and respected electronic music magazines in the world. It is published monthly and features a mix of news, interviews, features, and reviews. The magazine has a strong focus on dance music, but also covers a wide range of genres including techno, house, drum & bass, and more.


Mixmag is a British electronic music magazine, published in London. Launched in 1989, the magazine covers all genres of electronic music, including house, techno, EDM and bass. Mixmag’s staff publish monthly features on various artists, both aspiring and established, giving perspective on new tracks, old classics and artists to watch out for.

FACT Magazine

FACT is an online magazine and video channel that covers the wider world of electronic music, including dance, experimental, hip-hop and R&B. It was founded in 2003 by Wilfred Wong and John Doran, two friends who were working in the music industry. The magazine has a team of full-time editors and freelance contributors from all over the world.

FACT publishes long-form articles, interviews, opinion pieces, listicles, video content and more. The site also has a reviews section for album, tracks, mixtapes, live shows and festivals.

FACT was acquired by Boiler Room in 2017.

Resident Advisor

Resident Advisor is an online music magazine and community platform that focuses on the international electronic music scene. The website is headquartered in London, but also has staff and contributors in Berlin, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Tokyo.

The magazine publishes interviews, features, podsafe music tracks (through their podcast), event reviews,release reviews (singles, EPs and LPs), RA Reviews (an opinionated review system for newly released tracks), as well as news from the electronic music industry. Resident Advisor was founded in 2000 by Paul Clemente and Nick Sabine.

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