The Electronic Music World Pays Tribute To Bowie

The DJ community pays tribute to Bowie.

Tributes from all corners of the music world pour in for David Bowie

DJ's and producers from all schools of thought have taken the time to spread a a little Bowie love, from Jamie xx using "Let's Dance" to open a set in New Zealand to Nile Rodgers penning a heartfelt editorial in The Guardian, saying "the first time I heard David Bowie I was naked!"

Meanwhile, lord of the trance Paul van Dyk proved that there were no genres where Bowie didn't have at least some look in.

Skream, no stranger to juggling with genre and dancefloor transformation gave this heartfelt tribute:

For Soulwax, Bowie's passing served only as a reminder of tributes past, as their one hour audio-visual 'Dave' project deserves a second tip of the hat for its eulogising of the Starman.

RSWX presents Dave from Radio Soulwax on Vimeo.

Finally, JD Twitch of Glaswegian soul patrol Optimo has wasted no time, "unable to do anything else" in the aftermath of yesterday, and has released a mix of "Bowie song [I] have played in the discotheques over the years. Enjoy below. 


Strung out on lasers and slash back blazers Bowie mix by JD Twitch by Jd_Twitch on Mixcloud

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Written by Tamara Roper

12 Jan 2016