DJs – is it time to ditch Soundcloud?

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Given Soundcloud’s recent bad press regarding takedowns, announcing the introduction of ads couldn’t have come at a worse time. So has Soundcloud jumped the shark? Or after chucking a minor hissy fit, will you just carry on using it anyway?

Streaming and the demise of DJ music ownership

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DJs don’t have to buy music. For a monthly fee, they can be streaming millions of tracks from a huge library. But are you ready to stop owning music?

Memebusting: The realities of record shopping vs downloading

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Record shopping was amazing, but it was also truly terrible too. So should purists really look down upon new DJs for whom the experience is irrelevant?

VIDEO: SNL’s superstar DJs parody — wish it was you?

SNL Davvincii EDM Superstar DJ

Will Ferrell is doing a film, but SNL have put out a video short about superstar DJs. You can laugh, but don’t you secretly wish it was you?

Revisiting the Technics petition and poll one last time

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before we draw a line under the topic of the Technics petition, let’s take a look at the poll results and see how they possibly translate to reality.

Readers — what did you think of NAMM 2014?

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Before we draw a line under NAMM, we’re going to shut up and pass the floor over to you dear readers. So tell us what you thought of NAMM 2014.

DJ gear: Another revolution or will evolution do?

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Things are slowing down, and revolutionary DJ gear is simply evolving. Can you handle it, or must you have wow moment stuff all the time?

Controllers at the supermarket: Is it really that bad?

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Controllers are everywhere, including the supermarket much to some people’s annoyance. But is it really a problem? Tell us what you think.

CDs — are they really dead to DJs?

Are CDs dead to DJs? (5)

The popular belief is that CD is a dead format for DJs. But recent events would indicate otherwise. So I asked industry people what they think.

DJ Headphones reviews — best and worst part of my job

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DJ headphones are a diverse product group these days. On one hand I love them, but on the other I hate having to articulate opinions and keep people happy.