The lack of innovation is bemoaned with every new announcement. But do you really need more? Is more even possible when playing tracks back to back?
We DJs play music to others. But sometimes, you really need to switch off and listen to some yourself. But do you? If not, you really should.
Another year, and another dull Musikmesse. And after the fourth in a row preceded by a quiet NAMM, we have to ask — are DJ trade shows are past their prime?
Juicy M puts out another video, and with it another torrent of nonsense from commenters. Here are my comments, and the haters won’t like them one bit.
Soundcloud has been struggling to get out of a rut. Their latest plan is Soundcloud Go, a premium listener service to compete with the Streaming big guns.
Turntablism is demanding, intense, and at a level very expensive. So why are so many DJs looking past Technics to get busy with crappy 7″ portable decks?
Now that Traktor has Stems support in the software, is it better to have controller screens or just use your monitor? We pitch them head to head.
There’s always something new allegedly killing DJing. This week, it’s Serato’s Pyro app. But can an automixing app kill the DJ scene? No. That’s crazy talk.
Time for the obligatory dig into the archives to remind you what happened in 2015, and some predictions about how they’ll impact on 2016. Long form ahoy.
The reliance on technology-based perfection is slowly eliminating the human element of DJing. Give me cue burn and off beats – do that mix in one take.