Despite Pandemic DJs Are Finding Ways to Connect – Know How?

Even though it seems that the pandemic restrictions are lifting, COVID-19 is still very prevalent throughout the world. One of the more prominent industries impacted when the pandemic hit was the music industry; many performers were left pondering just how to keep afloat when their bread and butter of performing [...]

By |2022-06-17T09:17:28-04:00February 24, 2022|

Is Boiler Room actually boring?

Since it started in London back in 2010, Boiler Room has changed the face of dance music. Through genius marketing and use of social media, it’s given underground DJs who previously played to tens of people, an audience of millions. It’s provided the cream of underground dance music to everyone, [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:22-05:00February 8, 2017|

NEW: Pioneer DJ’s DJM-S9 Serato DJ Mixer

The new DJM-S9 two-channel mixer for Serato DJ puts the power of personalisation in your hands, with a fast, accurate and customisable crossfader, plus Performance Pads and FX buttons that you can map to suit your preferences. The mixer delivers plug-and-play integration with Serato DJ's four decks and boasts DVS [...]

By |2015-08-07T00:00:00-04:00August 7, 2015|

So, Is Deep House Mainstream Now?

Deep house is one of those dance music subgenres that you just don’t touch. Its origins and 30-year history have carved out a firm place in the genre’s pantheon of come-and-go styles, never truly hitting mainstream in the U.S. but outlasting practically any trend. If it’s classic dance music you’re [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:24-05:00October 14, 2014|

Why Does a DJ/Producer Need an Alter Ego?

For many mainstream performers prior to 2010, careers arched from the highly-sought after club residency to the single topping the Beatport charts to finally making it to the main stage at a major festival like Electric Daisy Carnival or Ultra. But throughout this decade’s long path, one factor remained: The [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:25-05:00July 14, 2014|

Learn How To DJ: A Starter Guide

So you want to learn how to DJ. It can’t be that hard right? According to Techno producer Joel Zimmerman, aka Deadmau5, “...it takes two days to learn, as long as you can count to four.” Really?! Not so much. Mr. Zimmerman is referring to the most elemental of DJ [...]

By |2020-11-26T12:03:25-05:00June 27, 2014|

Plastikman Makes a Tepid Return With ‘EX’

As a DJ, Richie Hawtin has the power to keep the crowd interested with a subtle change – switching an accent from an on-the-beat rhythm to one that’s off, transitioning from a duple to triplet rhythm, or just intensifying the sound slightly, for example. Hawtin’s on-again-off-again Plastikman project captures these [...]

By |2014-06-23T00:00:00-04:00June 23, 2014|
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