SOUNDCLOUD DISCONTINUES GROUPS FEATURE AMID USER BACKLASH

“Groups aren’t working as well as reposts, curated playlists, and messages”

SoundCloud’s struggle to monetize has resulted in a number of changes that haven’t been universally celebrated over the past few years. Today, August 22nd, marks another such interface adjustment, as the music streaming platform has discontinued its Groups feature.

SoundCloud to Remove Album Artwork for Tunes

The company […]

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By |October 23rd, 2016|Music News|0 Comments

How South Africa became the center of the house music world

By Thomas Page, for CNN

Photos: South Africa: the new home of house music

Having originated in Chicago in “The Warehouse” nightclub, house music has spread throughout the world. But whilst the genre may be synonymous with Ibiza and Miami, today South Africa is the biggest market per capita anywhere in the world.

(CNN)It may have started in […]

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By |October 18th, 2016|Music News|0 Comments

Recording DJ Mixes: How To Do It Right and Why It Matters

Recording DJ Mixes: How To Do It Right and Why It Matters
POSTED BY CHRIS GREEN Djtechtool ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2012

You might be one of the top rising DJs in your town, but if you don’t have a portfolio of professional-sounding mixes, you’re just not going to land the gigs you want. We’ve had a number of […]

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By |October 18th, 2016|DJ, DJ Equipment Tools Software|0 Comments

JOEY NEGRO IN THE LAB LDN

The Lab LDN is Mixmag and Smirnoff Sound Collective’s weekly live stream, powered by Void Acoustics, where we showcase the finest DJs direct from our world famous office party.

We welcomed Joey Negro for a 90-minute set combining the finest funk, house and disco cuts around. Regarded as one of the forefathers dance music in the […]

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By |October 17th, 2016|DJ, Music News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roland DJ-808

HE FIRST AND ONLY INSTRUMENT FOR THE PRODUCER DJ

The DJ-808 is a state-of-the-art DJ controller with a 4-channel mixer, built-in drum sequencing, vocal processing, and the deepest Serato DJ integration available. Going way beyond a typical DJ controller, the DJ-808 is an instrument, with a Roland “TR-S” drum machine that contains the world’s most iconic drum sounds […]

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By |October 7th, 2016|DJ Equipment Tools Software|0 Comments

7 Reasons Why No One’s Coming To Your Shows

1) You suck
Maybe you’re just not that good.  Sorry.  Most bands aren’t.  Most bands are starry eyed and spend more time bitching about the breaks they’re not getting than in the rehearsal space tightening their show.  Get good first.  Record your rehearsals AND your shows.  Do you LOVE listening to your live set?  If not, […]

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By |October 7th, 2016|Music News|0 Comments

The New Technics Turntables Will Set You Back $4,000.00

The world rejoiced when Panasonic unveiled the new Technics SL-1200 turntableat the CES convention in Las Vegas earlier this week. Spirits might not be so high at the price revelation of the Grand Class version however.

What Hi-FI? is reporting that the Grand Class SL-1200G will cost $4000 a pop, meaning that if the pricing is […]

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By |October 7th, 2016|DJ Equipment Tools Software|0 Comments

Rare images of NYC nightclubs from the 80s and 90s, including the Limelight and Roxy

By Cristian Salazar June 13, 2016

The nightclubs of the 1980s and 1990s were often wild landscapes that attracted even stranger nocturnal animals.

The Club Kids, led by impresario Michael Alig, turned places like the Limelight into backdrops of drug- and techno- induced drama, while live music dens like the Village Gate presented stages to some of […]

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By |October 7th, 2016|Music News|0 Comments