One of the fastest ways to get really good at DJing is to put yourself in situations where you’re expected to perform, and while playing gigs is the best way to get this type of practice in, streaming your sets is a great alternative
When Turntable.FM launched last year, online media outlets (ourselves included) hailed it a new online club experience, allowing individuals to chose their favorite tracks and play them for an audience
Today we’re returning to something we’ve covered in a very early form a while ago, but in its latest incarnation, this service has come on leaps and bounds – and you really must try it. It's called PartyCloud, and we're seriously impressed.
Last.fm is going all HTML5 with Discover, a new music discovery service that lets you find artists through tag search and create playlists by dragging and dropping songs from the comfort of your browser...
We wrote about Mixify at their launch as a great solution for DJs looking for a Turntable.FM-style online streaming solution – and yesterday they announced a new feature that’s worth writing about – live video streams.
Today, Beatport and music-ID app developer Shazam announced a deal to add the entire Beatport catalog to the Shazam database, allowing DJs and fans to more easily and quickly identify dance tracks they’re hearing simply by holding up their phones.
As live streaming DJ sets becomes more and more popular, Vestax has predicted that there will be a market for a hardware mixing board specifically for switching audio and video that’s headed onto the web
We’ve just gotten the details on the launch of a brand new service being launched by Beatport, Mixes. Mixes allows DJs to upload and sell their mixes legitimately and legally, with Beatport handling all of the payment to labels and performance rights organizations.
SoundCloud has always been a great place to discover new sounds for your DJ sets, and it's all about to get better still, with lots of new features representing the biggest overhaul of the service since it launched.
You simply have to try this. This kind of thing is quite possibly the future of digital DJing. Not today, or next week, or even next year - but have a go and tell me you don't see how easily it could all head in this direction.
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