Beatsource Welcomes World Renowned DJ and Producer, A-Trak, to Board Position

Beatsource Welcomes World Renowned DJ and Producer, A-Trak, to Board Position LOS ANGELES, CA – AUGUST 20, 2019 – Beatsource, the new digital music service for open-format DJs, announced that Alain Macklovitch (pka A-Trak) has joined its Board of Managers. Beatsource, a joint venture between Beatport and DJcity, is launching its online download store in…

DJ/PRODUCER FANGS RELEASES CLUB SINGLE, “MONEY” WITH BIG BEAT RECORDS

Just in time for the seasons’ change and the weather heating up, the Brazilian-born, Miami-bread, and now LA-based producer FANGS has released his debut single for Big Beat Records, a club smash called “Money” – listen HERE! Steadily building his name since launching his solo career as the former founding member of Brass Knuckles (Ultra…

Serato launches a new beat-making software, compatible for a DJ’s workflow

Serato is coming out with a digital audio workstation (DAW) called Serato Studio. The software aimed at DJs is currently in beta and will be available through subscription. With design and workflow elements that stem from the Serato DJ software, the new production software is devised to be as intuitive as possible for DJs. “Over the years we’ve spoken…

FORBES REVEALS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID DJS LIST FOR 2017

Forbes has revealed its World’s Highest-Paid DJs list with acts including Calvin Harris, Tiesto and Skrillex (once again) all making the annual ranking. The respected business magazine has been running the list since 2012, with Calvin Harris coming in at number one for the fifth year straight in 2017 with a whopping $48.5 million in…

Your next concert could be an AI DJ

As virtual reality and artificial intelligence begin to infiltrate the collective consciousness of the developed world, the implications within music are beginning to become apparent. Algoriddim’s newest line of DJ software, Djay Pro 2, is officially out and available for macOS. The app allows user to use external hardware or simply mix music entirely within its realms. Djay Pro’s fundamental components are…

How I PLAY: Carl Cox MODEL 1 DJ Set-Up

PLAYdifferently have released a video in their ‘How I PLAY’ series, featuring Carl Cox discussing his technical set-up with the company’s acclaimed MODEL 1 mixer. The video sees the much-loved DJ provide insight into the ins-and-outs of his legendary multiple-deck set-up, touching on everything from filtering techniques to use of FX and how he treats…

Dillon Francis teaches how to DJ in new Q&A video

Few Q&A sessions have the promise of being as spontaneous as a Dillon Francis Q&A session. Francis visited WIRED Magazine’s studio to spend some time answering Twitter users’ questions regarding DJing. Francis offers insight on topics like using Serato with CDJs, and general DJ hardware, even offering a beat-matching example on the fly. In true…

DJ MAG TOP 100 2017

DJ Mag Top 10 predictions for 2017: Martin Garrix (No Change) Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike Armin Van Buuren Hardwell Tiësto THE CHAINSMOKERS DAVID GUETTA AFROJACK STEVE AOKI MARSHMELLO Advertising    

Unsigned Only 2017 Music Competition Deadline Approaching

Unsigned Only 2017 – Deadline – Unsigned Only is offering artists from each major sphere of the music industry from all around the world a chance to gain exposure, recognition and the rare opportunity to get noticed by music industry professionals. Unsigned Only is one of those competitions that artists just can’t miss and it’s deadline is fast approaching…

SoundCloud Revenue Sharing Update Says DJs Can Make Money Off Mixes

DJs are seeing a revolution in the way we think about music streams from Grammy nominations to a better-appreciated form of art. SoundCloud just announced that DJs will be able to make money off of their remixes and mixes on the platform for the first time ever. Their invite-only revenue sharing program will include artists…

An Interview with Kerem Selek

An Interview with Kerem Selek FYS: Tell me about yourself? KEREM SELEK: Hey,It’s Kerem Selek from Turkey.I born in istanbul and i am 20 years old.I played lots of instruments like;drums,guitar(electro and bass),keyboard etc.. Last 5 years i am dealing with production and Dj performancing.Edm,future house,deep house,g house is my profession.You can find my latest songs…

LAIDBACK LUKE THINKS DJS NEED TO STEP UP THEIR GAME

LAIDBACK LUKE THINKS DJS NEED TO STEP UP THEIR GAME We’ve all been there. You’re at a show, the DJ is doing their thing, the music is prime, and then you’re hit with ”insert city here, make some noise!!” And that’s completely fine! It’s fun to yell and jump up and down, that’s what we’re there…

SEE THE GENRES THAT USE GHOST PRODUCERS THE MOST

SEE THE GENRES THAT USE GHOST PRODUCERS THE MOST Thump recently did an interview with one of the people behind edmghostproducer.com, a business designed to connect anonymous ghost producers to “artists” and labels looking to purchase their work. They discussed the different perspectives on ghost production, and shared some statistics from their service. Most interesting…

A-Trak Is Becoming Dance Music’s ‘Real DJing’ Evangelist

A-Trak Is Becoming Dance Music’s ‘Real DJing’ Evangelist The star turntablist talks mixing, crossover & why “there’s no more rules in music.” Alain Macklovitch is a rare breed of purist, unapologetic yet inviting to those who haven’t seen the light. The five-time DMC World Champion — known to his fans as A-Trak — has emerged…

TOP 5 DJ CONTROLLERS OF 2015

TOP 5 DJ CONTROLLERS OF 2015 Only the year’s most innovative controllers makes the cut DJ controllers have seen a rise in popularity in recent years and companies have been racing to see how much technology they can squeeze into a compact controller. Users can now get the distinct feel of what it’s like to…

Another Hacienda resident is selling his entire record collection

Another Hacienda resident is selling his entire record collection Move over Dave Haslam. Buckley is selling 8,000 “killer” records from the golden era of rave and beyond. A few months ago, Haçienda DJ and writer Dave Haslam decided to part ways with his record collection, a 4,000-piece slice of Manchester music history which was quickly snapped…

Darius Syrossian Music is more important than anything else

Darius Syrossian Music is more important than anything else Darius Syrossian has done it all. You know him best as an international DJ and producer, but like many, his passion started in the record shops he worked at long before fate would wave her magic wand. His most recent venture sees him delve into the…

Sander Van Doorn, Pep & Rash – White Rabbit

Sander Van Doorn, Pep & Rash – White Rabbit Sander Van Doorn, Pep & Rash – White Rabbit [Spinnin Records] Cool new collaboration between Sander van Doorn and Pep & Rash, moving into 60s vibes with this amazing track ‘White Rabbit‘. The track’s vocal and bass samples work wonders alongside a fierce house groove, filled…

Sonar 2016 Lineup

Sonar 2016 Lineup: ANOHNI, New Order, Fatboy Slim & More Set for Barcelona Festival With 28 days until Christmas, and seven months until Sónar 2016, the Barcelona electronic music and digital arts festival has announced its first round of performers along with a special “SónarGift” pack for holiday giving. ANOHNI, an alias for Antony Hegarty…

FEATURE INTERVIEW : Steve Lawler

FEATURE INTERVIEW : Steve Lawler A child of the acid house generation, Steve Lawler has been busy with the beats long before genres were but a twinkle in clubland’s eye. Steve Lawler needs no introduction, but he certainly warrants one. You would be hard pushed to find a more in-form, in-demand, exceptionally talented artist, regarded…

Burn Residency 2015 – Challenges

Burn Residency 2015 – Challenges Burn Residency welcomes 20 finalists from all over the world to Ibiza to be mentored by living legend of electronic music, Carl Cox. Here they’re put through their paces during an intense 10-day bootcamp and given a real opportunity of a lifetime. In webisode 5, it’s all eyes on the…

Tigerlily Talks Tiesto, Touring and Taking on the U.S.

Tigerlily Talks Tiesto, Touring and Taking on the U.S. Tigerlily isn’t your ordinary EDM cat. With a slew of awards tucked away, a mentor in Tiesto, a new label deal for the U.S. and a trove of recordings just waiting to be shared, the young artist is ready to pounce. The Australian DJ and producer (real name Dara Hayes) has been…

Burn Residency 2015 – The Experience

Burn Residency 2015 – The Experience Burn Residency welcomes 20 finalists from all over the world to Ibiza to be mentored by living legend of electronic music, Carl Cox. Here they’re put through their paces during an intense 10-day bootcamp and given a real opportunity of a lifetime. In webisode 4, the spotlight focuses on…

THE SECRET BEHIND ARMIN VAN BUUREN’S LIVE SHOWS…

THE SECRET BEHIND ARMIN VAN BUUREN’S LIVE SHOWS… A highly energetic set led by a wall of sound, gleaming lights, lasers, video installation, and special effects. This is exactly what party people all over the world expect when Armin van Buuren is about to take the stage. All of Armin’s performances match these expectations, made…

Martin Garrix Drops His Best Festival Anthem Yet For Free

Martin Garrix Drops His Best Festival Anthem Yet For Free Ready haters? Martin Garrix is arguably the best DJ in EDM today. Sure Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike won the coveted spot of #1 DJ(s) in the world, but we all know who the real winner was… the 19-year-old Dutch wonder-kid who can’t stop making hits: Martin Garrix….

Your Shot USA

Your Shot USA The world’s most exciting DJ competition is here! If you love music and have ever wanted to be a DJ, then this is Your Shot! Register now: http://www.yourshotusa.com/register Get ready, the first ever ‪#‎YourShotUSA‬ is coming! Follow along as 30 contestants compete for a spot in the finals to perform with me…