This week we’ve been flat-out finishing to our new video course, the Acapella Mixing Masterclass, which will get you from scared/avoidance of acapellas to confidently using them like a pro in your DJ sets!
More about that soon (we’re really excited about this one!), but for now, here are the articles from around the web that we’ve found ourselves going back to and talking about the most this last week.
- Interview: Giorgio Moroder – The iconic Giorgio Moroder: producer, songwriter, composer…and now DJ! Following on from our disco round-up last week, we couldn’t help be be fascinated with the idea of one of the greatest synthesiser/disco composers of all time is now embarking on a DJ career, as he reveals in this Time Out New York interview. Read more
- Why The Internet Is A Bad Place To Discover Music – Some great arguments in this Hypebot article about how if all you’re doing is scouring the internet for music, there’s a big chance you’re missing out on some good stuff… or missing the point entirely. Read more
- Old Skool vs EDM? – We picked up on an article in LA Weekly about the difference between two of the arenas at Coachella (an EDM one and a so-called “underground” old skool one), and Alan over at Traktor Tips has written a passionate reply to that article that we think sums up well why it’s an unhelpful debate to be having. Read more
If Giorgio Moroder is now a DJ, who do you think will be next? What do you do to discover music away from the internet? And do we really need to argue whether there’s a divide between dance music the way it’s been for the last 20 years, and “EDM”? Please share your thoughts below.
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