Friday Roundup: The End of DJing

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Last updated 18 August, 2014

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Birmingham Airport
Europe descends on Birmingham, UK, for the BPM Show… join us there.

I’m pressing “publish” on this post just before boarding the plane to the BPM Show in England which starts tomorrow at 10am, and where you’ll be able to join us for two free DJ seminars (and if you’re not coming, keep an eye on the site for rolling news throughout the weekend from the DDJT team). Meanwhile though, here’s our roundup of what’s caught our eye out there in the DJ and music world this week elsewhere on the web. Have a great weekend, wherever you are!

  1. The End of DJing – A passionate article on why, in the view of DJ Zimmie, DJing is in steep decline. Do you agree? Read more
  2. DJs and Drug Education – The US is having the debate we had here in Europe when dance music (and associated drug use) exploded in the early 90s, and this DJ Tech Tools piece explores the issues sensibly Read more
  3. Numark NS7 II Unboxing – Our friends over at DJ Worx have lots of pictures of the new Numark NS7 II. Look out for our video overview from BPM, too! Read more
  4. Beginner’s Guide To Using SoundCloud – Made a tune but never used SoundCloud? You’re missing out on hands-down the best way to promote it! Here’s a great guide to help you get going, from Hypebot Read more

Is DJing dead? What are your views on the DJ’s role in the drug use/abuse debate? What would you like us to cover at BPM? And what are your experiences on SoundCloud? Share with us in the comments below!