Friday Roundup: Music Apps For Bored DJs + 3 More Stories

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Friday roundup
Last updated 9 November, 2017

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Meanwhile, our web round-up this week includes tips on social media, a new BBC music discovery app, ways to listen to new music when you’re bored of cratedigging, and laptop-free live electronic music. Enjoy!

  1. 5 Music Apps For When You’re Bored Of Cratedigging – Evolver lists five apps “for people who don’t really like music”, but actually these are also great for DJs who need a break from active music searching, and just want to y’know, bung some tunes on Read more
  2. What Is Live? The New Generation Of Live Techno – Attack magazine highlights a raft of artists who are performing electronic music live, without a laptop in sight. The Ableton backlash? Read more
  3. Capture Any Music On Any BBC Channel Using Playlister – New service from the BBC lets viewers and listeners of everything from Tong to the Proms tag and find music, in a partnership with Spotify, YouTube and Deezer Read more
  4. 5 Ways To Boost Your DJ Career – Our friends over at JustGoMusic offer some simple ideas to give your DJ career a boost online Read more

What do you think of the new wave of laptop-free electronic music artists? How do you listen to music when you’re not actively searching for new tunes? Do you like the look of that BBC app? Please share your thoughts in the comments.