Friday Roundup: Dance Music Responds To President Trump

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Last updated 11 November, 2016

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Turns out that even Steve Aoki playing a Hillary Clinton rally couldn't stop Donald Trump's march to the top. But the dance music community has had a lot to say about President Trump since...
Turns out that even Steve Aoki playing a Hillary Clinton rally couldn’t stop Donald Trump’s march to the top. But the dance music community has had a lot to say about President Trump since…

So you might have noticed that the USA has elected a new president, despite Steve Aoki (and, it seemed, most of the celebrity world, backing Clinton). And the electronic music community predictably has had a lot to say about “President Trump” in the days since. We lead with that story, among a whole host of others that have caught our attention this last week.

  1. How The Electronic Music Community Has Responded To President Trump – The unbelievable happened – here’s a collection of responses from the electronic music scene, via Thump Read more
  2. Orlando To Purchase Pulse Nightclub, Create Memorial – Meanwhile, the city of Orlando does something both fitting and full of hope following June’s tragedy there. Via Hypebot Read more
  3. How To Get Other DJs To Play Your Music – So you’ve made a tune, and you’re playing it in your sets. But what now? How do you get ther DJs to play it? Hypebot has some ideas Read more
  4. FL Studio Keeps Rocking – Now With Mobile Integration – The “other” production platform quietly adds a whole host of new awesome stuff. From CDM Read more
  5. DJs – What’s Your Jam? – Our friends over at DJWorx ask DJs: What is the one track that makes you lose it on the dancefloor? Read more
  6. Blocks: Modular iOS Music Creation Gear From ROLI – More boutique controller madness, covered here by DJ TechTools Read More

That’s all for this week, fill your weekend with joy and we’ll see you on the other side.

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