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iTunes 12

Friday Roundup: Eek, iTunes 12 Is Coming!

In this week’s Friday Roundup, news of the latest version of iTunes in beta form, find out why you need to develop your DJ skills and artistry more than ever, learn how house music got its wings after being trampled underfoot by the mainstream, and check out what shuffling is all about and why it isn’t as new as they make it to be. All this in more in our weekly roundup of the best bits from around the DJ web! Have a great weekend!

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Features & Opinion

Defected

A Reader Writes: EDM Is Killing All Other Genres!

Interesting opinion from one of our forum readers this week. Eliah writes: “Back when I first DJed the popular music in the clubs was house and its variants (soulful, deep, tribal, French, etc.) as well as techno. The music was good and the clubs and bars were busy…”

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Your Questions Answered

WR700

Over To You: Wireless Headphones & Speakers For DJing?

Today I’d like to ask a question to our more adventurous, minimal and/or portable gear-loving DJs. That is: Have you ever come across and used any wireless headphones and/or speakers for DJing that are actually useable?

Bored DJ

Your Questions: Is It Time to Give Up DJing?

Digital DJ Tips forum member Xavier D writes: “I’ve been DJing seriously for something like a year. And now I feel like I don’t really want to do this any more. I never thought about this until last month during a private party. I suddenly asked myself ‘do I enjoy what I’m doing?’”

technics1210

Over To You: What DJ Record Decks Should I Buy?

Our forum member Koengsv117 writes: “My question is, which of the following options would you recommend to get familiar with a vinyl set-up? First one, to buy a set of Technics, Second, to buy a set of Technics replicas like the Audio Technica LP-120. Third, buying turntables which are equal or maybe even better…”

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