Breaking News


UnlockThis Aims To Grow Your Fan Count

UnlockThis is a new service that exchanges downloads for “likes” and subscribers on various platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and more. You sign up to the service, create a campaign to promote your track or video, and UnlockThis acts as the “like-gate”, where the key to opening it comes in the form of a like or follow.

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Features & Opinion


Case Study: How One Of Our Students Is Smashing SoundCloud

I’ve got something cool for you today, a real success story we want to share. One of our students, DJ Bella Cuts, is absolutely smashing it on SoundCloud – she’s managed to get 14,270 plays of her mixtapes and 1,097 real followers, growing by 176% in just one year! We were so impressed we got her to tell all…

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Your Questions Answered


Your Questions: What Music Can I Legally DJ With?

Today’s Your Questions was inspired by two discussions going on over at the Digital DJ Tips forum, one from bob3697 and one from DJ Paramor, which are just the latest two places where DJs have been asking us about licensing, legality and so on when it comes to playing digital (or any) music in public.

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Your Questions: How Far Should I Deviate From The Original BPM In A Mix?

Digital DJ Tips member Mark25H writes: “I wanted to find what people’s thoughts were on how much you should deviate from a track’s native BPM when mixing. For example, some of my music is 120 and actually sounds better at 125, but I just want to find what the general consensus is.” Here’s our answer.


Over To You: Dealing With DJs Who Mime To Other People’s Mixes?

Our reader UCF asks us: “How should DJs deal with people playing playbacks? I know two DJs who are playing playbacks at gigs from SoundCloud and getting credit for something someone else did, or that they have recorded in advance. It really annoys me because they are getting gigs I could have gotten instead…”

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