Your Questions: "Help! I'm DJing My First Big Public Event!"

Digital DJ Lab member Charles asks: "I'm spinning a one-hour DJ set for a big public event in my city. It'll be the first time I perform for a show like this, how can I impress people during my performance? Should I create routines and perform a showcase, or should I just play it safe?"

Friday Roundup: 10 Best Live Performers In Dance Music

In this week's Friday Roundup, we're leading with a piece that showcases the best live acts in electronic music today. We've also got pieces on how the art of sampling has evolved, as well as a peek inside a Japanese Buddhist temple that transforms into a club twice a year. All these and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news.

5 Things To Do After You've Played Your DJ Set

It's finally over - you've just delivered a killer DJ set. The performance of a lifetime. Before exiting the DJ booth and making your way back to the hotel / motel / Airbnb / basement of your mum's house, go through this checklist of five things you should always do after a DJ set before calling it a night.

Is It Worth Paying For DJ Training?

This past week, Dubspot, a well-known DJ and music production school, was accused of fraud for not giving DJ tuition to students who had already paid their fees - and in some cases allegedly not even offering a refund. Apparently, this had been going on for a while, with instructors refusing to conduct sessions because they were not being paid by Dubspot.

Algoriddim Wins "App Creator Of The Year" For djay Pro

Algoriddim has won "App Creator of the Year" at the 2017 Windows Developer Awards for its work on djay Pro, which was built from the ground up as a native Windows 10 app. The awards honour exceptional apps published in the Windows Store over the past year, showcasing the latest Windows 10 capabilities.

SoundCloud Offers Go+ 3-Month Subscription For Just $1

SoundCloud has slashed the price of its premium SoundCloud Go+ streaming music service from USD$9.99 per month to just USD$1 for three months. The main feature of SoundCloud Go is the ability to listen to your tracks offline and ad-free. Tracks are saved on your device, so that you can still listen to them without going online.

Review & Video: The Basslet Wearable Subwoofer

The Basslet is a silent subwoofer you wear like a watch. Think about it like a rumble pack for a games controller, but for your musical pleasure. Everyone I spoke to about it (including myself) said that it sounds too good to be true, so let's find out in review if it is...