Friday Roundup: So Will Simon Cowell Really Find The Next Big DJ?

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got news of Simon Cowell’s Ultimate DJ contest getting the green light (and a reveal of one of the judges), QBert’s new partnership with Intel that aims to replace laptops in DJ booths, and tips on how to bag gigs in cities with smaller dance music markets. All these and more in our muster of DJ news.

Friday Roundup: The 12 Best DJs Over 50

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In this week’s Friday Roundup, find out which DJs are still going hard as they push past “the big five-o”, learn what it truly means to be successful as a music artist (DJs are artists, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!), and get tips on keeping your mixer levels out of the red. All that and more in our weekly muster of DJ news.

Friday Roundup: The Problem With DJ/Producers

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got acid house hero Mr. C talking about the current state of dance music today including what he sees as an unwelcome shift from great DJs to “DJ slash producers”. We also have a fun piece that takes a look at how electronic music was produced in the 80s.

Friday Roundup: What DJs Shouldn’t Do To Get Success

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got a piece that looks at some DJs’ misguided priority of trying to look like superstar deck wizards as soon as possible instead of putting the work in and honing their craft to become one. We’ve also got stories on acid house music history, and a bit of fun in the wake of this week’s Ultimate DJ reality show announcement.

Friday Roundup: How To DJ The Perfect Marathon Set

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got an article on how to go about playing those epic 12 hour sets the likes of Sasha and Danny Tenaglia are famous for, some music-making tools that only require your web browser, and 7 cool ways to use Serato Flip. All that and more in our weekly muster of DJ news from around the web.

Friday Roundup: House Legend Offers DJ Truths To Live By

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got an article about a veteran DJ’s life lessons on the business and art of DJing, a close look at Traktor’s new Traktor Kontrol D2 controller, and some Pioneer CDJ tips and tricks to use in your next club gig. They’re all here in our weekly muster of DJ news from around the web. Happy weekend, folks!

Friday Roundup: The Changing Face Of DJing

Friday Roundup

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got an increasingly relevant article on the DJ’s role in a music festival, a selection of this year’s top Summer tunes as picked by the world’s biggest DJs, and a look at an app that helps you manage multiple iTunes libraries. All that and more in this week’s edition of our DJ news muster from around the web.