Friday Roundup: SoundCloud Will Now Pay For Your DJ Mixes!

In yet another bizarre twist in the old "should I / shouldn't I upload my mixes to SoundCloud?" conundrum, news comes this week of a way DJs can get paid for uploading their mixes to the service. It's the first of our stories from around the web in this week's Friday Roundup...

Friday Roundup: The Most Expensive Dance Records Ever

In this week's Friday Roundup of the best of the music web we've got the most expensive vinyl ever sold (on Discogs, anyway), news of this year's BURN Residency, an the AirBnB rental that turned into a rave! Have a great weekend, wherever you are and whatever you're up to...

Friday Roundup: Confessions Of A Miserable College Bar DJ

Our lead story is a lighthearted memoir about DJing in a less-than-inspiring venue... funny thing is, those among us who are utterly addicted to this game will, I am pretty sure, read the article and think "I'd know what to do in that situation..."! That and more in our weekly roundup of the best of the DJing and music websites.

Friday Roundup: Carl Cox Rails Against DJs Who Play Safe

In this week's Friday Roundup of the best bits from around the 'web, Carl Cox rails against DJs who play safe, ways to make music on your lunch break, and some of the absolute pioneers of house music celebrated. It's all below, in our look at what's been going on around the music and DJing sites this past seven days.

Friday Roundup: How Your Favourite DJ Got Their Name

Well, if you've ever wondered where DJs get their names from, now's your chance to find out! It's the first of our stories in this week's roundup of all that's been happening around the DJ and music industry websites. Have a great weekend, whatever you're up to...

Friday Roundup: Does Vinyl Really Sound Better?

Those of us of a certain age fondly recall the reassuring thud of a needle settling into a groove, and the ensuing warm, fuzzy sound of music from vinyl. But is it actually better than digital? Get an engineer's perspective in the first of our Friday Roundup stories this week...

Friday Roundup: A Drum & Bass Primer From Fabio & Grooverider

In one of our occasional nods to a musical genre or style that changed the world, this week we're sharing Fabio & Grooverider's recent 25 Years of Drum & Bass mix... Happy weekend, and enjoy the rest of the roundup too. We'll see you on the other side.