December 22nd, 2012
Our reader uses Rhapsody as a streaming music service, but finds it to be too mainstream to discover hidden gems that will make his sets stand out from the crowd.
Reader Chris Games over on the Digital DJ Tips Forum asks: “OK guys so I’m building up my library now and my problem is, I want to find good songs, but not just stuff everybody’s already heard.
“I’m saying I don’t want to just play Avicii, Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, etc. I want to cultivate my own unique library which of course has hits but has my own flavour of tracks.
December 6th, 2012
Buying music online is very different to buying from a record store, but there are ways to make it more fun and more effective. Pic: Music Store
Last time in Is Music Worse Than It Used To Be?, we talked about whether creativity has been lost in dance music. I didn’t agree with that conclusion, and more felt we’re simply saturated with product – yet there’s still plenty of good music to be found.
So if you still find yourself on your favourite online shop, going over loads of music, and feeling like nothing is reaching out to you, here’s a whole host of ways to fight the “saturation blues”.