7 Hacks To Improve Your DJing This Weekend

The weekend has landed, and for DJs that means gigs (and hopefully a bit of extra cash too). However, whether you're DJing or not this weekend, why not spend some improving your skills? Our seven quick hacks are a good starting place.

Star Ratings Return To Apple's iOS Music App

One of the bugbears of Apple's constant tinkering with the way it lets you interact with your music library that particularly upset DJs was the removal of the star ratings option on iOS. Well, good news is that Apple has relented, and it's back.

Produce Your First Tune With Our Brand New Free Course

DJing is more popular than ever. With large scale festivals being “save the date” events and globetrotting DJs making millions of dollars, it’s no surprise that everyone wants in on the action. Back in the "two turntables and a mixer" days, a crate of vinyl and the ability to beatmatch used to be all you [...]

The One Thing All DJs Should Never Do

Despite all the fun chaos that happens in my DJ sets, I do have one rule that I strictly adhere to night after night ever since I got really serious about DJing, and I'm going to share it with you right now in the hopes that it guides you in your DJ career, just as it continues to do so in mine.

Your Questions: How Do I Build A Unique Music Collection?

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."

Is Music Worse Than It Used To Be?

Dance music’s recent mainstream acceptance as "EDM" has brought about a fury from certain elements in the artistic/underground scenes, which is nothing new in itself - it happens whenever anything "underground" finds love from the mainstream.

 So has "EDM" killed quality, or is music better than its ever been?

Your Questions: What Is Balearic Music?

Digital DJ Tips reader and forum member DJ Quantum writes: “You mentioned in session three of the How To Digital DJ Fast course a type of music you like to play that is derived from old rock? You called it “Balearic”?