Is Digital DJing The Real Deal?

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Often, new DJs get in touch with us with a story that goes something like this: “Yes, I’ve downloaded Virtual DJ Home, and I’m doing some great mixes on my laptop. I want to get a cheap controller next, then when I’ve got the money trade up to CDJs and a mixer, then finally I want to move to real record decks. Then I’ll be a ‘proper’ DJ!”

Digital Vs Vinyl, Part 346: DJ Iceman’s Viral Video

Despite the language, I’ve chosen to repost this because it does contain, in a nutshell, exactly this blog’s opinion on the whole vinyl vs digital debate.

An Open Letter To Vinyl And Digital DJs

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It seems like everyone is talking about the advent of modern technology in DJing. Some are in favour of it and some are in extreme opposition to it – and as time goes by, the debate is – if anything – getting more brutal and less sensible.