Friday Roundup: This Sound System Will Kill You If You Hear It

Phil Morse | Read time: 2 mins
Friday roundup
Last updated 7 March, 2014

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Our lead story this weeks is about the world’s loudest sound system… bigger even that the globally famous main room system at the Ministry of Sound, where we’re doing some filming for our new course…

Next week your Digital DJ Tips team is relocating to the Musikmesse Show in Germany to bring you the hottest DJ gear and software news. And the week after that, our brand new free DJ training to show you how to get from complete beginner to pro-level digital DJ drops on the site. Busy times! However, we all need some downtime, so here’s what we’ve been enjoying reading from around the web this week, that we’d like to share with you. So have a great weekend – and tune in next week live from Frankfurt, Germany…

  1. The Loudest Sound System In The World Will Kill You If You Hear It – The Large European Acoustic Facility (LEAF) in the Netherlands has inadvertently become home to the most lethal soundsystem ever, reports Thump Read more
  2. The Roland TR-808: The Drum Machine That Revolutionised Music – It was in production for only three years, and was a commercial disaster. So how did it end up becoming the instrument that still sounds like the future, wonders the Guardian? Read more
  3. Review: Denon DJ MC6000 MK2 Serato Controller – A smart update of a classic controller, or one that misses the mark? Find out in this in-depth DJ Worx review Read more
  4. How to Use Traktor to Create Freestyle Scratch Music – Darcy from the ScratchMobile project is creating some interesting scratch music with Traktor, and has made this video to show you how you can do this too. From the Studio Scratches site Read more
  5. Paris Hilton vs The DJ Haters – “I’m doing what I love and getting a lot of money” says Paris Hilton in response to the critical backlash against her new career as an in-demand DJ. From In The Mix Read more
  6. What Should You Know About The Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2 MK2 – India’s the Inventory points out all the differences between the newest version of the Audio 2 and the predecessor Read more

What’s the loudest sound system you’ve ever heard and lived to tell the tale from? Got any comments on any of our other stories this week? Please feel free to share in the comments…

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