Friday Roundup: The Biggest Problem In Dance Music Today…

Phil Morse | Read time: < 1 min
Last updated 7 November, 2017


John Askew has been spouting off about EDM, Avicii and more… find out what he’s got to say about the mainstream vs the underground in today’s Friday Roundup. Image: Sam Frost

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OK… so from whinging celebs to DVS on the cheap, shorts on stage to why some clubs last forever, there’s something to suit all tastes in this weekend’s Friday Roundup. Have a great one, and see you on the other side!

  1. The biggest problem in dance music today… with John Askew – Hard trance purveyor John Askew tells In The Mix that in spite of his attacks on the likes of Avicii, he thinks that actually, EDM is a good thing, despite it having nothing at all to do with the underground… Read more
  2. Building A DVS Timecode DJ Setup For $20 – Wanna mess with DVS? DJ Tech Tools shows you how you can do so for just $20… Read more
  3. Is it OK to wear shorts on stage? – This hot debate from DIY Musician wouldn’t usually carry across into DJing (as your shorts will never be on show!) but just in case you have to nip to the toilet mid-set, you may want to read it and take a view… Read more
  4. Building Clubs That Last – What is it that gives some clubs the “endurance factor”? took a look… Read more

Does dance music have any problems, or is it all good out there? Let us know your view on this or any of the above in the comments below.

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