“Hang on,” you might be thinking, “Isn’t this the site that’s going in hard on its brand-new Digital DJ Masterclass right now? Why they hell are they telling us to go back to vinyl?
Because it’s Friday, and it’s a bit of fun, that’s why. Watch Matt Inebretson’s YouTube video in the first link below and you’ll see why. In all seriousness, to DJs everywhere – vinyl, CD, digital, laptop, banging bins while listening to cassette tapes – we salute you and wish you a mighty loud weekend. See you on the other side!
- “Listening To Vinyl Makes You Better Than People Who Don’t Listen To Vinyl” – I’m gonna say no more, just watch the video of Matt Ingebretson doing a record collector impression. Just a bit of Friday Fun for you, folks! Watch video
- The 50 Most Powerful People In Dance Music 2014 – Truly annoying “one person per page” presentation but if you can deal with that, an interesting take from In The Mix on who’s who this year. Read more
- Can MDMA cure tinnitus? – Jeepers! Imagine the repercussions if this one turned out to be true? They’d be lots of half-dead old DJs having an, erm, second lease of life… Read more
- DJ Mag’s Top 100 Clubs 2014 – Here’s DJ mag’s annual take on the places you really ought to try and get to. Ministry of Sound – where we filmed chunks of Digital DJ Masterclass – gets in at #12…Read more
- Now You Can Shazam Vinyl-Only Dance Tracks – Hypebot reports that Shazam has partnered with Juno to offer search on Juno’s four million-deep vinyl-only library… Read more
- Did Serato Remote Just Change Everything? – DJWorx picks up on the fact that any old cheap Serato controller plus iPad just became a damned powerful DJ system… Read more
Got anything to add on any of today’s stories? Let us know in the comments… and have a great weekend!