Friday Roundup: “Listening To Vinyl Makes You Better Than People Who Don’t Listen To Vinyl”

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Friday roundup
Last updated 7 November, 2017

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Watch this two minute video to learn why if you’re not listening to vinyl, you are a loser and should kill yourself.

“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!

  1. “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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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!

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