In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve found for you a rundown of hundreds of the best dance music from 2014 that you’ll want to top up your virtual crates with, opinion editorials on EDM and female DJs and producers, and a list of legendary dance tracks you didn’t know were actually remixes. All these and more in this week’s Friday Roundup. Have a great weekend ahead!
- 2014’s Best Dance Music – If you’re looking to update your DJ library, look no further: Traxsource has listed the year’s best tunes, compilations, and even loop/sample packs! Read more
- Use Traktor To Create Your Own DJ Chart – Want to know what your most played tunes are for the month? There’s an app for that. Create Digital Music has the story Read more
- Should Mainstream Producers Hate On EDM? – What effect does EDM criticism from dance music producers who’ve made it big have on the scene? Crossfadr explores the phenomenon, and shares a suggestion: Don’t bite the hand that feeds Read more
- Women Who DJ And The Men Terrified Of Them – There aren’t enough female DJs and producers out there, but what goes on behind the backs of the ones that do go on to become successful? 5 Magazine takes a look at the unfair balance and apparent misogyny behind the dance music industry Read more
- Crane Stand Elite DJ Laptop Stand Reviewed – Our friends at DJ Worx take Crane’s latest laptop stand to task Read more
- 10 Essential Dance Tracks That Are Actually Remixes – Thought that tune you heard back in 1997 was the original version? Surprise, surprise…it’s actually a remix! THUMP lists 10 legendary dance songs that were more popular than the original Read more
- Warning: DJing Is Hazardous To Your Health – Lower back pains? Stage-dive injuries? Shoulder rotator cuff tears from throwing too many cakes? EDM is risky business, according to Mixmag Read more
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