Friday Roundup: New DJ Mix Site To Take On Mixcloud

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Friday roundup
Last updated 4 August, 2017

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With YouTube and SoundCloud dead to DJ mixes, many people have jumped ship to Mixcloud – but there will shortly be a promising new kid on the block…

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got news of an upcoming music streaming site that will offer fully legal mix streaming for DJs, we check out the most Shazamed tracks at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, and we see Serato DJ’s upcoming key shift in action. All these and more in our weekly muster of DJ news from around the web. Have a great weekend!

  1. DJs.com Looks Set To Take On Mixcloud For DJ Mixes – DJs.com is a music streaming site that just teamed up with Dubset, a song licence-clearing firm. The partnership could make today’s copyright takedowns a non-issue for DJs once it launches on January 2016. Decoded Magazine has the scoop Read more
  2. 10 Most Shazamed Tracks at ADE 2015 – Check out the most popular tunes at this year’s Amsterdam Dance Event, and see if you want to add them to your DJ collection. inthemix has it Read more
  3. New DJ Tech Battle Mixer Imminent – Get a sneak peek at DJ Tech’s brand new two-channel scratch mixer the DIF-2S. DJ Worx has it Read more
  4. Watch Serato DJ’s Key Shift In Action – Serato DJ’s upcoming 1.8 release will include key detection baked in, as well as this nifty new feature that lets you change a song’s musical key. It’s over at the Serato Blog Read more
  5. Performing Live With Stems – Need some ideas on how to incorporate Stems during your next DJ performance or live gig? Dubspot has you covered Read more
  6. John Digweed’s First Club Experience – The influential Bedrock head honcho gazes back to his days paying dues and cleaning the DJ box. Thump has it Read more
  7. Watch This Cult-Classic Rave Film Over The Weekend – Coming Down is a quirky “back to mine” flick about post-club, early morning happenings Watch it

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