Friday Roundup: What Is Deep House, Anyway?

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Friday roundup
Last updated 4 August, 2017

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What goes round, comes round, and “”deep house” is being hailed as the new EDM… but for those needing a refresher of the roots of this music, read on…

In this week’s Friday Roundup there’s a “genre” feel, with a refresher on the “deep house” sound and a nice article on dub techno, too. Also an exploration of what it means to be a DJ today, and much more! All that and more in our weekly muster of DJ news from around the web.

  1. What Is Deep House? – Lots of “post-EDM” producers these days style themselves as deep house, but what did deep house really sound like back when it started in the 90s? Magnetic Magazine has it Read more
  2. What Does It Mean To Be A “DJ” In 2015? – People think that DJing is easy thanks to software and Sync, but what does it take to be a “good” DJ? Magnetic Magazine explores Read more
  3. Bluffer’s Guide To Dub Techno – If you’ve been curious as to what dub techno really is, here’s all you need to know about it. Thump has the story Read more
  4. Dance Music Sub-Genres Mapped – Find out the genealogy of modern dance music in this handy reference map from Magnetic Magazine Read more
  5. Meet The Miniscule of Sound: The World’s Smallest Nightclub – Check out this roving club that features a DJ booth, coat check room, bar and dancefloor crammed into a tiny 2.8sqm space! Thump has it Read more

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