Friday Roundup: The World’s Fastest Man Is Also… A DJ?

Joey Santos | Read time: < 1 min
Friday roundup
Last updated 4 August, 2017


Friday Roundup
Did you know that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt also loves to DJ? We’ve got that and much more in our weekly roundup of DJ news.

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’ve got a feature on track superstar Olympian Usain Bolt and his passion for DJing (he’s been at it for years now, if you didn’t know). We’ve also got pieces on how to juggle your worklife with DJing, a list of the top earning DJs of 2016, and rumours of a prospective SoundCloud buyer. All these and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news from around the web. Have a great weekend!

  1. DJ Usain Bolt: In Focus – Now officially the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt also loves to mix it up behind the decks. Check out this feature over at Thump Read more
  2. Electronic Cash Kings 2016 – Here are this year’s highest paid DJs, courtesy of Forbes’ annual list Read more
  3. How To Juggle Work & DJing – Clocking in at a 9-to-5 doesn’t mean you can’t be a dedicated DJ, too. Sonicbids has some tips on balancing DJing with your day job to keep you motivated Read more
  4. Is Spotify Acquiring SoundCloud? – Rumour has it that the music streaming giant wants to take over the beleaguered pioneer. Mixmag has it Read more
  5. Beatport Adds New Genre Tags – The online music store adds more music genre tags in its system, including future house, big room, and dance, among others. Magnetic Magazine has the scoop Read more
  6. Is The “Vinyl Comeback” An Actual Comeback? – Just how many vinyl records are being bought in today’s vinyl resurgence? Digital Music News sheds a glaring light on the figures Read more

Do you think vinyl will stick around, or is it just a fad? What are your thoughts on Spotify wanting to bid on SoundCloud? Share your thoughts on any of the articles in the comments below.

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