Friday Roundup: 10 Best Live Performers In Dance Music

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Friday roundup
Last updated 4 August, 2017

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Friday Roundup
Check out some of the most electrifying live dance music performers, such as Bonobo pictured above, in this week’s Friday Roundup, among other pieces.

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’re leading with a piece that showcases the best live acts in electronic music today. We’ve also got pieces on how the art of sampling has evolved, as well as a peek inside a Japanese Buddhist temple that transforms into a club twice a year. All these and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news from around the web.

  1. The Best Live Performers In Electronic Music – Stoney Roads lists the 10 best dance acts that do more than “hit play” at shows Read more
  2. The Next Dance Music Hotspot According To Pete Tong – Here’s where he thinks the next big electronic music wave is going to crest. Billboard has it Read more
  3. How Sampling Has Evolved – Digging out dusty old records to sample isn’t enough these days, as far as DJ Shadow is concerned. The Guardian has it Read more
  4. Could Google Chrome Be Your Next Traktor Controller? – DJ Techtools takes a look at this project that gives you control over Traktor Pro 2 from within the Chrome browser Read more
  5. What’s Next For Traktor Pro? – DJ Worx wants to know what features you want added or removed in the next big version of Traktor Read more
  6. How To Remove PA Speaker Scratches – A quick and dirty video by Disc Jockey News that shows how a heat gun can be used to repair those scuffs and scratches on your PA speaker casing Watch it
  7. Bringing Techno To The Temple – Check out how this DJ-turned-Buddhist priest uses dance music and club lighting to turn his holy space into a temple of dance. It’s over at the BBC Watch it

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