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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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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