Friday Roundup: How To Throw Your Own DJ Festival

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Friday roundup
Last updated 4 August, 2017

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Friday Roundup
Even the biggest festivals have small beginnings. Find out how to throw your own dance fest in this week’s Friday Roundup, among other pieces.

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we lead with a piece that gives you seven simple steps to starting your own music festival. We’ve also got a look at what club DJing’s like when you’re past your 40s (hint: it’s still great, but totally harder to wake up from a hangover), and a look at some new in-ear monitors meant for dance music enthusiasts (eg DJs). All these and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news.

  1. How To Start Your Own Music Festival – Check out these tips from Thump on how to successfully throw your own large-scale events Read more
  2. The Truth About Being A Middle-Aged DJ – Can the “club DJ life” be had without the hedonism and naughtiness? DJ Red Rack ‘Em tells it like it is. Mixmag has it Read more
  3. Korg Gadget Is Now A Free Download – Korg’s giving away its Mac-based Gadget digital audio workstation. Fact Magazine has it Read more
  4. Pump Audio In-Ear Monitor Reviewed – DJ Worx tries out a pair of in-ear monitors (IEMs) developed for dance music enthusiasts Read more
  5. DJ Fong Fong Scratches Over A Beat Made From A Needle – Check out DJ Fong Fong’s latest turntablism routine that heavily features the sound of… a turntable stylus? BPM Supreme has the video Watch it
  6. Spotify Takes A Stand In The Loudness Wars – Spotify just lowered the overall loudness of tracks on its platform. Find out what this means for you as a listener and a DJ/producer. Ask Audio has it Read more
  7. Audioblocks Loop & Sample Site Reviewed – Our pals at DJ Techtools takes a look at this subscription-based sound service Read more

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