Friday Five: 10 Dance Music Films To Watch This Weekend

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Last updated 6 July, 2018

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In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from Electronic Beats that lists some of the greatest dance culture movies ever made (spoiler: Zach Efron’s film didn’t make the cut). We’ve also got pieces from Music Radar, Rolling Stone, The Guardian and Digital Music News. Have a good weekend ahead!

  1. 10 Dance Music Films To Watch This Weekend – Binge watch these heady rave-fuelled movies to get you in the mood for a big night out (or big night in, if you prefer). Electronic Beats has it Read the article
  2. Kissy Sell Out’s Guide To Becoming A Better DJ – Five top tips from the high-flying performance DJ for improving your skills behind the decks. Music Radar has it Read the article
  3. Why Pop Radio Sounds More Familiar Than Ever – Using lyrics and melodies from older songs isn’t a new practice, but it’s all over top 40 radio and chart playlists. Find out more about the songwriting practice known as “interpolation” in this Rolling Stone piece Read the article
  4. Too Much Raving Is Bad For You – A Berghain weekend’s got nothing on this. Read up on what could very well be the world’s longest, and most bizarre, dance party in human history – centuries before drum machines were invented. The Guardian has it Read the article
  5. Uber Drivers Make More Than The Average Musician – A new report by the Music Industry Research Association has revealed that musicians in the US make US$21,000 annually compared to the US$30,000 that Uber drivers take home. Digital Music News has it Read the article

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