In this week’s Friday Five (our last one for the decade) we’re leading with a list of what Pitchfork thinks are the 20 best DJ mixes of the year. We’e also got pieces from EDM.com, Forbes, The Guardian, and Variety. Have a great weekend ahead!
- The 20 Best DJ Mixes of 2019 – From house and techno to broken beats and ambient experimental electronica, Pitchfork serves up its choice picks for the year’s best DJ mixes. Listen to pick up a few mix tricks and song combos Read more
- How The Chainsmokers Went From DJs To Celebrities – Love ’em or hate ’em, there’s no denying the stratospheric success of the American duo responsible for some of future bass’ most recognisable hits (eg Roses and Closer). Here’s how they went from bedroom to practically every single big room in the world. Forbes has it Read more
- Amazon Music Launches “Choose Your Own DJ” – Want your NYE party to be soundtracked by the world’s greatest DJs? Amazon Music just announced a suite of playlists handcrafted by the likes of Diplo, Fatboy Slim, Maya Jane Coles and more. EDM.com has it Read more
- Why Is 2019 So Nostalgic For Oldskool Rave? – Britain’s fabled “Second Summer of Love” in the 80s and 90s was one the greatest youth culture shifts in recent memory. Here’s why today’s club culture is increasingly interested in it – The Guardian has it Read more
- The Best Music Podcasts Of 2019 – If you’re looking for new podcasts to broaden your musical horizons, check out this list of awesome ones from Variety Read more
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