Friday Roundup: Hardwell’s 17 Success Secrets Revealed

Joey Santos
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Last updated 3 August, 2017


Friday Roundup
In our lead piece, Hardwell explains how he has achieved so much in so little time, among other articles we’ve picked out for your weekend reading.

In this week’s Friday Roundup, we’re leading with a video of former DJ Mag Top 100 winner Hardwell as he runs down his top 17 tips for achieving success in today’s hyperconnected, social media-savvy DJ industry. We’ve also got some travel tips by DJ/producer extraordinaire Diplo, and a deep dive into how your cables can affect your sound. All these and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news from around the web.

  1. Hardwell Reveals Secrets To His Success – You don’t become the number one DJ in the world by being a slouch and going on Netflix binges. Hardwell explains just how hard he works in this video from TNW Watch it
  2. DJ Travel Advice From Diplo – The Grammy Award-winning producer shares what it’s like when he goes on tour. It’s over at GQ Read more
  3. Is The Technics SL-1200GR Suitable For DJs? – Mojaxx at DJ City just reviewed the brand new, very expensive turntable from Technics Read more
  4. 50 Overlooked Dance Music Classics – Mixmag put together a Spotify playlist filled with disco, house and dance gems Read more
  5. A “Real DJ” Doesn’t Have To Play Vinyl – We’re glad to see that others are coming around to what we’ve always said. Check this piece out on LA Weekly Read more
  6. Is It Worth Buying Unbranded DJ Lighting? – Brian Redd discusses the crucial difference between branded DJ lights, and no-name ones straight from the factory Watch it
  7. Are Your Cables Changing Your Sound? – Find out how the cables you use can alter the way sound comes out of your speakers. Resident Advisor has it Read more
  8. Pac-Man Is Coming To Ableton Live – Time to gobble up those power pellets. Fact Mag has it Read more
  9. How Does A Turntable Work? – We disagree with the video saying that “nothing beats a vinyl record’s sound”, but it’s a good exploration of how a standard turntable operates. Science Channel has it Watch It

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