What’s a DJ’s worst nightmare? Arriving to a gig to find: the event was poorly promoted the equipment set-up is all wrong it was cancelled last minute all of the above Chances are you said all of the above, and for good reason! When you start booking gigs regularly, you want to ensure that each show runs
Warner Music Group, one of three of the largest major music labels, has purchased Spinnin’ Records for an astounding $100 million. Spinnin’ Records is arguably one of the most successful dance-labels worldwide. With a dedicated online fan base of more than 26 million followers on social media, the Dutch EDM label serves a mass-audience on various
Native Instruments has announced the next generation of their Maschine and Komplete Kontrol production hardware: Maschine Mk3 and Komplete Kontrol Mk2 S49 / S61. Both units have been re-engineered to inspire nonstop creativity with more intuitive workflows, optimized layouts, vivid visual feedback, and deeper studio integration. MASCHINE Mk3 With features like an integrated sampler and two
Whether you’re an experienced producer or a DJ just starting to make your own music, productivity and time management in the studio are necessity. With email, text messages, conference calls and in-person meetings, it’s easy to get distracted. We’ve compiled a few ways to focus your energy during studio time and make the most of
Beginning this fall, Berklee College of Music Online will introduce their first ever DJ course called “Learn to DJ with Traktor.” The course author and instructor, Mike Henderson, also known by his DJ/producer name, ENDO, is the creator of the most widely-used Maschine mapping for Traktor Pro and founder of MIDI Monsters where he sells his custom Traktor
Since the first DJ Expo in 1990, DJs, producers and industry professionals have made an annual pilgrimage to Atlantic City, New Jersey for an exhibit hall full of top gear and unique networking opportunities. For some, attending the Expo is a given, but for others, it can be difficult to travel to, as well as pretty costly. Our
Now that you have all of your essential branding pieces in place, and you’re booking more gigs, it’s time to put together your rider. A rider is a simple document that covers all of the equipment you need for any given performance. It should be very clear about the equipment that you will bring versus what the venue or event will provide.
Announced today is Sony Music’s new deal with New York-based technology company, Dubset Media. Sony becomes the first major music company that will partner with Dubset to help their artists and rights holders earn royalties for material used in DJ mixes streamed online. With Dubset’s MixBANK technology and cross clearance network, samples are identified in recordings and then proper credit