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The Best DJ/Producer TECH of 2017

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What do you buy the producer who has it all? That is, of course, a trick question – no producer ever has it all. There’s always more space on our hard drives and studio desks for music-making gizmos, gadgets and gear to distract us, stop us from finishing music or[…]

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TIËSTO EXTENDS LAS VEGAS RESIDENCY UNTIL 2020

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Tiësto is set to remain a Las Vegas fixture into the new decade. Hakkasan Group, the operator of the Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic, has extended the DJ’s residency through to 2020. “It is an honor to return to Hakkasan Group and to continue my residencies at Hakkasan Nightclub and[…]

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WOOLRICH AND NEW BALANCE DEBUT THEIR MADE IN USA CAPSULE RANGE

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American outdoors label Woolrich has teamed up with New Balance to create a debut collection, which combines both brands most instantly recognisable trademarks. Entitled the Made in USA capsule – the range features a limited edition New Balance MADE US 997 silhouette, made from high performance, custom-woven wool fabric on[…]

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THE GEAR THAT CHANGED ELECTRONIC MUSIC BY MISTAKE

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Some of the most important innovations in electronic music came about by mistake. Whether it be the way that Roland’s TR-808 and then the TR-909 drum machines were picked up and abused by early techno and electro producers, the emergence of the Fairlight sampler, or the accidental advent of quantisation[…]

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LOVE AND MARRIAGE WITH LAIDBACK LUKE AND GINA TURNER

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They go together like a record and phono cartridge…  in this special edition of being married in the dance music biz.  First comes love then comes marriage. When it comes to this, DJs and performing artists seem to naturally gravitate toward each other – bonding over studio sessions, tour life and naturally, a love of everything creative. For this Valentine’s[…]

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THE WOMEN CRASHING INTO THE GLOBAL DANCE SCENE

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The charge for women in EDM went from token news story to a full-blown movement. While the likes of Nicole Moudaber, Anna Lunoe and Maya Jane Coles have become stalwart DJ and production icons, constant interviews and diatribes still beg the question: “Where are all the women producers?”  Don’t worry, we have that covered. While the new year promises continued success for the aforementioned artists, their success also allows the[…]

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DEADMAU5 CONFIRMS NEW LIVE SHOW IN 2018

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Deadmau5 has confirmed a new live show will be coming in 2018, during his BBC Radio 1 broadcast on Thursday 30th November. The Canadian producer and DJ is renowned for his live sets, and specifically the incredible use of technology these involve. His Cube 2.1 endeavour being just one example. The[…]

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20 New Year’s Eve Parties Around the World

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As the Christmas lights start to fade and the holiday season is coming to an end, there’s still one final bash to send out 2015. With the New Year just around the corner, now’s the time to make your New Year’s resolutions, drink away the last year’s regrets and celebrate[…]

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IS THIS THE FUTURE OF DJING? -MIXING ON VINYL USING VIRTUAL REALITY

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DJ’ing may never be the same again as German virtual reality company EntroPi Games has just revealed the world’s first DJ mixing application that accurately recreates a traditional vinyl DJ setup in virtual reality. With help from professional DJs, Vinyl Reality has been created to provide an accurate and realistic[…]

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