DJ’s Stack Out The MTV Video Music Awards 2014

Jul 21, 2014
DJ’s Stack Out The MTV Video Music Awards 2014

It’s been an interesting year in the world of music videos. From creative and beautiful to crazy and weird, the best videos are always chosen to be a part of the iconic MTV Video Music Awards. The world of EDM has recently been more involved in producing music videos. With more DJ’s gaining recognition, it’s great to see them being nominated and become a part of these premier music video awards. This year’s MTV Video Music Awards 2014 features a long list of some of the biggest DJ’s in the world. Read More »

How To Play The Perfect Opening DJ Set

Jul 21, 2014
How To Play The Perfect Opening DJ Set

As an aspiring DJ, the first type of show you’ll need to master is the opening DJ set. In the early stages of your career you’re not going to be playing the headlining slots at major club nights. In fact, your job will be to warm up the crowd for the headliners. An opening DJ set is a skill unto itself and it’s an important step on the road to becoming a top DJ.

Here are a few key points on nailing an opening DJ set and eventually getting yourself booked for those later set times.  Read More »

Worlds Best DJ Mag Top 100 Videos

Jul 20, 2014
Worlds Best DJ Mag Top 100 Videos

Every year the DJ Mag Top 100 presents the opportunity for DJ’s far and wide to join the ranks of some of the biggest names in the DJ industry. With all the unique ways to campaign, videos seem to be the most entertaining and catch the most attention. Funny, serious and very weird ones have been made for this competition, so that’s why DJ Master Course is proud to present the worlds best DJ Mag Top 100 videos. Prepare yourself for a list that will make you laugh, smile and feel strange all at the same time. Read More »

How To DJ A Party With A Laptop

Jul 20, 2014
How To DJ A Party With A Laptop

Every DJ needs to start somewhere. Some get lucky and are quickly presented with the opportunity to become resident DJ’s at nightclubs. However, the reality is that the majority of beginner DJ’s will need to learn how to DJ a party with a laptop before becoming the next Tiesto. Read More »

Tomorrowland 2014 Streams Live For Both Weekends

Jul 19, 2014
Tomorrowland 2014 Streams Live For Both Weekends

It’s back and ready for action! The Tomorrowland 2014 live stream for this year will be doing something unlike previous years. With the tenth anniversary celebration spanning over two weeks, so too will the amazing live stream, making it impossible for you to miss all the crazy action from the biggest festival in the world. Read More »

5 Important DJ Contacts Every Artist Should Be Familiar With

Jul 19, 2014
5 Important DJ Contacts Every Artist Should Be Familiar With

Being a DJ shouldn’t be a solo effort. There are many different professional people who are involved in the background that are responsible for making sure a DJ’s career is being taken care of in the best way. Start by familiarizing yourself with these key five DJ contacts. Read More »

Electric Daisy Carnival 2014 Gives Las Vegas A $322 Million Economic Boost

Jul 18, 2014
Electric Daisy Carnival 2014 Gives Las Vegas A $322 Million Economic Boost

When anybody thinks of Electric Daisy Carnival 2014, they think about the biggest annual electronic dance music festival in North America, but they rarely consider the impact that this premier festival has on the city in which it’s held. The city of Las Vegas received a hefty US$322 million economic boost from its friends at Insomniac for hosting the massive festival. Read More »

DJ Enferno Records Live Mixing of Steve Aoki and Tujamo’s ‘Boneless’

Jul 18, 2014
DJ Enferno Records Live Mixing of Steve Aoki and Tujamo’s ‘Boneless’

What displays a true mastery of your DJ skills? The ability to record a well executed live mix of a track. DJ Enferno does this in the most intricate way possible and records it for Steve Aoki, Chris Lake and Tujamo’s track ‘Boneless’. Read More »

Why DJing Is Not Hard If You Have The Right Attitude

Jul 17, 2014
Why DJing Is Not Hard If You Have The Right Attitude

It’s not hard to see why DJ’s are so highly esteemed today. We’ve all had one of those infamous “Last night a DJ changed my life!” experiences and we’ve all gone home thinking, “I wish I could do that.” Well here’s the dirty little secret: DJing is not hard. You can do it. Read More »

Dance Music Genres History Explained From The Very Beginning

Jul 17, 2014
Dance Music Genres History Explained From The Very Beginning

An article on dance music genres came across my desk yesterday that sparked the conversation – “Where did all these sub-genres come from?” After trying to explain a few things here and there on the subject to the majority of twenty something’s who work here at DJMC, it occurred to me. Let’s start a series of articles on dance music genres history, focusing on each major genre at a time. Read More »

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