Mau5ville – Deadmau5 and Eric Prydz Collaborate On A Show

Aug 31, 2014
Mau5ville – Deadmau5 and Eric Prydz Collaborate On A Show

The biggest EDM superpowers are giving fans a special and rare opportunity to witness a show that’s unlike any they’ve witnessed before. Eric Prydz has teamed up with Deadmau5 to host a brand new live show called ‘Mau5ville’. Read More »

7 SoundCloud Users Most DJ’s Will Come to Know

Aug 30, 2014
7 SoundCloud Users Most DJ’s Will Come to Know

As a DJ, it’s very likely you’re familiar with the German audio platform known as Soundcloud. Even if you don’t upload your own music to Soundcloud as an artist, you’ve probably visited the site and streamed a song or two. Read More »

Where To Find Samples For Producing And DJing

Aug 30, 2014
Where To Find Samples For Producing And DJing

If you listen to modern music, chances are you’ve heard a song that samples part of another piece of music. If you listen to trap music, you’ve definitely heard the iconic “Damn son, where’d you find this?” sample.

You may be wondering where to find samples like this to use in your own music. If so, you’re in luck—we’ve got you covered with some helpful resources that will take your tracks to the next level. Read More »

Zedd and DJ Snake are Winners at 2014 MTV VMAs

Aug 30, 2014
Zedd and DJ Snake are Winners at 2014 MTV VMAs

The 2014 MTV VMAs was filled with several exciting moments. From Beyoncé’s smashing performance for her video vanguard award to seeing Miley Cyrus’s friend, Jesse step in to accept her award, the event left us with much to talk about, including the big wins for EDM. Read More »

iMashup 3 – Mashup Remix App (Review)

Aug 29, 2014
iMashup 3 – Mashup Remix App (Review)

“Mashup” and “remix” are two words commonly tossed around in the DJ community. There is no question that both mashups and remixes are integral parts of DJing. While mashups and remixes are typically produced in a studio or on-the-fly during a live set, there is a growing amount of mobile technology that allows you to create them from your phone.

The latest version of the mashup remix app “iMashup” has just been released for Apple iOS. After a first-hand creation of my own mashups, I’ve put together a review featuring pros and cons to give you an inside look at what this program has to offer. Read More »

How To Make A Kick Drum

Aug 28, 2014
How To Make A Kick Drum

If you want to learn how to make a kick drum in your DAW (digital audio work station) or plug-in VST it takes a lot of experimentation to become familiar with your software synth/instrument. In this article, we’ll explain what it takes to create a basic kick drum. Read More »

How to Make a DJ Mix in Ableton Live

Aug 28, 2014
How to Make a DJ Mix in Ableton Live

There are many different opinions on how to make a DJ Mix in Ableton Live. The following method is one that I have used to successfully create a clean and fluid mix. This method is done in arrangement view, so rather than live mixing in session view we will be laying tracks together in the arrangement view as separate tracks. Remember this is just one of many ways you can learn how to make a DJ Mix in Ableton Live. Read More »

The Best DJ In LA That You’ve Never Heard Of: MOD

Aug 27, 2014
The Best DJ In LA That You’ve Never Heard Of: MOD

The Best DJ in LA might be a cop out, because it’s actually a DJ collective. However, their frequent b2b sets and their tracks’ popularity in the scene have made them leading DJ’s in LA. Read More »

Beatport By The Numbers – 10 Years Of Statistics Analyzed (Part 2)

Aug 27, 2014
Beatport By The Numbers – 10 Years Of Statistics Analyzed (Part 2)

In part one of our Beatport statistics article we determined why Deep House has the #1 position in Beatport by the numbers. Now, we’ll continue our examination with four other recent trends we’ve noticed. Read More »

Pioneer DJM 800 Effects Explained

Aug 26, 2014
Pioneer DJM 800 Effects Explained

Amongst the most popular DJ mixers for nightclubs around the world, Pioneer’s DJM line is pretty much the standard. In a nightclub setting you can usually expect to see a Pioneer DJM-800, DJM-900, or DJM-2000. This article quickly explains the capabilities of DJM 800 effects. Read More »

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