Fame Vs. Underground

It’s an interesting debate and a subject that many DJ’s find difficult to navigate.  Just as there is a fine line between genius and insanity, a similar line can be found separating DJ’s between Fame and Underground. I am sure many of you out there have different reasons for why you want to become, or have become a DJ.  I would say however, that the 3 most prominent reasons are Music, Money or recognition.  I feel it a shame that the latter 2 even be contenders, but unfortunately in this day and age, greed and narcissism are very real diseases. … Continue reading Fame Vs. Underground

The Uprise of EDM

What on earth is EDM?

Please, why has this phrase even graced our consciousness?  We have polluted an otherwise healthy love of music with a phrase that seems only suitable for an uneducated text message from a 5th grader.

The phrase ‘LOL’ has bludgeoned to death the delightful act of TRULY and physically laughing out loud.  It has reduced an emotion to 3 letters.  The phrase EDM has ripped the heart out of electronic dance music and objectified it to a measly 3 letters!

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Traktor Kontrol Z2

DJ Tech Tools yesterday reported that DJ Craze had uploaded a picture of a new toy he had been given by Native Instruments.  Besides his Tweet containing a political slam of Mitt Romney (quite rightly so), he was shouting about how cool the Sync button was! Read the full story and see the Tweet over at DJ Tech Tools   Related Articles: Sneak Preview of the Z2 – “Traktor Reveals New Mixer” What’s your views on this new mixer? Will you be saving your pennies? What about DJ Craze slamming Mitt Romney? Let us know in the comments….. Continue reading Traktor Kontrol Z2

Percussa Audio Cubes

Today I wanted to show you all these amazing Audio Cubes from Percussa.  They were introduced in 2008 but I have not seen them around too much since.

Audio Cubes

These little beauties have more tricks up their sleeve than at first you might think.

Each cube has 4 low latency infra red sensors and communication ports, capable of communicating with another cube nearby or with your fingers and hands.  They are rechargeable by USB and offer wireless connectivity.   Continue reading “Percussa Audio Cubes”