This year, a classic US festival focused on the creative side of electronic music will once again fill the streets of Detroit with a wide variety of musical flavors. Many of these artists are selected because they play their music in very original and creative ways, so we thought it would be a great opportunity to highlight a few of them and the equipment they use on stage.
By and large, the DJ gear that someone chooses doesn't effect how "good" or "real" of a DJ they are. But for DJs that play hundreds of shows in a year, the gear makes a big difference to consistently and comfortably being able to perform. Today we've put together a collection of the gear inside of some of the world's favorite DJs and live producers - read on.
For interesting and compelling performing DJs, the DJ Mag top 100 list is best avoided. The Resident Advisor top 100 list always seems to ring a bit more true, with a passionate global community voting on a top list of “the best” of 2013. It’s a hard poll to rig, with only registered users on […]
We made sure to note the voting window a few weeks ago of Resident Advisor’s top 100 DJs poll – and today they’ve released the results. While the top 10 looks very similar to last year’s, it’s still a great counterbalance to the trance and EDM-heavy DJ Mag poll that happens each year. Judging by some […]
Dance music is a mutant creature that is growing, changing, and adapting to an environment where beats are everywhere, including the Top 40. DJing has become a pop culture stock exchange where those involved are looking to pull a Martha Stewart (without the jail) and get some insider tips on what will be crowned as […]
Everyone’s ready to show DJ Mag how irrelevant their Top 100 DJs list has become, and Resident Advisor’s list doesn’t disappoint. The overlap with DJ Mag’s top 100 is extremely minimal, and the list is a veritable who’s who of non-mainstream electronic DJs and producers. Link and a bit more discussion inside!