The tech-blog world is blowing up with reports that social-media giant Twitter is in talks to acquire SoundCloud. We're not sure how founded the rumor actually is, but such an acquisition could have serious implications (positive and negative) for producers and DJs around the world. We take a closer look at how Twitter might affect day-to-day SoundCloud users in this article—come speculate with us.
Even though the vinyl medium has seen a resurgence, the era of digging through crates to find new songs is largely over for most DJs. While some may miss the nostalgic physical experience, it’s been replaced by a powerful digital landscape where no one is limited by their geography or the quality of local store […]
Last month, we engaged in a full on “make-over” of my social media presence. The question was: If I followed the advise of experts and upped my posting regularity – could we double my followers? Using scheduling tools, and the assistance of a few people in DJTT my mission was to drastically increase the number […]
In our final article in our series on DJ social media success, we’re covering one of the most important activities you should spend time on. As a DJ, it is critical that you upload media content, like photos, videos, and music, to your social media channels regularly to keep fans engaged. This is the opportunity […]
This article marks the first in a series of four tutorials that seek to answer a hard question DJs and producers face constantly: with a good strategy, the right tools, and a little guidance: could you get good at social media, double your followers, and enjoy the process at the same time? That seems like a tall […]
We’ve got a lot of readers who are young producers looking for (or who might have) an older mentor also in the production game, so when producer BT went on a long tiarade about his experience mentoring and helping Porter Robinson in his rise to popularity this morning, it seemed poignant. It’s a very interesting read and […]
As some of you might have spotted yesterday on Reddit’s Electronic Music subreddit, the hilarious Twitter account @DJsComplaining has gained a massive amount of attention in the last 24 hours. The account exists purely to retweet famous DJs gripes, which when removed from any context starts to make their complaints seem like an absurd catalogue […]
Ironically, most of us pick our DJ name on a lark before thinking anything will ever come of it, and then after are stuck with largely accidental results. Whether you are picking your DJ identity for the first time, or re-branding an older moniker, this article aims to help you make an important decision easier. […]