Itâ€™s a viewpoint thatâ€™s well argued and that shows just how big the divide can be between new â€œdigitalâ€ DJs and the old school who were brought up on vinyl and record shops. Here is the reply to us in full:
Now, arguably more than ever before, choosing a DJ mixer is no easy affair. These days, there’s a vast array of options, for all sorts of mixing needs. It doesnâ€™t really matter much if youâ€™re an experienced club DJ or a bedroom DJ, the design and features of the mixer youâ€™re looking for will ultimately come down to your preferences in terms of style of music you play and whether youâ€™ll be mainly using digital audio or vinyl…and also obviously your budget.
We are often asked the question, â€œIâ€™m looking for a good vinyl-friendly DJ mixer, which one should I get?â€ so below are 10 vinyl-friendly DJ mixers that we recommend. From affordable mixers to high-end rotary mixers, we selected mixers thatÂ offer great sound quality and functionality for their price points.
On any given Tuesday in the 90s, I would hustle to the record shop after school to gawk at the new releases. Occasionally, I would take a CD home, greedily tear it open, pop it into my boombox, and listen while I pretended to do my homework. This wonderful experience has no value any more. It’s obsolete.
Listening to music is still amazing today, it’s just that you’d be crazy to buy a CD. That’s not me saying that: That’s what the whole world is saying. CD sales have been declining every year for more than a decade because CDs are effectively useless in a world where digital music files are so easy to play and transfer, legally or otherwise. (more…)