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:
Switch on the internet on 26th of december ///Â 15:00-21:00 GMT (Latvia 17:00-23:00)
Christmas Jam Session with DJ’s playing LiVE.
Boogie, Funk, Drum’n’Bass, Liquid, House Music..
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15:00 – 17:00 ** Karloz Fandango a.k.a. Karl Lee Avery **
17:00 – 19:00 ** Mutabee85 a.k.a. Mutant **
19:00 – 21:00 ** DJ BeatÂ **
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I feel lucky to have been a DJ way before digital. I can happily whip a tune out of a box, throw it on a turntable, mix it in without using headphones, and (apart from the first beat or two), get it beatmatched straight away.Â The thing is, I’m really nothing special – all DJs who’ve ever DJed professionally with vinyl can do this. To DJs like me, it’s like riding a bike; if you do it often enough, you’ll never forget. But do you still need the skill if you’re a digital DJ?
Some people say “no”. Not when software can beatmatch music for you, and algorithms can show you your music in so many different ways. (I love Serato ITCH, for instance, and its three waveforms, all of which are great fun for visual DJing, or waveriding.)
But many still say “yes”. One of the most frequent things I hear from young digital DJs is “I want to learn to do it properly”. and I think they’re right. Here are some of the reasons why: (more…)
Need2Soul present Ron Trent â€“ an all night long production at Plan B on Saturday 8th November.
Itâ€™s our fourth party this year and already Need2Soul have served up top quality events with bookings featuring Joe Claussell, Ron Trent, Jerome Sydenham, to AYBEE, Phil Asher, Point G and Glenn Underground, Boo Williams, Omar. All respected heavyweight DJs, Producers and singers from the US and the UK. So how does one raise the bar after such incredible sessions? Step forward, the mighty Ron Trent, this man really needs no introduction. Heâ€™s a Need2Soul hero, a force to be reckoned with, and he means serious business! Showcasing the best deep house old and new for 8 hours long. We guarantee the musos will be close, and the dancers grooving hard from start to finish. (more…)