What a year 2020 was. When it began, the outlook for the music industry hadn’t looked so good in decades. Then came Covid-19, the industrial equivalent of a comet hurtling in from deep space. As we emerge into 2021, it’s time for some damage assessment. What exactly has been destroyed?
It is therefore time to ask the question becomes virtual reality part of the music scene in the future? Virtual reality becomes a condition for success in the music industry?
One of the refreshing things about dance music right now is how unafraid artists and DJs are to engage with politics and social issues. If some mainstream pop stars and celebrities still remain unwilling to risk upsetting elements of their fanbase, most DJs and artists are unafraid of sharing their opinions about everything from Brexit and Trump to climate change and feminism.
Over the past 10 years, DJing has undergone seismic transformations in technology and process. New styles of DJing have emerged, and some have had huge impacts on dance music culture — even birthing new genres and music production techniques.