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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.
Sometimes, a year can seem like an awful long time in DJing. Last January, I wrote a summary of the past 12 months for the previous edition. Looking at what has happened since, it’s hard to believe what was in store for us. How little we knew…
It’s an all-too-familiar story: a DJ of any experience level with plenty of mixing skills, fancy DJ gear, and the latest killer tracks, but no gigs in sight. As DJing continues to grow in popularity around the world, gigs can be difficult to pick up
Everyone has a unique way of spending their time in the studio. It could be practicing a new technique, tapping out a fresh beat, digging for new music, or reading gear reviews
On the surface, DJing seems like a one-man job; the perfect field for personalities who are well-suited to working on their own. However, behind every major successful DJ is a team of people who work together to build the DJ’s brand and keep them at the forefront of the industry.
Dance music book recommendations, some fascinating analysis of the hit songs of 2019, a vinyl DJ tips and more to keep you occupied if you’ve suddenly found yourself grounded…
Your palms are sweating and your heart is racing. You could cut the nervous tension with a knife. The club is full of expectant people who all want to see what you can do. All eyes are on you as you step behind the decks and prepare to pull off what just a short while ago might have seemed impossible to you. It’s your first gig and as far as you’re concerned, everyone in the club is wondering the same thing: “Does this girl know what she’s doing?”
I decided for a long time, looking for self-confidence, thinking about what I would really like, where to move. It didn’t matter what we planned, because this year just didn’t work out from point one. Does not matter. I’m a girl who doesn’t give up, and if I do, I just need time to get back on my feet. However, I do not deny that this year is one of the most difficult for me. I’m not going to be completely depressed here, because I want this article to be about positive energy. About new beginnings. About new strength, self-love and self-confidence. For new hope. Indeed.
Music is a powerful thing. Aside from its entertainment value, listening to music is known to have incredible positive effects to our brain.
The power of music isn’t limited to interesting research. Try these methods of bringing more music—and brain benefits—into your life. If you want to firm up your body, head to the gym. If you want to exercise your brain, listen to music.
I’m halfway through the fight, now it’s time to focus on music. There is currently no room for emotions and questions about what I would like to do. Now is the time to solve only the question of how to get money to compare everything. How to be a better person. How to create unique projects. How to trust yourself again and not underestimate yourself. How to muffle all those voices in my head and love yourself again.How to survive while constantly improving yourself.
There is no reason to doubt, if you think when I’m quiet that I don’t see it. You are really wrong. Only a true goddess knows that it does not matter because she must continue on her courageous path. As always. Step by step.
Music therapy can calm anxiety, ease pain, and provide a pleasant diversion during chemotherapy or a hospital stay.
It’s almost impossible to find someone who doesn’t feel a strong connection to music. Even if you can’t carry a tune or play an instrument, you can probably reel off a list of songs that evoke happy memories and raise your spirits. Surgeons have long played their favorite music to relieve stress in the operating room, and extending music to patients has been linked to improved surgical outcomes. In the past few decades, music therapy has played an increasing role in all facets of healing.
The idea that DJs and electronic artists may suffer mental health difficulties as a result of their work is an idea that should, to any critical thinker, be obvious. Nocturnal hours, unhealthy touring schedules, fickle fans, job insecurity, a culture of drink and drugs… not to mention the many solitary hours in front of a computer. The inherent risks to well being are clear.
The first thing to remember is that quite apart from COVID-19, economies are cyclical, and recessions are inevitable. And when they happen, small businesses usually get hit the hardest. As a DJ/small business owner, the first thing to do is to face this thing down and get a plan B, to get you through the times when people cannot, for the sake of public health, pack together on a dancefloor.
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Během karantény jsem měla asi trochu jiný příběh než mnoho ostatních. Nebyla jsem zavřená doma, ale mohla běhat v prázdném lese, nekoukala doma v bezpečí na televizi ale vytvořila si záhon a začala zahradničit.
Neustále se sluchátkama na uších jsem se v hlavě vyrovnávala s tím, že letošní rok a možná ani ten další už nebude takový jaký měl být. Že už vlastně celý ten svět ve kterém jsem tak dlouho nějak proplouvali nikdy nebude jako dřív.
And now enough of the negative. The positive thing is that I have closed this chapter in myself so I can move on. I don’t want to go back to where I left off, let’s say the last six months of my career haven’t been nice. I became a totally disgusting person in despair. It wasn’t me, which I unfortunately found out over time.
It's amazing how people get together when everything really goes to the hell. From my personal belief I do not use the term Apocalypse, because it has not yet occurred in my opinion. At least not here in the Czech Republic. It is obvious now that the music industry...
Nothing compares to the buzz of mixing tracks and the oneness I feel with the crowd but as a woman I’ve had to invent a male manager to be treated fairlyThe entertainment industry is a difficult place in which to carve out a career, and attempting to navigate this...
Epic is Prague’s most modern multi-genre music club with focus on electronic dance music. You’ll find the club at Revoluční 3, just a short distance from Dlouhá street. Twenty-five hundred square metres are spread over 3 underground floors, with 2 floors for guests and one for technical equipment.
Pioneer DJ doesn’t do as many “alternative paint job” releases as they used to – but now they introduced a brand new look for their top-of-line NXS2 club rig. Keep reading for the details!
It sounded like a joke. There was no way that my favorite DJ, Jason Lavitt, was trying to reach me. He was the tall guy in the booth who would make us dance at the goth club Helter Skelter, with big helpings of Marc Almond and a dash of The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack. I was just an anonymous girl in black, on a dance floor that was always veiled in red lights and cigarette smoke.