Posts Tagged ‘music’
Hello DJ’s, its been a looooong time since our last post, so here’s to the new year! *Raises a cold beer bottle* …Cheers!
This post is a draft that I have had sitting around for a good year and never actually posted it, probably lack of time to write a proper story. So here goes the post without all of my extended jabbering.
You all have heard it and have probably taken part of one of those arguments about DJs being musicians and the tools of the DJ being instruments. Are they? Are they not? This issue is constantly debated so I am not going to start another big debate here, just watch and let’s wrap this thing up, ok?!
OK, so it doesn’t have strings, and yes, it needs electricity (unlike a guitar or a piano), but it is one of the best examples I can give of how our trade continues to evolve and the steps that DJ’s supporting the core of our craft will more than likely have to take in the near future in order to outgrow the stale, and at times lame market we stand within (yes, I am talking about you, button pushers!)
I just can’t wait to learn more about this concept and what has happened to it (since 2008 or so?)! I’ll make a post about it when I find out more.
Meanwhile check out more musical badass-ness here:
ATTN: Serato ScratchLIVE DJ’s in the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Southeastern PA and South Jersey
Just got this on my email yesterday via my homie DJ Blade. I figured I would disseminate the info as quickly as possible eventhough this is happening TOMORROW!
We’ll be there to supply you with SHORT-KUTS™ for ScratchLIVE™ at an exclusive discocunted rate!
Serato Summit 2010
May 2 4:00pm
Admission is FREE
Here’s our first DJ “feature” or “testimonial” for the blog, a recent new friend of the SHORT-KUTS™ family who sent us his feedback via the SHORT-KUTS™ Facebook Fan Page along with some ill shots of his MacBook Pro and SHORT-KUTS™ For ScratchLIVE™ 2.0. Also, Josh happens to be one of the world’s most dedicated Serato Control Record collectors, I dare to say, in the whole planet? More on that at the bottom of this post!
Josh “Kryptonite” McGinn
City: Woodstock, Atlanta
Style: Electronic Music
Tools: 2 Technics 1210M5Gs, 1 Pioneer CDJ-400, Pioneer DJM 800 w/ Innofader, Korg Nano and Kontrol, Video-SL, Ableton Live 8, Zero SL MKII, Launchpad, Macbook Pro 15″ 2.66ghz dual core (unibody), 500gb internal, 8gb RAM, Serato ScratchLIVE™ with SL3, over 200 serato control record collection (at the time of this post)!