Single-genre producing and DJ-ing, what are your thoughts?

Sure I understand it is more marketable to be a single-genre Producer and DJ. But it seems this is just at first. I see some big dj’s struggle to break free from that genre straightjacket they where put in. I myself can’t decide and when thinking about it, do not want to decide. My first and biggest love was (and is) Trance and in particular the Uplifting kind. Later on I grew to love Techno and Tech House but lately I am very inspired by Funky House. But I also enjoy a good dubstep set by Skrillex or Nero. And as a music lover I occasionaly enjoy some heavy metal or a nice classic piece. Continue reading “Single-genre producing and DJ-ing, what are your thoughts?”

Today is National Disc Jockey Day

National Disc Jockey Day is celebrated annually on January 20th.
A disc jockey, or DJ for short, is a person who plays recorded music either on the radio or at a club or event.

HISTORY

The first disc jockey was an experiment on the airwaves. In 1909, sixteen-year-old Ray Newby was a student under the supervision of Charles “Doc” Herrold at Herrold College of Engineering and Wireless. He played the first records over the airwaves before the word disc jockey even exsisted. Continue reading “Today is National Disc Jockey Day”

Free download of my Trance Yearmix 2015

2015 was a great year for new Trance tracks. Last week I made a playlist of my favorite 2015 Trance tracks and composed a Yearmix form them. I you want a free download of my Trance Yearmix 2015 please follow me on Soundcloud and don’t hesitate to tell me what you think.

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