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Winner Announced for Beatsource and deadmau5’s ‘Pomegranate DJ Challenge’

DJ Fummy

DJ Fummy
DJ Fummy

Following a two-week contest, Japan’s DJ Fummy has been crowned the winner of the Beatsource and deadmau5’s “Pomegranate DJ Challenge.” The Osaka native has won a $2,000 Apple gift card and a one-year subscription to Beatsource LINK.

A seasoned turntablist, Fummy won second place in the 2018 Red Bull 3Style World Finals and DMC World Championship.

DJ Datflex (Spain) and Sergi Ales (Spain) are the first and second runners-up. Both contestants have won a one-year subscriptions to LINK. Honorable mentions include DJ Michelle (UAE), Devon Kosoko
 (UAE), and DJ ND (Belgium).

All entries were judged on creativity by Beatsource’s global team.

Watch the winning videos:

Download or stream “Pomegranate” on Beatsource and watch the music video:

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Chris Villa Flips Tracks From Beatsource’s ‘Classic House’ Playlist

Chris Villa

Arizona DJ and turntablist Chris Villa is back for the third episode of Beatsource’s Playlisted series. On this edition, Villa throws down with tracks from Beatsource’s Classic House playlist, along with a couple of others.

Tracklist:

Jungle Brothers – I’ll House You
Daft Punk – Around The World
Inner City – Good Life
DJ Kool – Let Me Clear My Throat Live
The Bucketheads – The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)
Armand Van Helden – The Funk Phenomena

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Ka5 Talks Miami DJ Scene, Making Most of Lockdown: The 20 Podcast

Ka5

DJcity’s Miami rep Ka5 catches up with DJ Spider on this week’s episode of The 20 Podcast. The Nicaragua native discusses how DJing in Miami is different from other cities, making the most of the COVID-19 lockdown, and a variety of other topics.

Watch the interview above. An audio version of the podcast is also available on all major platforms.

Hosted by DJ Spider, The 20 Podcast features conversations with influential DJs, producers, and other music industry professionals.

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Aluna Talks Appropriation in Dance Music Industry, Going Solo: The 20 Podcast

Aluna

Following her open letter on Billboard, UK singer/producer/DJ Aluna meets with DJ Spider on this week’s episode of The 20 Podcast. Aluna, who gained fame as part of the duo AlunaGeorge, discusses appropriation and segregation in the dance music industry, why she went solo, plus more.

Watch the interview above or listen to it all major platforms. Also, check out Aluna’s “Dance Renaissance” playlist on Beatsource, which is referenced in the interview.

Hosted by DJ Spider, The 20 Podcast features conversations with influential DJs, producers, and other music industry professionals.

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Migrate Your Spotify Playlists to Beatsource LINK With Soundiiz

Beatsource LINK and Soundiiz

Beatsource LINK and Soundiiz

DJs can now easily transfer their Spotify playlists to Beatsource LINK using the Soundiiz service and DJ with them.

This is particularly useful to DJs who have been using Spotify to perform. As of Wednesday, Spotify has officially ended support for DJ software, including Algoriddim’s djay and djay Pro.

Soundiiz offers two plans: free and premium at $3 a month. The free version lets DJs transfer one playlist at a time, whereas the premium version enables DJs to transfer multiple playlists at once and sync them.

Launched in early May, Beatsource LINK lets DJs to stream millions of tracks and access hundreds of curated playlists directly in their performance software. Premium subscriptions offer Beatsource’s patented offline locker, which enables DJs to play without an internet connection.

Beatsource LINK is currently available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, VirtualDJ, and Hercules DJUCED. More integrations are coming soon.

Check out this tutorial to learn how to transfer your playlists from Spotify to Beatsource LINK. You can also sign up for a free month of LINK here.

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Eddie Mac Talks Reopening Clubs Amid COVID-19, How Venues Are Adapting: The 20 Podcast

Eddie Mac

Eddie Mac, DJ and founder of The MAC Agency, sits down with DJ Spider on The 20 Podcast. Based in Las Vegas, Mac discusses the reopening of clubs amid COVID-19 and how venues are adapting. The New Jersey native also discusses how he went from being a DJ to starting his own agency.

Watch the interview above. An audio version of the podcast is also available on all major platforms.

Hosted by DJ Spider, The 20 Podcast features conversations with influential DJs, producers, and other music industry professionals.

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