SKAM Artist Owner Sujit Kundu Explains Difference Between Managers and Agents: ‘R.O.A.D. Podcast’

Sujit Kundu

Sujit Kundu, owner of the SKAM Artist booking agency, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. During the convo, Kundu explained the difference between managers and agents. Though it may be obvious to some DJs, others are unclear about the difference.

Kundu, who’s a former SVP of promotion at Universal Music Group, also discussed doing radio promo for stars like DJ Khaled, Tyga, and French Montana.

Watch an excerpt above and the full episode here.

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Watch the Producers of Lil Tecca’s ‘Ransom’ Explain How They Made the Track

Nick Mira and Taz Taylor, founders of Internet Money Records, recently sat down with Genius to break down how they produced Lil Tecca’s breakout single “Ransom.”

Nick Mira is best known for working with Juice WRLD, and Taz Taylor has production credits for such artists as Drake and Gucci Mane.

“Ransom” is currently No. 26 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, and the music video has over 40 million views on YouTube. “Ransom” is also featured on this month’s DJcity Trends chart.

Watch the making of “Ransom” above.

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DJ Woody Performs All-Vinyl Set at London’s Royal Albert Hall

UK turntablist DJ Woody recently had the opportunity to perform at London’s historic Royal Albert Hall. Woody dropped an hour-long, all-vinyl 45 set that included hip-hop, funk, and more.

For the last few years, Woody has been the supporting act for Hacienda Classical, an orchestral show celebrating the legacy of the legendary Hacienda Nightclub. On July 6, the show made its way to the Royal Albert Hall where the turntablist put his skills on full display.

Watch his set above.

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Mojaxx Reviews the ADAM Audio T10S Studio Subwoofer

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at the T10S studio subwoofer from ADAM Audio. The affordable speaker could come in handy for DJs and producers looking to add some low end to their studio setup.

Watch above.

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‘MikiDz Podcast’: Should DJs Gig Swap?

MikiDz Podcast

Should DJs swap gigs with each other? MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell discuss on this episode of the MikiDz Podcast. The crew also talks about the pitfalls of meeting girls at gigs.

Watch the MikiDz Podcast above. It is also available on Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud and Spotify.

The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.

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Ed Sheeran Talks Collaborating With Bruno Mars, Justin Bieber, and More

Ed Sheeran recently sat down with radio host Charlamagne Tha God to talk about his album No. 6 Collaborations Project, his songwriting process, and more.

No. 6 Collaborations Project features a star-studded lineup. Sheeran teamed up with Justin Bieber on the first single, “I Don’t Care,” which peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Hot 100. The album also includes collabs with Cardi B, Travis Scott, Chance The Rapper, and more.

The British singer-songwriter credits his previous collaborative EP, No. 5 Collaborations Project, with giving him his break in the music industry. After its success, Sheeran signed his first record deal.

On collaborating with other songwriters:

“By going into the studio with people like Chris Stapleton and Bruno Mars [on the track “BLOW“] you’re just expanding your palate… you can’t become better unless you’re around people who can teach you things.”

On standing out in the music industry:

“I just think being yourself is so powerful… because of being myself, all of these great things have happened.”

Watch the interview above.

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