On this episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew invites veteran open-format DJs Eleven and Ayres to discuss breaking new music in the club. The guys also talk about making mixtapes, the history of mash-ups, and how important it is for DJs to start their own party.
Eleven and Ayres are founders of The Rub, a monthly party that’s been a staple of New York City nightlife since 2002.
Watch an excerpt above and listen to the full episode here.
The lineup for the Toronto episode of DJcityTV’s Cutting Room is a hard act to follow, but Singapore has come through strong. Led by DJcity Singapore representative Anrev, the lineup includes turntablists like KoFlow, Inquisitive, Ollie Des, Zushan, and DMC World finalist Rattle.
Watch the scratch session above, which was filmed at the E-TracX DJ School.
“65 Dante” — Rauzan Rahman
On this episode of the R.O.A.D. Podcast, the crew discusses new music and potential summer hits. The guys also address the recent controversy between Cipha Sounds and WizKid fans, among other topics.
Watch an excerpt above and the full episode here.
Pioneer DJ has released the latest upgrade to their flagship DJ software, the public beta of rekordbox 5.6.1. In addition to the standard performance enhancements, this version introduces two streaming services to the program: Beatport LINK and SoundCloud Go+.
Note: Only the Mac version of the public beta is currently available, with the Windows version coming soon.
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Do you know how long you should let songs play for? Your answer might change depending on the energy of the crowd and the type of set you’re playing.
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While in Las Vegas for a gig at On The Record, the UK’s DJ Yoda sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast. The veteran hip-hop DJ discussed how he stays true to himself by not playing certain artists.
Yoda also talked about the influence of reggae and dancehall in the UK scene, helping design products for Pioneer DJ, among other topics.
Watch an excerpt of the interview above and the full episode here.
DJ Hamma, the 2018 Red Bull Music 3Style France champion, shows off his skills in a routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions. In the performance, the DJcity France representative mixes hip-hop and dancehall with creative wordplay and scratching.
1. Beenie Man – Romie – CRVFTSMEN Bootleg
2. Matt Deguia – Champion Wrist
3. Que – OG Bobby Johnson – Acapella
4. The Notorious B.I.G. – Hypnotize – Uki Remix
5. Ramadanman – Work Them – Dials Remix
6. Mikey J & The UK Female Allstars – Rock The Mic
7. DJ Halan & Firestorm – Boom Boom
8. Snoop Dogg ft. T-Pain – Boom
9. UB40 – Boom Shacka Lacka
10. Lords Of The Underground – Chief Rocka
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Below is a list of the most-downloaded tracks on DJcity during July 2019. To receive these updates via email, click here. 1. French Montana ft. Ci...
Below is a list of the most-downloaded tracks on DJcity UK during July 2019. This list contains many deep house, UK funky, house, and hiphop tracks tha...
DJ Dose Funk is from San Pietro, Italy. His residencies are Giganti bar (Roma), Alter ego (Verona) & Hemingway (Brindisi). Stream or download his DJcit...
DJ Rick was born in Lima, Peru and currently resides in Italy. He's a mixer on Radio Mambo's "Follia Latina Show" and has opened for stars such as J Ba...
DJ Hamma is from Troyes, France. He was the 2018 Redbull 3Style National Champion and a 2019 world finalist. Stream or download his DJcity Podcast mix...
Fifty is a DJ, turntablist, and rapper from Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. He is a resident for the Swag On parties in Lisbon and Porto. Stream or download...
Jean Philippe is a DJ from Salzburg, Austria. He's a resident at the Volksgarten in Vienna and City Beats in Salzburg. He also plays the main stage at...
Leo Carter is a DJ/Beatmaker from Paris, he's a radio DJ at Swigg Radio & Blackbox Radio. He has played at differents Parisian festivals like XXL Perfo...
DJ MDEE is an open-format DJ based in Milan, Italy. He's a resident at the Snobiety party at Quasar Club in Turin and the Smashing Wednesday party at A...