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‘TBT Hits’ Feat. Biz Markie, Wisin & Yandel, and More

Biz Markie

Biz Markie
Biz Markie

Check out this week’s edition of Beatsource’s TBT Hits list:

Biz Markie – Just A Friend
This ’80s hip-hop classic is a staple at parties and won a MTV VMA for Best Rap Video.

Lloyd ft. Lil Wayne – Girls All Around The World (Radio Version)
Soulful vocals, a sampled beat, and a catchy verse by Tunechi combine for a funky dance floor hit.

Avril Lavigne – Sk8er Boi
This pop-rock classic peaked at No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Da Mongoloids – Spark Da Meth (Bangin like a Benzi Mix)
A house classic by the legendary DJ crew, which included Junior Sanchez, Armand Van Helden, and more.

Wisin & Yandel and Anthony Santos – Noche De Sexo
A reggaeton hit that peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot Latin Tracks in 2006.

Lady Saw – Hardcore
This mid ’90s bedroom anthem is from the reggae singer’s debut album on VP Records.

DJcity‘s subscription service focuses on new music, especially exclusive remixes, bootlegs, and edits. Beatsource, however, offers millions of new and old tracks, as well as hundreds of playlists for DJs. To highlight its extensive catalog of classics, Beatsource launched the weekly series TBT Hits. The list is compiled by Beatsource curators DJ Drew, DJ Majestik, DJames, and DC.

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Beatsource LINK Is Now Available in Denon DJ Devices

Denon Beatsource LINK

Denon Beatsource LINK
Beatsource LINK in Denon DJ (Source: Beatsource)

The Beatsource LINK streaming service for open-format DJs is now available in all Denon DJ Prime series devices. The integration has been introduced in the public beta of the Engine OS 1.6 software, which powers devices such as the SC6000 player and Prime 4 controller.

The Denon integration follows Beatsource’s announcement earlier this week that LINK is coming to Serato DJ in October.

Launched in May, LINK enables DJs to stream tracks from the Beatsource library in their DJ software, along with thousands of playlists. In addition to Denon DJ, LINK is also available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox, VirtualDJ, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, and Hercules DJUCED.

Get a free trial of LINK here and learn how to use LINK with the public beta of Engine OS 1.6 here.

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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and Lite 1.4 Public Beta

Serato DJ Pro Beta First Look

Earlier today, Serato announced the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and Lite 1.4. On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at Serato’s new beta versions, which feature both Beatsource and Beatport LINK integration and other new features.

Download the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 or Lite 1.4 here and try Beatsource LINK for free here.

Watch Mojaxx’s first look above.

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Beatsource LINK Is Coming to Serato DJ

Beatsource LINK x Serato DJ

Beatsource LINK x Serato DJ

Beatsource has announced that its streaming service for open-format DJs will be available in Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and Lite 1.4 in October. The highly anticipated integration brings Beatsource LINK to the most popular DJ software in the world.

Those who don’t want to wait can test LINK in the public beta versions of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 or Lite 1.4, which are available now. DJs who participate in the beta will have the opportunity to improve LINK in Serato DJ before its official release.

Launched in May, LINK lets DJs stream tracks from the Beatsource library, including thousands of playlists directly from their DJ software. In addition to Serato DJ, LINK is also available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox, VirtualDJ, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, and Hercules DJUCED. More integrations are expected soon.

Try LINK for free here and get access to the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 or Lite 1.4 here.

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‘TBT Hits’ for August 27

Brandy

Brandy
Brandy

Check out this week’s edition of Beatsource’s TBT Hits list:

Da Brat – Funkdafied
The Platinum lead single and title track from the rapper’s debut album.

Brandy & Monica – The Boy Is Mine
This hit was the first No. 1 pop track for both artists and the best selling song of 1998 in the US.

New Kids on the Block – You Got It (The Right Stuff)
This ’80s single peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and remains relevant in parody culture.

Laidback Luke, Swedish House Mafia – Leave the World Behind
Two powerhouses connected with singer Deborah Cox to produce this classic rave anthem.

Eddy Lover and La Factoria – Perdóname
This go-to reggaeton love anthem keeps the dance floor moving.

Protoje ft. Chronixx – Who Knows
A highly-praised single from the reggae singer’s beloved 2015 album, Ancient Future.

DJcity‘s subscription service focuses on new music, especially exclusive remixes, bootlegs, and edits. Beatsource, however, offers millions of new and old tracks, as well as hundreds of playlists for DJs. To highlight its extensive catalog of classics, Beatsource launched the weekly series TBT Hits. The list is compiled by Beatsource curators DJ Drew, DJ Majestik, DJames, and DC.

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Walshy Fire Talks Serato Sound Clash, Classic Miami Music: ’20 Podcast’

Walshy Fire

Legendary DJ/producer Walshy Fire connects with DJ Spider on The 20 Podcast. The Major Lazer member discusses his sound clash tournament with Serato, classic Miami music, plus more.

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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