ABDJ Nom Morgan Page: “The fan is king”

“America’s Best DJ” nominee Morgan Page got his start on the college radio airwaves.  We asked him who inspires him now. “The new wave of guys. Deadmau5 is still a huge inspiration, even though I started producing earlier than he … Continue reading

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How You Can Profit from the Dead

Looking for ways to mine your midweek days for gold and fill your calendar—and your wallet? Come to the International DJ Expo on Aug. 16-19 at the Trump Taj Mahal to find out how. Boston-based DJ Terry Moran, who’ll be … Continue reading

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ABDJ nom Rivera’s Tips for Climax

What has Robbie Rivera done to join the running for DJ of the Year? Rivera, a house music legend, founded the label Juicy Music, which has mushroomed into a global brand. His remix resume is loaded with A-List artists like … Continue reading

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“America’s Best DJ” Nominee Moby’s Career Aspirations

America’s Best DJ nominee Moby, aka Richard Hall, represents in many ways every DJ’s ultimate dream: to be able to play your music in front of adoring crowds, and to be able to record your music and hand it off … Continue reading

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ABDJ Nom Gervais: “Make your own records, and you’ll explode.”

Last time we checked in on ABDJ Nominee Cedric Gervais, he was slamming the Euro Lounge in West Palm Beach, while we were making great friends with a bartender named Pedor. We haven’t forgotten either of them. Gervais’ take on … Continue reading

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Tommie Sunshine: Lose the Room, Grow as a DJ

Tommie Sunshine re-appears this year on our list of nominees for America’s Best DJ, and with good reason. His Summer Soundtrack Mix ’10 is here, on the heels of a barnburner of an original track, “5 A.M. (A Girl Like … Continue reading

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The Dicer Will Change Your Game

Novation’s Dicer is a palm-sized control surface that packs quite a punch. It’s a pair of MIDI controllers designed to seamlessly integrate cuing and looping functions from Serato Scratch Live and other digital vinyl software systems. Each Dicer consists of … Continue reading

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Glitch Mob Is Able

On its latest album Drink The Sea [Glass Air], the Glitch Mob set out to move away from its signature hip-hop, IDM-cum-heavy metal sound to create the sort of stoned-out rock record your parents may have listened to in the … Continue reading

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America’s Best DJ Nom: “It’s all in the eyes.”

America’s Best DJ nominee Sticky Boots has likely inherited a DJ gene—his father was a mobile DJ. “My mobile DJ background has been a huge help, since my experience includes countless parties from 30 to 3,000 people in every genre … Continue reading

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Iceland Gets More Weird

Lava fields and a midnight sun are just two aspects that make Iceland an unusual spot on the map, and their electronic scene—Reykjavik’s NASA Club hosts a popular weekly dubstep/breakbeat night—is suitably inspired. “Weirdcore” is the most recent offering from … Continue reading

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