Can Amazon’s Cloud Player Save You Big Hurt?

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50px 0; width: 200px;" />The Amazon Cloud Player debuted yesterday, and by

enabling users to stream and download music stored in the newly launched

Amazon Cloud Drive to virtually any Web-connected device—iPad and iPhone

excluded, naturally—it’s a solution for any DJ who has encountered what DJ

Chris encountered this past Saturday night.

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Is Nightclub City DJs More Powerful than Radio?

There’s little doubt that social gaming will play a key role in the future of music promotion—they already have for food and clothing companies on Facebook games like FarmVille.

Is Deadmau5 the new Cascadian Farm Blueberries?

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Ultra Music Fest: Bring It

We just returned from the always-satisfying Ovum Party at The Shelborne. This year’s bash featured Josh Wink, Steve Bug, Nic Fanciuli, Davide Squillace, Shlomi Aber, and Manik, all part of the Ultra Music Fest, which has developed a reputation for shaving years off one’s life expectancy.

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20 Tips to Make Your Music Grammy-Ready

20 Tips to Make Your Music Grammy-Ready Morgan Page earned a Grammy nomination last year for Best Remixed Recording (Nadia Ali’s “Fantasy”), but there is no rest for the house-music weary, as they say.

Page has been issuing studio and DJ setlist advice on his Twitter account, and they are simply gleaming gems…

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Why Your Shazam Habit = Cheating

Lazy man's way to trainspot?Can using Shazam on another DJ’s set be considered cheating?

Is the music ID app a coward’s way of trainspotting?

“Today’s DJs are cheaters,” said DJ D-Nice on Twitter. “Most dudes Shazam songs from other DJs and then add it to their set that night.” keep reading… Continue reading

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Are You Facebooking Like a Pro?

Are You Facebooking Like a Pro?Last we checked, more than 55,000 DJs have Facebook accounts—-who doesn’t, really, even our mother has one.

But how many DJs use Facebook to its full potential?

DeeJay Woody, (aka Eric Woodland) focuses on the key to effective Facebooking: establishing and maintaining a place in the news feeds of your fans, or… Continue reading

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How Twitter-Stalking Pays Off

TCan Tweetdeck fill your calendar?Can shadowing potential customers on Twitter pay dividends for DJs by opening up the spigot and allowing more bookings to flow into their coffers?
DeeJay Woody from Louisville thinks so.
“With Twitter, it’s a little different ballgame than Facebook,” he says. “It’s about harnessing the…
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Sheening vs. Chilling at Ultra Fest

Tom Lord-Alge’s mansion (not)…Dress is Miami casual chic. Think Pat Riley. Or Dwayne Wade—off the court.

And it’ll be at Tom Lord-Alge’s mansion, on Wednesday, March 23, at 1 pm.

Oh, and BT will be providing the blissful soundtrack.
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Can Tenaglia, Rivera & All Star DJs Empower Your Set?

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How LSD Guru/Grateful Dead Soundman Owsley Stanley, Dead at 76, Changed Live Music

Owsley Stanley, dead at 76, changed live sound mixing. Continue reading

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