August 28, 2014

Business Line: Takeaways from DJ Expo

By Gregg Hollmann The DJ Expo is always a boon for my DJ business, and this year I attended nine seminars over three days. At the end, I was as exhausted as I was enlightened. From this past DJ Expo—Aug. 8-11 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic ...

In The Studio With… Paul Kalkbrenner: Beyond the Screen

Paul Kalkbrenner exhales nonchalantly in a prescribing voice over the telephone line from Berlin: “You know, I don’t really think I want to talk about the movie anymore—I just want to concentrate on talking about the album.” And with that, the ...

Randy Boyer: A Career in Trance

Sometimes there are no shortcuts to success in the DJ game. That’s especially the case when you’re from Connecticut, a state whose biggest claim to fame is being located between two other states with big cities—New York and Boston. But that ...

David Guetta: Life at the Top

It’s one thing for a DJ to enjoy one of the highest pay grades within the nightclub and dance-music industries. It’s entirely another when he’s entered the daily cultural discourse. But that’s exactly what’s happened with France’s top musical ...