Tag: dj

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djay and VirtualDJ apps get real-time stem separation features

We’ve reported recently on one trend in DJ apps, which is Spotify shutting down their access to its API, forcing those that use streaming services as a source to turn to other DSPs, or even license directly. Still,...
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Startup Mixo launches public beta of its cloud DJ library

Mixo describes itself as “the smart library” for professional DJs and has just launched in beta. It lets users sync their libraries and mixes across all the connected devices they use, including moving music between...
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Deezer expands DJ offerings with exclusive mixes

Recently we were pondering just how far exclusives with DSPs will go. It’s not quite back to the days of full albums, but the cases of both Coldplay and Justin Bieber with Apple Music in the past few weeks suggests there...
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Harmonix reveals its latest music game: DJ-focused Fuser

Music-games publisher Harmonix has taken the wrappers off its next title. Fuser will be a console and PC game focused on DJing, due for release later in the year. According to the announcement, Fuser “will allow players...
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Algoriddim updates djay app with Tidal and SoundCloud support

Music apps firm Algoriddim has updated its djay app, both the desktop and smartphone versions, to allow integration with Tidal and SoundCloud for both live audio and video mixing. Users do, however, need to either be Tidal...
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Chew swallows Mixify community

UK-based Chew, which streams DJ sets, has announced that it is integrating the community Mixify, its largest rival, into its own offering. In a posting on Medium, Chew co-founder Will Benton outlines what this means.
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DJ-streaming service Chew gets a ‘Broadcaster’ app

Chew launched in 2015, and has been described as ‘Twitch for DJs’, thanks to the way it enables people to stream live video and audio of their sets to the world.
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YouTuber Michelle Phan links with Cutting Edge Group to fund music

Beauty-focused YouTuber Michelle Phan may be mired in a legal dispute with Ultra Records, but that hasn’t put her off getting more involved with the music industry. Phan, who runs her own MCN, is now working with film-score...
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Steve Angello: ‘There are 1bn opportunities out there to make money’

DJ, musician and former Swedish House Mafia-er Steve Angello has been talking about his other job as boss of Size Records, telling Music Week about his positive approach to industry disruption. “A lot of people are...
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Who was the top DJ of 2013 based on social data?

We’ll get straight to the answer: Hardwell. The Dutch DJ and producer tops a list compiled by social media startup JustGo and anti-piracy firm ToppleTrack,
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Microsoft’s new Surface tablet has a dedicated DJ cover

Microsoft unveiled some new tablets yesterday, hoping that the Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro will sell in greater quantities than the first-generation models.
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SpotCast is the first music app to use App.net logins

SpotCast is the first music app we've seen that uses App.net - the new Twitter-alternative service - as an option to log in.