Report explores the (pre-Covid) carbon footprint of touring DJs
“Last Night a DJ Took a Flight” is an excellent name for a report, even if many DJs’ touring has been grounded for more than a year by Covid-19. But the report, from Clean Scene, is an important analysis...
March 31, 2021
Virtual world Sensorium Galaxy will have its own AI DJs
We’ve been writing about startup Sensorium Corporation, which has amassed more than $100m of funding to build a virtual reality platform next year – including a world called ‘Prism’ devoted to music....
December 11, 2020
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,...
June 22, 2020
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...
April 28, 2020
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...
February 28, 2020
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...
February 27, 2020
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...
January 31, 2020
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.
August 2, 2016
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.
July 13, 2016
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...
September 29, 2014
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...
September 25, 2014