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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
August 9, 2013

The One Launched For Mac OS X

Let’s face it, DVS titles and names aren’t exactly compelling or descriptive of what they actually do, and that is partially because nothing like it has existed before.  Why did Serato call their product Serato?  That name makes me think of a knife that is meant to cut through foods – which is somewhat near the idea of a DJ cutting up samples on a record.  Traktor, in my opinion, is an awful name for a DVS.  Sure, I get where they are coming from; they are tracking the movements on a record and translating them into something that can be understood – but I also picture a tractor in the corn fields shutting out corn to create breakfast cereals with.

New programs for DJs have been introduced with names that are much more appealing to the ears.  “The One” is pretty ballsy for being named like that.  It is …

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UniqueSquared

UniqueSquared
May 10, 2013

Top Tips to Blend Your Differing Tastes

There have been rumors going around to something to the effect of, “DJs will no longer be around in the future.”  I have a hard time believe that there will not be a need for at least the presence of a DJ at a night club – but I can definitely see why that statement was made.  When we hear of a DJ on the radio who is also the author of a song, they are actually DJs who became producers.  A true DJ who spins and mixes music on the air is a rarity on the radio stations now, since few of them are given the freedom to actually mix music, or even the music they like.

This is why producers will have the edge in the future, and they will have an even stronger edge if they have some DJ background within them as well.  It is in …