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Top 100 DJs 2010: Vote Early, Vote Often

Top 100 DJs 2010: Vote Early, Vote Often

It’s that time of the year again. DJmag has launched its annual poll to see who is the most popular, sought after, and  well best known DJ.  Voting is open from now until September 2010. Last year the top djs were selected by over 350,000 votes and who knows how many viral campaigns by the DJs themselves and any record labels they are associated with.  Love it or hate it, you know that th... Read More »

The Business of Dance Music: Episode the Eighth

Ever heard of a man named Andrew Carnegie?  He was an industrialist back in the 1800’s who founded a company called Carnegie Steel, which later was bought by J.P. Morgan and because US Steel.  He came from humble beginnings as a Scottish immigrant, to becoming one of the wealthiest men in the world.  He achieved this through hard work, dedication to a task, and having good people ... Read More »

Crime, Corruption & Integrity

This article is not an official article written by the police or the news, it is written from personal experience from someone who has seen more in this world than I would hope most others have. It is also written not just for this generation but for the next, the generation where kids bring weapons to school and murder each other on city streets. This is for you, kids, because I was one of you on... Read More »

The Survival Instinct & That Enigmatic X-Factor

It’s often the hole in your heart that drives you.  Some of the best artists were driven to create their greatest works out of their tragedies and some of the best music is made out of heartbreak and yearning for healing.  A person who understands the pain in others, because of what they have been through in life, are often the most qualified to communicate to others in music and i... Read More »

The Business of Dance Music Part III: Join the Friends and Family Network!

There’s an old saying: it’s not what you know, but whom you know.  How true is this in the world of dance music!  The most talented DJ in the world is still nothing if nobody hears their music.  I know many DJs who are quite talented, but stuck toiling by themselves in bedrooms and basements all because they do not grasp the full concept of networking.  Read More »

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