DJs: you need to say no to gigs if they’re not safe

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In the history of DJing, the DJ has always played a critical role – not just as a musical selector, but also as the room conductor and vibe controller. They’re filling the room with music, but they also have ability, at any time, to make it stop or change. In a year where in-person high-activity enclosed […]

DJs: you need to say no to gigs if they’re not safe

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In the history of DJing, the DJ has always played a critical role – not just as a musical selector, but also as the room conductor and vibe controller. They’re filling the room with music, but they also have ability, at any time, to make it stop or change. In a year where in-person high-activity enclosed […]

Staying creative as a DJ during COVID: Tips from artists around the globe

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We spoke with 4 prolific DJs/producers based around the world to hear how they’re staying creative, coping with the pandemic, creating music, and engaging with their audiences. COVID has put a damper on the careers of DJs and producers as touring has paused and regular club gigs have disappeared as venues suffer. But despite the […]

Staying creative as a DJ during COVID: Tips from artists around the globe

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We spoke with 4 prolific DJs/producers based around the world to hear how they’re staying creative, coping with the pandemic, creating music, and engaging with their audiences. COVID has put a damper on the careers of DJs and producers as touring has paused and regular club gigs have disappeared as venues suffer. But despite the […]

It’s Official: NAMM 2021 is Cancelled.

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We’ve long expected that the COVID-19 situation here in the United States would continue to lead to cancellations of industry events. Today, the NAMM Show officially announced that they’re cancelling the 2021 NAMM show: “Given the current realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of NAMM members as our first priority, it […]

It’s Official: NAMM 2021 is Cancelled.

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We’ve long expected that the COVID-19 situation here in the United States would continue to lead to cancellations of industry events. Today, the NAMM Show officially announced that they’re cancelling the 2021 NAMM show: “Given the current realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and the health and safety of NAMM members as our first priority, it […]

10 tools and tips for remote music teaching

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Music teaching has been changed dramatically since the widespread coronavirus lockdowns. And while some schools look like they might reopen in a limited capacity, for many, remote education will be the reality for a while longer. Here are five essential remote teaching tools and five ‘dos and don’ts’ for remote teaching. If you want to […]

How music education is using tech to carry on during coronavirus lockdown

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Life right now has inflicted the strangest of feelings; we’re all still battling the daily changes that the COVID-19 virus has brought into our world. These changes are, however, making us think differently, and one of the greatest weapons we have is the ability to adapt. I teach Logic and Ableton Live at diploma and […]

IK Multimedia’s Safe Spacer is helping people work during COVID-19

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Italian music gear manufacturer, IK Multimedia, has offered up a device that can help workers maintain social distancing onsite. Safe Spacer is a lightweight wearable that could benefit music industry and factory workers in avoiding the spread of COVID-19. The company’s goal with Safe Spacer is to allow manufacturers to re-open safely, offering peace of […]

Holly Herndon and Mat Dryhurst start a new podcast, Interdependence

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Electronic avant-garde composer Holly Herndon and collaborator Mat Dryhurst are starting a podcast from their Berlin studio. Interdependence will be a conversation with figures at the centre of music, technology and policy. You can listen to and support the podcast through a dedicated Patreon page. A monthly subscription isn’t required to listen to the episodes, […]