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Time for a hackday for djs?

  1. 1. Dj's Hackday
  2. 2. What is a DJ?  A disc jockey, also known as DJ, is a person who selects and plays recorded music for an audience.  Originally, disk referred to phonograph records, while disc referred to the Compact Disc, and has become the more common spelling. Today, the term includes all forms of music playback, no matter the medium
  3. 3. Types of disc jockeys  Radio DJs introduce and play music that is broadcast on AM, FM, shortwave, digital, or internet radio stations  Club DJs select and play music in bars, nightclubs, discothèques, at raves, or even in a stadium  Hip hop disc jockeys select and play music using multiple turntables, they may also do turntable scratching to create percussive sounds  Mobile DJs travel with portable sound systems and play recorded music at a variety of events
  4. 4. My background  1990 – Learned to vinyl dj since 11 from my cousins (Dj May-z)  1994 – Resident at Odyssey Discotheque for a couple of years  1994 – Spending all wages on vinyl every month  1998 – Left vinyl dj for mpeg3s and skipped CD mixing  1999 – Started using Virtual Turntables (VTT)  1999 – Napster kick started a digital music revolution  2002 – Switched to AtomixMp3 which later became VirtualDj  2007 – The Tonium Pacemaker is pre-released, gave up VirtualDj
  5. 5. The Future of Djing?
  6. 6. The Future of Djing?
  7. 7. Hackday for Djs, who's interested?
  8. 8. Drop the analogue
  9. 9. Could it work like midi?
  10. 10. Express yourself in better ways
  11. 11. 2 player or more: control, filter, destroy
  12. 12. New ways to package mixes
  13. 13. New ways to distribute mixes
  14. 14. New ways to licence mixes
  15. 15. New places to play live
  16. 16. What were aiming for is...
  17. 17. Democratisation of DJing
  18. 18. ...we owe it to the participatory generation
  19. 19. Thank you, any questions? Ian Forrester | Cubicgarden.com | @cubicgarden Presentation : CC BY-NC-SA

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