VirtualDJ Announces Biggest Ever Updates That Will Change Digital DJing forever

Real time stem separation on any track, making live mashups and seamless transitions the new normal on latest update  More information at www.virtualdj.com This year, the latest version, VirtualDJ 2021, promises to forever change the way DJs mix: using advanced mathematics and the power of today’s computers, it allows DJs to work on the fly … Read more

House of Tracks Launches New Website With New Features

House of Tracks today announces a brand new website with many new features including a filter based search engine and a custom upload system, and it is already dealing with an 85% increase in daily track submissions as people turn to music for solace in these unprecedented times. The unique platform is now the largest supplier of royalty free dance music limited to one copy, and is providing vital ways for producers to monetise their work in essential new ways. 

In recent weeks, producers have had more time to make music, and making music is a welcome creative outlet in these difficult times. Well-known names are making more music as well. Unable to perform at festivals and events, they’re discovering that they’re able to generate a good income through House of Tracks.

Because of this, in the last few weeks House of Tracks’s offering has increased 85%. It turns out people do need music after all. What they provide is royalty-free electronic dance music, created by talented producers from all over the world. What began six years ago as a ghost producer platform that mainly served DJs has grown into a worldwide supplier of royalty-free music for various industries. The gaming industry, advertising agencies, YouTubers, video editors and program makers have all found their way to the platform. Talented producers, from ambitious boys and girls in their attics to established names with their own studios use House of Tracks to sell their music.

Music can be used for DJs and producers, YouTubers, the gaming industry,  advertising, festival anthems, ghost producing, and even for movies and TV series. All tracks are checked by hand and finger printed (identified and matched by DJ monitors and its database with over 80 million tracks). All producers have to be approved through auditioning in order to start selling their tracks on House of Tracks. With that quality assurance process, producers are carefully screened so you can always be sure of high quality, unique tracks that are all limited to one copy. 

Check out the video below to find out more on some of the great new features that have been added to the latest version of the House of Tracks website.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVEHAoXE5_U

 

https://www.houseoftracks.com

Agoria announces new single ‘ 3 Letters’ Ft Blasé with remixes from Andhim & Stereocalypse

Check out the video previews here – https://www.facebook.com/sapiensrec/posts/2651216475097475

Agoria returns to his Sapiens label with a fantastic new EP that comes with remixes from Stereocalypse and andhim. 

Agoria is in the middle of a real purple patch that includes his original soundtrack for French comedy Lucky plus brand new EPs including this one on his own Sapiens label. The long time French electronic icon also recently finished his critically acclaimed debut solo art show during Art Basel Miami at Scope, curated by Santiago Guggenheim and shows now signs of slowing down. ‘3 Letters’ is a perfectly emotive pop-dance track with catchy finger clicks and warm, summery chords complete with a pained vocal sample rising out up top. It is a heavenly groove and one that stays long in the memory.  The release features th amazing vocals of Blasé who Agoria worked with on his huge summer release last year ‘Your Not Alone’

Stereocalypse is an Italian duo that has found great success on labels like Innervisions and they re-work that track into something more suited to the club, with edgy snares and a tense lead synth line that eventually explodes in cosmic fashion to take you on a real trip. Enduring German house specialists andhim then step up with an S Computer Love Mix that flips the track into something futuristic and spaced out, with far-sighted pads and pixelated melodies lighting up the whole track with real colour. An Instrumental is also included and strips out the vocal for a more direct impact. This is another standout single from this long time French wizard. 

Agoria – 3 Letters Ft Blasé

Agoria – 3 Letters (Stereocalypse Remix)

Agoria – 3 Letters (andhim S Computer Love Mix Instrumental)

Agoria – 3 Letters (andhim S Computer Love Mix)

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Beatport and Beatsource Link announce integration with Algoriddim Djay for the First Time

At a time of tremendous growth for Beatport and Beatsource’s LINK technology, today marks the launch of their integration with Algoriddim djay on mobile (iOS) and djay Pro on desktop (Mac). Having won multiple Apple Design Awards and been named Best Music App of the Year by DJ Mag, today’s free update to djay and djay PRO brings a seamless integration of Beatport and Beatsource LINK, including the industry’s only Offline Locker, Top 100 Tracks, and professionally curated playlists. Users of Algoriddim’s djay performance software can instantly access important track metadata like Key and BPM from both Beatport and Beatsource, with the ability to save favorite tracks straight into playlists.  djay’s ‘Match’ feature also seamlessly integrates with LINK, providing track recommendations on-the-fly to help users find the perfect next track to mix and to discover endless new music based on what they are playing.

 

At a time where having diverse and affordable methods of DJing is more essential than ever, Beatport LINK, and the recently launched Beatsource LINK, come to Algoriddim djay at a critical moment, and open the door even further to DJs of all skill levels. With the combo of LINK and djay, users can start mixing the best in electronic or open-format music quickly and seamlessly with their existing DJ hardware, including djay Pro’s official certification for use with the CDJ line of hardware by Pioneer DJ, as well as over 100 other DJ controllers directly out of the box. 



Additionally, all metadata such as cue points, loops, etc. are synchronized so users can use Beatport and Beatsource on the go with djay on their iPhone or iPad and then perform on the Mac with all of their data synchronized across all devices. Beatport and Beatsource users can now explore the respective extensive music catalogues on the go by storing up to 100 tracks in LINK’s Offline Locker, practice their sets, add tracks they discover, and get to mixing instantly when they get back to their Mac, or simply perform with ease from their iPhone or iPad.  

 

Across their djay software, Beatport and Beatsource LINK users will have access to Automix AI, allowing users to enjoy an automatic mix of their favorite curated playlists, the Beatport and Beatsource Top 100, and genre playlists. The modern user interface that djay provides gives flexible layers of functionality to LINK users alongside the powerful music libraries of Beatport and Beatsource.

 

Speaking about the integration, Robb McDaniels, CEO of Beatport said, “djay is the most popular mobile app for DJs, so we are extremely excited to integrate both Beatport and Beatsource and make millions of expertly curated songs available to millions of up-and-coming DJs and music tastemakers.”

 

“I have personally been a djay user for many years,” Brian ‘DJ Quickie’ Wong, President of Beatsource added. “It is so easy to get started DJing in less than a few minutes. The idea that anyone can have an instant DJ collection of millions of songs from the Beatport or Beatsource library is a revelation that has endless potential for the future of DJing. You are no longer limited by what you have, but only by what you can do.”

 

Continuing to echo thoughts on the landmark integration for djay, Karim Morsy, co-founder and CEO of Algoriddim added, “We’re excited to partner with Beatport and Beatsource to bring the best in electronic and open-format music to millions of djay users. Having the entire Beatport and Beatsource catalogues right at your fingertips, including the top tracks played by the world’s top DJs, opens up a new gateway into the art form. It combines intuitive tools for aspiring DJs with world-class curation right out of the box. Moreover, it transforms the workflow of performing artists allowing them to play, browse, and manage their setlists, anytime and anywhere. This collaboration unlocks endless creative possibilities, and it will inspire the next generation of DJs.” 

 

Both Beatport and Beatsource LINK are available for a 30 day free trial in Algoriddim djay and djay PRO today, as well as all other integrations with Pioneer DJ rekordbox, Virtual DJ, and Hercules DJUCED.

 

Go here to sign up for Beatport LINK now.

Go here to sign up for Beatsource LINK now.

Go here to download Algoriddim djay for iOS now.

Go here to download Algoriddim djay PRO for Mac now.

 

About Beatport:

Founded in 2004 as the principal source of music for DJs, Beatport is today the worldwide home of electronic music for DJs, producers, and their fans. The Beatport Store offers music in premium digital formats and provides unique music discovery tools created for and by DJs. Each week, Beatport’s music collection is refreshed with hundreds of exclusive tracks by the world’s top electronic music artists. Beatport has offices in Los Angeles, Denver and Berlin. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Beatsource

 

Beatsource is the premier digital music platform for DJs who specialize in performing Hip Hop, Pop, Latin, R&B, Dance and Reggae/Dancehall music at events around the world. Launched in 2019 as a joint venture between Beatport and DJcity, Beatsource provides its customers with an online download store, a subscription product integrated with DJ software and hardware companies and an exclusive promo pool subscription tier for professional DJs. Beatsource is based in Los Angeles, and has offices in Denver, CO, and Berlin, Germany.  For more information visit www.beatsource.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

About Algoriddim: 

 

Algoriddim, founded in 2006, creates world-class music and video apps. Its mission is to make DJing accessible to anyone and unite people around the world through music. Algoriddim’s flagship app djay is a winner of multiple Apple Design Awards and has been downloaded by over 40 million users around the world. 

 

Algoriddim’s djay is available as a free download on the App Store. Users can upgrade to djay Pro, including access to advanced professional features and an extensive library of sounds and visuals, as a subscription via in-app-purchase for $4.99 per month. A 7-day free trial of the Pro subscription is available for all users, including full access to all content and features of djay Pro.

 

djay Pro for Mac is available for $49.99 on the Mac App Store. 

 

djay for iOS can be found here

 

djay Pro for Mac can be found here.

Top Reasons to visit Essaouira This October

Morocco is beautiful country with lots of rich history.

One of the many jewels in its crown is Essaouira, a port city and resort on the Atlantic Coast. it was a hippie haven in the 60s — rumour has it Hendrix spent time here – and has stunning sunsets amongst many other great assets.

It has plenty going for it so we look at five of the most essential reasons you should go next to the obvious first one.

MOGA Festival

MOGA Festival is a stunning musical getaway in a desert location that runs October 11 – 13. It takes place in the unique and historic Essaouira, a port city and resort on the Atlantic Coast.  With a mix of local and international names all bringing the rhythms and plenty of rich culture to explore and names like Bradley Zero, Praslea, DJ W!ld, Louise Chen, Konstantin Sibold, Behrouz, Terekke and now phase two adding further quality with Amine K, Driss Skali, Kenny Dope, Marwan. Find out more on the website

Sports activities

Kite surfing lessons on the Atlantic sea are a great way to get your pulse raised but also catch a tan. You could also try quad rides amongst the endless dunes or a horse ride along the beach and surfing on the sea, all of which are available from a number of different places. 

The souks

These world renowned and super colourful markets are a must visit attraction. Head to Marrakech for the best offerings.  The square/souks can be overwhelming to see at first, so get a guide if you can as you will see some things you never would’ve seen if you try to navigate the souks alone.

Discover ancient Essaouira

Follow the lovely Atlantic coastline from Agadir to Essaouira for a full-day tour of the ancient city. Explore the town’s lively port, travel to the UNESCO-listed Media, admire the elaborate marquetry, and enjoy a tranquil stroll down the endless beach. A scenic drive, trip to the old port, visits to isolated beaches and more will part of your trip.

Museum visits

There are so many amazing galleries to visit you will never get them all done so plan carefully. There are those that focus on art, sculpture and pottery with Galerie la Kasbah, Galerie D’Art Damgaard and Centre d’art Le Real Mogador all top picks.