Daft punk

Current Corner Track 3: “Contact” by Daft Punk

Welcome to the corner! Last week was the 56th annual Grammy Awards. Now some of you may or may not care for current trends in music. But what was interesting was the continued rise of what is now called “electronic dance music” or EDM in North America. In 2011 it was Skrillex winning a grammy…

The others

DJ Software Comparison Round 4: all the rest…

Hey Beatcornerities, its time for part 4 and the conclusion to my series on DJ Software. My apologies for the delay on this one, ain’t no enough time in the day! Today, we are going to be looking at some of the lesser-known DJ software programs out there. Keep in mind that I have little…

CHAKA KHAN

Classic Corner Track 5

To paraphrase an important person who said something interesting at one time: “music is emotion; that is all”. I am beginning to understand that more and more these days. You can look at music as a combination of notes and melodies arranged in a structure that is pleasing to the ear, but a more general…

serato-dj-1.0-review

DJ Software Comparison Round 3: Serato DJ

  Hello and welcome to round numero tres of my DJ Software Comparison series. Today I will be reviewing one of the biggest software packages available today in the world of digital DJ’ing; Serato DJ. The very name Serato can elicit strong polarising opinions with the DJ community. For some, Serato is synonymous with digital…

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Current Corner Track vol. 1!

  Hello everyone and happy new year again from DJ BRUAEL at The Beat Corner. I do apologize for anyone that was expecting part three of my DJ software series but don’t fret that is coming tomorrow! Today however I’m extremely excited to debut a new feature on the corner called Current Corner Track! This…

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DJ Software Comparison Round 2: Virtual DJ

  Last week, I started my 4-part series on DJ software packages with Traktor. This week, I’d like to shine a spotlight on perhaps the most underrated workhorse of the digital dj world: Virtual DJ. Virtual DJ began as AtomixMP3, a program designed by Atomix Productions in 2000 as one of the first MP3 DJ…