December 16, 2017 Old School Magazine

“Art is theft” the phrase of well known Pablo Picasso. Nothing is truly original, all ideas coming from something else. Good artists know that all creative work is a result of something that came before. There is a good and a bad theft. Good theft gets inspiration from few sources and transforms a number of ideas into his own. Bad theft completely imitates one idea and make it his own. We have some advice bellow for DJs to be more creative. First, you must find out what inspires you and capture it Music, films, books, photographs, architecture or paintings, all…

December 15, 2017 Old School Magazine

Soundcloud has been part of the music scene since 2007. Many artists were having a problem to find their audience, but since Soundcloud has been created it’s really easier for them. Soundcloud is mostly free resource with a wide reach that enables artists sharing their music across all around the world through the internet. Here are a few tips while using Soundcloud: Actively be part of the new, emerging online scenes. You must take time to comment on tracks and connect with amazing new talent from the internet, it will help build your network. Also, share your Soundcloud content on…

December 15, 2017 Old School Magazine

How to build your DJ/Producer Team People think that being a DJ/producer is a one-person act and artists do almost everything by themselves. If you want to be a successful DJ/producer you must build a team that may include a whole team, each handling their part, a few key people or only one person. The artist’s team should have the following people or at least their functions are taken care of one person: The Manager The key person that every artist should have and maybe the most important member of the team is the manager. Managers have few important functions…

December 14, 2017 Old School Magazine

Artists usually don’t use email marketing, maybe because it is a business promotion tool. Actually, the fact is that musicians constantly practicing a form of marketing in many ways. They try to market themselves and stay connected with existing and new fans, to inform them about events and new music. Email marketing is something that even musicians will find useful in the electronic music world. The good thing about email marketing is that it can be made to suit the different needs of any individual or business. If artists want to succeed in email marketing efforts, they must know these…

December 12, 2017 Old School Magazine

Vinyl Reality You will be definitely interested in ”EntroPi Games” (The German software maker) new application Vinyl Reality if you’re still trying to buy Technics turntable that came out this year that has “affordable” price. In the first place, world’s first DJ mixing application has been released by German virtuality reality company. Significantly, realistic vinyl mixing in the VR digital realm with two VR controllers and a VR headset is enabled with this incredible VINYL MIXING APP. As a matter of fact, the company talked with few professional DJs to maximise the accuracy of the software. DJs that use this…

December 12, 2017 Old School Magazine

ABLETON announces LIVE 10 with a revamped sound library and new devices. Ableton Live 10 is in three editions: Intro, Standard, and Suite. The three editions share common features, but Suite and Standard have additional features, Packs, effects, and instruments. In this update, four new devices will be included: Pedal, Wavetable, Drum Bass, and Echo. All of these devices will bring serious upgrades to a greater range of digital and analog textures, fresh overdrive effects, new complex modulation capabilities and encapsulating drum processing. Pedal Pedal has separate circuit-level models of overdrive, distortion and fuzz guitar pedals that brings the character…