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I don’t have to go on and on about how different this holiday season is going to be. And I’m not going to sell you on the idea that a holiday on lockdown is going to be just as great as any other year.

Because — while Hallmark movies have…


Psychedelic trance music — psytrance — has a rich, colorful history and established culture. The original goal of the genre was to help dancers feel at one with their own bodies. …


Creativity quote: Creativity is as much as iteration as inspiration.

Aspiring DJs are — for the most part — in one of a few stages at this point. You’re researching equipment and thinking about your sound. Or you’re actively learning how to DJ, with equipment, and practicing mixing. …


Person DJing at rave.

If there’s one thing that makes or breaks an artist’s ability to become famous, it’s their audience. Having a core set of loyal fans means that you have a built-in promotion team, a stable source of income, and decent demand for your chance to play in bigger venues. Most promoters…


Back in the day, you didn’t need to know a lick about computers in order to become a DJ. You just needed a lot of vinyl and the right turntables. Oh, how times have changed. …


We’ve all heard about the online concerts and Twitch steamers since COVID-19 happened, and how it’s improved DJ’s careers. The problem is that Twitch, much like YouTube and Facebook, has the right to mute streams if they infringe on copyright. Sometimes they do this during the stream, other times, it’s…


Raving has been a part of my life for almost 15 years, and in its most common form, it’s easy to recognize. It’s a bunch of kandikids waving around glowsticks, sprinkled with some DJ drama, and maybe a new psytrance track or two. Simple, right?

Our scene is one that…


COVID-19 caused one of the biggest lockdowns in the history of the world. This lead to a massive upheaval in the music industry, which is basically built on concerts and in-person networking. For most artists, COVID-19 sparked major financial hits that turned daily life into a struggle. …


If you’re trying to become the next big Twitch streamer, then you already know that a regular Twitch stream show isn’t going to be enough. Most major Twitch streamers have their own branding, interactive frames, as well as entire communities devoted to watching the stream in action. Doing this with…


DJ livestreams on social media.

Livestreaming wasn’t new before 2020, but it definitely exploded in the age of the quarantine. It was more associated with gamers on Twitch. They didn’t need to know the best online tools for livestream. They didn’t have to think about audio and visual quality like DJ’s do. …

SYQEL

SYQEL: The music visualizer. Fully automated VJ app that reacts to and visualizes your music in real-time. Try free at SYQEL.com

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