Groovetech Ep 20 – A Different Playback Context

Happy New Year everyone. Thank you for tuning in to our broadcast last night. As of the time of writing, over 1800 people have viewed the live stream on Facebook. Your support has been nothing short of amazing. THANK YOU!

Before introducing the mix, it’s probably best I share with you a defining moment, and a resulting compelling story, that brought me to where I am today.

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Groovetech EP 18 – A good DJ is like a good chess player

Like most of the way we talk about music, discussion about DJs is full of mysticism and abstract ideas about “vibe”, “reading the room”, or “building a set”. For me, a good DJ is like a good chess player; they have to be able to think ahead and see the bigger picture. Knowing which tracks, in which keys, in which BPMs, work together. Personally, nothing beats the joy of owning a record collection and warm feeling of knowing that you have mixed every track together yourself using nothing but your own talent & skill.

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