May
6

DJ News #9

(more DJ News posts here)

 

Mass Appeal shows you where the covers for some of the most iconic hip-hop albums were shot using Google Earth.  I foresee more of this (please).

 

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How Jay-Z’s Tidal press conference showed he’s out of touch.  via TIME

 

Mark Ronson’s “Uptown Funk” gets 5 new writers.  Just when you thought it was safe to make music.  via The Guardian

 

Simon Cowell to host “Ultimate DJ” competition.  It’s like Top Chef, but with shitty DJs acting like they’re playing shittier music.  via Variety

 

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Revenge of the Record Labels.  How the majors renewed their grip on music.  via Forbes

 

As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM – There’s been a ton of great press about the DJ AM documentary and it’s premiere at Tribeca Film Festival.  Here’s a quick interview with one of the producers, Kevin Kerslake.  Do yourself a favor and Google more about this film.  via Indiewire