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November 24, 2017
Project X / Parties

SDS NAUGHTY WEEKEND HOUSE TRACK LIST

It’s a Friday. You’re at the office. You’re feeling naughty. What are your tracks to get you ready for the weekend? Don’t have any? Check out […]
November 22, 2017
Industry

THROWBACK: A TRAK’S QUIRKY HOTEL GUIDE

Around 5 years ago during the golden age of vlogging, whilst normal people would document their breakfast and grocery shopping, A Trak took the pedestrian art […]
November 21, 2017
Industry

SDS FAST FIVE: DJs killing it in House & Techno

House and Techno are genres that paint the worlds’ canvasses of clubs and festivals. Here at the SDS office, we put our own fast five pick […]
November 17, 2017
Project X / Parties

Top Raves Around the World

  With Division Agency (Days Like This, Goodbar) organising upcoming warehouse events around Sydney called, “The Warehouse Collective”, it was fitting for us at SDS to […]
November 17, 2017
Industry

DJs and their Jets – A journey through Instagram

  Bill Gates once said, that the only real ‘guilty pleasure’ he owns is a private jet; to be able to manage his charity organisations better. […]
November 9, 2017
Tips n Advice

Crate Digging in the 21st Century

  Back in the day, you will hear the old timers spending a pretty day and dime looking for the freshest vinyls. Nowadays, finding the hottest […]
November 8, 2017
DJ Software, Equipment

Ableton Live 10 – The DAW to rule them all

  It’s no secret that I think Ableton Live is the best software for music production. Logic and Fruity Loops come close behind, but Ableton just […]
November 3, 2017
Project X / Parties, Tips n Advice

BASS HOUSE BANGERS FOR YOUR WEEKEND SET

At SDS, there have been many requests to cater more to the bass house crowd. At the office, we had a few bass house selectors that […]
October 26, 2017
Industry, Tips n Advice

HOW TO GROW AN ONLINE FOLLOWING

If you are a DJ/Producer, chances are you use a streaming platform like Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Bandcamp, Audiomack etc. The real question is how do you grow […]
October 24, 2017
Industry, Tips n Advice

HOW TO BE #1 ON DJ MAG’S TOP 100

  Martin Garrix, DJ/Producer superstar and extraordinaire has once again taken the #1 spot for the 2nd time. Many DJs, including Dillon Francis and Diplo have […]
October 20, 2017
Industry, Tips n Advice

AVICII – A TRAGIC LOVE STORY OF EDM & EXCESS

Tim Bergling aka Avicii, recently announced he would cease touring from September this year. It came to the world as a shock. But in his upcoming […]
October 19, 2017
Industry, Tips n Advice

HOW TO NEVER GET BOOKED AT A CLUB

“Everyone wants to be a DJ. No one wants to be a Fireman anymore” – Brodinski Louis Brodinski is right. Everyone is becoming a DJ these days. […]
October 12, 2017
Tips n Advice

HOW TO KILL IT AT YOUR NEXT SET

This July, self-confessed (jokingly) “tortured post-trance, deep-funk acid-tinged anti-techouse futurist pop-laced groove martyr” Tiga admitted on Twitter that his Rome performance was sub-par. I’m writing about […]
October 10, 2017
Project X / Parties, Tips n Advice

HOW TO TURN ANY PLACE INTO A TECHNO RAVE

Don’t have an abandoned warehouse / factory / power station nearby? No problem. Here at Sydney DJ School we have a few tricks and tips up […]
October 7, 2017
Project X / Parties

BEST SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVALS FOR 2017-18

  Wherever you are in Australia, summer is coming, and New Years is coming too. That means the best music festivals and acts in the world […]
October 3, 2017
DJ Software, Equipment, Industry, Tips n Advice

HOW TO START PRODUCING MUSIC

DJs have always had music production capabilities. However, with the rise the DJ/Producers like DJ Snake, Skrillex, Dillon Francis and Diplo, DJs are spending more time […]
September 28, 2017
Industry
thrills-greenwood-thursdays

DJ THRILLS & BAJILLIONAIRE NEW RELEASE – “WE SEE”

DJ Thrills is a beast on the decks. Fresh from winning Your Shot 2017, he has been playing in clubs all around Sydney, working on his […]
September 28, 2017
Equipment

XDJ-RX2 – THE CLUB READY STANDALONE JUST GOT BETTER

The XDJ-RX was a beautiful machine. Not only was it killer in house parties and even superior to some club equipment, it was also the training […]
September 25, 2017
Industry, Project X / Parties

GOOSE JOINS THE PECUDET CIRCUS

It’s a cool Friday night on Oxford St. But there’s an energy making it warmer as I head to the Oxford Circus. A crowd of young […]
September 21, 2017
Industry, Tips n Advice

5 SIGNS YOU ARE A GREAT DJ

Being a great DJ doesn’t mean being the best, it means much more. Our DJ students all have amazing goals that we help them achieve. From […]