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Showing posts from October 11, 2015

Wildest Dreams (R3hab Remix) - Taylor Swift

tempo: 130 bpm bpm range: 125 to 130 bpm , 130 to 135 bpm The DJ's Take: You guys know the drill by now - if anything's at the top of the charts, I will consider writing about it. But the original version of Wildest Dreams just isn't spinnable, unless you feel like getting things thrown at you. Not a problem anymore though - worth a download for this weekend and beyond. Try blending with key-compatible tracks like the following: Now That I've Found You - Martin Garrix I'll House You (VIP Mix) - Don Diablo ft. Jungle Brothers Virus (How About Now) - Martin Garrix ft. MOTi Strong - R3HAB and KSHMR What Do You Mean? - Justin Bieber Disarm You - Kaskade One Last Time - Ariana Grande Time of Our Lives - Pitbull and NeYo Fireball - Pitbull Open Wide - Calvin Harris Flashlight - R3hab & Deorro #SELFIE - The Chainsmokers Cannonball (Earthquake) - Showtek & Justin Prime ft. Matthew Koma I Love It - Icona Pop Animals - Martin Garrix Unde

Here for You - Kygo ft. Ella Henderson

Speed: 105 bpm Recommended bpm range: 100 to 105 bpm The DJ's Take: I don't listen to much Kygo, but why does every song sound like he's playing a little toy piano? Kind of soothing though. If you're staying key-compatible, try mixing with tracks like Omen - Disclosure ft. Sam Smith , About You - Trey Songz , Worth It - Fifth Harmony ,  Stuck On A Feeling - Prince Royce , Electric Feel - MGMT , Sexual Healing - Maxamillion , and Get Low - Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz . Download the song: iTunes: Here for You (feat. Ella Henderson) - Kygo Amazon: Here for You

Never Leave - DVBBS

Speed: 128 bpm Recommended bpm range: 125 to 130 bpm The DJ's Take: How do you pronounce this group's name? Is the V silent? No matter; even as an old fogy who doesn't know a thing about EDM, I can tell you this is solid fist-pumping music. Heavy, yet light, which I kind of like. Makes me want to book a flight to Miami. Try mixing with key-compatible tracks like the following: Don't Look Down - Martin Garrix ft. Usher , On My Way - Axwell ^ Ingrosso , I Want You To Know - Zedd ft. Selena Gomez , Light Years Away (feat. DBX) - Tiesto , Save the World (Radio Mix) - Swedish House Mafia , Pursuit of Happiness (Extended Steve Aoki Remix) [feat. MGMT & Ratatat] - Kid Cudi , The Days - Avicii ,  Prayer In C - Lilly Wood & The Prick and Robin Schulz ,  Lay Me Down - Avicii ,  Adore You - Miley Cyrus (Cedric Gervais Remix) ,  Ten Feet Tall - Afrojack ,  Take Me - Tiesto ,  We Run The Night - Havana Brown ft. Pitbull ,  Marry The Night - Lady Gaga ,  Club Ca

Simple Things (Remix) - Miguel ft. Chris Brown & Future

  Speed: 81 bpm Recommended bpm range: 75 bpm to 80 bpm , 80 bpm to 85 bpm The DJ's Take: Now this is music you can make out to. Probably not something to break out on a Top 40 night, but if your crowd likes R&B or you're making a freestyle mix, Simple Things could work. Try mixing or mashing up with tracks like the following. Mirrors - Justin Timberlake , Man Down - Rihanna , This Is Why I'm Hot - MIMS , Turnin Me On - Keri Hilson , You Make Me Wanna - Usher , Rockin That Thang - The Dream , Power - Kanye West Download the song: iTunes: Simple Things (Remix) [feat. Chris Brown & Future] - Miguel Amazon: Simple Things (Remix) [Explicit] , Simple Things (Remix) [Clean]

Antidote - Travis Scott

Speed: 66 bpm Recommended bpm range: 65 bpm to 70 bpm The DJ's Take: I think we covered this in the newsletter about a month ago (feel free to sign up if you haven't already ), so it's been on the radar for a bit. Making a solid move up the charts, and worth a download if you spin hiphop. If you're mixing in key, try blending with tracks like My Way - Fetty Wap , Dark Horse - Katy Perry , Guts Over Fear - Eminem ft. Sia , Best Mistake - Ariana Grande , New Flame - Chris Brown , Rude - MAGIC! , All Of The Lights , and Ghosts N Stuff . Download the song: iTunes: Antidote - Travis Scott Amazon: Antidote [Explicit] , Antidote [Clean]

Middle - DJ Snake ft. Bipolar Sunshine

Speed: 105 bpm Recommended bpm range: 100 to 105 bpm The DJ's Take: There's something cheerful and childlike about the beat; won't be a smash like Turn Down For What, but a pleasant listen and a nice potential piece for a mixtape. Try mashing up with tracks like Alive - Sia , Ghost - Ella Henderson , 2 On - Tinashe ,  Talk Dirty - Jason Derulo ,  Do What U Want - Lady Gaga ,  Hold On, We're Going Home - Drake , and  What's My Name - Rihanna . Download the song: iTunes: Middle (feat. Bipolar Sunshine) - DJ Snake Amazon: Middle [feat. Bipolar Sunshine]