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Showing posts from March 18, 2018

Flames - David Guetta & Sia

tempo: 94 bpm bpm range:   90  to  95 bpm the dj's take: Beat feels a lot like a slicker version of Adele's Water Under The Bridge (see the mix list below). Imagine if she did a collabo with Daft Punk; the internet might explode. Anyway, I think this'll become a popular playlist addition in spinning classes across the country. Has an 80s inspirational montage feel that makes you want to push it just a little bit more. Note to the NHL's Calgary Flames - maybe make this song a part of your pre-game presentation: Long list of key-compatible hits to mix with: Fancy - Iggy Azalea ft. Charlie XCX Roll Up - Wiz Khalifa Complicated - Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike vs. David Guetta ft. Kiiara First Time - Kygo, Ellie Goulding I Feel It Coming - The Weeknd, Daft Punk Water Under The Bridge - Adele ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears Mellow Drama - Sterling Mercury Capsize - FRENSHIP & Emily Warren Somethin Tells Me - Bryson Tiller Why You Alwa

Color Blind - Diplo, Lil Xan

tempo: 87 bpm bpm range:   85  to  90 bpm the dj's take: Whoever made that painting is a genius. Or a 7 year old at a local elementary school. Or both: As for the track, it has a heavy thump that could fit into a set at a club where everyone's standing around filming with their phones and nodding their heads. Try mixing / mashing up with: Good For You - Selena Gomez Si Tú La Ves - Nicky Jam ft. Wisin El Pérdon - Nicky Jam, Enrique Iglesias Encanto - Don Omar, Sharlene Taule My Last - Big Sean ft. Chris Brown El Amante - Nicky Jam Gold - Kiiara Body Say - Demi Lovato Genie In A Bottle - Christina Aguilera Sexy Can I - Ray J Coming Over - Dillon Francis & Kygo ft. James Hersey My Last - Big Sean ft. Chris Brown Karma - Lloyd Banks Hey Ma - Cam'ron download or stream Color Blind: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Like I Do - David Guetta, Martin Garrix, Brooks

tempo: 128 bpm bpm range:   125  to  130 bpm the dj's take:  When someone comes out with a 128 bpm edm track, it feels like we're channeling a bygone era. Kind of like when Bruno Mars brought back the early 90s new jack swing with Finesse. Definitely best employed in a cavernous club or festival environment. Long list of key-compatible singles to mix with: I Need Your Love - Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding Where Have You Been - Rihanna Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People In The Dark - DEV Pump Up The Jam - Technotronic Shots - LMFAO The Way You Move - Outkast Blame - Calvin Harris ft. John Newman Thinking About You - Calvin Harris Va Va Voom - Nicki Minaj Titanium - David Guetta and Sia Turn Me On - David Guetta ft. Nicki Minaj Don't Stop The Party - Black Eyed Peas Take Over Control - Afrojack ft. Eva Simons Where Them Girls At - David Guetta ft. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj Judas - Lady Gaga Give Me Everything - Pitbull ft. Ne-Yo & Afrojack


tempo: 64 bpm bpm range:   60 bpm  to  65 bpm the dj's take: If you told me this was The Weeknd or Rae Sremmurd, I'd probably believe you. Interesting beat - could work in a club or as the song playing in a windup music box. Maybe something like this: Some other key-compatible tracks to mix / mash up with: Never Be Like You - Flume ft. Kai Faking It - Calvin Harris ft. Kehlani, Lil Yachty Gucci Gang - Lil Pump Car Radio - twenty one pilots No Broken Hearts - Bebe Rexha ft. Nicki Minaj All Day - Kanye West download or stream Moonlight: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Walk It Talk It - Migos, Drake

tempo: 73 bpm bpm range:   70 bpm  to  75 bpm the dj's take: Track title would be a good name for a toy dog that responds to voice commands . Also, someone needs to make a beat out of this: Bottom line, when Migos and Drake get together, it needs to be in the rotation. Try mixing / mashing up with: Eye 2 Eye - Huncho Jack, Travis Scott, Quavo, Takeoff Blocks - Marshmello Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars All I Do Is Win - DJ Khaled Handsome And Wealthy - Migos Holy Grail - Jay-Z ft. Justin Timberlake Marry You - Bruno Mars First Day Out - Kodak Black Gucci On My - Mike WiLL Made-It, 21 Savage, YG, Migos download or stream Walk It Talk It: amazon spotify playlist itunes

Plug Walk - Rich The Kid

tempo: 95 bpm bpm range:   90  to  95 bpm ,  95  to  100 bpm the dj's take: Video makes me think of that 80s movie Mac and Me: Gives you hope that when the aliens arrive on Earth, we can get along if we try. As for the track, I'd spin it in a club or a college bar. Dance-friendly percussion and positive buzz should get the crowd going. Good list of key-compatible tracks between 90 and 95 bpm: Africa - Toto Candy Paint - Post Malone Cásate Conmigo - Silvestre Dangond, Nicky Jam I Got To Have It - Ed OG Say Aah - Trey Songz Drop It Like It's Hot - Snoop Dogg Rollin - Calvin Harris, Future, Khalid Bloodstream - The Chainsmokers NO - Meghan Trainor Boom Clap - Charli XCX It Girl - Jason Derulo In Da Club - 50 Cent Ooh! - Mary J. Blige Addiction - Ryan Leslie ft. Fabolous Why You Wanna - T.I. And from 95 to 100 bpm: Love Me Harder - Ariana Grande, The Weeknd Como Antes - Yandel ft. Wisin ILY2 - Charli XCX Juicy - Notorious BIG We Don

Freaky Friday - Lil Dicky ft. Chris Brown

tempo: 100 bpm bpm range:   95  to  100 bpm ,  100  to  105 bpm the dj's take: First thing's first - doesn't this basically jack the beat from Ty Dolla $ign's Saved ? Has to be the same producer. Come on; try a little harder. On the positive side, that's an easy mix / mashup right there. So is Freaky Friday worth a spin on a pop night? I'd give it a go, although the video adds some context if you're a VJ. Some key-compatible tracks from 95 to 99 bpm: Closer - The Chainsmokers Don't - Ed Sheeran Mayores - Becky G ft. Bad Bunny Only You - 112 ft. Notorious BIG, Mase Selfish - Future, Rihanna Beware - Big Sean Up Down - T-Pain Beat It - Sean Kingston And from 100 to 105 bpm: Particula - Major Lazer A Different Way - DJ Snake ft. Lauv Let Me Go - Hailee Steinfeld, Alesso, Florida Georgia Line, watt Goodies - Ciara This Is How We Do It - Montell Jordan The Cure - Lady Gaga Stay - Zedd, Alessia Cara Get Busy - Sean Paul