The new rule that no longer allows acts to bring laptops to play their music was one that the owner of Cure and the Cause probably knew would cause a ripple effect, but as he explains, this is a policy put in place to keep the flow of the night smooth.
Richie Hawtin, a DJ known to create innovative technology for music, is skeptical of the new plan. He mentions the need for artists to be free to express themselves:
Most ridiculous rule ever!Stifling creativity by limiting an artists own personal approach is a step backwards. https://t.co/ppqSWDzK5O
— Richie Hawtin (@richiehawtin) June 2, 2016
Seth Troxler lives on the other side of the debate, citing the importance of learning all of the techniques that founded the art:
@richiehawtin @Mixmag the hard part is beat matching. Even a lot of guys in our class.If the sync is on your an entertainer, not a dj.
— seth troxler (@sethtroxler) June 2, 2016
The topic of DJing hasn’t been this hot since Vegas undersold club After’s rules, and is sure to garner a response from other DJs who value the art of mixing as well; we’ll keep you updated on the discussion here.
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