once remarked, "No matter how cruel the
world may be, even if we feel that we are living
on borrowed time and we feel overwhelmed by
the world, everyone is beautiful under the
lights of the dancefloor, moving to the music" Everyone
should celebrate for this is our party this
is our society!"
can now be compared to the big-names of the rock-and-roll
world. DJ'ing started off many years ago. Now
that techno has become popular, this type of
music has become difficult to characterize. It
later secured a place after it enter the scene
and the most popular became Trance and Hard House,
music that allowed other types of music to develop,
providing a good environment conducive for other
groups who shouldered the responsibility for
future developments. There are a number of powerful
innovators in the area whose accomplishments
have gained acceptance. There is now Techno,
House, with DJ @llen, Jimmy, Victor, Gravity,
Virus, at the forefront, and Drum n' Bass with
A-bomb, Moby, Fish and others.
you look at DJ's, good DJ's pay attention to
the arrangement and performance. They pull together
set for the pleasure and ecstasy of the audience;
keeping abreast of the latest information in
magazines is required to become a good DJ. Some
have even traveled abroad to check out the scene.
How good a DJ is reflects how good the local
do you need to become a DJ? Of course you need
an interest in music and a feeling for the music.
Then you need lots of practice to polish your
skills. Standard DJ equipment, a mixer, two turntables
and a CD player, is also a must. Some charisma
and a sensitivity to the audiences' needs are
National Taipei Technical Research Center has
now set up courses relative to the topic. Visit
http://techart.tnua.edu.tw for information; Taipei
Electronic Arts holds related activities and
forums- Visit http://techart.tnua.edu.tw/TEAP2002/;
EC Multimedia Corporation offers courses for
being a DJ, Techno and Digital Music and Production.
Visit http://www.accmedia.com.tw or contact (02)
2381-9765 for information.