Tag: Pitch

A Guide To Choosing The Perfect DJ Headphones

Headphones are an essential piece of equipment to a DJ because, without a proper pair, there’s no sensible way to listen to what they’re creating in a recording studio or on a stage, while inhibiting interference from ambient sound or the constant screaming of fans. Good headphones enable a DJ to hear all elements in a composition and play around with things like frequency, pitch, and range to deliver a pleasant, well-balanced output. That said, high-rated headsets are an expensive investment. Experts typically advise against compromising on headphones, but if you’re merely a budding DJ with only a few bucks ... Read more

Win 1000 Festival Tickets With Desperados

This summer, Desperados knows where you’ll be, and if you have been out in The Netherlands over the past few years you know that you’ll surely see them too. That’s right, we’re talking festival season, which simply wouldn’t be the same without the Desperados brand. Knowing that, Desperados wants to give you a chance to win up to 1000 festival tickets simply buy buying a six pack. Simply find the code under one of the middle bottles, go to Desperados.nl, select a handful of your favorite events, spin the wheel and hopefully you’ve won. Participating festivals run the spectrum of ... Read more

Beyond The Beats With Reza Athar

In our segment ‘Beyond The Beats’, popular artists are given the chance to step outside of the dance music sphere, and let them give you an insight into their favorite pieces of music from other genres that they hold dear. Music that has special meaning to them, music that has helped shape them to be the artists they are today. Ten songs with ten special, personal stories that explain the love for the chosen music. So sit back and take a minute to get to know the person behind the DJ a little better. “I really love the art of ... Read more

Report: Pitch Festival 2015

Last weekend saw the fifth edition of Amsterdam’s beloved Pitch Festival. Held at Westergasfabriek, the festival, known for the best and newest crossover acts and DJ’s, delivered what was promised. As Saturday, 4 July was one of the hottest days we have had in Western Europe the past few years, we tried not to burn ourselves out too early, arriving around 4 pm. After a long warm up from Woody, an unsung hero of the Berlin underground, moving the crowd at the sunny Kaap stage, I though it was high time to check out the rest of the event. The whole design at Pitch is always outstanding and aesthetically ... Read more