Electronic dance music companies are the ones that specialize in creating electronic dance tracks. While the actual sound production of an electronic dance track is down to a handful of people, the companies that make the tracks have to rely on audio engineering knowledge as well as understanding studio design and graphic design. It’s the electronic dance music companies’ job to make sure the track sounds good and comes out looking great.
So why should you care what the electronic dance music companies do? One thing that makes the industry so exciting and vibrant is the fact that everyone has a different opinion about what the best things are. Some people love a hard beat, while others hate it. If someone hears something that sounds good, they are going to be much more likely to pay attention and give it a try because maybe it is their favorite.
Another reason why I think it is so important for electronic dance music companies to stay relevant is because there are going to be some people out there that are listening to the music and who don’t necessarily listen to it in a club environment. It could be someone who is at a friend’s party or at a gathering of some sort. People like to mix it up and although a lot of people listen to hip-hop and rap there are people who like to dance to non-traditional forms of music. It is important for the DJ and sound engineer at these events to understand that the audience might not always be able to get to the club and that being relevant means being present wherever the party is happening.
I have been asked many times whether electronic dance music companies need to keep up with the trends. To be honest I don’t really know. I don’t think that companies need to do exactly what everyone else is doing because they are doing it already. I also think that if it is something that interests me I will probably want to learn more about it in order to be prepared when I go to a club. The truth is if a trend becomes popular to the point where it begins to infect all areas of society, then it is probably time for a company to adapt.
Some DJs have begun to incorporate aspects of new trends into their sets and this has been useful for the audience. I am sure there were many instances when a DJ would not have played a certain song because it would have caused offense or perhaps the audience would have been turned off. When this type of cross-cultural interaction takes place in the electronic dance music industry it helps everyone involved. For example the new condom commercial has caused a bit of controversy among teenagers and younger audiences and it was good for the industry to show their diversity. As well as this the condom makers are actually sponsoring competitions in the United States to find the best condom. So not only are DJ’s making the show a bit more interesting but also the audience.
The other thing I would like to mention in relation to this subject is the fact that a lot of electronic dance music artists have come out and spoken about the problems that the industry is facing in terms of drug use and alcoholism. Obviously I cannot speak to the actual reasons why these things occur in a live concert but I do know that they are problems that affect a lot of people. For example there was a recent death from a drug known as “bath salts” at a nightclub in Miami. The club will open again soon, so I believe the message should be carried by other DJ’s, especially those that regularly attend the parties.
This is the last thing I want to talk about. There was a MP3 pirate site which released a massive vst torrent download additional features. Apparently these features include the ability to pirate music and videos. Although some people may view this as a legitimate way to earn some money there are still major issues with the code given freely. The code was not cracked making the entire process completely free for anyone to download but it also means that you can break copyright laws and put users at risk of receiving fines and charges.
In closing I am pleased to say that electronic dance music has come a long way. It is becoming a major part of the club culture in major cities all over the world and has been described by many DJs as bringing back the party. Although this may be true, it is up to the consumer whether or not they want to partake in this activity. The best advice I can give anyone thinking about releasing their music is to make sure you are educated on the legal issues surrounding the release.