Music Tectonics

Live from SXSW with Lars Schlichting from Pioneer DJ

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Episode notes

Coming to you live from SXSW in Austin Tx! Dmitri Vietze and Lars Schlichting, director of product planning and artist relations at Pioneer DJ, explore the emerging trends and latest technology in DJing. Discover how Pioneer DJ is building powerful equipment that’s intuitive. Learn more about the evolution of DJing from the 1970s to the present. See how DJs like David Guetta and Marshmellow are paving the way for new performance opportunities on Twitch and metaverse. Lars shares his thoughts on the post-covid live music scene. How are innovative artists such as Little Louie Vega, DJ Sneak, and SOFI TUKKER shaping DJ culture? Find out on this week’s episode. 


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