Interesting Take

I found an article on BPMSupreme from 2016 that tried to classify the various “styles of DJ”. Central to the piece was this diagram listing the styles and drawing a relationship between certain styles (and not others):

What do you guys think of the implications of this Venn? Are there any missing styles that should be added?


Only thing that diagram speaks to me is that the “Superstar DJ” is probably very different in the minds of DJ versus the larger audience. As a DJ I have few idols who indeed are versed in many different areas, many being producers as well and definitely know a lot more than just the basic club thing. But I have a feeling that if you would ask random a person from the street to name a superstar DJ they would say Paris Hilton or something in the lines of that :smiley:

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Oh its got to be Kevin & Perry for the UK! :smiley:

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So, according to this, as a music producer it’s unlikely you are also radio DJ (let’s AVB or others, I know, not exactly Radio… but what is Radio nowadays?) and no likely to be a Mobile DJ?

I don’t fully agree or I’m missing something.

I love music production and mobile DJing, because I don’t feel being in a club till 7am shapes me. Of course not in the 100 TOP DJs neither producers in the Industry, hahaha.

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