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How common is it for club DJs to use vinyl these days?

Do any club DJs still spin vinyl? Or have most/all of them moved on to digital formats (such as WAV, FLAC, MP3)?
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Identify this genre and performance: DJ with live instruments [closed]

I am trying to identify the correct terminology for a particular performance type (or genre) that has a DJ + musician that makes the music live. For example: Darkside - Live on KEXP Gramatik - Live ...
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What's the difference between a DJ mix and a regular compilation album?

I’ve always been confused about the difference between a DJ mix and just any regular type of compilation album. The newest DJ Kicks got me even more confused though: DJ Koze "DJ Kicks (50th ...
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Who are the dignitaries representing in the DJ Shadow / Run the Jewels 'Nobody Speak' video

The Music video for DJ Shadow Feat. Run the Jewels features two dignitaries at a political conference whose voices have been substituted for EL-P and Killer Mike. Both their placards have been ...
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Identify jazzy house song

There was a site called shizm.com that had mp3 downloads with house music. There was a DJ mix there called Paul and Fran live at live life in Boston 2001-02-04 (I'm almost sure). The first track was a ...
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Boston DJs Brian and Ivan of Shizm contact info

20 years ago there were very good house DJs named Brian and Ivan of Shizm. They released excellent mixes on a website which is no longer active. Ten years later, I dug deep and could find that Ivan ...
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Origin of “Who are you?” sample from DJ Shadow's “Circular Logic”

I've been searching the webs for the origin of the sample featured in the song Circular Logic for the album The Less You Know The Better by DJ Shadow. It is about the dialogue "Who are you" which ...
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Female vocal motivating songs [closed]

I want to find more music for jogging / swimming. I like motivating Progressive house / light dubstep music with female vocals. Hope you guys could help me out with some channels / musicians with that ...