TEN YEARS FROM NOW… good music will still be good music and bad will still be bad. All the sub-genres established by the early sounds of House and Techno will change names/titles and be called something different.

As far as how the music is played, not sure what the mediums of expressing a “DJ set” will turn into. If you told me back when I was bringing crates of records to parties that I could have more music to play in something the size of a lighter, I would have laughed!

Mark Farina, Great Lakes Audio/Mushroom Jazz

 

What The Future Looks Like: 12 predictions by 12 industry insiders on the future of dance music

Joey Negro: “Writing a decent song is still pretty hard, despite all the new tech we’ve been given.”
Terry Hunter: “In three years we will have a drastic shift in music as we know it.”
John-Christian Urich: “It seems like it could be corny, but it’s not. It works.”
Joe Shanahan: “It will be as it always has been for decades: about community.”
Roy Davis, Jr.: “Streaming avenues will become a major source of income for most artists, if done correctly.”
Mark de Clive-Lowe: “We can’t be more than a few years away… from the average consumer not owning any music at all.”
Rees Urban: “Things will come full circle back to the underground mentality sooner than later…”