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Power of Ten

10 hilariously depressing DJ press shots

By Ken Taylor
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You see them on their own heading up a story on your favorite music blog and you don’t think twice about the sullen DJ press pic. But when you see them grouped together, as they have been by Producers and DJs Looking Depressed, you can’t help but chuckle. Nope, these are not ads for Ablixa. They’re the work of some smartypants with another gut-busting DJ-related Tumblr blog that we just can’t get enough of. So without further ado, we give you 10 hilariously depressing DJ press shots, courtesy of depresseddjs.tumblr.com.

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Morning Roundup

Jus-Ed throws down the gauntlet with a New York record shop, Benji B dazzles with a string ensemble, and Alesso looks back at 2012

By Ken Taylor
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2012 was clearly a huge year for electronic music, and we’re still seeing the ripples of its greatness reverberate into 2013. Case in point: this amazing video of the BBC’s Benji B DJing for an hour alongside a full string ensemble, and recreating some gorgeous soulful hip-hop, electronic, and R&B tracks of the last few years. Check it out, along with a whole lot more, after the jump.

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Morning Roundup

Armin Van Buuren premiers a free documentary, Skrillex coaches Richard Branson on DJing, Optimo's JD Twitch gives it up for Arthur Russell, and Radiohead broadcast their full ACL gig

By Ken Taylor
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We’ve got a lot of video packed into this morning’s roundup—from JD Twitch’s Loose Joints tribute, Skrillex hitting the decks with Richard Branson, a full Radiohead gig from Austin City Limits, a full Armin Van Buuren documentary, and plenty more. So put the coffee back on, cuz your morning is spoken for.

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