Welcome to my slice of the web, a place where I share my music, the Club Trance podcast and my blog. In my blog posts I share my thoughts on the dance music scene, Djing and music production. I also have in interest in computers, servers, enterprise IT equipment and virtualization. I will share my experiences with you in a series of how to's.

Install Nextcloud 13 on CentOS 7

Nextcloud is a Dropbox-like solution for self-hosted file sharing and syncing. Installing Nextcloud 13 on CentOS 7 is easy. Whether you want to backup, have file-syncing or calendar and contacts syncing, this guide is for you. If you have any suspicion that the big cloud providers are mining your data and selling it to advertisers to better target you then Nextcloud is definitely for you. Running Nextcloud will put you back in control of your data. If you decide to…

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THE SATE OF TRANCE

What’s happening with Trance? You hear people complaining that trance is┬ádead, to slow or even calling it Trouse. There are those that think trance died when Dutch Trance artists like Rank 1 became popular. There are people that think trance died around 2003 when Tiesto and Armin started selling out arenas and making their productions more commercial. There are people who think trance died around 2009 when Armin Van Buurens A State of Trance 2008 won best compilation of all-time.…

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WHY CAN’T DJS KEEP THE LEVELS OUT OF THE RED?

Think about this for a moment, were playing music in a high volume situation were sound quality is important and distortion sounds very bad, so why can DJs keep the levels on the DJ mixer out of the red? This issue is more complicated than you might think. It could be that many DJs are un aware of what the level meters and 0dBfs mean or is it bad monitoring or ear fatigue?

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