In my teenage years as a DJ, some of my fondest memories were hopping on the GO Train with friends and heading downtown to go record shopping. I would spend hours in each shop carefully previewing and selecting which records to purchase. Back then I would make my purchases strictly on the basis of my own personal music preferences, especially since each vinyl cost anywhere from $12.00 to $15.00 for 2 tracks, one song on the A-Side and one song one the B-Side – a very costly hobby to say the least! As time past, my hobby started morphing into my career. People began to hire me for DJ gigs that required many genres of music to be in my repertoire. Luckily, the invention of the CDJ had come along and now I could purchase CDs to mix instead of vinyl. Although mixing vinyl is more fun and brings an […]