..."whilst the reaction of a few is OMFG SYNC BUTTON URE FAKING URE SET I actually found the opposite was true, and I ended up playing a longer, more diverse & varied set than I would otherwise have done. I guess like many things in this wonderful world of dance music, when you dig deep and look at the subtleties & complexities of a situation, you find the reality is often rather different to the headline."
Read the whole post here.
Meanwhile fellow Trance producer Arnej offered an opposing 140 character view on Twitter:
Played yesterday on the CDJ nexus 2000 with the Sync button on without noticing because the sun was so fucking bright— Arnej Secerkadic (@ArnejOfficial) January 1, 2013
Almost felt dirty when the sun went down and I saw my shameful act lol— Arnej Secerkadic (@ArnejOfficial) January 1, 2013
With the new CDJ Nexus systems being installed in major clubs I'm sure the debate about the sync button is just getting started.