The act of using Spotify to DJ is becoming more and more popular as it is cheaper than most other options. There are two different schools of thought on this topic: one side argues that it’s illegal because the DJs don’t own the music they’re playing, while others argue that it’s not a problem because there are no physical copies being sold in the first place.
In a world where nearly every song is available on streaming services, many DJs are turning to them as a quick and easy way of playing music. There’s no need for bulky CDs or vinyl records, just log in and choose your favorite tunes. But there’s an issue: Is it legal? And if so, what exactly does that mean?
Spotify is an excellent way to listen to music. However, when it comes to DJing, there are a few problems with using Spotify. Firstly, you have no control over the tempo of the song and secondly, there’s nothing like playing vinyl records or CDs that make for a more unique sound in your mixes. There are many legal implications as well if you’re caught using Spotify while DJing at an event because technically it against the license conditions.
So, summing up, using Spotify to DJ violates its terms of service because they prohibit commercial use. Sorry!