Written by Spin writer and professional DJ Sarah Lewitinn (aka Ultragrrl), THE POCKET DJ provides a comprehensive list of must-have songs and teaches readers how to create playlists for any situation or based on any theme. Playlists include absolute crowd pleasers (no matter what the crowd), songs to make you feel like youre in school (except cool now), songs to clean the house by, songs not-by-Prince-but-sound-like-it, the best mash-ups on the Web, best covers, best bootlegs, and so on. Lewitinn describes the finer points of DJing (even if youre the only one listening) and offers tips on everything from downloading to keeping your music organized.
She also offers a peek at what music industry insiders, writers, performers and celebrities have on their iPods.This professionally guided tour of the digital music landscape is the perfect gift for anyone who owns an iPod or is thinking about getting one. Or anyone who simply likes good music.