In a brand new product announcement, Pioneer DJ is officially launching the final new version of Rekordbox 5.0, as well as a new accessory controller, the DDJ-XP1. With 32 pads, it’s designed with key-shifted turntablism performances in mind. In the promo video for the new hardware, there’s also a new product that not-so-subtly is shown […]
When you’re playing a set and selecting from tunes that aren’t designed with DJs in mind, mixing can be challenging. In today’s article, guest contributor Aden Russel shares four common DJ mixing techniques that can be used to tackle these more challenging tracks. The post Mixing Songs That Don’t Have a ‘DJ Intro’: 4 Common […]
Native Instruments today announces the next generation in Maschine and Komplete Kontrol hardware. Starting today, the Maschine MK3 and the Komplete Kontrol MK2 (S49 and S61) become available for pre-order. The new generation of units are products of re-engineering and all-new industrial designs that boast of a more creative, intuitive workflow. Read on as we breakdown […]
Just announced a few moments ago are two brand new products from Pioneer DJ. The DDJ-SR2 is a much-needed updated two channel controller, while the DJM-S3 is an entry-level DJM battle/DVS mixer. Both are designed very specifically with Serato DJ users in mind, which will be welcome news for many users who might be wondering […]
Serato DJ moves on, and so does the hardware. The updated Pioneer DDJ-SR2 adds RGB pads, Pitch ‘n Time, and can optionally work as a DVS mixer too. Nice. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.
I’m getting a feeling of déjà vu here… didn’t we cover this? Oh wait — this is the new Pioneer DJM-S3 Serato DJ mixer, not the DJM-250MK2. Easy mistake. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.
José Cabello is back with a new addition to his Téchnica Futura series. Today, José is sharing with us a routine that explores the relationship between Traktor and Maschine. In his routine, he is using a Traktor Kontrol D2 and a Midi Fighter Twister to combine Midi Mode and Pad Link to create an advance […]
We have some very interesting “what if” conversations in the team. And in an increasingly volatile market where we’re finding it hard to predict anything anymore, nothing is off the table when it comes to what ifs, especially given some of the not for public consumption things we’re aware of in the last few years. […]
Residents and other DJs that play regular gigs frequently fall in to the trap of playing similar sets week after week. There are people who notice. The post The Regulars Notice: How to Avoid Playing the Same DJ Set Every Week appeared first on DJ TechTools.
Gently easing you back into the working week is UK turntablist Again Hawk, who once again drops a routine for DJ City called “Like Water”. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.