With each passing year, we’ve been questioning the validity of large one size fits all trade shows. PLASA lost relevance for DJs, rapidly replaced by the more DJ focussed BPM show. This transformed into BPM|PRO and aimed to service the needs of two diverse but related sectors. But times and the industry have changed, and […]
While the DJ community continues to watch Native Instruments with a simplistic “when will we see Traktor Pro 4?” lens, the Berlin-based company has been busy raising cash. They’ve received a massive investment of $59,000,000 from EMH, a private equity firm. Keep reading for the details. The post Native Instruments Just Got A $59 Million Investment: […]
Artificial intelligence and machine learning already permeate many aspects of your everyday life. Now they’re creeping into music production, performance, and DJing, and making the formerly impossible possible. We grilled the experts on what machine learning can and will do to change the game of computer music, whether you should welcome it as a liberator […]
Today, we’re releasing an Ableton performance workflow walk through with finger drummer and producer Mr. Bill. He’s got a bunch of unique techniques in his Live sessions that any live performer will find inspiring. In this video, he shares three specific techniques: slicing up clips for finger drumming on the fly, scratching samples, and a […]
Amsterdam Dance Event is an electronic music conference/festival that brings together the most influential people in the industry. DJ TechTools’ contributor Akhil Kalepu was there to document the event – including one panel about the role and future of live production in a DJ world. The post Richie Hawtin, KiNK + More Discuss Role of Live […]
Reloop lavishes a little love on their turntable range to release the RP-7000 mk2. It’s stronger, a bit faster out of the blocks, and adds a new tonearm base. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.
DJ luggage maker UDG continues to tick an increasing number of boxes, this time with cases for Denon and Roland, plus an interesting one for scratch DJs. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.
Pioneer DJ merges producer and DJ workflows together with the DJS-1000, essentially a standalone sampler and sequencer that plays nice with everything else. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.
Product: DJS-1000 Manufacturer: Pioneer DJ Availability: Late October (get yours from the DJTT shop) Price: $1,119 DJS-1000: Pioneer’s Standalone Champion? Over the last few days we’ve seen a _lot_ of hints and speculation about what this new DJS-1000 would look like. Our initial analysis of the photos from Dirtybird Campout seem to be nearly perfect. […]
Now here’s something interesting for a number of reasons — the new Reloop TOUCH controller has a big touch screen, and is powered by VirtualDJ. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX.