Blog Profile / DJ TechTools


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Archived Since:June 18, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Fresh Audio-Reactive DJ Lighting Projects: LED Strips, Laptop Stickers

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

It's been a while since we've taken a look at audio-reactive accessories and projects for DJs! For a fun Friday article, we thought it would be interesting to look at a few of the cutting-edge projects that gaining traction that hope to bring innovative audio-reactive DJ lighting to the masses. Show More Summary

Technics 1200 Mod: Standalone DVS Player

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We love featuring DIY DJ technology projects on the blog, and today's features is a whopper. YouTube user ?????? ?????? has rewired a set of Technics SL-1200 turntables and added a built-embedded system to play a library of tracks using control vinyl, without an external DVS system like Serato or Traktor. Show More Summary

How To Use The Gate Color FX On Pioneer Mixers

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

On newer models of Pioneer DJ's mixers, there's a powerful Gate Color FX that allows the DJ to remove part of the signal coming based on volume. See how the gate effect can be used for mixing two tracks together, and why additional functionality...Show More Summary

Commonly Overlooked Dance Music Production Techniques

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Producing music is hard work - and even when it's a daily routine, it can be easy to forget important techniques and elements that make a song a real winner. Today we're rounding up a few lessons from a powerful discussion on Reddit,...Show More Summary

Routine: Kypski Mura Masa Live Remix on Traktor, Maschine, Korg MS-20

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We're excited to share a new routine from Netherlands-based DJ Kypski, which incorporates live turntablism, controllerism, and production all into one routine - similar to Enferno's live remixes we have featured in the past. Watch below...Show More Summary

STP Vestax Phoenix Mixer Details Unveiled

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We've waited patiently for more information about the STP Vestax Phoenix mixer to be revealed after the first rough details that came out in mid-January. Now the first full images of the STP Vestax Phoenix has been revealed - keep reading...Show More Summary

What If DJs Buy Back Beatport?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Remember when record stores were staffed, owned, and run by people who were first-and-foremost passionate about the music? What if later this month, the electronic music world went back to its roots, and a confederation of DJs, labels,...Show More Summary

Funktion-One FF6.2: A High-End Analogue DJ Mixer

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A significant lull in the news coming out of Musikmesse 2016 has created space for highly acclaimed loudspeaker manufacturer Funktion-One to announce the details of their new collaboration with mixing desk designers Formula Sound: a high-end analog DJ Mixer. Show More Summary

DJ Highlights From Musikmesse 2016

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

At the Musikmesse 2016 convention, which opened today in Frankfurt, Germany, news about new DJ and production gear has seemed relatively minimal. But we've noticed a few new pieces of gear that have appeared on news outlets and on Instagram...Show More Summary

Routine: Vekked’s DMC World Championship Gold Mixer Set

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Last time we were talking about Vekked's DJing skills was when he won the DMC World DJ Championships in October. He has since been back to talk to DJTT about buying turntables in 2016, but now he is back with a golden set that continues...Show More Summary

Routine: ENFERNO Takes DJing Higher with a #LiveRemix

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Enferno is back with a new routine and this time he is taking DJing one step higher by introducing live remix elements along side traditional turntablism and new-age controllerism. With an arsenal of NI gear, Enferno takes Just Blaze and Bauuer's track Higher to another level. The post Routine: ENFERNO Takes DJing Higher with a #LiveRemix appeared first on DJ TechTools.

LANDR DJ Engine: Mastering For Your DJ Sets

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Back in December 2014, a new automated mastering service, LANDR, launched - allowing producers to submit unmastered WAVs and MP3s to an online algorithm that quickly processes the track and produces a basic mastering of their song. Now...Show More Summary

CDR: How Producers Can Test Their Tracks In A Club

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

As an electronic music producer, you need to constantly be testing your nearly-finished tracks in different sound environments. But unless you have regular DJ gigs at a nice club, how do you hear what your tracks sound like in an ideal...Show More Summary

TORAIZ SP-16: Pioneer DJ’s First Sampler, Syncs With CDJs

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Some amazing news from Pioneer DJ, who are announcing their first major piece of live performance hardware, the TORAIZ SP-16 sampler and step sequencer. With a 7-inch touch screen, analog filters based on Dave Smith's Prophet-6, 16 sampler...Show More Summary

3 Techniques For Using DJM-900NXS2’s EQ-Based Effects

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

On Pioneer's new DJM-900NXS2, the Beat FX section has a powerful new tool: three EQ frequency selector buttons that allow the chosen effect to be isolated to the lows, mids, or highs. Today we explore three different ideas for how DJs...Show More Summary

Brand New Serato DJ 3.0 Update: Android Nexus, Real Vinyl DVS

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Amazingly, we've heard details on a new release of Serato DJ 3.0, a major update for the DJ platform that's seen serious changes in the last few years. The new update seems to incorporate mobile support exclusively on Android devices,...Show More Summary

Traktor Pro 4 Leaked: Bluetooth LE, Rose Gold Kontrol S4, WinAmp Integration

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Major news this morning out of Berlin's Native Instruments - the first features from an upcoming release of Traktor Pro 4 have leaked, and we've got the world exclusive. There's new software integrations, a replacement to traditional DJ cables and wires, and even a new special edition version of the Kontrol S4 MK2. Show More Summary

Remixlive: Mixvibes’ “Perfect” Remix Toolbox

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Mixvibes recently released their DJ software, Cross DJ 3.0, that can be used across multiple platforms and now DJs can remix sounds live with Mixvibes' latest creation, Remixlive. The tool was first teased a week after NAMM 2016 andShow More Summary

Review: Pulselocker In Serato DJ 1.9

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Pulselocker has been poised to become the top streaming library service for DJs since their original launch in 2012. With their new relaunch this year, they've expanded their collection and integrated the service right inside of Serato (with Rekordbox support on the way in an upcoming version). Show More Summary

Combining A TR-8 + Ableton’s Crush/Delay For “Live” Drumming Effects

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Today we're releasing two more videos from Ean's series on using the Roland AIRA TR-8 alongside Ableton Live in a live performance setup. The first video focuses on using delay on hi-hats for a fresh live drumming feel, while the second shows how just a bit of bit crushing can make rides sound really cool. Show More Summary

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