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Archived Since:June 18, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Classic DJ Videos: Clark Kent’s Superman Battle for World Supremacy (1994)

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

What makes a battle DJ great? Beyond top-level technical skills, solid selection, and crowd work, a great battle DJ is able to respond and adapt to an on-the-fly competition. For a fun Throwback Thursday post, we're spotlighting an amazing...Show More Summary

djay Pro Adds Windows 10 Support

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Have you dreamed of using DJay Pro with your Windows device? After years of only offering support for Apple products (iOS / MacOS), Algoriddim has released a DJay Po version specifically designed for Windows 10. Keep reading for the details. The post djay Pro Adds Windows 10 Support appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Pulselocker Gets iOS App, Virtual DJ Integration; Apple Music/Spotify Playlist Import

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Pulselocker has stayed relatively quiet since they got Rekordbox DJ and Serato DJ integrations last year, but a recent press release shows signs of the service making moves in 2017. The service has launched a new iOS app for digging for new music and making sets/playlists. Show More Summary

CDJ Tips From DJs: Objekt, James Zabiela, A.G

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In the most recent episode of Resident Advisor's monthly "The Hour" podcast, a number of DJs have shared their own tips for using the industry-standard Pioneer DJ CDJs when mixing. James Zabiela, Objekt, A.G, and a few others hopped on the podcast to give their tips - which we've collected in this article for our readers' reference. Show More Summary

Routine + Interview: Performing Live with Traktor’s Step Sequencer

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

The release of Traktor 2.11 last year brought a new step sequencer function. This update turned Remix Decks into powerful step sequencers, giving more creative control in how DJs use samples to build a routine. Venezuelan DJ and musician...Show More Summary

DJ Music For A Budget Beatmatcher

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

How many tracks does a DJ need to start playing sets? 50? 100? 500? The cost of buying music to start building up a DJ library starts to stack up very quickly, especially for beginners without regular gigs. In part two of a series dedicated...Show More Summary

Pioneer Releases XDJ-WeGO: Smartphone-Powered CDJ

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

To give its immensely popular CDJ range a new budget-minded option, Pioneer DJ has released a new cut down version that incorporates much of the hardware of the club-standard CDJs, but comes in at a unheard of price point. Called the...Show More Summary

Review: Roli Blocks with Dashboard Beta Control Software

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

The flashy Roli Blocks debuted last year to much fanfare. With the Blocks Dashboard beta software adding compatibility with Ableton Live, Bitwig Studio and other DAWs, Roli's three modular Blocks controllers enter the professional music production picture. Show More Summary

V-Moda’s Crossfade 2 Wireless – Aiming For The Best Of Both Worlds?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Today V-Moda is announcing a brand new top-of-line headphones, the Crossfade 2 wireless model. They combine the portability and sonic quality of the M-100s with the wireless Bluetooth capability of the Crossfade Wireless model. Keep reading to learn more about this new generation of cans, designed for DJing and casual use. Show More Summary

Use Reverse On CDJs For Creative DJ Mixes

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Playback options on CDJs are incredibly limited. There are basic loop controls, and on some models, a limited ability to beat jump/loop move. In today's tutorial, DJTT's editor Dan shares a few techniques for using the reverse playback switch to creatively mix between tracks, or help in challenging mixes. Show More Summary

djay Pro: Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS2 and TOUR1 HID Support

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Algoriddim, the software company behind the highly successful iOS DJ application Djay, has just announced plug-and-play support for Pioneer's top-of-line gear. Keep reading for the details on how Djay Pro supports CDJs in HID mode. The post djay Pro: Pioneer CDJ-2000NXS2 and TOUR1 HID Support appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Routine: Asian Hawk + Turntable Soul

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Live performances are always specified for DJs sets but that doesn't always mean there will be "DJing" per-say. For example, a live Porter Robinson set will have synths and drums versus a set of CDJs in his DJ set. However, that is not...Show More Summary

CDJ-2000NXS2 Gets Expanded Beat Jump Features in 1.7 Firmware Update

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A small firmware update for the top-of-the-line Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 media players was released today. The firmware update fixes a few issues with the players, but also adds new Beat Jump functionality. Read on to find out the details...Show More Summary

Routine: Bowser + Seniorr in a Soulful Cut Delivery

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Bowser and Seniorr are based in the Swiss capital Berne and makeup the turntablism duo Cut Delivery. Their combined backgrounds in funk and rap influence them to create short tracks using their DJ equipment in a fresh and familiar way that echos the funk and soul that influences them. Show More Summary

A Beginner’s Guide To Audio Cables

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

It might be a bit terrifying to older DJs, but many new DJs don't know anything about audio cables, wiring, and pre-amps. In today's article, guest contributor DJ Soo shares a back-to-basics guide on audio cables. This is essential reading...Show More Summary

Beatmatching On A DJ Controller: What Features To Look For

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Want to learn how to beatmatch by ear, but don't want to own turntables or CDJs? In today's article, we discuss how to choose a DJ controller that is ideal for learning to beatmatch. The post Beatmatching On A DJ Controller: What Features To Look For appeared first on DJ TechTools.

NTX1000: Numark Launches $399 Direct-Drive Turntable

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Hiding behind the much more prominent announcement of the NS6II earlier this week was another piece of gear - a "new from the ground up" NTX1000 turntable from Numark. Keep reading to get the stats on this new DJ turntable. The post NTX1000: Numark Launches $399 Direct-Drive Turntable appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Splice + Pioneer DJ Team Up; Build TORAIZ SP-16 Scenes Online

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Splice continues to be one of the most forward-thinking music production companies in existence, and today they're announcing a collaboration with Pioneer DJ. The new partnership means that you can build sequences with Splice Sounds, their online sample library, and export them straight out onto a TORAIZ SP-16 Sequencer/Sampler. Show More Summary

Numark Launches NS6II A $699 4-Channel Serato DJ Controller

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A surprise announcement from Numark came out today - a new version of the NS6 controller, the NS6II. Numark was absent at NAMM this year, so we're excited to see they've got a new controller out - and this one aims to be a price-competitive four-channel Serato DJ controller. Show More Summary

Get Paid For DJ Mixes? Soundcloud Launches Revenue Sharing

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

If you're a DJ (or producer) who is uploading mixes or remixes to Soundcloud, you might soon be able to turn your works into a source of income. As originally reported on Vice's Thump, Soundcloud announced the expansion of a revenue-sharing...Show More Summary

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