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Archived Since:June 18, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Ableton Launches Beat Tools Pack

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Ableton's put out a brand new Live pack, Beat Tools, that's designed to help producers quickly craft ideas and make beats with the included loops, and kits. Instead of just a sound pack, it's a full Live project with processing, effects chains, and Macros set up for intuitive control. Show More Summary

Serato DJ Pro Tips: Using The New Serato Sampler

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

The SP-6 was instantly a favorite feature to DJs around the world when it was added to Scratch Live over half a decade ago. In first few years after Serato DJ became Serato’s only supported DJ software, the SP-6 went largely unchanged. Show More Summary

Routine: Shawn Wasabi + A New Midi Fighter 64 in “Spicy Boyfriend”

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Remember how Shawn Wasabi's Midi Fighter 64 got stolen in April of 2016? Well, at long last, we were able to make him a replacement to keep rocking out on. Watch the awesome live controllerism routine inside. The post Routine: Shawn Wasabi + A New Midi Fighter 64 in “Spicy Boyfriend” appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Z-JAY, Dedicated 3 Screen Tablet DJ Setup, Heading To Crowdfunding

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

For a while, there were a flurry of major DJ manufacturers who seemed certain that mobile DJ solutions would be focused around tablets. But we never saw anyone design a tablet explicitly for DJing – until now. Keep reading to learn how Z-JAY hopes to bring a bespoke solution to highly portable tablet DJ setups. Show More Summary

Free Maschine 2.6 Update: Human After All

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

No date? No problem! Native Instruments released the free Maschine 2.6 update this Valentine’s Day, bringing tools to spark your creativity, make you more productive in the studio, and add flair to your live sessions while keeping it intuitive as usual. Show More Summary

What’s The Best All-In-One Traktor Controller? Kontrol S2 vs S4 vs S5 vs S8

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In a rare video with Ean, he answers a question that we get almost daily here at DJTT: what's the best all-in-one Traktor controller? There isn't one answer, but in this video Ean shares his experiences from DJing with each of these controllers in real life situations. Show More Summary

Crates: Beatport Track Digging, But Way Better

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

"I can't use Beatport's website anymore, I use Crates," a fellow San Francisco DJ remarked to me earlier this week as we discussed finding new music. Flying under the radar of most DJs, the Crates website is built on the the Beatport API, uses your data and favorites, but makes it easier to shop for tracks. Show More Summary

Numark + ADJ’s Surge Protectors / USB Hubs Designed For DJs

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Regardless of the equipment DJs use, they're tethered to the power source for their gear. Turntables, mixers, and CDJs each need power, many controllers with audio cards sound better with their own power source, and laptops need to stay charged. Show More Summary

What Were The 10 Top Selling DJ Controllers In 2016?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We recently saw another site sharing information on the top-selling DJ controllers in 2016 - but it was based on a single online store's sales figures. In this article, we've used industry sales reports to share the top 10 selling DJ controllers in 2016. The post What Were The 10 Top Selling DJ Controllers In 2016? appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta Feature Walkthrough

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A new version of Serato DJ - 1.9.6 - went in to a public beta last week. There's a number of features in this new update to the popular DJ software, especially for DVS users. To get a better handle on what the new features are and how...Show More Summary

Technics Set To Release A Black SL-1210GR Turntable

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

At CES, we first caught wind of the Technics SL-1200GR, a lower-cost version of the new generation of turntables. At £1,300 / $1,600, it's still not a cheap DJ turntable. That said, a surprise over-the-weekend press release came in, announcing not only a new all-black SL-1210GR model, but also reaffirming Technics' commitment to DJs. Show More Summary

DJ Fong Fong’s SliderKut Scratching Tool Heads To Kickstarter

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

About a year ago we first saw a prototype of an incredibly unique bit of turntablism kit that removes the turntable altogether: the SliderKut. First imagined and championed by 2012 DMC Online World Champion DJ Fong Fong, the SliderKut...Show More Summary

MixBox2: A Super-Simple DJ Set Recording Device For iOS

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

One of the more annoying processes in the current digital DJ world is recording, processing, and publishing a mix or live DJ set. Setting up a digital recorder, checking levels, making sure you have the right cables, batteries, etc is only half the battle. Show More Summary

Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta: DVS Updates, Performance Enhancements

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A brand new version of Serato DJ 1.9.6 has gone into Public Beta today - with a host of improvements focusing around DJ workflow, DVS control adjustments, and stability enhancements for the software on a whole. Keep reading for the complete list straight from Serato HQ. The post Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta: DVS Updates, Performance Enhancements appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Top Wellness Tips For DJs, From 8 Experienced DJs

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

For many DJs, the rigors of club life can often create more problems than we're prepared to handle. In the most extreme of circumstances, nonstop gigs can reap havoc on one's career, health, and personal life. In today's feature, DJTT...Show More Summary

Start DJing Now: Five Great Entry Level DJ Controllers Under $400

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Being new to the DJ/Producer world often is confusing, with all the constantly changing available technology. How many kinds of entry level DJ controllers are there? What software do you use? Just choosing the right DJ software can be difficult - let alone a controller to go along it. Show More Summary

Serato DJ Pro Tips: How To Install Audio Drivers Before A Gig

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We're starting a brand new Serato DJ series focused around quick pro tips from real DJs. Today, Marc Santaromana shares a tip on how Serato users can install audio drivers before going to a venue. Learn why it's so important and watch a quick video explanation inside. The post Serato DJ Pro Tips: How To Install Audio Drivers Before A Gig appeared first on DJ TechTools.

NAMM 2017: Full Of Prototypes + Missing DJ Brands

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

There’s been a small bump of news for DJ and production technology for NAMM 2017, but on the whole, the convention felt a bit lackluster compared to years past. Keep reading for an overview of what we saw that was new, and what booths were missing at the show. Show More Summary

If These DJ Mixers From Casio and NI Were Real, They Would Have Won NAMM 2017

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A pair of DJ mixer images cropped up this morning. One's of a four-channel Kontrol Z4, and the other is a Casio/Serato branded Vestax-style mixer, the XW-SM1. They're both very well-done Photoshop creations. But if they had been announced...Show More Summary

ST.150 M2 + STR8.150 M2: Stanton Updates Turntables at NAMM 2017

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

While on the whole NAMM 2017 has been very quiet, we managed to get the scoop on a new pair of updated turntables from Stanton. The new STR8.150 M2 and ST.150 M2 units are coming soon – ST.150 M2 + STR8.150 M2 Turntables Product: ST.150...Show More Summary

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