Blog Profile / DJ TechTools


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Archived Since:June 18, 2010

Blog Post Archive

First Details Of Rane DJ’s Twelve Controller + Seventy-Two Mixer

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Rane DJ's Twelve is a turntable-sized, motorized MIDI controller. Their Seventy-Two is a battle mixer with a clear goal: winning the throne back from the DJM-S9. Keep reading for all the first details.   The post First Details Of Rane DJ’s Twelve Controller + Seventy-Two Mixer appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Tinnitus Treatments + Therapies: 2017 Update

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Far too many DJs and musicians suffer from chronic hearing loss. It's a big risk in our industry, when exposure to loud noise at regular intervals is often regarded as "part of the job." Many with hearing loss also develop tinnitus - a chronic ringing in the ears. Show More Summary

Why Every DJ Should Be Making Edits

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In today's article, DJTT contributor Tenova is back with an article all about the importance of making your own edits. Taking tracks and chopping up their song structure to make them easier or more fun to mix into a DJ set is a great practice. Show More Summary

Rane Seventy-Two Serato DJ Mixer Revealed At DMC USA Championships

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In a sneaky move just ahead of their official product announcement, Rane DJ has shared their brand new battle mixer, dubbed the Seventy-Two. The new mixer was a surprise first place prize for the DMC USA Finals Champion, DJ Perly. Keep...Show More Summary

DJM-900NXS vs Xone:92: Which Has Better Audio?

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

This week we spotted an amazing video posted by Josh Billings on YouTube, a resident DJ in the Orange County area. He's taken two mainstays of the DJ mixer world and analyzed the signals produced by each to find what the audio quality is of each. The post DJM-900NXS vs Xone:92: Which Has Better Audio? appeared first on DJ TechTools.

“Arcade Attack” – All Video Game Samples In MF64 Routine

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Tim Murray posted a new performance video featuring all retro video game samples. Watch the live drumstep performance, then learn where the sounds came from, including using images of Pacman and Mario as synth wavetables! The post “Arcade Attack” – All Video Game Samples In MF64 Routine appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Rane DJ Returns: What Will They Launch This Month?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

What's happened to Rane DJ after the company was suddenly bought by InMusic last year? DJs will find out later this month with a new product release on the horizon. Keep reading to get our speculation! The post Rane DJ Returns: What Will They Launch This Month? appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Pioneer Announces DJM-750MK2 Mixer With FX Frequency + Send/Return

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A brand new 4-channel mixer has just been added to the Pioneer DJ mixer line: the DJM-750MK2. Pioneer DJ is framing it it as an "at home" equal to the DJM-900NXS2 club standard - with features, design elements, and build quality that reflect the top-of-line model. Show More Summary

Review: Serato Sample Plug-in Turns DJ Libraries Into Sample Packs

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

What happens when a DJ software company makes a powerful sampling VST? Serato Sample is an incredible new tool for producers, read our review now. The post Review: Serato Sample Plug-in Turns DJ Libraries Into Sample Packs appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Converting A Dead CDJ-1000MK3 To A MIDI Controller

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In a followup to last month's CDJ-1000MK1 conversion project, DJ Legion has hacked the more modern CDJ-1000MK3. In a highly detailed series of videos, DJ gear technician Lee Smith walks viewers through his complete process of taking a dead CDJ and turning into MIDI controller. The post Converting A Dead CDJ-1000MK3 To A MIDI Controller appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Splice, Noiiz, Loopcloud: Reviewing Cloud Based Production Services

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Cloud based production services are becoming a dominant new set of tools for producers. Read our comparative review of three such services - Noiiz, Splice Sounds, and Loopcloud. The post Splice, Noiiz, Loopcloud: Reviewing Cloud Based Production Services appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Video: Shawn Wasabi “OTTER POP” Midi Fighter 64 Routine

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Button pusher extraordinaire, Shawn Wasabi, is back with a new style of performance video not to be missed. He even includes the audible click of the Midi Fighter 64's genuine Japanese arcade buttons in the video, making this video especially interesting for finger drummers. The post Video: Shawn Wasabi “OTTER POP” Midi Fighter 64 Routine appeared first on DJ TechTools.

DDJ to CDJs: Practicing For CDJs With A Pioneer DJ Controller

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A DJ can use these DDJ controllers to prepare for using CDJs. Read on to learn how to get used to and practice using a CDJ setup at home using a DDJ-RX, DDJ-SX2, and similar. The post DDJ to CDJs: Practicing For CDJs With A Pioneer DJ Controller appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Why SoundCloud Bursting Would Be A Loss For DJs, Producers

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Love them or hate them, the online music platform Soundcloud has been a fundamental force in the development of modern DJ and production cultures. Today, contributor Steven Maude explores why and how a sudden implosion of the site would be so devastating. The post Why SoundCloud Bursting Would Be A Loss For DJs, Producers appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Decoding Pioneer Pro Link: Connect CDJs To Ableton Link

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

What if Pioneer DJ's proprietary Pro Link data stream wasn't hidden, but instead accessible to any device connected to it? In today's article, guest contributor Jon Feldman takes a closer look at a new project that allows DJs to use the data passed between your CDJs to sync with an Ableton Link Clock or trigger MIDI/OSC messages. Show More Summary

B2B Games To Play With Your DJ Friends

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Ever been in a social setting with a number of DJs who all want to hang out, but everyone brought their USB drives / laptops / vinyl wanting to play a few tracks? A group back to back session is in order! Instead of simply handing over...Show More Summary

Practice DJ Techniques With Everyday Objects

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

To obsessive DJs, it's easy to look around the entire world and view it as a dance floor just waiting to happen. But when you don't have your decks in front of you, how is a DJ to practice? For a fun Friday article, we thought it would...Show More Summary

Routine: DJ Cable and DJ Complexion Rock the Denon MC7000

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Out of London comes a grime, bass heavy routine from DJ Cable and DJ Complexion. This dual performance features both DJs taking turns to scratch tracks, finger-drum samples, and mix a tight routine all while using the same controller, Denon DJ MC7000. Show More Summary

Why Every DJ Should Understand The 5 Rhythms Dance System

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Imagine there was a DJ who could reliably get a group of people to dance wildly for several hours on a Sunday mornings with no drugs or alcohol. You'd probably assume they must be an amazing DJ! Getting people to dance - even with social...Show More Summary

MidiVolve: Max for Live Riff Generator

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

UK electronic music musicians Coldcut are now offering their MidiVolve tool in the Ableton Max for Live pack store. This M4L device is an arpeggiator, riff generator, and a sequencer all in one device. For producers who are hitting a...Show More Summary

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