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Blog Post Archive

djay Pro comes to iPhone: Haptic Feedback, 3D Touch

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Have you used the desktop version of DJay Pro for Mac or iPad and wished for the same functionality on your iPhone? Algoriddim just launched a new iPhone application that brings more pro features seen only on Mac/iPad versions of their djay software. Show More Summary

The Most Original / Most Boring DJs of 2016

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Some touring DJs will play a very different sets every time you see them. Others will stick to a successful formula that works well for them. And sadly, some DJs play the exact same set of songs every single time they play a show for an entire tour. Keep reading to find out which DJs are […] The post The Most Original / Most Boring DJs of 2016 appeared first on DJ TechTools.

The 2 (or 3) Songs DJs Most Often Mixed Together in 2016

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Ever wondered what songs other DJs are mixing together? How unique or common are these mixes? In this article we reveal some of the most commonly mixed tracks and sequences in 2016. Keep reading for the full data and mix details! The post The 2 (or 3) Songs DJs Most Often Mixed Together in 2016 appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-SZ2: Serato DJ Controller Gets Update

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A month ahead of NAMM 2017, Pioneer DJ is announcing a brand new version of their top-of-the-line Serato DJ controller, the DDJ-SZ2. This incremental upgrade adds new dedicated controls for Serato DJ expansion packs, new oscillator sounds, and improved jog wheel latency. Show More Summary

How To Sequence Serato Cue Points in Ableton Live

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Two months ago we featured a unique way of recording + sequencing Serato cue points by using a hardware sequencer. The DJ behind the idea, John Type, is back with a new concept: using Ableton to sequence cue points played on a MIDI mixer (or any cue point controller). The post How To Sequence Serato Cue Points in Ableton Live appeared first on DJ TechTools.

SoundCloud Contradicts Founder’s Interview, Will Still Take Down DJ Mixes

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A week ago, DJ media seemed ready to celebrate based on one interview. SoundCloud's founder went on record and promised that all DJ mixes were safe on the platform, and that takedowns would cease. But Soundcloud's official blog has finally...Show More Summary

Features That Should Be Standard On CDJs/Media Players in 2017

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

2016 is almost over! In the DJ world, a lot attention starts to focus on new products that might be introduced at NAMM in January. As suggested by a DJTT reader, we're compiling a list of features that need to be on CDJs / DJ media players released in 2017 and beyond. Show More Summary

Artificial Intelligence In Music Production: What Does It Mean For Artists?

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

2016 has been a year full of applying artificial intelligence to all kinds of problems. A lot of DJs and music producers are starting to wonder how these technologies could be implemented in their fields. In this article, DJTT's Steven...Show More Summary

Maschine 2.5.5 gets Ableton Link Support

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Maschine and Traktor now come with Ableton Link for simple, reliable syncing across multiple applications and devices. Check out this video demonstrating how to use Ableton Link with Maschine Jam and Traktor Kontrol S4 for spontaneous...Show More Summary

Testing Soundcloud’s Claims That DJ Mixes Are Safe From Copyright Takedown

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

As originally reported by the German site Groove, Soundcloud founder Eric Wahlforss is claiming that DJ mixes can now be legally uploaded. We decided to test out his claims - and today we're going to start uploading DJ mixes that were previously taken down. Show More Summary

3 Finger Drumming Soundpack Creation Secrets From A Master

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Choke has put out some amazing finger drumming soundpack videos recently - including the new "Kubrik" video (below). Find out the secrets behind his compelling soundpacks in today's tutorial. Get these exclusive tips directly from Choke in today's article. The post 3 Finger Drumming Soundpack Creation Secrets From A Master appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Holiday Gift Guide for DJs & Producers: 2016 Edition

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

The winter holidays are upon us! With the holidays comes a season of gift-giving to the people who matter to you. Whether you need to find gifts for your DJ friends, studio producer colleagues, or even just ideas for hints to send to your parents or relatives, we’ve put together another holiday gift guide for your use. Show More Summary

Rekordbox 4.2.5 Update Out Now: SP1 Support, Video Improvements

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

A brand new version of the Rekordbox DJ software, 4.2.5, has just been released. In it are a whole host of bug fixes alongside a serious set of updates to the Rekordbox video Plus Pack. Keep reading for the details. The post Rekordbox 4.2.5 Update Out Now: SP1 Support, Video Improvements appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Vinyl Sales > Digital Downloads? It Happened Last Week In The U.K.

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Who would have thought, ten years ago, that vinyl would undergo a major resurgence in popularity? This old school music medium has continued to gain popularity, while other forms of purchased music have dropped off. According to a report...Show More Summary

Kado: Suggest Tracks Based On Thousands of DJ Sets

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Since the move to digital stores, the process of finding new tracks for DJ sets has remained relatively stagnant. A new app, Kado, intelligently cross-references hundreds of thousands of DJ sets to find high-quality related tracks that will mix well together. Show More Summary

How Can Promoters + DJs Keep Events Safe?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

On Friday night, the local electronic nightlife community here in the Bay Area experienced a terrible tragedy: a massive fire at an underground venue in Oakland. The event was a showcase of DJs and live electronic musicians. We've heard from many local DJTT friends and community members who have been affected by the disaster. Show More Summary

Will Assembly Line Robot DJs Take Over for Turntablists ? Not Yet.

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

The last year has been full of new advancements in machine learning, automated jobs, and artificial intelligence. In a new heavily-branded video making the rounds, a robot designed for vehicle manufacturing jobs "learns how to scratch" from DJ Yoda. Show More Summary

Mixvibes Cross: Ableton Link on Android

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

French software company Mixvibes has broken new ground with an announcement of Ableton Link integration on their two softwares, Remixlive and Mixvibes Cross. Link has been adopted by Serato, Traktor, and many iOS apps - but this is the first software that includes support on Android devices. Show More Summary

SpinTools: Alternative to iTunes For DJs Coming Soon?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Organizing your music as a digital DJs is an underwhelming and often frustrating experience. Many DJs have years of history in iTunes, others have organized their tracks within Serato, Traktor, or Rekordbox. No one has really built a...Show More Summary

Mine Modular Controller: Put Faders, Buttons, Knobs Where You Want Them

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

From the coming soon on Kickstarter department, meet the Mine modular controller. It's a MIDI controller with removable modules that lock into to a circuit board. Keep reading to learn about this boutique controller project! The post Mine Modular Controller: Put Faders, Buttons, Knobs Where You Want Them appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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