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Blog Post Archive

SpinTools: Alternative to iTunes For DJs Coming Soon?

2 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

2 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.

Black Friday / Cyber Monday 2016 Deal Roundup

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

We’ve started rounding up the best DJ Black Friday deals that have popped up in the DJTT email inbox. Do you have something you’re looking to get this year? Today through Monday are awesome days to try to get massive prices savings.Show More Summary

Serato DJ 1.9.5 Public Beta: CDJ-2000NXS2 + DJM-900NXS2 Support

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Serato has launched a brand new public beta of Serato DJ 1.9.5. This new beta will focus on a number bugfixes and stability improvements. The main feature? Support for Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 players and DJM-900NXS2 mixers. Read on for details and to join the beta. Show More Summary

Technics DVS Mod Update: Waveform Display In 45 Adapter Slot

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

In late April of this year, we took a look at a DIY project that brought a built-in DVS system to a Technics SL-1200 turntable. Now there's a brand new update that brings a display module with built-in waveform and browsing views. Has this become the ultimate Technics mod? The post Technics DVS Mod Update: Waveform Display In 45 Adapter Slot appeared first on DJ TechTools.

2016 Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale + $500 Giveaway

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Once again we're kicking off our annual week-long DJ and producer gear sale! This year, instead of rushing to a big corporate store for faceless savings and long lines, shop with DJ Techtools. We're an independent small business that has a long history of supporting DJs and DJ culture. Show More Summary

Arturia DrumBrute: Mad Zach’s First Look + Feature Overview

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

One of the best things about having outboard gear in a studio is being able to completely ignore your computer and focus on the hardware. That’s why so much analog, standalone gear keeps hitting the market. The Arturia DrumBrute is a new drum machine that packs a punch at a budget-friendly $449. Show More Summary

Review: Remotify Makes Ableton Control Surfaces Scripts A Snap

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Remotify is a platform to challenge the unknown void of scripting in Ableton and bring custom control surfaces to the masses. To many, Ableton scripting is a dark world full of confusion and endless frustration. In this complex world, it seems like only the truly worthy are able to unlock the mysteries coded in Python. Show More Summary

Wireless TMA-2: Modular Headphones Gain Bluetooth Headband

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Danish headphone company famous for its modular architecture AIAIAI just launched its latest addition to its TMA-2 family: a “smart” headband called the H05 that transforms the TMA-2 into a fully wireless pair of headphones. This move...Show More Summary

Inside Ableton Loop: A Hands-On Summit For Music Makers

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Now in its second year, Loop, a temporary faculty-installation organized by Ableton, brought together pro-users and enthusiasts in Berlin for a long-weekend of panel discussions, workshops and performances. DJ Techtools’ Dan Cole was...Show More Summary

DIY: Make A DJ Controller Case From A Suitcase

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

There's an entire industry surrounding protective cases for musical equipment gear. Specialized hard and soft road cases exist for almost every piece of equipment. But instead of spending hundreds of dollars, what could you make from...Show More Summary

Is Denon DJ Going To Release A CDJ-Killer?

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Earlier this week, Denon DJ (part of InMusic group) released product teaser video, titled “#ChangeYourRider 2017”. We traditionally don't enjoy over-hyped teaser videos, but it's exciting to see a potential competitor to Pioneer DJ's stronghold on media players make some noise. Show More Summary

Will Music + DJ Gear Manufacturers Adopt USB-C?

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Along with some PC notebooks and Android phones, Apple’s new MacBook Pro exclusively features USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 connections for power and data. In today's article, we've compiled the benefits and headaches of USB-C for DJs and electronic musicians. Show More Summary

Sharing DJ Mixes On Facebook + YouTube

2 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Recording and distributing a DJ mix might be easier than ever, but when you're sharing your mix online, how do you reach people? In an era of video-focused content, audio-only DJ mixes are becoming more difficult to easily share on social media. Show More Summary

Ill Gates: 5 Studio Workflow Techniques

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

When ill.Gates waxes poetic on music production processes, it’s clear that he’s spent uncountable hours in the studio. In today’s video, he shares some of his most valuable tips for anyone taking on the creative process of producing....Show More Summary

DJ Player 9: An iOS DJ App Crowdsourced Over Slack

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

DJ software isn't easy to build. Developers and management have customer data that only goes so far when it comes to building a product DJs will enjoy using compared to others. For a small software company to go up against NI or Serato there are a lot more hurdles to overcome with (usually) a much smaller budget. Show More Summary

BLOCKS: Modular iOS Music Creation Gear From ROLI

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

ROLI, the company behind the unique Seaboard RISE touch keyboards, rolled out a new product line today: BLOCKS. They're modular control surfaces, quickly attached together to expand from a single touch pad to full array of modules. Keep...Show More Summary

Radius 2: A New 2-Channel Rotary Analog DJ Mixer

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

Earlier this year we highlighted a variety of analog rotary mixers being made by independent companies, and the list continues to grow. Two British companies, MasterSounds and Union Audio, have teamed up to create the simple-but-unique Radius 2 DJ mixer. Show More Summary

PiDeck: Standalone DVS Control On Raspberry Pi

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

What if you didn't have to plug your laptop into your DJ setup - but still could be able to access all of your tracks and use control vinyl? PiDeck, a new project from 64 Studio, combines a Raspberry Pi microcomputer with xwax open source DJ software. Show More Summary

USB-C Only: What Solutions Will DJs + Producers Need?

3 months agoMusic / Dance & DJ : DJ TechTools

For many DJs and producers, new Apple laptops have been important because macOS has been a historically bulletproof operating system for playing live. But with the MacBook and MacBook Pro lines both shifting to USB-C only, what do DJs...Show More Summary

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