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Numark introduces new Serato controllers: Mixtrack Platinum FX & Pro FX

Par : Rachel Black — 12 mai 2020 à 15:59

Numark is making quarantine for DJs a bit more exciting today, launching two brand-new Serato DJ controllers: the Mixtrack Platinum FX and Mixtrack Pro FX. Built to appeal to both beginner and advanced DJs alike, these controllers sit an affordable price point for anyone looking to learn, or as an upgrade for advanced DJs using Serato […]

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How DJs can stay happy and productive during a pandemic: Lessons from China

Par : Ian Louisell — 7 avril 2020 à 07:22
Quarantined DJ sign

In Shanghai, clubs closed abruptly in late January. Some have just started to reopen, with temperature and ID checks, masks, and capacity limits. Here's how DJs in China have coped with an extended shutdown.

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Embracing Lockdown: How DJs + producers are protecting their mental well-being

Par : Matty Adams — 26 mars 2020 à 22:33
Embracing Lockdown

Everyone in the dance music community has felt the impact of social isolation and a global shutdown. In today’s article, guest contributor Matty Adams has talked to nine DJs around the world about how they’re prioritizing their mental health and adjusting to our new reality. The current world isn’t easy for dance music Staring down […]

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Traktor Pro 3.3.0 is coming with XDJ-1000MK2 support, Kontrol S2/S3 get MIDI mode

Par : Dan White — 19 février 2020 à 00:44
Traktor Pro 3.3 Public Beta adds XDJ-1000MK2 support

In Native Instruments’ “Traktor Pro Public Beta Test” forum, there’s been a fair amount of activity since early January. The news is that Traktor Pro 3.3 is coming out in the near future, and a number of new features and bug fixes are included – including XDJ-1000MK2 support. At the same time, two controllers finally […]

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What the Big Five Personality Traits can tell you about what kind of DJ you are

Par : Matthew Takata — 22 janvier 2020 à 20:37
DJ personality types

What type of DJ you are might highly relate to your personality. Learn the five personality traits and what they have to do with your DJ life

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DJM-V10: Pioneer DJ’s new 6-channel mixer looks like it was designed by a techno DJ

Par : Dan White — 16 janvier 2020 à 09:01
DJM-V10 mixer from Pioneer DJ

A new DJM-V10 mixer from Pioneer DJ has 6 channels, master isolators, four band EQ, per-channel compression knobs and sends for each channel. You could be forgiven for thinking that we’re listing features on an Allen & Heath DJ mixer. The new unit is expected to be present today at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, so […]

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The Rane Seventy: a new battle mixer designed to directly compete with the DJM-S9

Par : Dan White — 14 janvier 2020 à 23:13

InMusic is on a roll with product releases this NAMM. Rane DJ is the next brand inside of the company to roll something out: the Rane Seventy mixer.  Look, we know the spec sheet already leaked over the weekend and everyone knew this release was coming. What we didn’t know was that Rane teamed up […]

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Denon DJ’s new Prime Go all-in-one standalone has a 4+ hour battery in it

Par : Dan White — 13 janvier 2020 à 15:59
Denon DJ's Prime Go

This morning Denon DJ have introduced two new pieces of hardware – the Prime 2 and Prime Go. While the Prime 2 is a pretty easy-to-understand piece of gear (think a two channel Prime 4), the Prime Go is a more advanced piece of hardware that deserves a much closer look. Keep reading for all […]

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Denon DJ’s X1850 Mixer: an aesthetic refresh and that’s about it

Par : Dan White — 9 janvier 2020 à 16:30
Denon DJ X1850 mixer NAMM 2020

We’re happy that Denon DJ is updating their Prime series players to add a few more features and a new look. At the same time, they’re also updating their flagship mixer, now the X1850 Prime. There’s very little different versus the X1800 Prime, as we’ll cover in this article. X1850 DJ Mixer Gear: X1850 Prime […]

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SC6000 + SC6000M Prime: Denon DJ Just Announced An Even Better Prime Player

Par : Dan White — 9 janvier 2020 à 15:59

Two new media players from Denon DJ take the best things about the Prime series media players and make them even better. Meet the SC6000 Prime and SC6000M Prime, two new units that have been just announced by Denon DJ moments ago. As we noted yesterday, it’s NAMM season. NAMM 2020 officially kicks off next […]

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DJ2GO2 Touch: Numark Updates Portable DJ Controller With Capacitive Jog Wheels

Par : Dan White — 8 janvier 2020 à 20:59
DJ2Go2 Touch - Numark's New Update

In the lead up to NAMM 2020 (which starts next week), we’re going to be covering a lot of new gear that’s set to hit the DJ market. Here’s the first one: Numark’s DJ2GO2 Touch, which is an incremental update of Numark’s hyper-portable pocket DJ controller. It’s largely the same as the last iteration, but […]

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Cue Points That DJs Should Set On Every Track: DJ Fundamentals

Par : Ean Golden — 30 décembre 2019 à 15:57

What prep tool can every DJ do on their tracks before they play them? Cue points! They’re a powerful tool for both planned mixes and on-the-fly routines. In this DJ Fundamentals video, Ean shares the cue points that he thinks every DJ should be setting on tracks. Watch and enjoy! Critical Cue Points to Set […]

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Sonarworks Reference 4: Can A Plugin Improve Your Mixdowns?

Par : Matthew Takata — 12 décembre 2019 à 19:36

As a music producer, there are few parts of your process more crucial than your mixdown phase. No matter what genre you’re in, properly balancing each element in your original productions can mean the difference between a club killing track and a dancefloor flop. We were highly intrigued to hear about a plugin that claims […]

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Review: Kali Audio Mountain View Bluetooth Input Module

Par : Markkus Rovito — 11 décembre 2019 à 08:21
Review - Kali Audio MV-BT Bluetooth module

if you’d like to add Bluetooth audio compatibility to your existing setup, Kali Audio has a low-cost dedicated module for you: the MV-BT. This review examines the unit’s audio quality, performance, and value.

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