We’ve been staring down the barrel of a new Pioneer DJ piece of gear for the last few weeks. Today we finally are getting to see the XDJ-XZ, a brand new standalone and controller hybrid unit. The big surprise: instead of being 4 decks standalone, this unit runs as two decks standalone, and two as […]
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We rarely look all the way to the budget-minded controllers when thinking about DJing, but sometimes it’s important to think about the tools that new DJs have. In today’s sponsored review, DJTT founder Ean Golden takes a close look at the Hercules DJ Control Inpulse 300. DJControl Inpulse 300 The DJControl Inpulse 300 is a […]
TL;DR – It’s the SC5000 with a spinning platter. Need more than that? Here’s an extensive review of the motorized jogwheel member of the Prime ecosystem. Since DJTT’s Dan White already wrote a comprehensive review of the original SC5000, this won’t be a full review of the unit. Rather it’s primarily a look at how […]
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We have long enjoyed SOUNTEC’s high-powered remixes on various pad and button controllers. This week he put out a brand new routine that’s a powerful remix of a Bollywood song, and is even including the project file for aspiring finger drummers to try themselves. Here’s the link for the project file download This two-handed routine […]
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Say hello to the DDJ-XP2 – this is a new accessory controller designed for use in either the Rekordbox/CDJ ecosystem or alongside Serato DJ Pro. The controller not only maintains the original functionality of the DDJ-XP1, but also adds a ton of new exclusive features in each of the softwares it works with. Keep reading […]
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DJ Techtools regularly sits down with a veteran club DJ to ask them about their “worst night ever” at the club. While Justin has been a staple on the East Coast for over 10 years, he’s most commonly seen bouncing back and forth between his home state of Ohio and Las Vegas. With residencies all […]
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What makes a great piece of beginner DJ gear? In today’s article, we’ll dive into a few ideas about starter DJ equipment and seek to provide a clear path for a DJ who – today – says they want to start DJing. The Needs Of A Beginner DJ There’s a number of things to take […]
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Meet Pioneer DJ's newest controller: yes, it's a DDJ-1000SRT for the Serato DJ Pro.
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This month, DJTT contributor Matthew Thomas is stepping in for this month’s edition of Nightmares in Clubland. This series has us asking veteran club DJs about their “worst night ever” while DJing. You can often learn a lot from these less than ideal nights nights – and have a laugh looking back on them. This […]
Coming out of beta today is the brand new update Serato DJ Pro 2.2 (as well as Serato DJ Lite 1.2). The update finally brings two highly-requested features to the Serato DJ software, Day Mode and Play Count, as well as a number of smaller improvements. Keep reading for details, watch the overview video, or […]
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M4SONIC was one of the early YouTube finger drumming pioneers, launching into fame in the same era as Madeon did. These early videos helped make live pad performances seem accessible and easy for everyone nearly seven years ago.
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MONTREAL, Quebec — June 25, 2019 — Matrox® is excited to announce that its Monarch EDGE 4K/multi-HD encoders, QuadHead2Go™ multi-monitor controllers, Extio™ 3 IP KVM extenders, Maevex 6120 dual 4K enterprise encoder were the recipients of four prestigious Best of Show Awards at InfoComm 2019. The InfoComm Best of Show Awards were evaluated by a panel ...
Le Mine S est un contrôleur MIDI modulaire multi protocole et intelligent conçu pour donner le pouvoir de créer et piloter vos logiciels de musique, de VJing, show lumière ou montage vidéo. Le Mine S permet de créer votre propre ergonomie en fonction du logiciel utilisé, il est compatible MIDI, HID, OSC, DMX et Art-Net. 6 types de modules encastrables avec du potentiomètre, du bouton sensitif à LED RGB et double bouton toggle et on/off, du jog infini, du slider et du bouton blank. Mine S est capable de reconnaître la position, l’orientation et le type de module inséré. Opérationnel sur Windows et Mac via USB et MIDI IN et OUT, la bestiole est proposée sur Indiegogo en ce moment pour 285 $ en configue minimum. Sortie prévue en novembre de cette année, la campagne vient de dépasser les objectifs à 122 %, il reste 16 jours. Special Waves est une compagnie italienne, elle proposera des mises à jour du firmware régulièrement.
Every once in a while there are DJ technology products that give us flashbacks here at DJTT. Modular MIDI controllers are one of those topics – many people have come to the conclusion that a build-it-yourself MIDI controller that can be re-assembled on the fly is a great idea. But it’s rare to see these […]
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There are a lot of threads from new VJs asking about the best way to get started VJing. While some of the advice may be useful, it can quickly become an overwhelming avalanche of information. What’s Projection Mapping?? Midi vs. OSC?? Is there a standard when it comes to VJing?? Instead of giving you more things to learn, I’m […]
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