To wrap up the year, we’ve brought on venerable DJ Angelo from the UK to give us his tips and tricks on surviving and rocking a New Year’s Eve DJ set, as well as our usual tradition of finding some awesome and cheesy tracks for you to use on your parties tomorrow evening. Click through […]
Last week we looked at ten ways to get into digital DJ software for less than $100. Let’s take it to the next logical step and add some cost effective hardware controls to the software and really get into DJing on the computer. Today Ean and Chris will go through the best options for purchasing […]
It’s been another spectacular year at DJ TechTools, and we’re glad to have spent it with you all, our readers and friends. If for some reason you’re just now waking up from a cryogenic freeze-state that has lasted exactly 12 months, we wanted to take this time to bring you up to speed. For our dedicated readers, […]
Many of our readers probably know that custom in-ear monitors are used by a number of major musicians and DJs to make their on-stage performances easier and safer – but what is it about these guys that makes them so great? Are they a realistic choice for bedroom DJs, or something that one should save […]
Dear Native Instruments (and Serato Audio Research, Atomix Productions, M-Audio, Ableton AG, etc): It’s the holiday season again, and this year, we wanted to write you a letter to ask for something special – software updates! We’ve been very good this year: practicing regularly, trying out near gear, playing gigs, buying controllers, making mappings, recording mix […]
Since Christmas is just around the corner, I wanted to ship out a special present to all of our loyal readers. The brand new DJ TechTools Kontrol S4 mapping… for free! Click on the picture to watch a video demo and learn how to install it.
When it comes to DJing, controllerism, turntablism and the like, all too often we think of things from a purely club based angle when there’s rich potential for many techniques in the context of routine based DJing. Making your own showcases with a looper is just one of those techniques…
In case you’ve been out of the world record loop for the past few days, Australian DJ Smokin Joe Mekhael is in the middle of what he’s hoping will be the longest DJ set on record. At nearly 105 hours already, he’s closing in fast on the record set by Brasil’s DJ King earlier this year […]