2016 has brought a mass popularity to live streaming video on the web. In the DJ world, this has meant even more opportunities to play in front of a digital audience. However, many DJs have encountered resistance due to copyright issues. In this article, we take a closer look at how copyright law plays (or doesn’t […]
Remember that era just after turntables, and just before CDs, when magnetic cassette tapes were the music medium of choice? While tapes never took off as DJing tools, the ScrubBoard uses the same technology for a unique hybrid tool. Watch a brand new video of it in action in today’s article.
We first heard of Qbert's Thud Rumble working with Intel over a year ago, with the goal to bring microcomputers into the DJ booth and eventually replace laptops. Yesterday, at Intel's IDF keynote, Qbert showed off a prototype of their Invader mixer - with a touchscreen display showing Traktor Pro on the mixer. Keep reading for what we know so far.
Putting performance pads on DJ controller is the common refrain of the market in the last few years, and Hercules' just-announced DJControl Instinct P8 is no exception. This new controller is a remake of a previous budget Hercules' with a few changes - keep reading to learn more.
Serato should win the prize for “most often updated DJ software” – because they continue to keep rolling out new updates. Today, Serato DJ 1.9.3 went into public beta, incorporating a new sampler with additional slots, and an improved MIDI mapping interface. Read on for the details.
Denon DJ has announced a brand new DJ controller, the MC7000, a feature-heavy 4-channel unit with two built-in soundcards. That means that two DJs can be using the setup at the same time with two different laptops, which until now was only possible on the Pioneer DDJ-SZ. Keep reading for a video overview and all the details.
Traktor users have been patiently waiting for any type of major update to the software. We've seen advanced features like Stems come out - but there's been very little attention to the basics of DJing with the software. With this micro-update, Traktor Pro 2.10.3 there's not too much to report, although a user in our forums seems to think something is coming soon.
We've only seen quick glimpses on social media of Pioneer DJ's groundbreaking new TORAIZ SP-16 hardware sequencer. A few days ago, a series of videos were finally released that give us a better look at the unit and how it works. Get advanced, pre-release insight into this unit inside.