Jumping on the momentum that yesterday’s leak produced, the full details and official announcements have come from the Pioneer, Serato Audio, and Traktor camps. Our complete lack of factual information has been remedied: the Pioneer DDJ-T1 will arrive in February 2011 with a price tag of $1299/£899, while the DDJ-S1 will be released in March for a heavier […]
This brand new video is the latest installment in NI’s teaser campaign. It shows off some upcoming products, namely a new Traktor Software and some mysterious hardware but does not reveal what they actually are. Continue reading for some close ups.
Although widely rumored, its looking official, Pioneer is finally jumping on board the controller craze. They have been working on 2 models, 1 for Traktor (DDJ-T1) and one for Serato (DDJ-S1). Both are basically identical in layout but equipped with specific features for each software. We have known this was coming for a while but Pioneer […]
Almost exactly 4 years ago Vestax created the worlds first serious Dj midi controller and it sparked a whirlwind of copycats and excitement. Since that time, software has matured, controllerism became official and Vestax brought out a newer MK2 model to mixed reviews. Sadly, we must report, that after a solid run and many 9th […]
“They just feel right” is a common sentiment often used to describe the increasingly popular arcade button. We cant be sure if it’s because of their smooth, spring-loaded action or years of nostalgia packed into each press but ever since Ean’s first famous arcade mod, DJs from around the world have been adopting 20 year […]
All of you Ableton heads out there have probably used the beat repeat effect but I suspect most have never strayed far from the basics. By activating beat repeats manually (instead of by chance), you can take away the randomness and make the repeats happen when you want. When you use more than one copy of the effect […]
Yes, it’s that time of year. The traditional juncture where we all decide what to change about the most important areas of our lives. Since this site and the community we have built is terribly important to all of us at DJ TechTools- I have resolved to make it even better in 2011. Continue reading […]
We have been working deep in the DJ TechTools labs in development of some seriously cool technology and I want to share a little glimpse of it with you! The video above showcases one of 2 custom controllers built for Amp Live (of Zion I). They feature several notable new features including light shows, super […]