The art of manipulating and interacting with music through controllers has come a long way in the past 10 years. Today’s dynamic internet has proven to be an excellent delivery medium for new ideas and DJ focused videos have flourished with each new development in hardware and software technology. The area in which we have not seen […]
It’s time to dust off your meanest looks, hardest beats and best controller tricks. There is a San Francisco controller battle this weekend hosted by LoveTech and sponsored by DJ TechTools. DJs from around the nation are converging to bash buttons, crank knobs and earn eternal controllerism glory!
Last week we looked at a heap of components that are commonly used in DJ controllers. On one hand, having a better understanding of a component’s capabilities should allow you to make more informed judgements about the right “off the shelf controller” for you. On the other hand – a more adventurous, rebellious hand – […]
Serato Scratch is a very popular tool for DJs around the world but one area it lacks strength is in MIDI mapping capacity. For that reason, we set out to create a mapping for the Midi-Fighter that broke new technical ground. The Midi-Fighter mapping for Serato, does exactly that by using scripts to control modifiers […]
Every solid organization needs a group of dedicated workers to help invent masterpieces, balance the unbalanceable, fight fires, and occasionally mash a few arcade buttons that were getting a bit too cocky. There’s an absolute deluge of work here at DJ Techtools recently – with the launch of the Midi Fighter Pros and the new […]
Today we’re going to take a quick look into the wonderful world of the controllers we poke, push, pull, twist and waggle on a daily basis. Maybe you’re building your own controller, or maybe you’re looking into buying a controller and need to know exactly what each control will be most useful for. Maybe you’ve […]
With advanced effects getting more and more important for DJs to have in their arsenal, Sugarbytes’ Turnado thinks it has the answer by putting eight knobs of sound mauling and an omnipotent fader at your fingertips. Let’s see just how much mangling they can take.
For your viewing pleasure I offer up a quick demo of two models from our new, sold out Midi Fighter Pro series. Instead of a technically complex routine, this video shows a improv exploration of the unit’s performance section that can be enjoyed by DJs and controllerists of all skill levels. The MF Pro series […]