By and large, the DJ gear that someone chooses doesn't effect how "good" or "real" of a DJ they are. But for DJs that play hundreds of shows in a year, the gear makes a big difference to consistently and comfortably being able to perform. Today we've put together a collection of the gear inside of some of the world's favorite DJs and live producers - read on.
For every controller that hits shelves, there are always a few more great ideas that don’t see serious play time. Today we look back at those conceptual products that got us all excited but never delivered the goods. Plus, to really spice it up, we are giving away two unreleased controllers to a few lucky […]
DJ Times announced yesterday the results of their poll to find the ten best DJs in America as determined by popular vote, with Markus Schulz landing the number one spot. But of special interest to us is the number of producers (and two foreigners!) who have made it onto this list – continued signs of […]
The Mau5 recently stirred up a shit storm by calling out himself and his fellow superstar performers for doing little more than “pressing play” on stage. Just a few days before the controversial article in Rolling Stone magazine, I asked “Where are the real EDM rockstars?” in my own op-ed here on DJ TechTools. The […]
Prior to the release of this year’s well-known DJ Mag Top 100 list, former DJ Mag editor Terry Church published an article detailing the complete failings of the list over the years, suggesting that the internet already has plenty of tools to determine the true popularity of DJs. We decided to take his conclusion to […]
Recently it came time to update DJ TechTools founder Ean Golden’s artist website. Since the last update was more than three years ago and a lot has changed since then, he was wondering: Does anyone even need a website anymore? Why not just focus on Facebook/Twitter and ditch the .com altogether? Since you’re probably wondering […]