The Roland AIRA TR-8 is an incredibly powerful standalone performance and production tool - but what would happen if you super-charged it with a bit of creative MIDI mapping and sound manipulation in Ableton Live? In part one of a new series, Ean shares his technique for taking the tom-tom channel on the TR-8, adding resonance to create a synthesizer-like sound, and then adding more effects on top. It makes for an expressive and fun performance tool - watch the full video inside.
Our annual weeklong sale is back and bigger than ever! Avoid the lines at Guitar Center and the other megastores by supporting your favorite DJ community this holiday season. The entire store is getting a giant discount between 15-50% , so take advantage of it while supplies last.
Spotted last week on Twitter was this crazy modified Numark Mixtrack controller from DJTT reader Zach Willett, with the jogwheels removed and two Midi Fighters dropped into the chassis. We wanted to learn more, so Zach sent over photos of the construction process and a few more details on the actual mod itself.
After months of engineering, teasing, and testing, we are ready to roll out the newest creation from our DJ TechTools labs: Chroma Cables! We took our extremely popular High Quality USB Cable, gave it a full redesign, and wrapped them in five new brilliant colors with integrated matching cable ties. All models are now shipping in the store; check out more details after the break.
TechTools supporters have been asking us in the last week if we’re doing another massive Black Friday sale this year, and the answer is a strong “Yes!” Avoid the lines at Guitar Center and the other megastores by supporting your favorite DJ community this holiday season. The entire store is getting a giant discount between […]
A few weeks ago our friend J. Espinosa (who you might recognize from his guest appearance in this DJTT tutorial on switching DJs) stopped through to show off his set that won him the Redbull Thre3style competition at the regional level here in SF. Pretty awesome routine, and check out those cool custom Dicers! (apologies […]
There are more DJs than ever before. Technology and the advent of the digital age has made it easier than ever before to begin a career as a DJ/producer. Unfortunately, it may not be enough to simply have hot tracks, the best DJing techniques in the world, exclusive (re)mixes to play in your sets, or […]
Ever since we first started making our own knobs and faders, we’ve gotten requests to make a glow-in-the-dark versions – and DJTT is excited to announce that we’re putting glowing faders in stock today. The faders are a translucent hard polypropylene plastic, and glow green after being exposed to light. They’re in the DJTT webstore store now […]