In late April of this year, we took a look at a DIY project that brought a built-in DVS system to a Technics SL-1200 turntable. Now there's a brand new update that brings a display module with built-in waveform and browsing views. Has this become the ultimate Technics mod?
What if you didn't have to plug your laptop into your DJ setup - but still could be able to access all of your tracks and use control vinyl? PiDeck, a new project from 64 Studio, combines a Raspberry Pi microcomputer with xwax open source DJ software. The result is a lightweight, laptop-free DJing solution that you can quickly put a USB key into and start mixing. Read on for videos and an overview.
We're big fans of our northern neighbors here at DJ Techtools, and it looks like the folks over at Serato have noticed how big DJ culture has become in much of Canada. They've put out a brand new set of records, the first in their Control Vinyl Country Series, the Limited Edition Canada Control Vinyl.
DJing is usually an independent act. An independent DJ and their decks run the club but not in the world of team DJ competitions. DMC hosts the DJ Team Championship every year and in 2014 9'O Clock stole the trophy. The team is composed of three DJs who each have a mixer and a turntable to cut up tracks during their routine. The DJs aren't mixing back to back but they reach musical connection as they all scratch at the same time. Watch their winning routine below.
Everybody makes mistakes – but rarely do they present such a gear-acquisition opportunity as this one. If you’re a Serato Scratch Live DJ, you’re in luck – Serato spelled the word “Official” wrong on their latest control vinyl printing. Instead of printing new labels or letting the misprints live in a warehouse for the next […]
Our moderators on the DJ TechTools forums recently held an awesome contest in the Show Your Setup sub-form that we kicked off almost exactly a year ago. The contest saw some incredible setups, but only one could be the winner, as forum members voted to determine the best of the bunch. Take a look inside […]
Spotted over this last weekend was a new version of the DJ Player application for iPad – you might recognize it as the platform on which the popular Red Bull BPM DJ applications run. DJ Player looks like it’s about to throw a wrench into how people view iOS solutions for DJing, as the video […]