All good things must come to an end and in the world of music some people believe it is time to part ways with Soundcloud. In a recent site-wide takedown fiasco many DJs and producers began to post on social media about their distaste with Soundcloud. The site is being pinned down by the major three record labels as they threaten the site with copyright laws. This becomes a big problem for DJs who want to post mixes, mashups, and remixes while also being a problem for DJs when it comes to finding new music. For DJs ready to jump ship below is a handful of sites that may be your new home for music.
With Digital DJ software, DJs have several creative tools at their disposal: 4 decks, multiple FX, and sample decks such as the Serato DJs SP-6 sampler player or Traktor Pro 2’s remix decks. These sample decks can be loaded with one shot samples, loops, instrumentals and acapellas for remixing. Today Ryan Dejaegher shares 5 sources for great samples, loops, instrumentals, and acapellas to load into your sample decks.
As digital DJ software continues to incorporate more features, it often seems like we rely on our program of choice to do everything – from organization to metadata to actually playing the tracks. At the same time, the number of software engineers in the world has grown dramatically – meaning there are more tools being […]
It’s New Year’s Eve again, and it seems like it just a few months ago that DJ Angelo was handing out some very practical advice for DJs playing the biggest night of the year. The DJTT staff is still on holiday break, in a TechTools tradition, I’ve put together some of the best resources for […]
While Halloween is predominantly celebrated in the US, many of our readers enjoy the Mexican equivalent, Día de los Muertos, and many European countries get into the fun by donning costumes and letting their alter egos free. Like any holiday festivity, the amateurs come out to play – but it also presents an opportunity to lace your sets with […]