DJ TechTools' latest music concept turns the tables on traditional DJ paradigms, removing the dj booth and putting the crowd in control of the music. Built for Richie Hawtin's Enter party this summer in Ibiza, 12 independent touch wheels on a large circular table allow people to play one instrument in an evolving "dj mix" running through Ableton Live. This is by far our most ambitious controller ever - and the first that requires multiple people to play together. In today's article, we finally reveal the background of Orbit, and take you behind the scenes of this remarkable project.
Native Instruments have pushed a new update to Traktor DJ, bringing it to version 1.4, and adding a few commonly-requested features to the iOS app.
We don’t often share DJ competitions that we spot online to because there are so many out there. Many of them give bedroom DJs a chance to get on the big stage, get a an awesome gear/cash prize, or even get a chance to learn from some of the greats. That being said, Mixcloud has […]
Ean played Richie Hawtin‘s ENTER. party at Ibiza’s Space club last week – and it seems like they had a bit of time on their hands to develop a concept for a brand new controller (although it might not make it past Milton Bradley’s legal department). Check out their design in this video from Hawtin’s […]
Talking with always-eclectic Rob da Bank at the International Music Summit in Ibiza last week, DJ-legend Fatboy Slim chatted in detail about the “world of EDM,” touching on a huge range of topics from his battle with alcoholism to the superstar DJ’s new approach to playing modern festivals like Ultra. Check out the video here: From 35:00 on […]
Designed and hosted by the infamous Pete Tong, it’s hard not to think of the IMS in Ibiza as a TED convention for dance music and DJs. The summit, which took place last week, is a yearly gathering of industry mavens with a central goal of advancing discussion on electronic dance music culture. IMS has […]
If you haven’t seen Scratch, Maestro, and It’s All Gone Pete Tong, you’re missing out. But most of us have seen these DJ classics – so we decided to investigate the lesser-known gems that really get to the heart of DJ culture and that you can watch right now! Put the popcorn in the microwave […]