Being able to dynamically jump around within a playing track was a major innovation that Serato introduced back in ITCH. Now, every Serato user has access to the function in Serato DJ - but like many advanced features it takes a bit of work to figure out when to actually use it. Watch today's tutorial for some great techniques on using the Slicer in a DJ mix.
The other week we were lucky enough to have Australian tech house producer, live remixer, and Maschine aficionado Bass Kleph stop by the DJTT headquarters. In our interview with him, he shares some great tips for building live performances using his Maschine and breaks down a few of his more popular routines. Watch the full interview […]
The combination of Traktor and Ableton in a DJ setup is a toolkit that (for now) is unparalleled for performers looking for versatile software solutions. We’ve read plenty of tutorials on how to sync Traktor and Ableton, but where most of them stop at a simple how to, today’s video focuses on why. Learn how to use […]
It’s time for another edition of “Show Us Your DJ Setup”! This is the blog version of our popular set-up section in the DJ TechTools forum, and we’re excited to feature long-time forum member Jon Hersom (fullenglishpint) today. In case you haven’t noticed, DJ TechTools hosts one of the largest DJ communities on the internet […]
We dropped into the Thud Rumble labs recently and linked up with three members of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz: Qbert, ShortKut, and D-Styles. These three guys have been rocking the turntables and sporting some mad turntablist skills for quite a long time, so we took the opportunity to pick their brains about techniques. For those […]
Check out part 2. of this series here: http://djtechtools.com/2010/10/20/rythym-techniques-for-djscontrollerists/
The drummers fill is the key to creating energy and movement in a rhythm. That change up in the beat marks new passages, creates tension and spices up any song with a little dramatic build-up. As a dj you cant replay the drums live, but you can create your own fills out of nothing with […]