At the end of April, the DJ Techtools team went to the Further Future festival in Nevada, with one goal: to talk to unique DJs, bands, and producers about artistic process. In the first video from this series, we talked with Mike Relm, highly-skilled turntablist, VJ, and current DJ for The Pharcyde. Watch to learn his views on DJ technology, playing with a live rap group, and keeping his DJing style unique.
Today video DJs get some love from Inklen who have announced the release of MixEmergency 3. The latest version of the software is more powerful than its predecessors while improving the software's usability with video DJs in mind. This release fixes major bugs that hindered video processing while adding stability and support for video files. Since the release of MixEmergency 2.4. the software has been chiseled into a more defined option for video DJs.
After doing an admirable job playing catch-up last year, Mixvibes Cross 3 gives the others something to catch-up to: a well-appointed video DJing feature set with plenty of flexible mixing options, effects, recording and video sampling slots. If you’ve considered adding video to your DJ sets, you owe it to yourself to read all that Cross 3 can do.
Every DJ needs to establish their signature sound and musical style – when you’ve got that down and are playing gigs regularly, branding can be a great next step. Designing a logo is an important branding decision, as your DJ logo will appear on all of your fliers and promotional swag, so it’s worth investing […]
The life of a VJ just doesn’t have the highs and lows of a DJ’s – a VJ didn’t save anyone’s life last night, but nor are any morose British pop stars calling for them to be hanged. But what happens when a company known for designing a simple but respectable DJ application builds a […]
Jay E: 2012 WMC VJ Challenge Winning Set from ScreenWerks on Vimeo. ScreenWerks returned with a vengence to the annual Winter Music Conference VJ Challenge in Miami and walked away with the top prize: the 1st Place World Championship! Jay E had the beachfront arena rocking with a throwback-style set full of funky breaks, chunky […]