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  • Traktor 3.2.1 Released – Does A Brighter Future Beckon?

    Native Instruments has announced that Traktor 3.2.1 is now available to all users. It brings Catalina compatibility and Kontrol S3 compatibility and and a host of other improvements and fixes, but stops short of working seamlessly with the new Apple Music app… for now. Before we look at the Catalina and Music app issue, let’s … Continued The post Traktor 3.2.1 Released –... »

  • Friday Five: How To Make It Big In Your Hometown

    In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from Digital Music News on why it’s so important to build a local following first before branching out to other cities or regions. We’ve also got pieces from Decoded Magazine, DIY Musician, DJ Mag and Mixmag. Have a great weekend ahead! How To Make It … Continued The post Friday Five: How To Make It Big In Your... »

  • Podcast #37: Patrick Danaher’s Journey With Innofader

    For many in the know, Innofader is held as an example of all that’s right about boutique companies in the DJ industry. It’s a company that exists solely to make crossfaders, either so DJs can replace those that came with their DJ mixers for better performance, or for forward-looking manufacturers to fit top their gear … Continued The post Podcast #37: Patrick Danaher’s... »

  • Are You A Wedding DJ? You Need To Read This…

    Today I’ve got a story to tell – and if you’re a wedding DJ, it’s a story that could be the start of something big for you. Read on! So I guess in an article about weddings, a good place to start might be an anniversary. Let’s go with: Ours! Did you know that Digital … Continued The post Are You A Wedding DJ? You Need To Read This… appeared first on... »

  • 3 Ways To DJ With More Than 2 Decks

    The majority of high-end controllers support up to four decks playing at once. All DJs know how to play with two decks, but most never bother to learn how to incorporate decks 3 and 4. Even if you do not plan on playing more than two tracks at the same time, a third deck can … Continued The post 3 Ways To DJ With More Than 2 Decks appeared first on Digital DJ Tips. »

  • ADE 2019: “Streaming Is Here, But Pro DJs Still Need Convincing”

    Digital DJ Tips founder Phil Morse took part in a SoundCloud-organised debate at ADE in Amsterdam last week, looking at the arrival of streaming and what it means for DJs and producers. Alongside panelists from Serato DJ and Denon DJ, fellow educationalists and pro DJs, Phil contributed to a wide-ranging debate that took in whether … Continued The post ADE 2019: “Streaming Is Here,... »

  • Universal Audio Launches Apollo X4 & Apollo X Twin Interfaces

    Universal Audio just announced two new desktop audio interfaces for music production: the Apollo X Twin and Apollo X4. Both interfaces allow you to access the world of Universal Audio powered plugins called UAD plugins, which are extremely detailed software plugin emulations of iconic vintage recording and production hardware. In short, you’re able to get … Continued The post... »

  • Interview: Jason Jani Busts 5 Wedding DJ Myths

    I just spent a fun 45 minutes with super-successful wedding DJ Jason Jani, live on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel, where we discussed five BIG myths that people believe about wedding DJing. We also gave a sneak reveal of something big we’re cooking up together… Enjoy the video, and let us know what you … Continued The post Interview: Jason Jani Busts 5 Wedding DJ Myths... »

  • Serato Now Supports macOS 10.15 Catalina & Music App, But…

    Serato just announced crucial new updates to Serato DJ Pro and Serato DJ Lite. Now at versions 2.3 and 1.3 respectively, they are now compatible with the latest macOS 10.15 Catalina operating system, along with the new Music app which replaces iTunes. That means your library in the Music app can be accessed seamlessly within … Continued The post Serato Now Supports macOS 10.15 Catalina... »

  • Novation Announces Launchpad X & Launchpad Mini Mk3

    Novation just announced two new Launchpad grid controllers: Launchpad X and Launchpad Mini Mk3. Meant to be used with Ableton Live running on a laptop, both devices come with 64 RGB backlit pads, and controls to navigate Ableton Live’s Session View and to launch rows of clips. The main differences between the two are size … Continued The post Novation Announces Launchpad X &... »

  • 3 EQ Tricks That’ll Make You A Better DJ

    EQ is a feature found on the vast majority of DJ controllers and mixers. However, there are many DJs who do not bother using the EQs at all, or if they do, they only use the low EQ for simple bass switch transitions. There is a lot of power in using the EQ section of … Continued The post 3 EQ Tricks That’ll Make You A Better DJ appeared first on Digital DJ Tips. »

  • Friday Five: 10 Dance Music Trends For The Next Decade

    In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from Mixmag that outlines what’s coming in club culture in the 2020s (only three months left in the decade folks!). We’ve also got pieces from Complex, Music Radar and DJ Mag. Have a great weekend ahead! 10 Dance Music Trends For The Next Decade – … Continued The post Friday Five: 10 Dance Music Trends For... »