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  • New To DJing? 7 Things To Do Right Now

    So you got some DJ or production gear this holiday season. Awesome! However, when the initial thrill wears off (just about the time you have to open the instruction book) you may realise there’s actually quite a bit to learn. No worries, that’s where we can help – it’s what we do best. So if … Continued The post New To DJing? 7 Things To Do Right Now appeared first... »

  • Want To Win Sweet New DJ Gear? Join Our $25,000 Prize Draw – It’s Free!

    Our Global Digital DJ Census is the biggest annual DJ survey in the whole world – take part now to make your voice heard, and we’ll automatically enter you into our massive US$25,000 Prize Draw filled with awesome DJ gear from our partners including Denon DJ, Pioneer DJ, Rane, Roland, Native Instruments, and more. Check … Continued The post Want To Win Sweet New DJ Gear? Join... »

  • How To Use Booth Monitors (And What To Do When There Aren’t Any!)

    Moving from the bedroom to playing out in public can be stressful for any DJ, and one of the most important aspects of a successful set is being able to hear what you’re playing correctly. The way speakers are set up in a club or lounge environment can be very different than what you may … Continued The post How To Use Booth Monitors (And What To Do When There Aren’t Any!) appeared... »

  • Friday Five: 8 Most Notorious DJ Twitter Beefs Of The Decade

    In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from YourEDM that lists what it thinks are the most infamous (and juiciest) public spats between DJs on the worldwide dumpster fire that is Twitter. We’ve also got pieces from DJ Mag, Flypaper, and Create Digital Music. Have a great weekend ahead! 8 Most Notorious … Continued The post Friday Five: 8 Most Notorious DJ... »

  • Podcast #45: Phil Morse – Founder, CEO & Visionary Of Digital DJ Tips

    We’ve been featuring DJs, producers, artist managers and industry leaders in Tales From The Dancefloor, and in this 45th episode, our last for the first season of our podcast, we wanted to turn the tables and put our very own Phil Morse in the hot seat. You’ll find out about how Phil got his start … Continued The post Podcast #45: Phil Morse – Founder, CEO &... »

  • You Can Now Share Your Sets Straight To Mixcloud With DJUCED 4.1

    DJUCED, the DJ app bundled with Hercules controller, just received a hefty update. Now at version 4.1 it lets you upload your recorded sets straight to Mixcloud from within the software, letting you share your mix online and on social media. The built-in Intelligent Music Assistant also gets a new feature that automatically detects and … Continued The post You Can Now Share Your Sets... »

  • 2 Song Structure Types Every DJ Needs To Know

    A big mistake that many beginner DJs make is they do not take the time to learn about song structure. Knowing how songs are structured makes it much easier to make smooth transitions at the right time. The best part is that most songs follow one of two types of structure. So once you understand … Continued The post 2 Song Structure Types Every DJ Needs To Know appeared first on Digital DJ... »

  • Akai Force & MPC Can Now Control Ableton Live Wirelessly

    Akai Pro just announced firmware updates for its Akai Force and MPC standalone production devices. The new firmware versions allow for hands-on wireless control of Ableton Live running on your laptop – this gives Akai Force and MPC X or MPC Live owners the ability to produce and perform with Ableton Live using any of … Continued The post Akai Force & MPC Can Now Control Ableton... »

  • Tidal Streaming Arrives For Denon DJ Prime Gear In Big New v1.4 Firmware

    Denon DJ has today announced firmware v1.4 for its Prime DJ gear, bringing full internet connectivity, and with it, music streaming via Tidal. This marks a milestone in DJ history, because it means that for the first time, DJs can play any party or event without the need for either a computer or physical media. … Continued The post Tidal Streaming Arrives For Denon DJ Prime Gear In Big New... »

  • AIAIAI’s TMA-2 Modular Headphones Now Come In HD

    AIAIAI just announced the TMA-2 HD Wireless, a brand new model in its TMA-2 line of modular headphones. It packs brand new high-definition audio drivers, new over the ear “Alcantara” memory foam cushions, and 24-bit Aptx HD high-resolution audio connectivity over Bluetooth that the company says is “equal to CD quality”. We’ve already reviewed the …... »

  • Podcast #44: Ben Stowe, The DJ Tech Genius Who Just Loves to Teach

    Ben Stowe got his love of the geeky side of audio and visual gear from kicking around a TV shop as a kid. But his growing tech-savviness became his saviour when it literally allowed him to work his way out of his life in a homeless shelfer as a young adult. Now running a large … Continued The post Podcast #44: Ben Stowe, The DJ Tech Genius Who Just Loves to Teach appeared first on Digital... »

  • Friday Five: Big Fish, Little Fish, Cardboard Box…

    “Never underestimate the power of a good DJ,” say the editors of How Stuff Works, reporting on an underwater “rave” that’s helping to save the coral reefs. It’s one of the five stories from around the web we’ve selected for you in this week’s Friday Five. Have a great weekend folks! It Takes a DJ: … Continued The post Friday Five: Big Fish,... »