Tag: Digital DJ Tips

Make Your Own Vinyl At Home With Phonocut

Ever wanted to cut your own records? It looks like you’ll be able to do so, soon: Phonocut is a device that lets you press your own 10″ vinyl record at the push of a button. Think of it as a CD burner (remember those?) but for vinyl. You connect a line source such as

Why The Pioneer DDJ-1000 For Rekordbox Changed Everything

When Pioneer DJ launched the DDJ-1000 for Rekordbox last year, we knew the company was onto a winner – but few could have predicted the impact one single controller would have on DJing. For pro DJs wanting a second system, and for serious hobbyists, the DDJ-1000 is the number one by a long way –

Friday Five: Is Social Media Ruining DJing?

In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a documentary feature by Pioneer DJ on how social media has made a huge impact on clubbing and DJing, and whether or not the effects are good or bad for the future of the culture. We’ve also got pieces from DJ Mag, NME, and Flypaper. Have a

Podcast #35: Seb Fontaine on Cream, Radio 1, & THAT Fiji Track…

Seb Fontaine was EVERYWHERE in the 1990s – he had a Radio 1 show, he had a long-standing Cream residency, he mixed compilations for Ministry of Sound, Perfecto and Global Underground… he was one of the first wave of superstar DJs. But unlike many of his peers, he’s still going strong – gigging, making music,

TIDAL Streaming Comes To Denon DJ SC5000 & SC5000M Prime Players

Denon DJ just announced a new beta firmware update for its Prime series. Called Engine Embedded v1.4 Beta 2, the update unlocks the WiFi capabilities of the SC5000 Prime and SC5000M Prime media players, letting DJs stream music via TIDAL when spinning on these devices. They now join the Denon DJ Prime 4 all-in-one standalone

Morgan Page Shares 5 Of His Biggest DJ Tips With Us

Grammy-nominated DJ/producer Morgan Page is a busy man – but admirably, he still finds time to share his best tips with other DJs and producers via his tips website hugely popular MP Tips Twitter channel. Following on from a recent Tales From The Dancefloor podcast Morgan and I recorded together, I asked if he’d mind

Phase Launches Battery Saving Update

Phase just launched a beta of its MWM Connect app that has a new “Battery Saving” feature. It lets Phase users save up to two hours of battery life by throttling the battery usage of the Phase remotes. A new battery over-discharge prevention feature has also been implemented which minimises battery swelling and similar damage.

Digital DJ Tips at ADE – Will You Join Us?

As ever, we’ll be at ADE in Amsterdam next week, and we’re really looking forward to it! Amsterdam Dance Event is dance music’s biggest annual festival and conference, with 2500 artists, 600 speakers and more than 1000 events in 200 venues. While you’ll more than likely bump into us around the city, there are a

Is A Traktor Kontrol S3 Coming?

Native Instruments offered a glimmer of hope to Traktor users amid the recent news of layoffs and restructuring, promising a new controller by the end of the year. But what will it be? To be completely upfront: We have no idea, no insider knowledge, nothing. However, that doesn’t stop us speculating… And considering the only

Is The Numark Mixtrack Platinum Still Worth Buying In 2019?

The Numark Mixtrack Platinum is an entry-level two-channel Serato DJ controller. Though it did not receive as much fanfare compared to other beginner devices when it was released back in 2016, it does has some cool features that even newer controllers don’t have including a jogwheel display and four-deck control. So three years after its