Faderfox Micromodul DJ4 (3)

Micro-DJing: Faderfox MICROMODUL DJ4 out now

German DJ controller maker Faderfox has a new all-in-one device, the MICROMODUL DJ4, and it’s about as portable as you can get.

Skoove keyboard training (3)

Keyboard lessons on the move with Skoove

With echoes of the recent Melodics launch, former Traktor head Florian Plenge, Skoove delivers online keyboard lessons via a monthly subscription.

16 rpm vinyl record player

16 rpm — the forgotten vinyl speed

Vinyl comes in all speeds and sizes, and while the numbers 7, 10, 12, 33, 45, and 78 are still popular, what about 16? Do you remember it? I do vaguely.

el capitan

OS X El Capitan: can you upgrade yet?

It’s coming up to two months since Apple released their latest OS X update dubbed El Capitan. Is it OK to upgrade yet? We round up the latest news.

Boiler Room NI free stems

FREEBIE FRIDAY: Boiler Room Stems

Want some free Stems? NI and Boiler Room TV have got a few from Addison Groove, LAO and NGHT DRPS for you to have a dabble with.

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Collidoscope — look at that waveform

We’ve seen colour screens appear on DJ gear, but nothing like this. The Collidoscope is getting a huge amount of attention right now, and for good reason.

DJ mixtape cue burn

The imperfection of perfection and why I miss cue burn

The reliance on technology-based perfection is slowly eliminating the human element of DJing. Give me cue burn and off beats – do that mix in one take.

DJ Player pro iOS (3)

DJ Player Pro — DJ cloud data syncing and Stems

The venerable DJ Player has got a serious upgrade. DJ Player Pro is a ground up rework, complete with DJ Cloud data syncing and Stems support.

kypski Drank & Drugs Traktor Controller one Maschine

VIDEO: Kypski’s Drank & Drugs live remix

Seems like it’s remix week. This time Kypski applies his magic to “Drank & Drugs” to perform a live set with a diverse set of tech.

DJ shiftee Drop Top curl up

VIDEO: DJ Shiftee’s Drop Top routine

Something for the weekend — DJ Shiftee delivers a cool routine based on his own “Drop Top” for Fact Magazine. Enjoy.

Native instruments iMaschine2 iPad Pro

Music made easier with iMaschine2

Squeezing a full hardware experience into a mobile device often leads to compromise. But the disparate worlds just got closer with iMaschine2 for iOS.