Serato DJ 1.7.4 Beta — DVS Club Kit, Beat Jump and more


serato dj 1.7.4 public beta club kit

Serato DJ 1.7.4 hits public beta and brings goodies like Beat Jump and Club Kit DVS support for Pioneer and Allen & Heath mixers. Download it today.

Mobile audio latency — new test from Superpowered


mobile audio latency

Much is made of audio latency in the mobile platform. Now Superpowered has devised a test, and you’re all invited to help build the definitive database.

Android djay: Free version and WeGO3 multi-channel support


djay for Android

Android 5 has allowed Algoriddim to go full multi-channel with the Pioneer WeGO3 and djay 2 for Android. And there’s a new free version too.

FRIDAY FUN: Another day, another DJ parody — DJ WH1PLA$H


DJ wh1pla$h whiplash parody video

Seems that DJs are going to have to grow thick skins if this new parody video is anything to go by. Whiplash becomes DJ WH1PLA$H and undergoes similar training torture as the drum based film. But how much parodying of your craft can you handle? Is being a DJ just a running joke now?

Serato DJ Intro goes to 1.2.4 — now KAOSS DJ friendly


Serato DJ Intro 1.2.4 Korg Kaoss DJ

An incremental update is out for Serato’s entry level DJ Intro software. Version 1.2.4. gets compatibility with Korg’s new KAOSS DJ controller.

FIRST LOOK: 60 minutes with the Pioneer XDJ-RX


Pioneer XDJ-RX rekordbox controller review (24)

So there I was at Pioneer DJ UK, waiting to be interviewed for an upcoming video. And having been left alone with the new XDJ-RX all-in-one controller for an hour, the only logical thing to do was write a first look piece about my brief experience. I only had a USB key with a few tracks on it, but it was enough to get a solid first impression. And here it is.

GEAR PORN: Rane MP2015 as far as the eye can see


rane mp2015 mixers Factory

We have seen and lusted over the new and MP2015. But brace yourselves for a massive dose of DJ gear porn — a factory full of almost ready rotary mixers.

Throwback Thursday – the original Pro X Fade ad


pro x fade promo

A version of the original Pro X Fade promo video is circulating on Facebook right now, one that sadly has edited out any credits. So as a Throwback Thursday thing, we present the original version created by Chris Cairns, and also remind you of another classic DJ video of his creation.

Retro mixer update: Wild Style and Beat Street mixers ID’d


wild style beat street vintage mixers

By today’s standards, vintage mixers are featureless lumps of trash. But we’re still fascinated by them and want to know all about them. We successfully tracked down one used at the end of Hip Hop classic “Wild Style”, and now we’ve managed to fulfil a couple of DJWORX community member’s requests. Behold, the mixer used by Grandmaster Flash in the classic kitchen scene, and the one used in the Beat Street trailer.

New controller hard cases from UDG


udg hard case push DDJ-SP1 RMX-500

We may batter our DJ gear, but it still needs to be cared for. Thus UDG has made some small hard cases for a range of smaller controllers.