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.

Raiden Fader — another fader in a box

Raiden Fader box Frisk (2)

Everybody seems to love the simplicity of a fader in a box. And here’s another — the Raiden Fader is in its beta phase, but you can still buy one today.

A new definition of cutting tracks — Amen break in wood

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Starting as pure analogue and getting abused in the digital realm, the Amen break has now made it back to analogue via this wooden laser cut version.

Can’t scratch? Use the Scratch Machine

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Making dance music and want to add some scratches? Buy turntables, learn the craft, and record your own like we had to before laptops. Or alternatively get Scratch Machine — essentially a scratch DJ distilled into a plugin.

[VIDEO] E.A.S.Y. presents “Coming Around Again”

E.A.S.Y. Coming Around Again

DJ Shiftee and Enferno aka E.A.S.Y. are back, this time with a new track called “Coming Around Again”. This is the official video.

Tibo Urban 500 — a true all-in-one controller

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You have controllers and PAs and lights. And then you have the Tibo Urban 500 console that wraps them all up into a single mobile friendly unit.

Kool London at the Royal Academy — DJing as art?

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Radio station Kool London was effectively an exhibit at the Royal Academy in 2013, recognising what they do as art. but do you see yourself as an artist?

DMC 2015 — more online and new categories

dmc battle 2015

DMC is approaching the 2015 battle season with renewed vigour, and as well as expanding online battling, it has introduced new categories too.

Hey Native Instruments — how you doin?

Native Instruments

Native Instruments’ continued absence from NAMM was a strong talking point, leading to much discussion about their plans. They however seem more interested in how they did in 2014 via a survey among their customers. So we’re opening it up for everyone — tell us what you thing about NI now, and your thoughts for their future.

Letting off steam: XDJ-1000 scratching [VIDEO]


Want to know how well the Pioneer XDJ-1000 scratches? I let off some post-taxes stress and threw this video together quickly before it had to go back.