Dan Morse

About Dan Morse

Opinionated DJWORX newsie. Loves Traktor, analogue mixers, vinyl and Android. The best Techno bedroom DJ you know.

DJ movies… so hot right now


DJ movies

There’s plenty of DJ movies out there, some are great some… aren’t. Now there’s a couple more to add to the list, namely “We Are Your Friends” and “Eden”.

Mixxx 1.12 beta — more than before, and still free


Mixxx 1.12 beta dj software

Mixxx, the open source, cross platform, and importantly free DJ software just hit a major milestone with the long-awaited 1.12 beta.

Is SoundCloud jumping the shark?


soundcloud jump shark

Oh no! Yet again, SoundCloud is in the news for the wrong reasons. We keep covering the SoundCloud soap opera, yet it never seems to end. Not content with making deals with big labels, setting them at odds with their users (some of whom have been with the site since the beginning), the music hosting […]

One DJ Start: more affordable, still feature packed


One DJ start

Audio Artery just released a new edition of their unique DJ software: One DJ Start, aimed squarely at live DJs and performers.

DJIT’s edjing Pro app — like edjing but more stuff


edjing pro (3)

The edjing mobile app has been around for a while now. So DJIT thought it would be time to give it an upgrade. Say hello to edjing Pro.

GROUP TEST: SoundCloud vs the best of the rest


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Soundcloud dominates music hosting, but has run into its fair share of bad press in recent years. But is it still the best platform for your needs? Dan Morse takes a look at some options across a range of uses, and makes some recommendations.

FRIDAY FUN: Acid squelch in a browser


aciiied-in-a-browser

You could track down original Roland hardware on eBay, invest in the Roland Aira range of hardware, or load up any number of plugins and apps. Or if your interest is a little more casual, then you could simply fire up a browser and play with the Acid Machine. It’s fun and it’s free.

Official flight case for Traktor Kontrol S8 available now


Traktor Kontrol S8 flight case (12)

The Traktor Kontrol S8 is big and expensive. So cramming it into a soft bag isn’t ideal. But NI has you covered courtesy of their dedicated S8 flight case.

Give the Amen Break the recognition it deserves


the winstons - amen brother

Someone is hoping to give the creators of the seminal Amen Break some recognition via a GoFundMe donation campaign. Will you contribute?

Beatport finally announces streaming service


beatport website

The digital age rampages onwards like an unstoppable juggernaught, laying waste to much in its path. So for businesses in this industry, you either adapt or die. Thus Beatport, an originator in the digital music industry has announced a music streaming service — think Spotify for dance music.