Dan Morse

About Dan Morse

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

Official flight case for Traktor Kontrol S8 available now


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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


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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


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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.

Latest controllers supported by VirtualDJ 8


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There’s no stopping VirtualDJ right now. Having been rebuilt from the ground up, support for just about everything with a USB port is slowly being included. Over NAMM and beyond, a stream of DVS compatibility has been added, including the “natively supported” Traktor Kontrol Z2. I see what they did there.

Wax & Stamp: a vinyl record pool for the modern age


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For some, the concept of going to a record shop, building a relationship with the owner, and having them pick out hot tracks and keep them behind the counter for you is an alien concept. Enter Wax & Stamp, a record pool that aims to deliver a little of that right to your doorstep with physically curated vinyl.

NAMM 2015 — Reloop Innofader by Audio Innovate


Reloop RMX Innofader by Audioinnovate

“Does it fit an Innofader?” Yes, the Reloop RMX mixers do now, thanks to the new Reloop Innofader.

NAMM 2015 — Reloop RMX-60 Digital club mixer


Reloop RMX-60 Digital

The Reloop RMX-60 Digital is the younger sibling of the flagship RMX-80. With a saving of nearly £200, what’s different?

NAMM 2015 — Numark HF Wireless Headphones


HF Wireless Headphones

Affordable Bluetooth headphones from Numark? What’s not to like? Enter the HF Wireless on ear DJ headphones.

Soundcloud responds to the copyright drama


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2014 saw a dynamic shift in Soundcloud’s handling of copyrighted materials. Instead of taking responsibility themselves, they essentially let Universal Music be copyright vigilantes. And after some prodding, they’ve issued a statement to Mixmag clarifying their position.

My long weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8


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We consider ourselves most fortunate to be able to play with DJ gear as a career. So when the opportunity arose for Dan Morse to take one of the hottest pieces of gear home for an extended play, he jumped at the chance to test his Traktor skills on more than just turntables and add-ons. This is a short story about his weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8.