Dan Morse

About Dan Morse

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

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


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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


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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.