Kypski’s Wreck Fader video and DJ game


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Kypski along with D-Styles bring you “Wreck Fader”, a track that is the soundtrack to Kypski’s iOS and Android game of the same name. Watch the video.

POLL: DJs and the mobile platform


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Smartphones and tablets have changed our lives for ever. And it’s fair to say that they have impacted on DJs, producers, and performers too. But just how much? Vote in the short poll and tell us what you think in the comments. Hell no, maybe, or hell yes — share with us.

There’s vinyl, and then there’s hot stampers


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Believe it or not, there are levels of vinyl purism. Wired pays a visit to Tom Port, a “hot stamper” specialist who searches out first off the press vinyl.

Are you really going to switch DJ software?


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When the latest DJ software update comes out, DJs get itchy feet and threaten to jump ship. But is it a knee-jerk reaction, or are you serious?

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


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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?

FIRST LOOK: 60 minutes with the Pioneer XDJ-RX


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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.

Throwback Thursday – the original Pro X Fade ad


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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


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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.

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?

Letting off steam: XDJ-1000 scratching [VIDEO]


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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.