Break out the jelly and ice cream — we’re 12 today!

12 years ago today, skratchworx uttered its first words. Against the odds, we’re still here and ready to open our pressies. You did get us something right?

#TBT: What 20,000 tracks looks like

Do you feel that you can never have enough music? Let’s #TBT an article I wrote a good few years back to remind you what 20,000 tracks really looks like.

FREEBIE FRIDAY: Win Vestax Battle DVDs from the Worxstash

I’ve uncovered some gems while cleaning up. These Vestax Extravaganza DVDs hark back to a time before even skratchworx, and can be yours.

If DJing is a career, should we sit exams?

A local DJ based social enterprise has reached out for help with a survey about DJ exams. But what do you think about getting formal DJ qualifications?

Something for the weekend: Kenny Dope 7″ vinyl set

We’re wrapping up the week with a set that defines DJing — great music, put together with great skill. Kenny Dope nails a 7″ vinyl set on Pioneer PLXs.

EXCLUSIVE: Official NI Traktor Stems demo webcast video

Last month via a live webcast, NI’s Chad Carrier demoed the upcoming Stems multitrack format and did a live Q&A. And we have it exclusively on DJWORX.

DJ disasters — when has it all gone Pete Tong for you?

I’m sure we’ve all had to face some bomb sites for DJ booths in our time, but what has been your biggest DJ disaster, and how did you deal with it?

Kicking around ideas — the potential of Stems technology

The NI-led Stems audio format looks to shake things up. But I got to thinking about the real untapped potential, so in a future-looking moment, I scribbled down my ideas.

VIDEO: Numark NV performance by DJ Faibo X

Courtesy of DJ Superstore in Romania, DJ Faibo X busts out his turntablist skills to show that the Numark NV is worthy of more than just pad bashing.

DIY controller — wood, wire, and willpower

Why buy when you can make your own DIY controller? That’s what Haitian Fredly Rosilme did, from bits of wire and wood. And it works. What’s your excuse?