The mothership has landed — Pioneer DJ Tour system

We saw it at NAMM 2016, and now it’s real. And despite the lofty price tag, the Pioneer DJ TOUR system is likely to become a fixture at festivals soon.

GALILEO: New fader tech from MIXARS and Pro X Fade

Innofader based Facebook drama has led to Mixars needing to find new Faders. So they’ve teamed up with Pro X Fade and are announcing Project Galileo.

DJ Nu-Mark’s DJ City masterclass on 3″ turntables

Watching DJ Nu-mark perform amazing vinyl sets is nothing new, but watching them performed on 3″ turntables is something I haven’t seen before. Enjoy.

INDUSTRY: Young Ly takes over as Serato CEO

There’s changes afoot at Serato HQ. Co-founder and current CEO AJ Bertenshaw steps aside to make way for COO Young LY to take the CEO reigns.

Yeco: Ableton touch control at your fingertips

While touch tech continues to find its place in DJing, controller app Yeco brings Ableton control to your desktop touch-enabled monitor.

Beatport goes back to basics, dumps streaming and news

Our worst fears about Beatport have proven unfounded: the site lives on and is streamlining back to just being a music store.

Serato DJ 1.9.1 — Mixars, Rane, and Pulselocker Basic

Serato DJ slides at a glacial pace towards the next landmark release. In the meantime, v1.9.1 adds Mixars, fixes Rane, and enables Pulselocker Basic.

#realdjing takes hit as controller user wins DMC heat

Hell has frozen over, and a controller set has won a DMC online battle heat. But is your inner purist frothing at the mouth at this affront to #realdjing?

Fast food and fast music — make McTrax at McDonald’s

Not known for their innovation in the field of music production, McDonald’s have a clever way of keeping you entertained while you eat: McTrax placemats.

Hawtin’s MODEL 1 mixer — PLAYdifferently by name and by nature

The PLAYdifferently MODEL 1 is here. And Richie Hawtin and Andy Rigby-Jones’ mixer lovechild certainly doesn’t play by the same rules as everyone else.