VIDEO: Rane TTM57 MKII in the hands of Skratch Bastid

skratch bastid rane TTM57 MKII serato

Take one wicked scratch DJ, give him a wicked scratch mixer, and add a hot track. Skratch Bastid meets the Rane TTM57 MKII and messes with NWXRK by Nadus.

Tech showcases at the Brighton Music Conference 2015

Brighton Music Conference Paul Hartnoll

Playing host to a who’s who of electronic music making is the Brighton Music Conference, featuring amongst others Orbital’s Paul Hartnoll.

Mixxx 1.12 beta — more than before, and still free

Mixxx 1.12 beta dj software

Mixxx, the open source, cross platform, and importantly free DJ software just hit a major milestone with the long-awaited 1.12 beta.

Grooveshark shuts, apologises, and dodges massive fine


The music industry sharks have circled, and never-especially-legal purveyor of online music Grooveshark has been shut down. VDJ users need to read this too.

Is SoundCloud jumping the shark?

soundcloud jump shark

Oh no! Yet again, SoundCloud is in the news for the wrong reasons. We keep covering the SoundCloud soap opera, yet it never seems to end. Not content with making deals with big labels, setting them at odds with their users (some of whom have been with the site since the beginning), the music hosting […]

Traktor Pro 2.8 — the walls come tumbling down

traktor 2.8.0 Rane MP2015 Pioneer

The Kontrol D2 is out, and so is Traktor Pro 2.8. Out too is NI’s closed door policy, which brings Rane certification and Pioneer CDJ and XDJ support.

Press To Jump — our Dan’s new gaming site

Press to Jump magazine computer gaming Dan Morse

While DJing is our passion, we also do other things. Take our own Dan Morse for example — he’s started Press To Jump, a site about gaming culture.

One DJ Start: more affordable, still feature packed

One DJ start

Audio Artery just released a new edition of their unique DJ software: One DJ Start, aimed squarely at live DJs and performers.

djay Pro 1.1 with Pioneer, Spotify, video, and the Apple Watch


Algoriddim’s djay Pro seriously raises the bar with the 1.1 release. Pioneer player compatibility and video built in. And there’s an Apple Watch app too.

VIDEO: Atomix Power Room #2 with DJ Lazyboy

dj lazyboy virtual dj atomix DVS

Atomix has put out the next video in its Power Room DVS showcase series, this time with an a cool performance from DJ Lazyboy on a Rane Sixty-Two.