Custom Faderbox V3 — now with MIDI

DJ Rhymes faderbox v3 3 (3)

Off-the-shelf might work for most people, but not DJ RhYmEs. Having already done a very tidy fretless fader mod to a Mackie d.2, he has now turned his attention to the issue of a fader in a box, and the results are spectacular. Driven by an Innofader and a Livid Brain Jr, the custom Faderbox V3 brings scratching to a single turntable, as well as MIDI buttons.

Showcase: DJ Tigerstyle at the IDA World Finals

dj tigerstyle ida world 2014

DJ Tigerstyle took to the IDA World Finals stage in Poland, not to complete but to deliver a masterclass in turntablism and beatmaking.

Vinyl Art by Daniel Edlen — real picture disks

vinyl art daniel edlen

It may seem like sacrilege and heresy to paint on a record, but when Arizona based artist Daniel Edlen does it, a unique one-off original work of art is the result. Vinyl Art aims to repurpose vinyl that has seen better days and extend its life as unique paintings, bringing together the original recording artists and their work in an all new way.

Coming next week: algoriddim djay Pro

algoriddim djay pro for Mac

djay pro is coming. And that’s all we have on it. Well that’s a lie, but that’s all we can say. For now.

Carl Cox talks about the Traktor Kontrol S8

carl cox Kontrol S8 #futureofdjing

When so many younger people adopt strong anti-stances against new tech, how come the old guard can embrace new gear? Watch the latest #futureofdjing video from NI, and see how Carl Cox loves using new stuff to compliment his skills.

The end of an exciting era — Vestax closes down

vestax RIP closed bankruptcy

In the total absence of anything official, we’ve held off passing any comment about Vestax rumours. But with news hitting the streets that Vestax has finally filed for bankruptcy in Japan, all we can do is lament the passing, hope that they come back, and offer a deep respectful bow for all the good things they brought to DJing.

It’s beginning to look a lot like WORXMAS!


WORXMAS 2014 is nearly here, and we’ve got the BIGGEST EVER pile of DJ and production gifts to give away this year, worth over £7500 and rising!

NEW: Redesigned Cross DJ for iOS v2.0

Mixvibes Cross DJ 2 for iOS

The people at Mixvibes just don’t stop. After being the first big player to market with a proper Android DJ app, Cross DJ for iOS has got a big overhaul.

Update — Serato Remote 1.2


Serato Remote gives control of Serato DJ to iPads. Version 1.2 just hit the app store, and brings more features to put the power on the touch screen.

OUT NOW: Serato DJ 1.7.2 with pretty lights and stuff

Serato DJ 1.7.2

Befitting a bigger upgrade number, Serato DJ 1.7.2. brings a lot of cool things. MIDI lights will please the mappers, Sticker Lock will give Scratch Live users one more reason to migrate, and official Yosemite support will mean Apple users can upgrade their OS and Serato DJ version.