Rekordbox DJ is out now – first impressions

Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox DJ is out, and available to buy. But for the toe dippers, you can install it for free for 30 days. I had a dabble before breakfast.

BPM LIVE REVIEW 2: Reloop Tablet Stand. And Beer.

At last year’s BPM, we did what some have described as our best ever work. So helped by some more beer, we review Reloop’s new Tablet Stand.

REVIEW: Tibo Urban 500 Console

The Tibo Urban 500 is an all in one controller, sound, and lights in a mobile-pulpit like box. Mark Settle puts his back out moving it around for a review.

FACE-OFF: Chroma Caps vs Coolorcaps review

It’s time for a good old fashioned ruck, as DJTT’s Chroma Caps go toe to toe with new cap on the block Coolorcaps. Mark titters while writing a knob review.

REVIEW: Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ Serato DJ Controller

At launch, the Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ wasn’t exactly ready for the market. But after some fixes, Andrew Unsworth lays his hands on one and writes words.


The Akai Pro APC40 is iconic. And now the sequel – the APC40 MKII – is here, and Isotonik’s Darren E Cowley put his Ableton Live knowledge to good work.

REVIEW: MixMeister Fusion 7.7 performance software

MixMeister DJ software has been around for a very long time, but has it kept up with the competition? Dan finds out so you don’t have to.

Review: Native Instruments Kontrol D2

NI has lopped the end off of a S8 and called it a Kontrol D2. Jared got a pair and used them with his S8, turntables, and just about anything he could lay his hands on. He wrote many words, and named it a review.

REVIEW: Flare Audio R2Pro In-ear Monitors

DJs use headphones, but they could use IEMs. So we got a pair of Flare Audio R2Pro IEMs in for a test from a DJ rather than pure listening perspective.

MINI REVIEW: BeatGauge — BPM detector for iTunes

iTunes has a pretty much unused BPM column — unused that is until now. BeatGauge for Mac can scan your library and fill that gap. I tried it. It does it.