MINI REVIEW: BeatGauge — BPM detector for iTunes


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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.

GROUP TEST: SoundCloud vs the best of the rest


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Soundcloud dominates music hosting, but has run into its fair share of bad press in recent years. But is it still the best platform for your needs? Dan Morse takes a look at some options across a range of uses, and makes some recommendations.

REVIEW: Serato Pitch ‘N Time DJ Expansion Pack


Serato Pitch 'N Time DJ Review

Serato has been an industry leader in time stretching, but not in the DJ world. But Pitch ‘N Time is in expansion pack form. Arkaei stretches his tunes.

REVIEW: iZotope BreakTweaker


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The DJWORX team fell in love with iZotope BreakTweaker at NAMM 2014. And after playing with it for an extended period of time, the love grows stronger.

REVIEW: Pacemaker for iPad app


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From handheld hardware to Blackberry app to iPad app — Pacemaker for iPad is finally here and it aims to embrace Spotify streaming too.

Mixed in Key’s Danceability Beta — Our Opinion


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Mixed In Key’s DJ software, codenamed Danceability, has made it out into the wild. The DJWORX team had a play and so far are impressed.

HANDS ON: Traktor DJ shoehorned into the iPhone


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First there was Traktor Pro for desktops, then came Traktor DJ for iPad. But finally the pocket-sized experience has arrived. Traktor DJ for iPhone is here.

MINI REVIEW: Serato DJ 1.2 Multi FX


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Serato DJ has been upgraded today, most notably with new multi FX. I unboxed a Pioneer DDJ-SX and had a closer look.

REVIEW UPDATE: Stanton SC-IX v4 for SCS.4DJ controller


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Stanton’s SCS.4DJ all in one laptop free controller gets some update love. The SC-IX reaches version 4 and gets amongst other things hot cues.

FIRST LOOK: Pioneer's rekordbox app


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Pioneer announced their wireless intentions with the XDJ-AERO. Now the mobile apps are with us. I threw the rekordbox app at my iPhone and here’s my take.