QUICK LOOK: Mixxx 2.0 free DJ software

After a very long wait, Mixxx 2.0 finally came out. After even more wait, we take a quick look at the software and some of the new features.

SHOWDOWN: Stems on laptop vs controller screens

Now that Traktor has Stems support in the software, is it better to have controller screens or just use your monitor? We pitch them head to head.

Syncthing: how to sync your files the cheap way

If you ever find yourself needing to keep your music library up to date on multiple computers, you can do a lot worse than the open source Syncthing.

NAMM 2016: Pulselocker hooks up with Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox

Pioneer DJ is on fire these days! They’ve just announced that rekordbox will have Pulselocker streaming built in.

NAMM 2016: Rekord Buddy 2.0 limited beta announced

It’s been a long wait, but with a limited beta coming up, Rekord Buddy 2 is finally on the horizon.

Mixxx 1.12 becomes 2.0: now one better

Mixxx has always been an impressive feat for the open source community, but now they’ve reached a milestone: Mixxx 2.0 RC1.

Deckadance 2.5 lives. And so does Stanton

Gibson finally shows the fruits of its recent purchases, with Stanton and Deckadance joining forces to deliver Deckadance 2.5.

OS X El Capitan: can you upgrade yet?

It’s coming up to two months since Apple released their latest OS X update dubbed El Capitan. Is it OK to upgrade yet? We round up the latest news.

RANDOM IDEA: Jog wheel “360 mode”

33 and 45rpm are absolutely necessary for turntables. But what if we thought outside those for controllers? What if one jog wheel rotation was four beats?

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.