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  • Phase Launch Postponed To November 28th; Project Update

    DJ TechTools Sep 20, 2018 | 19:42 pm

    Phase Launch Postponed To November 28th; Project Update Wondering what's up with Phase, the much-lauded wireless replacement for needles and timecode? MWM, the company behind the project, reached out last week to share with us that they've finalized the hardware and have postponed the launch a few months to have a chance to "optimize performance, correct the last remaining bugs and meet the expectations of our community". Keep reading for the details. The post Phase Launch Postponed To November 28th; Project Update appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Mixxx 2.2 Beta: GUI Scaling, LV2 FX Plugins, Faster Development Cycles

    DJ TechTools Sep 19, 2018 | 20:06 pm

    Mixxx 2.2 Beta: GUI Scaling, LV2 FX Plugins, Faster Development Cycles We pay a lot of attention to the big dogs of the DJ world on DJTT, but often, innovation comes from the underdogs. This week, Mixxx (the free, community-built, open source DJ software) is rolling out a new version into beta. There's a few new features, and a commitment to faster releases - read on for the details. The post Mixxx 2.2 Beta: GUI Scaling, LV2 FX Plugins, Faster Development Cycles appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Reloop Tape 2: The Return Of A Retro-Styled DJ Set Recorder

    DJ TechTools Sep 18, 2018 | 17:52 pm

    Reloop Tape 2: The Return Of A Retro-Styled DJ Set Recorder Back in 2013, Reloop launched a portable recording device shaped exactly like a cassette tape. While it looked cool, it relied on a lot of external connections (power, external USB drive) to make it work. Now the company is launching the Reloop Tape 2, a fresh new take on the clever original design. This time, it has a built-in battery and a microSD card slot - no connections required. The post Reloop Tape 2: The Return Of A Retro-Styled DJ Set Recorder appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • 7 Things To Put On Your DJ USB Right Now To Be Ready For Any Gig

    DJ TechTools Sep 17, 2018 | 06:54 am

    7 Things To Put On Your DJ USB Right Now To Be Ready For Any Gig If you're like many DJs, you carry a USB drive (or two) around with you wherever you go. If prepared correctly, it enables you to play a set at a moment's notice. But beyond just exporting out a collection of tracks or playlists, there are a few things every DJ with a USB drive should add to make sure gigs go smoothly. Keep reading to hear our ideas and suggest your own in the comments.The post 7 Things To Put On Your DJ USB Right Now To Be Ready For Any Gig appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Review: Could Kali Audio’s LP-6s Conquer The Monitor Market?

    DJ TechTools Sep 13, 2018 | 22:23 pm

    Review: Could Kali Audio’s LP-6s Conquer The Monitor Market? Fresh, new monitors from a new company with seasoned veterans behind it? We're checking out the new Kali Audio LP-6, which emit an accurate and uncolored, unboosted sound, so you can evaluate your audio mix with an unbiased perspective. In this review, contributing writer Markkus Rovito evaluates the LP-6’s results and compares them to the popular KRK Rokit 6 G3 studio monitors.The post Review: Could Kali Audio’s LP-6s Conquer The Monitor Market? appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Soundpack Thursdays #4: Kids Toys Pack by Stoopit Fresh

    DJ TechTools Sep 13, 2018 | 00:15 am

    Soundpack Thursdays #4: Kids Toys Pack by Stoopit Fresh It's been a month since our last fun, playable finger drumming soundpack. Time for pack number four of Soundpack Thursdays, a series of freely downloadable finger drumming performance packs and a How It's Made video. Today’s soundpack, “Kids Toys Pack” is another clever one from Stoopit Fresh.The post Soundpack Thursdays #4: Kids Toys Pack by Stoopit Fresh appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Engine Prime 1.2.1 Adds MCX8000 Compatibility, Enhanced Library Features

    DJ TechTools Sep 12, 2018 | 19:05 pm

    Engine Prime 1.2.1 Adds MCX8000 Compatibility, Enhanced Library Features Denon DJ seems to be speeding up their rate of development for Engine Prime, today launching a new 1.2.1 version of the software. The new update brings quality-of-life updates to the library management software. At the same time, new firmware for the MCX8000 allows Engine Prime USB drives to work, and the SC5000/5000M both get firmware updates too. Keep reading for details. The post Engine Prime 1.2.1 Adds MCX8000 Compatibility, Enhanced Library Features appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • macOS Mojave Out Soon; Serato Warns Users To Avoid Updating (For Now)

    DJ TechTools Sep 12, 2018 | 04:32 am

    macOS Mojave Out Soon; Serato Warns Users To Avoid Updating (For Now) It's that time of year: a new version of the Apple's macOS operating system, 10.14 Mojave, is about to be released. It's almost like clockwork that when a new update comes out, DJs are warned away from updating. This time, Serato is the first company out of the gate to say they "currently do not recommend updating" to the new version.The post macOS Mojave Out Soon; Serato Warns Users To Avoid Updating (For Now) appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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