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  • Engine Prime Gets Traktor Import, Playlist Folders; SC5000s Get 1.2 Firmware

    DJ TechTools Jun 18, 2018 | 18:58 pm

    Engine Prime Gets Traktor Import, Playlist Folders; SC5000s Get 1.2 Firmware In an announcement first teased by Denon DJ last month, the new version of Engine Prime (released today) supports importing full Traktor playlists, songs, loops, and cue points. At the same time, the SC5000 media players have also gained new firmware, which adds instant doubles, new downbeat/analysis functionality, and more.The post Engine Prime Gets Traktor Import, Playlist Folders; SC5000s Get 1.2 Firmware appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • 5 Features That Every New DJ Mixer Should Have

    DJ TechTools Jun 18, 2018 | 06:50 am

    5 Features That Every New DJ Mixer Should Have With the recent reveal of the new Xone:96 mixer, we're yet again thinking about industry standard mixer feature sets. What features should every club-level, potential industry standard DJ mixer have? Read what the DJTT community thinks.The post 5 Features That Every New DJ Mixer Should Have appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Nightmares In Clubland: Digital Dave’s Worst DJ Gig Ever

    DJ TechTools Jun 15, 2018 | 07:07 am

    Nightmares In Clubland: Digital Dave’s Worst DJ Gig Ever Every month, DJTT's Tom Hricik sits down with a veteran club DJ and asks them about their “worst night ever”. A great deal can be learned from these unfortunate but realistic circumstances – and also give endless humor to boot. This month he spoke with Digital Dave, an elite party rocking mixed format DJ in the US.The post Nightmares In Clubland: Digital Dave’s Worst DJ Gig Ever appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • IMS 2018: The Evolving Role of A&R

    DJ TechTools Jun 13, 2018 | 21:09 pm

    IMS 2018: The Evolving Role of A&R Many ambitious producers dream of signing a track to a major record label. Behind every successful label is a team whose job it is to determine submissions will be binned and what will earn a release. As part three of our five-part series on IMS 2018, we sat in on two panels that discuss the evolving role of A&R in 2018. The post IMS 2018: The Evolving Role of A&R appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Allen & Heath Officially Reveals Xone:96 Mixer: Two Soundcards, Sculpting EQ, Dual Headphones

    DJ TechTools Jun 9, 2018 | 07:08 am

    Allen & Heath Officially Reveals Xone:96 Mixer: Two Soundcards, Sculpting EQ, Dual Headphones Meet the brand new Xone:96 mixer! It's very much a modern take on the much-loved older Xone:92 mixer. The 4-band EQ and VCF filters are back, but add to that new Crunch distortion, parametric EQ on the returns, and dual soundcards with Traktor Scratch certification. Keep reading to learn everything we know so far. The post Allen & Heath Officially Reveals Xone:96 Mixer: Two Soundcards, Sculpting EQ, Dual Headphones appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • VirtualDJ 2018 Beta: Videoskins + Shaders, Scratch Automation, Direct Video Streaming

    DJ TechTools Jun 8, 2018 | 19:16 pm

    VirtualDJ 2018 Beta: Videoskins + Shaders, Scratch Automation, Direct Video Streaming The team at Atomix Productions has put some really unique features in the update, which launched into Public Beta this week. Want advanced video displays, shadertoy compatibility, scratch automation and coding, direct streaming to Twitch/Facebook/Youtube, and more? It's all in the new beta of VirtualDJ 2018 - keep reading for details.The post VirtualDJ 2018 Beta: Videoskins + Shaders, Scratch Automation, Direct Video Streaming appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • PiDeck 0.2 Coming Soon: Any Old CDJ + Raspberry Pi = A Standalone Deck

    DJ TechTools Jun 6, 2018 | 19:43 pm

    PiDeck 0.2 Coming Soon: Any Old CDJ + Raspberry Pi = A Standalone Deck Make any ancient CDJ into a standalone digital deck with a Raspberry Pi? It's soon to be possible with a new version of PiDeck. The post PiDeck 0.2 Coming Soon: Any Old CDJ + Raspberry Pi = A Standalone Deck appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Ableton Releases Free Creative Extensions Tools for Fun Sound Design

    DJ TechTools Jun 5, 2018 | 18:00 pm

    Ableton Releases Free Creative Extensions Tools for Fun Sound Design In a new collaboration with Max4Live device designers Amazing Noises, Ableton has released a ton of new free sound design tools for Live 10 called Creative Extensions. They let you create melodies, delays, add reverb, pitch shift, and more - keep reading to learn more.The post Ableton Releases Free Creative Extensions Tools for Fun Sound Design appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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