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  • Interview: Matthias Meyer – “When you find the perfect moment for both tracks, the records speak for themselves.”

    DJ TechTools Oct 27, 2021 | 06:59 am

    DJ and producer Matthias Meyer started out playing on vinyl back in 1994 when he was only 14. He’s gradually built his career to the point where he’s now a globe-trotting DJ, regularly playing at venues like Tobacco Dock, Circus Liverpool, Fabrik Madrid, Rex Paris, Cityfox New York, and Stereo in Montreal, as well as […] The post Interview: Matthias Meyer – “When you find the perfect moment for both tracks, the records speak for themselves.” appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Indie Artists: Here’s how to make your new release stand out

    DJ TechTools Oct 26, 2021 | 06:59 am

    Releasing music is forever enchanting and brings about joy, excitement, and deep satisfaction. But it does come with price and efforts, often planned out a year in advance if not longer (for example, Frank Wiedemann as part of Howling took 5 years to work with his partner to make an album).  It goes without saying […] The post Indie Artists: Here’s how to make your new release stand out appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Numark’s new Mixstream Pro: a standalone controller with built-in WiFi, speakers, LINK access

    DJ TechTools Oct 21, 2021 | 06:09 am

    Numark has launched a new standalone DJ controller this week that comes with an array of powerful features: the Mixstream Pro. With the goal of providing its own fresh take on DJing and a revamp of capabilities that can be placed into the hands of artists, it includes its own built-in WiFi system and the […] The post Numark’s new Mixstream Pro: a standalone controller with built-in WiFi, speakers, LINK access appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • A love letter to Rosie, the first mixer made just for DJs

    DJ TechTools Oct 5, 2021 | 23:09 pm

    There was a time, pre-1971, when all mixers were mono, and the thought of wearing headphones during a nightclub gig was laughable. Dance club DJing came into its own as an art form in the 1960s, but DJs back then were still stuck with mixers designed for radio broadcasting. Sound systems were custom installed at […] The post A love letter to Rosie, the first mixer made just for DJs appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Engine DJ 2.0 arrives with wireless Ableton LINK, onboard lighting control, new UI + more

    DJ TechTools Oct 5, 2021 | 14:02 pm

    Engine DJ has released an update to their flagship software today, Engine DJ 2.0 – available for both desktop and OS. The new system brings a swath of new features that aim to streamline the user experience and strengthen any artist’s toolkit: a new interface with faster processing, a wireless Ableton Link capability, onboard lighting […] The post Engine DJ 2.0 arrives with wireless Ableton LINK, onboard lighting control, new UI + more appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • DJ advice from Steve Bug: “Learn how to beat match, no matter what equipment you’re using”

    DJ TechTools Oct 5, 2021 | 06:59 am

    Steve Bug has spent his life in dance music, beginning with discovering disco music via his parent’s record collection and then getting into electro and breakdancing in the early 80s. House music first caught his attention in the late 80s and he quickly decided to devote his life to 4/4 culture. Beginning as a DJ […] The post DJ advice from Steve Bug: “Learn how to beat match, no matter what equipment you’re using” appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Pioneer DJ’s CDJ-3000s become USB-HID compatible for Serato DJ Pro

    DJ TechTools Oct 2, 2021 | 06:59 am

    The flagship CDJ-3000s from Pioneer DJ may have just become more appealing to Serato DJ Pro users, as they’ve announced that the gear is now compatible with the USB-HID control feature of the software. This means that Serato DJ Pro users can connect their PC or Mac to the CDJ-3000 and browse their entire Serato […] The post Pioneer DJ’s CDJ-3000s become USB-HID compatible for Serato DJ Pro appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Preparing for any DJ gig: 9 tips from the DJTT community

    DJ TechTools Sep 30, 2021 | 06:59 am

    No matter what size, type, or genre of performing DJ you may be, let’s agree on one thing we have in common – some kind of pre-gig prep. So, we got curious – especially now that so many artists are returning to IRL shows and DJ booths for the first time post-lockdown. How long had it been […] The post Preparing for any DJ gig: 9 tips from the DJTT community appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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